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Cognos Developer Resume Profile

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

My most recent experiences have been related to development and programming in Cognos. I have a solid background in support, programming, and use of applications for the PC, and mainframe. Most of my experience with PC networks is in the Microsoft Windows environment, although I also have experience with OS/2 and Netware. My mainframe experience consists of MVS/TSO, VM/CMS, CICS..

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

CVS/CAREMARK Warrensville Heights, OH Contracted through Randstad Technologies

  • Using Visual Source Safe to complete part of a multi-developer project, allowing SQL scripts to be shared amongst the associates involved in the development.
  • Work with other developers sharing documentation via Sharepoint.
  • Used Microsoft Visual Studio 2005/2008 to create applications.
  • Used SQL Server2008 R2 Management Studio to create, edit, and test SQL scripts.
  • Use Cognos 10 to create reports as needed for various projects.

Confidential

TRAVEL CENTERS OF AMERICA, Westlake, OH Contracted through Oxford Associate

  • Work with client to determine requirements for completing the project.
  • Work with client to determine the best course of action to convert reports from various mainframe data sources to Cognos.
  • Work with client to determine how data should be joined within Framework Manager in order to allow a series of reports to be able to be created using data from multiple sources to meet the project requirements.
  • Create reports to allow users access to previously unavailable data combinations within individual reports rather than multiple reports, as used previously.

Confidential

  • Converting multiple reports from an older version of Cognos to version 8.
  • Create and publish powercubes using transformer.
  • Update framework manager as needed.
  • Add tabs to the Cognos portal
  • Maintain users and report security

Cognos Developer

Confidential

Working with client to determine necessary time requirements to create needed reports.

  • Informing client of product capabilities in order to facilitate some future reporting needs.
  • Creating reports for a new installation of Cognos version 10.

Cognos Developer

Confidential

Converting multiple reports from an older version of Cognos to version 8.4.

Cognos Developer

Confidential

  • Converted multiple reports from mainframe systems to Cognos reports.
  • Updated framework manager as needed to allow for additional data sources.

Cognos Developer

Confidential

  • Understanding of best practice systems implementation methodologies and successful experiences in BI reporting projects.
  • Strengths in communication/facilitation/interpersonal skills with both business and technical personnel.
  • Maintain system functionality on both business critical and non-critical systems.
  • Expertise in Cognos 8 BI Cognos connection, Report Studio, Analysis Studio, Query Studio, Framework Manager .
  • Created dimensions, hierarchies, measures, calculations, star schema groupings from relational data source for OLAP analysis in different business areas.
  • Developed and maintained reports and cubes using the Cognos software package
  • Largest cubes were 40 dimensions containing over 1 million records
  • Managed, developed and supported 30 OLAP cubes
  • Maintained and supported 500 financial, production, and business analysis reports
  • Experienced writing SQL queries
  • Experienced working with databases of over 800GB.
  • Converted financial reporting system from SAS to Cognos.
  • Part of implementation team for new scrap surcharge recovery system using Cognos.
  • Converted Cognos reports/cubes for each version change from 4.0 up through 8.3
  • Converted multiple reports from mainframe systems to Cognos reports/cubes.

Production Support

Confidential

  • Maintain system functionality on both critical and non-critical systems
  • First line support for internal system users
  • Create databases for various projects using Microsoft Access and Lotus Notes
  • Perform weekly backups for UNIX system Cimplicity

Engineering Technician/Section Expert

Confidential

  • Load Research Coordinator for Wheeling Power Company
  • Training Coordinator for SAS-PC
  • PC Coordinator for the Integrated Resource Planning Division
  • Acted as liaison between the Information Systems Department and end users
  • Supported Engineers in my department and helped them with various projects
  • Manipulated data to be used for analysis
  • Provided data and reports for internal and external use
  • Provided PC support for users in my division
  • Programmed in SAS

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