Cognos Business Intelligence Reports Author - Optimized Systems And Solutions in England - Bristol, United Kingdom

at Rolls-Royce

Aviation & Aerospace
Information Technology
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

We now have a need for a Business Intelligence Cognos Reports Author to develop new and improve existing BI Cognos Reporting Capabilities to meet the current and emerging needs of the business.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Design and develop IBM Cognos standard and ad-hoc reporting capability into the business 
  • Able to demonstrate practical experience in IBM Framework Manager 
  • Best practice in delivery of Security and Administration 
  • Continual optimisation of tools and techniques in accordance with company policy, challenging it where appropriate 
  • Ensure customer requirements are fully understood and adequately captured 
  • Carry out controlled define, design, build and testing of solutions 
  • Production of User Guides and Technical Documentation needed to successfully deliver and handover solutions into Business 
  • Support effective 2-way communication with the relevant CoCs on standards and best practice 
  • Bringing available external capabilities and best practice into the company to improve service data delivery, quality and cost effectiveness 
  • Proactive exploitation of services data capabilities



  • 5 years + practical experience in design and creating IBM Cognos Reports  
  • Experience in designing and implementation of IBM Framework  
  • Strong business acumen  
  • Strong drive for delivering results  
  • Familiar with all aspects of the test cycles and able to effectively deliver supporting technical user information  
  • Knowledge of software development processes within large and complex organisations  
  • Drive for continual process improvement  
  • Managing application of data standards across organisational boundaries  
  • IT Systems and Information Architecture knowledge.  
  • Configuration control methodology / solution documentation  
  • Good interpersonal skills.  
  • Business rules development experience  
  • Relational databases  
  • OPTIONAL Background in engineering knowledge, preferable Gas Turbine / Aero.  
  • OPTIONAL Expertise in data management tools, techniques and technologies  
Programming skills:


· IBM Business Intelligence Cognos Reports v10

· Advanced report development skills and fully conversant with Report Studio, Query Studio, Analysis Studio, Event Studio, Business Insight

· Experience in developing reports using relational and multi dimensional data sources


· Basic understanding of XML, JavaScript, HTML

. Exposure to Maximo

· Working knowledge of formal test tools

· Business Planning

·TM1 · Informatica


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