FSR (Federal Staffing Resources)
  • Baltimore, MD, USA
  • Contract

Cognos Developer job in Crownsville, Maryland!  


Cognos Developer Job Overview:

  • Develop and maintain Cognos dashboards, reports and cubes based on business and technology requirements and industry standard best practices.
  • Plan and coordinate data migrations between systems
  • Follows all required software development standards, change control
  • procedures, and security requirements.
  • Develop high quality deliverables.
  • Ensure that the deliverables meet organization and performance requirements.
  • Assists in the formulation of business and testing requirements.
  • Coordinates and performs required unit, system and performance testing. Works with other team members on User Acceptance testing and issue resolution.
  • Ability to work both independently and participate as a member of a crossfunctional team.
  • Ability to build relationships with project sponsors, stakeholders, other technical staff, vendors, and end users.
  • Participates in continuous improvement activities by identifying and analyzing the
  • effectiveness and efficiency of existing processes and develops strategies for improvements.
  • Produces status reports and communications on a regular basis.


Cognos Developer Job Qualifications:

  • Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of software development best practices.
  • Five years of experience in Cognos methodologies and development
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited school in Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Services, Business Management, Engineering, Project Management, Business or Public Administration, Communications or a related field. May be substituted with relevant software development experience of 5 or more years.
  • Cognos 11+ experience
  • Self-service modeling, dashboarding, Framework Manager, and Content Explorer working knowledge of relational modeling skills
  • Data Visualization work experience
  • SQL Server 2016+ work experience 
  • Operation of computers and peripheral equipment skills
  • Creative and analytic problem solving sills
  • Data Warehousing principals, concepts, and architecture understanding
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet project delivery dates
  • Ability to effectively analyze and manage requirements
  • Ability to visualize complex issues
  • Knowledge of personal computers, Microsoft Office suite of tools including; Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and MS Project.
  • SDLC - Knowledge of programming concepts and the Software Development Lifecycle
  • Ability to coordinate the work of a team with the work of other units within the Department of Research, Assessment and Accountability and other BCPS offices and departments
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of users and team members


  • 5+ years of experience developing in IBM Cognos developing dashboards, reports, cubes, and framework
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, IT, MIS, Business Management, Engineering, Project Management, or related field.  This may be substituted with relevant experience of 5+ years.
  • Ability to work on multiple priorities and meet project delivery dates
  • Knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server
  • Knowledge of Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
  • K-12 education experience preferred but not required
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of users and teammates
  • Ability to analyze and interpret business requirements and designs into Cognos solutions
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to perform unit, system, and performance testing
  • Ability to produce status reports and communicate status of projects on a regular basis




FSR is nationwide, award winning, multi-industry workforce solution organization. FSR has grown from providing healthcare professionals to government healthcare facilities to providing talent acquisition, recruiting, and specialized human resources for the private and public sector.

FSR matches talented individuals to organizations to create mutually beneficial, sustainable partnerships.  

We invite you to join our team and grow with us! 

FSR is a women-owned, minority, small business based out of Maryland. Ask about our Working Warriors Program. 


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