Cognos Business Analyst

Location: albany, NY
Date Posted: 11-05-2018
 Cognos Business Analyst
Albany, NY
 24 Months
Job Description:

  • This position will provide reporting data analysis and advanced reporting capability for the HSC EIM/ Business Intelligence Unit in support of Child Support Data Warehouse project
  • Daily Tasks will include but not limited to the following:
  • Act as a data sleuth to analyze data to understand and provide a data-driven narrative to what is happening;
  • Liaison among stakeholders in order to elicit, analyze, communicate and validate the requirements for changes to current business processes, policies and information systems and for the development of new business processes, policies and information systems.
  • Create business documentation (Business Requirement documents, use cases, test plans, swim lanes, process documentation) that detail the BI requirements and deliverables for reports, dashboards, and ad hoc tools in accordance with the requirements and protocol of the ITS EIM Division.
  • Work closely with Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence technical team members and various Agency Business Owners to create Business Requirement documentation to assist in developing logical and physical dimensional data model reporting requirements and providing assistance in understanding the data requirements for proposed reporting.
  • Collaborate with data modelers, ETL developers, programmers and the business owners to translate reporting requirements, provide clarification of business rules, prioritize development, obtain signoff and ensure successful delivery of accurate end user reporting requirements
  • Create and execute test scripts, scenarios, and test plans to validate initial business requirements and report output through the DEV, QA and PROD migrations testing for accuracy and sign off on deliverables.
  • Assist in providing training & technical support, as needed, for Agency staff.
1. 84 Months Demonstrated hands-on experience with all phases of business operations report specifications development including creating business requirements documentation, report mock ups, flow charts, and acceptance testing for business intelligence tools to design report, data analysis, or dashboards for operational reporting business solutions. #of months 16
2. 72 Months Demonstrated hands-on experience in SQL, PL/SQL quality assurance testing of reports, bug tracking in HP Quality Center, and development of user acceptance documents for reports. #of months 16
3. 60 Months Demonstrated hands-on experience developing KPIs, dashboards, and advanced reports supporting data driven decision making in a human services setting. #of months 12
4 60 Months Demonstrated hands-on experience as lead BA, soliciting Cognos report requirements utilizing JAD sessions, client interviews, focus groups or subject matter experts. #of months 12
5. 36 Months  Demonstrated experience in Cognos Business Intelligence dashboards and reporting tools. #of months 12
6. 18 Months Development of end user training materials for use of Cognos Business Intelligence or application reports. #of months 4
7 24 Months  Demonstrated hands-on experience developing project management documentation including charter, scope documents and project plans #of months 4
8 Bachelor degree in business intelligence, information science, computer science, mathematics, or public/business administration with an analytics or communications background (e.g., math, statistics, quantitative methods coursework). #of months 4
  A copy of the diploma must be submitted with the Candidate Response Form    

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