Cognos System Administrator -- TOG-1

Employer
NBS Enterprises, LLC
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
May 21, 2017
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Software & Technology
Institution Type
Outside Academe


Job Description

3.1.15.1. Responsibilities
3.1.15.1.1. Maintain the Cognos software and server configuration according to WMATA standards and good industry practices, perform upgrades, patches, and installations
3.1.15.1.2. Coordinate with the Cognos Project Manager, Cognos Architect, database administrators and others to expeditiously troubleshoot service failures
3.1.15.1.3. Create and maintain appropriate monitoring procedures and reports
3.1.15.1.4. Manage the product migration from development to production
3.1.15.1.5. Provide clear, accurate communication regarding planned and unplanned, service outages according to WMATA standards
3.1.15.1.6. Create and maintain accurate, up-to-date documentation regarding the Cognos environment, standards, and procedures
3.1.15.1.7. Use Cognos Studios to develop reports, dashboards and widgets; create and execute test plans; coordinate lifecycle activities from development to production
3.1.15.1.8. Stay current on the latest Cognos components, upgrades, patches and releases

3.1.15.2. Minimum requirements
3.1.15.2.1. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Science, Engineering, or related discipline
3.1.15.2.2. Experience in Cognos system administration
3.1.15.2.3. Experience with server configuration for the Cognos environment;
3.1.15.2.4. Experience using the Cognos Studios to develop reports, dashboards, and widgets
3.1.15.2.5. Experience in software requirements analysis
3.1.15.2.6. At least six months experience using the version of Cognos currently employed at WMATA
3.1.15.2.7. Excellent communication skills

3.1.15.3. Preferred requirements
3.1.15.3.1. Experience with one or more of the following systems: Maximo, PeopleSoft, PeopleSoft EPM, NextFare, Trapeze
3.1.15.3.2. Experience in the transit industry

3.1.15.4. Experience levels
3.1.15.4.1. Senior level, with more than 7 years with main responsibility for Cognos system administration

Company Description
NBS Enterprises creates competitive advantages. We isolate and overcome constraints to deliver performance value for all involved: you, your customer, and your employees. We break current market staffing trends with price-sensitive strategies solutions.

Our goal is to work in partnership with you, our client, become a trusted advisor and teammate to establish a relationship that provides you and your team with a competitive advantage at both the contract and at the task order levels. NBS' innovative 'Triangle' approach to staffing support provides you, your customer, and your future employee a risk mitigation solution that is second to none.


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