Cognos Reporting Analyst

US-IL-Downers Grove
Job ID
2017-95950
Institution
Chamberlain University
Department
Information Technology
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status
Exempt

Opportunity at a Glance

This position is responsible for creating Cognos Framework Modeling, Cubes, Dashboards and Reports in support of business requests.  The team supports various business units with a strong focus on supporting Chamberlain requirements.  The analyst needs to understand Chamberlain business areas and translate business needs into technical specifications and ultimately reports, cubes, dashboards and other related output.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for framework modeling, report writing, creating cubes and dashboard reports. Utilizes Oracle database and Cognos 8 suite of products (Workspace, Framework Manager, Transformer, Report Studio, Analysis Studio, Query Studio, and Metric Studio) to accurately build and report data.
  • Works with the business areas to develop report requirements.  Creates business and data requirements for new reports.  Works closely with the IT Department to assure that the data requirements are met and completed business intelligence objects are successfully migrated to production.
  • Participates in converting other system reports to Cognos BI tools. This includes researching data availability and format, designing reports, programming, and publishing the reports.
  • Participates in the data integrity initiative and works with end users to follow through with associated action items.
  • Works with other business areas to reconcile data differences.
  • Works closely with IT to identify key business requirements for technological enhancements for any reporting needs as well as the maintainability of our production infrastructure.
  • Creates and executes test plans/scripts to test/QA reports and programs.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Below are the minimum requirements of the education, experience, knowledge, and skills required to competently perform in this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably in computer science or related discipline with a quantitative concentration) or equivalent experience required, Master’s degree preferred.
  • 4 or more years experience with the Cognos  suite of products (Workspace, Framework Manager, Transformer, Report Studio, Analysis Studio, Query Studio, and Metric Studio) required. 
  • 3 or more years experience with data warehousing life cycle and dimensional modeling required.
  • Advanced Structured Query Language (SQL) programming experience required.
  • Must have strong critical thinking, organizational, interpersonal communication, multi-tasking, and prioritization skills.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of the organization and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work independently and make sound decisions with minimal supervision and direction.

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today.

Who We Are

The purpose of Adtalem Global Education is to empower students to achieve their goals, find success, and make inspiring contributions to our global community. Adtalem Global Education Inc. (NYSE: ATGE; member S&P MidCap 400 Index) is a leading global education provider and the parent organization of Adtalem Educacional do Brasil, American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, Becker Professional Education, Carrington College, Chamberlain University, DeVry University and its Keller Graduate School of Management, Ross University School of Medicine and Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. For more information, please visit adtalem.com.

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