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Cognos Specialist

Information Technology

Lancaster, Pennsylvania/Direct hire

Job Description

JFC Global's client in the Lancaster area is looking to train a motivated and proven programmer to become a Business Intelligence Specialist for the company. This company is ready to, and committed to, training this individual via- working with a consultant to learn Cognos, go to boot camps, obtain company paid certifications, and provide whatever support is needed for this person to succeed. As this individual hits milestones, and obtains new certifications and trainings, the company is willing to provide increases in compensation. This is a growth opportunity, so we are looking for someone who has a proven track record of being a go-getter, someone who can drive projects home, get buy-in from company stakeholders, and challenge the status quo.

This company has fully integrated BI within the company- to the point that the BI Solutions provider uses their company as a case study. Predictive analytics is something that this client would like to implement, so down the road, this person could move into a management role since they have no intention of slowing down their BI integrations. In this role, someone will need to be comfortable with learning on the job to directly apply new languages and techniques in order to take on responsibility for the maintenance, upgrades and optimization of all BI software. This person would also work closely with report writers, and assist with training small groups. Our client is looking for someone who is driven, curious and ready to drive new projects forward.

Skills required for this position include:

  • A bachelors degree in Computer Science, or related field. 
  • A minimum of 2 years of recent hands on, professional experience programming
  • Strong fundamental knowledge of programming, databases and analytics

Nice to haves:

  • MsSQL experience is highly desired
  • Any exposure to BI or Cognos is a plus. 
  • A knowledge of any additional databases (AS400, DB2) is a plus
  • Crystal Reports in a plus
  • Experience with conversions, and modifications is a plus.
  • Experience with Netezza is highly sought after

This is a great permanent position, with excellent pay, benefits and company paid training at a company who will treat you like family. Our client is eager to get someone started. If this sounds like a position you are a great fit for, apply now for consideration!

Not ready to apply? Call Sabrina Strong Gallagher at 717-399-6474, email at sstrong@jfcglobal.com or reach out on LinkedIn for a confidential conversation about your search.

Cognos Specialist

Information Technology

Lancaster, Pennsylvania/Direct hire

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