IBM Application Developer - Cognos in BANGALORE, India

Job Description

About IBM:

IBM is a global technology and innovation company present in India since 1992. It is the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with approximately 380,000 employees serving clients in 170 countries. In this new era of Cognitive Business, IBM is helping to reshape industries as diverse as healthcare, retail, banking, travel, manufacturing, and many more, by bringing together our expertise in Cloud, Analytics, Security, Mobile, and the Internet of Things. We are changing how we create. How we collaborate. How we analyze. How we engage. IBM is a leader in this global transformation.

Business Unit Introduction:

The Chief Information Office (CIO) organization plays a key role in IBM’s ability to turn vision to reality by making the environments simpler, more intuitive and more effective. Its work is all about enabling IBM's strategy by giving IBMers the modern tools they need to do their work, be responsive to its Clients, and to act with speed and agility.

Who you are :

As a Cognos BI Developer you will apply your deep expertise in designing, development, code fix and testing the Cognos applications. Should be comfortable in an agile environment. You should have demonstrated development support skills and have the ability to take charge of distributed multi-geography, ad-hoc teams.

What you’ll do :

As an Cognos Application Developer you will;

  • Develop the application based on the business requirement.

  • Ensure unit testing is done properly.

  • Collaborate with Data team to make sure the data is available before the development start.

  • Address the production defects on time.

  • Business Requirements is understood and analyzed by having frequent interaction with various user levels to understand their requirements.

  • Involve in mapping of clients business requirements to the applications to come out with a clear cut picture of out of box functionalities, workarounds and customizations.

  • Create Low level design documentation from the High level requirement from the business team.

  • Create Unit test case

  • Design and development of Cognos processes using Business Intelligence against variety data sources

  • Handling Technical issues, Involve in Code reviews, mentoring the team members.

How we’ll help you grow:

  • You’ll have access to all the technical and management training courses you need to become the expert you want to be.

  • You’ll learn directly from expert developers in the field; our team leads love to mentor

  • You have the opportunity to work in many different areas to figure out what really excites you

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Overall 5+ years of experience in an application development/maintenance environment is a must

  • Hands on Experience in report development using Cognos 11 version

  • Ability to use various functionalities in Cognos BI, example; Different Prompts,

  • Conditional Blocks, Conditional Variables, Report Layouts,

  • Layout component references, macros, Parameters etc.

  • Capable of scheduling the reports by setting the properties

  • Proficiency in designing models in Cognos Framework Manager

  • Writing complex SQL in DB2 database

  • Well versed with Data warehouse concepts

  • Knowledge on Conceptual, Logical & Physical model concepts

  • Competence on JavaScript, HTML & CSS

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Should perform both Development & Support of Cognos BI reporting

  • Skill on Agile methodology work-process

  • Knowledge on Sales domain will be an advantage

  • Able to work independently

  • Willing to learn new technologies for driving the project

  • Proven Soft Skills is recommended

  • Ability to communicate with both Technical Team & Internal Stakeholders

EO Statement

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.