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Cognos/Crystal Reports Developer ( R-00084655-OTHLOC-PL-2D1570 )


AI Developer



Little Rock, Arkansas, United States


Job Description:

Are you interested in improving and shaping the IT industry? Leidos is seeking a Cognos/Crystal Reports Developer who is motivated by variety, is seeking a challenging environment for professional growth, and is interested in supporting an Investor-Owned Utility client headquartered in New Orleans, Louisiana. Leidos has a long-term customer who we have supported in all areas of IT operations since the client’s first outsourcing engagement over 20 years ago.

The successful candidate will be highly motivated, responsible, and detailed oriented to support existing Cognos Analytics version 11.x and Business Objects 4.x environments. They will be part of a team supporting a long-term program for an Investor-Owned Utility client. The position requires working directly with client customers to provide world-class application support for multiple utility company applications.

Location: Role may be remote, however preference will be given to candidates in the New Orleans, LA, The Woodlands, TX, Jackson, MS or Little Rock, AR area, as these are where the client sites are. Selected candidate will be expected to report/travel to the client site on an as-needed basis.

Note: On call rotation and evening/weekend work may be required.

Primary Duties & Areas of Responsibility:

  • Responsible for the installation, configuration, and support of Cognos Analytics Software
  • Provide Cognos administrative/developer support for functions including:
    • Server configuration (architecture and design),
    • Security hardening (ex. permissions for users, managing capabilities for license types)
    • Software installation and managing upgrades
    • Cognos specific reporting capabilities
    • Troubleshooting report issues
    • Framework design
    • SSO integration support
  • Manage Business Objects Software installation, configuration and support including:
    • Server config (including architecture and design)
    • Security hardening (ex. permissions for users, managing capabilities for license types)
    • Software installation and managing upgrades
    • Crystal Reports specific reporting capabilities
    • Troubleshooting report issues
    • Universe design

Required Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or similar degree. High school diploma with an additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Minimum 2+ years’ experience in BI administrative roles
  • Preferred experience in Cognos programs (Report Studio, Analysis Studio, Framework Manager, Cognos Connection) version 11.x.
  • Minimum 2+ years’ experience with Business Objects (4.x) and Crystal Reports.
  • Experience with Oracle 11.x/12.x and MS SQL 2012+ database management as it relates to the reporting systems.
  • Experience with Windows 2012+ Server management/configuration.
  • Experience with ServiceNow (SNOW) is a plus
  • Must have experience in analyzing, developing, testing, and deploying software solutions
  • Strong communication (written and oral), documentation skills and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a fast, paced environment and perform duties without direct supervision.
  • Possess the ability to work in a team environment and collaborate with others
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple tasks to ensure project deadlines are met
  • Proficiency with all or some of the following: MS Office Suite including Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Visio

Program Specific Salary Range: $70K to $90K

Pay Range:Pay Range $60,450.00 - $93,000.00 - $125,550.00