- Accomplished Business Intelligence Professional with extensive experience in server architecture, management, and administration and development.
- Highly skilled in leadership, customer support and communication skills at all levels.
- Adept at adjusting to new projects, products, and services both quickly and thoroughly.
- Known for offering highly organized effective and results - oriented performance in all areas of responsibility.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
- IBM Cognos Analytics
- BI Server Architecture
- IBM Cognos Admin
- Cognos Modeling/Packages
- Cognos Reporting
- SQL Performance Tuning
- Server and Content Administration, Framework Manager, Report Studio
- Analysis Studio, Transformer, Power Play, Access Manager.
- Oracle 8-12C, Oracle BI Discoverer User & Admin.
- MS SQL Server, IIS, Microsoft Office, Access, Excel, Project, Visio, Windows Administration.
- Aginity Workbench for Hadoop/Netezza. Toad.
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence Architect
- Installed / Administrated / Upgraded IBM Cognos 7, Cognos 8, Cognos 10.2x, Cognos Analytics 11.x.
- Designed and implemented multi-instance/server/layer, load balanced, fail-over architecture with Disaster Recovery in place.
- Created detailed installation, security, architecture, administration and development and deployment standards and documentation.
- Provided support, troubleshooting, issue research and problem solution to Internal Customers as well as External Customer facing applications.
- Worked with data warehouse and Cognos developers, DBAs, Users on Cognos best practices.
- Supported database and Cognos performance tuning.
- Used Framework Manager Packages and Report Studio to develop and tune reports. Cognos user and system auditing reports.
- Used BSP Meta Manager for deployments, documentation and administration.
- Developed and tested reports deployed through SDLC (dev/uat/prod).
- Environment databases: Oracle, MS SQL Server, Netezza.
- Provided Windows Server Administration.
- Developed Datameer templates for end users.
- Designed security solution for the Datameer interface.
- Tested and promoted templates through dev/uat/prod.
- Environment databases: Hive and Hadoop databases.
Confidential, Downers Grove, IL
Cognos Business Intelligence Administrator
- Installed/Administrated/Upgraded versions - Cognos 7(C7), ReportNet, Cognos 8(C8).
- Report/Query Studio, Transformer, PowerPlay, Access Manager, Sun One LDAP.
- Created installation, security, architecture. administration and development standards documentation.
- Used Framework Manager and Report Studio to design custom Cognos user and system audit reports.
- Supported Windows Admin, Networking, Server Engineers, BI Developers, DBAs, and end users.
- Member of Strategic Development Group that created reports for Finance, Sales, Marketing, and Demand Planning.
- Administered Cognos 7 Impromptu Web Reports, PowerPlay Enterprise Server, Upfront, Access Manager.
- Upgraded Impromptu Reports from Impromptu 7.0 to 7.1.
- Created, tested and tuned Cognos Impromptu Reports for Impromptu Web Reports.
- Performed data validation, catalog development, formatting and tuning using Cognos Impromptu.
- Recommended regarding ETL and data architecture for the SQL Server database.