Job Description

Reference # : 20-00809Title : Software Architect
Location : Albany, NY
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 08/18/2020 / 02/18/2023
Information Management -IBM Cognos Software Architect

This Software Architect position is to support the architecture and administration of the OTDA IBM Cognos Suite.

This position is a lead IBM Cognos Technical Administration role that will participate in a team approach to: -Install and configure the IBM Cognos 11 Business Intelligence (BI software in a multi-tiered Cognos server environment; Web, App and LDAP Windows servers; -Install and configure IBM Cognos BI Transformer software on Unix Server. - Maintain scripts between the IBM Cognos BI install on Windows and Unix Servers. - Maintain the Cognos BI architecture, including troubleshooting and problem resolution. -Contribute to the design and implementation of the metadata and/or reporting components of the IES project solution (building and/or modifying Cognos data structures) to insure implementation of best practices. This includes testing and deployment of the components - Provide troubleshooting and end user support and problem resolution. - Participate in sessions to develop requirements for the reporting projects in Cognos Reporting. - Participate in joint sessions defining security in all levels of the Cognos Reporting environment. - Create scripts for maintaining the Servers, Portal and LDAP, and application support.
- Provide technical documentation for the Cognos reporting environment, including but not limited to Server architecture, Cognos Connection configuration settings, and security of all levels of the Cognos deployment - Create and support the Reporting Web Service using Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) principles -Create models using best practices with IBM Cognos BI Framework Manager tools -Create Cubes using IBM Cognos BI Transformer -Create Work Requests with other NYS ITS units to support Cognos Reporting. - Ensure that development activities adhere to the HSC architectural strategy so that overall business intelligence data integrity is maintained.


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