EY IBM Cognos Technical Architect - Manager in Canberra, Australia
IBM Cognos Technical Architect - Manager
Requisition # CAN001R5
Post Date Feb 17, 2021
At EY DnA, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.
We are looking for a Cognos Technical Architect with experience designing reporting systems using IBM Cognos and SQL Server technologies within the Technology Consulting – Data and Analytics team in our Canberra, Melbourne, Sydneyoffices.
We’re looking for people with strong Data related Solutioning and Consulting experience. You will need passion for a career in data analytics, where you will provide a consultative service on a variety of data driven decision making projects within a fast-paced consulting environment.
Your key responsibilities
Accountability for the overall reporting technical solution - working closely with delivery & tech leads, developers, testers and end users ensuring seamless solution delivery outcomes.
Data visualization - applying best practice to the design of visualizations. Using Cognos deep experience to guide teams towards efficient report creation and assist with challenges.
Semantic Modelling - applying experience in Cognos Framework Manager to effectively communicate business meaning and simplify report development for technical and business users
Data Modelling - advising data modellers on optimizations to improve report development and performance
Quality Assurance - applying industry best practice to verify reports function optimally and ensuring the feature changes do not break functionality. Providing guidance to testing teams with "what to test" and "how to test"
Consistent stakeholder communication - Keeping stakeholders (internal and external) up to date on progress, problems and associated solutions.
Leadership - Training and Mentoring junior colleagues in Cognos best practices
Skills and attributes for success
To qualify for the role you must have
Hands-on experience designing and delivering a data strategy
Knowledge and experience in end-to-end project delivery, either traditional SDLC or agile delivery methodologies (or hybrid approaches).
Advanced knowledge of data management systems, practices and standards.
Expert in architecting Cognos multi-dimensional cubes, data packages and reports.
Experience with data integration tools (e.g. IBM DataStage, Microsoft SSIS), RDBMS (e.g. SQL Server, MySQL) and BI Tools (e.g. Cognos, SSRS, Tableau)
Strong SQL skills, including performance analysis.
Ideally, you’ll also have
Advanced analytics experience including predictive analytics.
Analytical mind set / someone that challenges assumptions.
What we offer
: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
: personalised career development including coaching, experiences andformal learning so you’ll develop the mindset and skills you’ll need to thrive in the future.
: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
At EY, you’ll be rewarded and recognised based on your performance and our comprehensivepackage can be tailored to your individual needs.
We hold a collective commitment to foster an environment where all differences are valued and respected, practices are equitable and everyone experiences a sense of belonging. If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process in order to equitably participate, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application viaor phone+61 3 8650 7788 (option 1).
We understand the importance of social distancing at this time so our recruitment and onboarding process may be managed virtually so we can continue to prioritise the safety and wellbeing of EY people, clients, guests and the broader public.
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