COGNOS Resource - GIF Sunset Project (BBBH10940) Groton, Connecticut

The world's largest research-based pharmaceutical company is hiring! Our client discovers, develops, manufactures, and markets leading prescription medication.
For over 150 years, they have been making the world a healthier place to live.

  • Analyzes specifications, designs logic, writes code, customizes products, tests, debugs and documents software applications.
  • Coordinates with other technical teams to ensure compatibility with other modules and applications.
  • Consults with users and stakeholders to ensure that requirements are met.
  • Enforces change management policies.
  • Stays abreast and trained in advances in their specific fields.
  • Familiar with software development lifecycle and configuration management.
  • Application Developer - analyzes specifications, designs logic, writes code, customizes products, tests, debugs and documents software applications.
  • Installs and configures application software, both off-the-shelf and developed in-house.
  • Coordinates with other technical teams to ensure compatibility with other modules and applications.
  • Consults with users and stakeholders to ensure that requirements are met.
  • Enforces change management policies. Stays abreast and trained in advances in their specific fields.
  • Familiar with software development lifecycle and configuration management.
  • Application Specific Requirements: 8.4.1 Cognos Enterprise Planning Suite (Formerly Adaytum): Certified Cognos/Adaytum professional 8.4.1
  • Product implementation, system integration or development experience with solid understanding of Cognos Planning Architecture and Administration
    Strong Financial Planning Experience.
  • Able to effectively communicate with business users, and develop requirements into efficient Cognos Planning models/processes.
  • Building dynamic & robust models in Cognos Analyst.
  • Building Contributor Applications & deploying them on web.
  • uilding Reports & Flow Charts in Cognos Manager and automating them.
  • Installation and Configuration of large distributed shared services environment.
  • Writing advanced macros in Analyst/Contributor to automate various tasks.
  • Writing automation scripts to automate various functionalities of Contributor including Dataload, Access Tables, GTP and Publish.
  • Expert in performance tuning and turning around the applications at a fast pace.
  • COGNOS BI Suite: Certified Cognos Professional with experience in developing Framework Manager Models, powercubes and reports using Cognos Powerplay and Transformer, Report Studio and Metrics studio.
  • Desired but not necessary Hyperion: Experienced Essbase Developer and Expert Hyperion Reports Writer.
  • Experienced working with Hyperion System 9.
  • Cognos Power Play is required (4-7 years epxerience);
  • Cognos Impromptu is required (4-7 years experience);
  • Cognos is required (4-7 years experience);
  • SAP is desired (1-3 years experience).
    Most critical skills
  • 8.4.1 Cognos Enterprise Planning Suite :
  • Certified Cognos professional 8.4.1
  • Product implementation, system integration or development experience with solid understanding of Cognos Planning Architecture and Administration
  • Writing automation scripts to automate various functionalities of Contributor including Dataload, Access Tables, GTP and Publish.
  • Writing advanced macros in Analyst/Contributor to automate various tasks.
  • Building dynamic & robust models in Cognos Analyst.
  • Building Reports & Flow Charts in Cognos Manager and automating them.
    COGNOS BI Suite:
  • Experience in developing Framework Manager Models, Powercubes and reports using Cognos PowerPlay and Transformer
  • Business Objects is highly desired but not necessary
  • Desired but not necessary Hyperion: Experienced Essbase Developer and Expert Hyperion Reports Writer.
  • Experienced working with Hyperion System 9.
    REQUIRED PERSONALITY TRAITS:
  • Attention to detail is important
  • Willingness to learn and challenge assumptions
  • Works well under pressure
    Skills:
    MS Excel: 4-7 Years Oracle: 1-3 Years TOAD: 1-3 Years Business Objects: 4-7 Years Pharmaceutical: 1-3 Years Informatica: 1-3 Years

    Approx. Duration: 1+ years


    About Hired By Matrix

    For more than 25 years, Hired by Matrix has been providing temporary and long-term contract staffing solutions to Fortune 1,000 as well as mid-market companies nationwide. Our clients include major pharmaceutical, delivery & logistic, business information, financial and entertainment companies. The technology that we support is as diverse as our clients. We provide consultants with experience in mainframe legacy technology all the way to cutting edge technologies, like web and mobile application development. Our consultants are in roles that include Project Managers, Architects, Business analysts, QA, developers and infrastructure & network specialists. At the request of our clients we have broadened our capabilities across a variety of different areas, including: finance and accounting, R&D, clinical sciences and administrative. And as a woman-owned, WBENC-certified business we’ve helped companies grow their Supplier Diversity spend which is certainly a nice added benefit as well.

    Our extended network of qualified contract professionals offers nationwide contracting capabilities.

    Our dedicated team of account managers and recruiters collaborates closely with each of our clients to understand their staffing needs, corporate requirements and company cultures before building robust, fully customized pipelines of highly-qualified contract professionals in response.