Cognos TM1/Planning Analytics Developer in Bee Cave, TX at Volt

Date Posted: 10/18/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Location:
    Bee Cave, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    24 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    10/18/2018
  • Job ID:
    143221
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    915-856-1357

Job Description

Are you a data/IT professional with strong analytics experience (data and research, data sets, etc.)?

Do you have experience developing Dashboards/Metrics  reports using the Cognos platform?

This might be a great opportunity for you!!


Cognos Planning Analytics Developer

Summary:
The Cognos TM1 (Planning Analytics) developer is responsible for new functionality and enhancements within TM1, including data gathering and interfacing with internal customers, creating design documents, building to technical specifications and creating technical test scenarios. The position requires technical expertise within TM1 and is responsible for the execution of special projects, operational analysis, and related reporting. Understand business processes and data governance concepts associated with master data, document business requirements and processes to ensure data is reliable and ready for use. Coordinate with IT and Mapping team to ensure we are utilizing technical capacity most effectively and drive effective governance to ensure actionable data quality activities.

Critical Duties:
? Develop Dashboards/Metrics reports using the Cognos platform.
? Develop Complex Web sheets using Cognos platform.
? Develop Data Models in the reporting environment per customer requirements Cognos Framework Model.
? Develop technical design specifications and analyze data to create data structures
? Develop TM1/Planning Analytics Turbo Integrator processes and Rules for both new and existing functionality
? Work with management to further develop budgeting tools (i.e. TM1/Planning Analytics) to satisfy business requirements
? Work with management to further develop forecasting tools (i.e. TM1/Planning Analytics) to satisfy business scenario requirements

Essential Duties (other duties may be assigned):
• Administer all Planning Analytics/TM1 applications for FP&A and Controlling
• Support of TM1/Planning Analytics on full life cycle projects
• Oversee and validates integration of source data into the target environment
• Create and maintain technical administrative documentation
• Identify process improvement opportunities
• Oversee and validates integration of source data into the target environment
• Create and maintain technical administrative documentation
• Identify process improvement opportunities
• Facilitate key decisions regarding data standards
• Interface with key business and project team members to facilitate seamless execution of requirements
• Analyze and resolve cross-functional data issues
• Analyze data to create data structures
• Collect data, analyzes and report for early detection and correction, continual improvement.
• Develop reports in a consistent best practices format
• Coordinate new reporting requests/changes to ensure accuracy and consistency of reports
• Monitor and troubleshoot escalated support tickets
• Additional duties as assigned

Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Competencies:
? Technical Capacity.
? Leadership.
? Collaboration Skills.
? Customer/Client Focus.
? Problem Solving/Analysis.
? Time Management.

Education/Experience:
? 8+ Years of experience in data intensive environment.
? Familiarity with data visualization tools (e.g. Tableau, SAP) at least one required.
? Proficient experience with formatting and design pertaining to data and research and development of data and data
sets.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Experience in development, Administration and Configuration of TM1 and PAL 2.0
• Hands on experience in developing TI processes and complex Rules is a must.
• Experience in providing support to PAX or TM1 Perspective.
• Basic knowledge of insurance industry and risk management
• Prior reporting application support experience
• Track record of successfully architecting small-, medium- and enterprise-scale solutions
• Preferred three or more years of business requirements experience
• Preferred three or more years of hands-on experience developing and supporting a BI/reporting application like Cognos,
Hyperion, Business Objects, Actuate, or ProClarity (a training plan will be crafted based on candidate credentials)
• Preferred experience working with dimensional modeling, including facts and dimensions, star and snowflake schema
and OLAP tools and techniques.

Knowledge of:
? Knowledge of change management, process documentation and testing tools.
Skill in:
? Must possess good problem-solving skills.
Ability to:
? Perform effectively with minimum supervision, exercising independent judgment and decision-making abilities
? Because of the sensitive nature of the job, complete confidentiality is required.
? Maintain a positive and respectful attitude.
? Ability to think concretely.