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Cognos Administrators are responsible for developing and implementing Cognos strategies and administration. The sample resume of a Cognos Administrator will reflect responsibilities like preparing training documents and teaching COGNOS classes to clients, and assisting in the design, configuration and implementation of web servers. Insofar as education and experience are concerned, employers look for resumes of applicants that list the following qualifications: a Bachelor's Degree in the fields of Computer Systems or Information Technology, and experience with Cognos BI configuration, administration and environment troubleshooting.

1

Senior Cognos Administrator / Lotus Notes Developer

Developed Lotus Notes based applications, Impromptu reports, and PowerPlay cubes for multiple divisions of global, Fortune 500 healthcare and medical research conglomerate. Defined procedures. Published PowerPlay reports to web. Wrote and executed application unit tests.

  • Improved development processes by creating standards guide for Cognos development.
  • Increased business productivity by upgrading PowerPlay cubes and Impromptu reports to v7.0.
  • Provided SDD and test criteria to validation analysts as base for protocols. Pre-approved and post-approved protocol verification documents.
  • Developed highly effective systems to track quality, manufacturing, and business issues.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BBA
Management Information Systems
2

COGNOS Administrator

Served as COGNOS Administrator as well as COGNOS team developer for NAVY NAVSISA FACTS Project (Finance Air Clearance Transportation System)

  • Prepared training documents and teaching COGNOS classes to clients on the use of COGNOS Query and creating report from cubes on web (Powerplay Web)
  • Assisted in the design, configuration and implementation of the NAVSISA FACTS Cognos Web server (install and upgrade COGNOS software (Impromptu Web, Powerplay web, Transformer, Cognos Query, Architect, Access Manager, and Upfront)
  • Worked with end users (Navy, Air Force, Marine and Army) to analyze requirements, define reporting need for ad-hoc queries, power play web and impromptu web then developed (using impromptu, transformer or Cognos query) and published them on the NAVSISA FACTS Cognos Web server
  • Created and maintained Impromptu Catalogs, Folders and Access Manager for distribution to clients to create their clients impromptu and ad-hoc report on web
  • Maintained Access Manager to control security and grant access to clients accordingly to their user class
  • Scheduled refresh Cognos Cubes, and publish client impromptu reports to web server
  • Worked closely with all DoD end-users once Cognos was operational and performed program changes as necessary based on user-generated problem reports
  • Assigned responsibility for installation, implementation and security of information stored in the Oracle database server (Window 2000)
  • Developed on-line and batch programs on workstations and an IBM MVS mainframe
  • Used the COOL: Gen Central Encyclopedia to generate and install COBOL code for CICS transactions and batch jobs
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BA
Math / Computer Science
3

Cognos Administrator - Packaging Division

Managed the project for the migration of catalogs and reports from Cognos 7.0 and 7.3 to Cognos 7.4.

  • Responsible for the migration of Cognos ReportNet and Cognos8.1 Models, packages and reports to Cognos 8.3.
  • Responsible for after migration testing for both Cognos 7.4 and Cognos 8.3 environments.
  • Resolved and documented after migration issues.
  • Created and maintained an inventory of application objects (packages, reports, cubes, content, etc.)
  • Provided support to users on reporting and Cognos functionality, ensuring customer satisfaction.
  • Created reports using Query Studio and Report Studio.
  • Provided training to co-ops.
  • Gained understanding of FrameWork Manager.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BS
Information Technology
4

SQL Server DBA - Cognos Administrator

Designed, set up and monitored a new SQL Server replication system, nation-wide, for a large database.

  • Project manager for a global data download ETL (SSIS Master packages) pulled from AS/400 to a large central SQL Server warehouse out of which hundreds of Cognos cubes were built daily for upper level management reports (China, Europe, Domestic).
  • Coordinated a large project for moving Rockwell FactoryTalk PLC floor readings out into a SQL Server Historian database.
  • Revised and re-issued Standard Procedures for SQL Server Performance, Security, DR and Maintenance.
  • Centralized ETL event chains (containing SSIS packages), Database Integrity Checks, DTS legacy, Inter-Server Data Transfers, and Maintenance Plans according to a single dashboard utility called SQL Sentry that enabled me to see all jobs in a central location.
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
BS
Humanities
MA
Philosophy
PhD
Comparative Philosophy
5

Cognos Administrator - Reporting Database

  • Prepare Quarter end & Year-end schedules.
  • Analyze Statutory Audit Reports.
  • Coordinate Budget Process across all business units
  • Manage Accounting Intern
  • Complete various projects for CFO.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
MA
Business Administration

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