Cognos BI Specialist

Job Title: Cognos BI Specialist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, London
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus, pensions, healthcare
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH5383
Contact Name: Alexander Lewis
Contact Email: alewis@venquis.com
Job Published: October 17, 2016 17:22

Job Description


My client are a leading Underwriter based in the City of London who are massively well regarded in the Market as a leader in Specialty Risk.

They are seeking a BI professional with strong Cognos experience to join their team, which itself is a Cognos Excellence team. You will be working in a high performance environment which is receiving massive levels of investment into analytics and a large data transformation is underway.

Key requirements
* Demonstrable experience (5+ years) using Cognos 10.x BI studios (Report Studio, Analysis Studio, Workspace Advanced, Workspace, Event Studio) to develop solutions
* Demonstrable experience developing metadata models using Framework Manager
* Demonstrable experience developing multi-dimensional metadata models using Transformer
* Demonstrable Transact SQL knowledge
* Demonstrable MDX knowledge
* Understanding of dimensional modelling concepts and Kimball methodology
* Understanding of techniques to effectively communicate information visually
* Experience using JavaScript to develop creative solutions to overcome traditional software limitations
* Educated to degree level (non graduates with demonstrable relevant experience would be considered);
* A confident communicator with demonstrable communication skills both oral and written
* A self-motivated individual and effective team worker
* Ability to prioritise work and work effectively and accurately under pressure, ensuring that deadlines are met
* Willingness to pick up new skills where required

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