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Cognos TM1 Developer

Posted Jan 24, 2020 | Hits: 114 | Stock No: #6392
Country:   USA
Region:   TX
City:   Austin

The Cognos TM1 (Planning Analytics) developer is responsible for new functionality and enhancements within TM1, including data gathering and interfacing with internal customers, creating design documents, building to technical specifications and creating technical test scenarios. The position requires technical expertise within TM1 and is responsible for the execution of special projects, operational analysis, and related reporting. Understand business processes and data governance concepts associated with master data, document business requirements and processes to ensure data is reliable and ready for use. Coordinate with IT and Mapping team to ensure we are utilizing technical capacity most effectively and drive effective governance to ensure actionable data quality activities.

Critical Duties:

Develop Reports using the Cognos TM1/Planning Analytics platform.
Develop Data Models in the reporting environment per customer requirements Cognos Framework Model.
Develop technical design specifications and analyze data to create data structures
Develop TM1/Planning Analytics Turbo Integrator processes and Rules for both new and existing functionality
Work with product management to further develop tools within TM1/Planning Analytics

Essential Duties (other duties may be assigned):

Support of TM1/Planning Analytics on full life cycle projects
Oversee and validates integration of source data into the target environment
Create and maintain technical documentation
Identify process improvement opportunities
Facilitate key decisions regarding data standards
Interface with key business and project team members to facilitate seamless execution of requirements
Analyze and resolve cross-functional data issues
Analyze data to create data structures
Develop reports in a consistent best practices format
Coordinate new reporting requests/changes to ensure accuracy and consistency of reports
Monitor and troubleshoot escalated support tickets
Additional duties as assigned


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Technical Capacity.
Collaboration Skills.
Customer/Client Focus.
Problem Solving/Analysis.
Time Management.


5+ Years of experience in data intensive environment.
2-4 Years of experience working within Cognos TM1/Planning Analytics
Familiarity with data visualization tools (e.g. Tableau, SAP) at least one required.
Proficient experience with formatting and design pertaining to data and research and development of data and data sets.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of:

Experience in development with TM1 and PAX 2.0
Hands on experience in developing TI processes and complex Rules is a must.
Experience in providing support to PAX.
Prior reporting application support experience
Track record of successfully architecting small-, medium- and enterprise-scale solutions
Preferred three or more years of business requirements experience
Preferred three or more years of hands-on experience developing and supporting a BI/reporting application like Cognos, Hyperion, Business Objects, Actuate, or ProClarity (a training plan will be crafted based on candidate credentials)
Preferred experience working with dimensional modeling, including facts and dimensions, star and snowflake schema and OLAP tools and techniques.
Change management, process documentation and testing tools.

Skill in:

Must possess good problem-solving skills.

Ability to:

Perform effectively with minimum supervision, exercising independent judgment and decision-making abilities
Because of the sensitive nature of the job, complete confidentiality is required.
Maintain a positive and respectful attitude.
Ability to think concretely.
Demonstrate a sense of urgency and be flexible and efficient time management with the ability to work in fast paced, changing environment.
Provide exceptional customer service when communicating with the public and with employees at all levels in the organization.

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Posted By Sean Johnson

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