Sr Cognos Programmer / Data and Interoperability Reports Manager

Washington, DC
Jan 12, 2017
Mar 28, 2017
Full Time
Data and Interoperability Reports Manager


The Data and Interoperability Reports manager will have experience with the principles, concepts, methodologies and project management of Cognos Business Intelligence (BI) applications, including experience with federal HR data to support metadata modeling.


Duties: Provide analysis, requirements development, and documentation using Cognos 10 BI Framework Manager metadata modeling to include, but not limited to, DCPDS staging tables, DONCADS Data Warehouse.

Provide analysis, requirements development and execution of Cognos 10 BI migrations and deployments.

Gather, analyze, and document business requirements in support of migrations and deployments.

Design, develop and implement reports, metrics and dashboards utilizing HTML, XML, Java, and Cognos 8 and/or 10 BI, ensuring no unauthorized cookies and/or plug ins are required.

Provide Cognos system administration in support of Cognos 8 and/or 10 BI installation and upgrades, configuration, data integration, and data management.

Generate and deliver test plans, test applications, migrate test applications to production, and transfer knowledge to client, in the form of Database Dictionaries, Standard Operating Procedures, and User Guides.

Provide analysis and development of the HRLink utilizing Cognos 10 BI Framework Manager, Metrics Studio, Report Studio, Analysis Studio and Transformer.

Develop analytical data extracts and power cubes via Cognos BI Analysis Studio and PowerPlay Studio. Develop a foundation and environment conductive to Balanced Scorecard data administration.

Design conceptual and logical models for the data warehouse and communicate physical designs to the database users.

Answer and resolve trouble calls related to Cognos BI, HRLink, serviced customers via HITS and email.

Utilizing HRLink, execute and distribute standard reports on a monthly, weekly, or daily schedule adhering to Secure File Transfer Protocols Setup and Execute Automated Secure File Transfer Protocols.

Education Bachelors Degree in a Computer Science or related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.

Qualifications 10-15 years of directly related computer programming experience.

  The minimum qualifications are: a) Five (5) years of experience with Cognos BI v8 and/or v10 b) Five (5) years of experience with metadata modeling, or relational database development c) Three (3) years experience utilizing federal HR data. d) Three (3) years of experience with HTML, XML, and Java within NEN environment e) Current Network+, Security+, or higher as defined by DoD CIO Information Assurance (IA) Certification requirements


Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance, U.S. Citizenship required.

 As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.