We are recruiting for a fullitme Cognos Server Administrator to work in our Halifax office. The ideal candidate will be able to/have:
install and configure Cognos 8 or higher in a UNIX, Lynx, or Windows environment.
Configure external authentication providers. (LDAP or Active Directory)
Install patches and monitor system performance.
Conduct software upgrades of Cognos 8 software.
Apply Optimization techniques to improve performance.
Initial work will be to provide Cognos server administration and production support.
work within a changing environment
Strong organizational and written/verbal communication skills
Good presentation skills
Positive attitude and team focus are required
Required Work Experience:
Minimum 3-5 years experience in Cognos 8 or higher is required
Expertise in development and administration of the Cognos 8 BI architecture.
Strong Cognos 8 performance analysis and tuning skills and knowledge of associated best practices.
Experience planning and executing an upgrade of Cognos environments.
Skilled in Windows operations systems and UNIX or Lynx platforms.
Fast learner, able to diagnose technical challenges through reading code and supporting technical documentation
Team player with the ability to communicate effectively (verbally and written) at all levels of the SDLC
Required Level of Education:
Technical Diploma in IT with Equivalent Experience
Cognos Certification (Optional)
Very well organized
Very detail orientated
Able to multitask effectively
Have excellent time management, task planning and prioritization skills
Able to adapt quickly to changing client requirements
Able to work effectively with minimal supervision
Strong written and oral communication skills
Proven ability to build strong relationships with clients
Must Have Technical Skills:
Experience with Cognos tools and Cognos product tuning.
Experience with MSIIS web server.
Exposure to web infrastructure technologies (Portals, firewalls, DMZs, networking).
Experience in external authentication sources.
Use of Tomcat applications servers.
Nice to Have Technical Skills:
Experience in Cognos SDK development.
Experience in the Health Care industry.
Other Requirements ): Required to work occasional overtime. Some travel may be required.
At CGI, were a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to professionals located in 100+ offices worldwide. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients win and grow. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients - and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at www.cgi.com.
This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.
We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
No unsolicited agency referrals please.
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