Data Analyst - Cognos Reporting

Responsibilities

We are looking for a talented Cognos Report Developer to design, develop, implement and support various enterprises reporting solutions. The candidate will primarily use Report Studio, Analysis Studio and Business Insight. Heavy emphasis placed on delivering results, working well in a matrix organization, leveraging agile methodologies, and enabling innovative solutions.

Job Duties:

  • Collaborate with business and IT partners to understand business requirements
    • Develop a deep understanding of corporate, field, and customer needs is vital
    • Understand underlying needs of the customer beyond what is initially expressed
  • Provide Analytics and Reporting solutions and expertise
    • Match business requirements to IT solutions
    • Partner with other IT partners including Data, Architecture, and Testing teams to shape solutions
  • Provide technical expertise and consultative services to customers
    • Serve as a Cognos Subject Matter Expert (SME)
    • Leverage and build upon current knowledge to offer leading edge solutions
  • Support design, development, testing, deployment activities
  • Support multiple projects and provide appropriate status updates to stakeholders
    • Manages to agreed-upon project timelines and scope
    • Responsible for identifying issues and risks along with respective resolution and risk mitigation strategies
    • Provide detailed written and verbal status updates
  • Support technical releases and upgrade projects
  • Support training sessions
  • Collaborate with other developers to share knowledge and best practices
  • Deliver stable, tested, customer ready solutions surpassing client expectations

Qualifications

2+ years of information systems experience, specifically using ReportNet, PowerPlay, Metrics Manager and Framework Manager

Strong Java Script skills

Strong SQL skills

PeopleSoft experience is strongly preferred

HR experience is preferred

Bachelor Degree in Computer Technologies or related Area

Strong programming and analytical skills

PC literacy, including desktop applications competency (e.g., Microsoft Office, e-mail, etc.)

Strong business knowledge and interpersonal skills

Strong knowledge of applicable methodologies, tools, standards, and procedures

Demonstrated decision-making and leadership abilities

Strong organizational and problem solving abilities

Equal Employment Opportunity

Verizon is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer M/F/Disability/Vet