Cognos Developer, LEAD

Jersey City NJ Experis


Job Title: Lead Cognos Developer

Location: Jersey City, NJ (Candidates must be local – 1x week onsite)

Pay Range: $80/hr. W2 

What’s the Job?
Our customer, a fortune 100 bank with offices in NY, NJ and Europe are seeking a Lead Cognos Developer to oversee the PowerBI, Alteryx and Cognos team (about 10 people).
•    Noteix experience is a big plus
•    Alteryx experience is a big plus

•    Collaborate with various stakeholders to understand the business requirements and develop Cognos Planning Analytics applications.
•    Assume accountability for the integrity, accuracy, and timeliness of reporting generated from these applications.
•    Experience in handling large datasets, relational databases, and distributed systems.
•    Ability to write complex SQLs to perform data analysis activities.
•    Experience using analytical skills, tools and techniques to investigate information and to draw conclusions.
•    Analyze data across disparate data sources to support requirements, identify data integration requirements to support the build.
•    Ability to perform data-lineage/traceability/reconciliation activities as required to support user inquiries.
•    Prepare runbooks, methods of procedures documents and present the same to business teams.
•    Ability to comprehend and define the scope of the project, initiate test plan, and execution of testing initiatives as it relates to the project as well as mitigate any associated risk as it relates to the testing event.
•    Ability to define a project plan and adhere to target dates.
•    Address production defects, if any, on time.

What’s Needed?

•    Bachelor's degree in computer science, finance, accounting, or information systems.
•    5 – 7 years of Cognos TM1/Planning Analytics and Cognos BI experience.
•    Build/Modify TM1 Models, TI Processes, Rules and Feeders.
•    Build/Modify Cognos TM1/Planning Analytics active forms, reports.
•    Strong proficiency in SQL.
•    Strong analytical, design, debugging, problem solving and investigative skills.
•    Understanding of business requirements analysis, user acceptance testing and change management techniques.
•    Tableau / Power BI/ Alteryx experience preferred.
•    Ability to work independently or with a group.

If this is a role that interests you and you’d like to learn more, click apply now and a recruiter will be in touch with you to discuss this great opportunity. We look forward to speaking with you!


About ManpowerGroup, Parent Company of:  Manpower, Experis, Talent Solutions, and Jefferson Wells

ManpowerGroup® (NYSE: MAN), the leading global workforce solutions company, helps organizations transform in a fast-changing world of work by sourcing, assessing, developing, and managing the talent that enables them to win. We develop innovative solutions for hundreds of thousands of organizations every year, providing them with skilled talent while finding meaningful, sustainable employment for millions of people across a wide range of industries and skills. Our expert family of brands – Manpower, Experis, Talent Solutions, and Jefferson Wells – creates substantial value for candidates and clients across more than 75 countries and territories and has done so for over 70 years. We are recognized consistently for our diversity – as a best place to work for Women, Inclusion, Equality and Disability and in 2022 ManpowerGroup was named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies for the 13th year – all confirming our position as the brand of choice for in-demand talent.

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