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Cognos Reporting Author

Location: Rockville, MD
Date Posted: 12-29-2016
Job # 8632094
Dovel Technologies, LLC provides leading edge software and application development services specializing in mission driven solutions that address complex business processes and technology challenges. We practice CMMI® ML3 processes and delivery solutions and are an innovative mission oriented technology company focused on complex business and technical challenges, ensuring solutions support the achievement of your mission. Our team creates software solutions that help customers communicate, access, and store mission critical information. Dovel is instrumental in the design and implementation of some of the most mission critical and innovative systems in government today.
Dovel, ranked #12 on the Washington Business Journal’s 50 Fastest Growing Companies in 2016! Join our team today!

We currently have an opening for a Cognos Reporting Author to join our team in Rockville, Maryland!


Position Responsibilities
The Reporting Author will be accountable for the scheduled and ad-hoc reporting requests, development of technical documentation, and to provide support to our partners reporting user-base. Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
  • Gather reporting requirements with federal partner or internal team members
  • Author reports in IBM Cognos 10.x as needed
  • Create and Maintain New and existing Model using Frame Work Manager
  • Should be able to work on developing Oracle SQL, Views and Store Procedures.
  • Develop a deep understanding of the of internal data and transaction systems for reporting purposes
  • Attend stand-up and team meetings to represent reporting interests
  • Work closely with internal and external resources on the identification and creation of new reporting feature development
  • Understand systems testing and to act as a testing resource for newly added features and functionality. Train partner end users based on training curriculum for ad-hoc reporting capabilities
  • Provide support to Tier 1, 2, and 3 Helpdesk staff and Partner Services staff as needed
  • Maintain and update the catalog of reporting and any other assigned documentation as needed
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 1 year of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities
  • Experience authoring reports in IBM Cognos BI tools
  • Knowledge of Tableau
  • Proficient in technical writing and documentation including ERD diagrams, release notes, & other technical artifacts
  • Understanding of data schemas and an ability to translate business needs into report requirements
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Confidence working with and interfacing with clients across different parts of the business
  • Willingness to embrace technology and tools used to deliver high levels of service
  • Self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Possess strong conceptual, analytical, and problem solving skills
  • Extremely comfortable in a fast-paced environment that requires excellent time-management, ability to multi-task, and prioritize effectively
  • Candidates must have lived in the United States for at least 3 out of the last 5 years to meet the clearance requirements
 Desired:
  • Experience of the Federal Grants Business Process and of key Federal Enterprise Grants Management

 Dovel Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled

Words that describe Dovel
A Lean Forward Company; Agile; Fun; High-Energy; Leaders Encouraged; Innovative; Users of Cutting-Edge Technology; Client-Oriented-Consultative Environment; Skilled, Educated, and Certified Professionals; Stable and Growing

Benefits Program
Paid Time Off; 10 Paid Holidays; Health Insurance; Dental Insurance; Vision Plan; Life Insurance; Long Term Disability; Short Term Disability; Flexible Spending Accounts; matching 401(k) with matching; Voluntary Life Insurance

Additional Benefits
CTO Group Mentorship; On-site State-of-the-Art Technology Lab; Casual Fridays, Friday breakfast on-site and more…
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