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Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Cognos Enterprise Planning Model Developer, Las Vegas!

Role: Cognos Enterprise Planning Model Developer

Location: Las Vegas, NV

Company: Las Vegas Sands Corporation


The Model Developer/Admin for Enterprise Planning will be responsible for the build and maintenance of financial models in the Cognos Enterprise Planning (EP) applications. All duties are to be performed in accordance with departmental and The Venetian Casino Resort’s policies, practices, and procedures.

Minimum Employment Requirements: 21 years of age, proof of authorization/eligibility to work in the United States, High School Diploma or equivalent, ability to communicate effectively in a positive/upbeat fashion utilizing English; both in oral and written form, interpersonal skills with focused attention to guest needs to deal effectively with all business contacts, maintain a professional, neat and well-groomed appearance adhering to VCR appearance standards, maintain consistent adherence to the VCR Unmatched Guest Service Standards, work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays.

Specific Position Requirements:
We seek a candidate with excellent system administration knowledge and skill to maintain the Cognos 8 Enterprise Planning platform at LVS. This individual must have extensive Cognos 8 EP platform experience and will be the primary contact with system owners on Cognos EP related activities and support. The position requires a sound working knowledge of the software platform and the ability to successfully liaise with a variety of user stakeholders to achieve multiple business objectives. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong character, established through a strong work ethic, and the ability to take ownership and be held accountable for project outcomes and system maintenance and development. Additionally, this person must be a strong team player committed to excellence, with a customer service focused attitude. A demonstrated ability to be detail-oriented self-motivated, and a quick learner is required. A degree in Information Systems and suitable previous work experience required.

Work in a fast-paced, busy, and somewhat stressful environment. Maintain physical stamina and proper mental attitude while dealing effectively with guests, management, team members, and outside contacts while working under pressure and meeting deadlines. Must be able to frequently move freely about the office, maintain manual dexterity to access computer via computer keyboard and operate office equipment, such as telephones, copiers, fax machine, etc., withstand various activities such as frequent walking, sitting for long periods and withstand prolonged standing, stretching, bending and kneeling without restriction. Be able to work indoors and be exposed to various environmental factors such as, but not limited to CRT fatigue, noise, dust, cigarette smoke, and be able to access all areas of the property.

Please send qualifying resumes to Vinod Skariya:


The Venetian Resort~Hotel~Casino
3355 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, Nevada 89109

The Venetian is the world's largest five-diamond resort.

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Production Support Analyst (Cognos Admin) -- Chicago

Are you looking for an exciting permanent position in Chicago? I have exactly what you are looking. This position is for a large client that offers a challenging, fast-paced environment. The exact skills we are looking for are listed below. Please contact me if you think you would be the perfect fit for this position.
Production Support Analyst (Cognos Admin)
  • Responsible for the installation, configuration and day-to-day tasks associated with ensuring the smooth and efficient operation of Cognos environment.
  • Knowledge of Cognos 8 BI and Cognos Connection portal required.
  • Knowledge of Web application server architectures and security systems administration.
  • Should be generally self-sufficient and able to perform most of the tasks involved in the role with limited assistance from peers, product documentation and vendor support services.
  • Good troubleshooting and problem determination skills
  • Perform product installation and configuration.
  • Automate and standardize the product installation and configuration process.
  • Understanding of Cognos BI security model.
  • Identify best practices for configuring applications and work with the development teams to implement the standards.
  • Exposure to WAS 6.1 a must.
  • Exposure to Unix a must. Should be able to handle day to day tasks on Unix servers.
  • Should be able to write scripts for automating day to day tasks.
  • Good troubleshooting and problem determination skills
  • Exposure to BMC Patrol a plus.
  • Exposure to LDAP a plus.
  • Exposure to other BI tools a plus.
  • Should be able to write scripts for automating day to day tasks.
  • Responsible for gathering the data for performance tuning.
  • Communicate and collaborate effectively with staff of varying technical expertise
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience supporting 24x7 environments.
Holly Spence
TransTech Solution Staffing
Technical Recruiting Coordinator
Phone - 630-228-8558
Fax - 630-250-8777
WBE Certified Woman Owned Business
NACCB Member - Midwest Chapter

Friday, August 1, 2008

Finance Systems Analyst and Programmer

Amsyscareers Macintosh and Cross-Platform Recruitment Specialists

Finance Systems Analyst and Programmer

Technical Skills and Qualifications

  • Minimum 6 years experience using Cognos, within an Enterprise Data Warehouse or Reporting environment.
  • Knowledge and experience implementing Business Intelligence infrastructures/architectures, OLAP and Enterprise Reporting.
  • Solid understanding of Data Warehousing, relational and OLAP data modeling.
  • Ability to translate business needs into data models and reporting solutions.
  • Experience writing SQL statements and analyzing query performance.
  • Familiarity with UNIX Shell scripting, Oracle development toolset and the Oracle Apps database schema an advantage.
  • Knowledge of ASG-Zena job scheduler or similar job scheduling or application automation system would also be beneficial.
  • Strong background in systems/business analysis for the purpose of gathering and implementing reporting requirements.
  • Ability to develop and follow standards for procedures and documentation within the development cycle.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, together with proven experience in a customer service environment.
  • Educated to degree level or evidence of strong academic achievement in a related field.

The Company

Our client is an established specialist insurance, investments and reinvestments corporation based in Central London. The corporation is made up of three entities all taking control of different aspects of finance in their specialist field. They have the backing of powerful and well-known blue chip financial institutions and the same can be said with their strategic partners and associates. Even though the company is young, compact and fresh, they are producers of high standards in all the work that they do. Altogether the corporation wish to provide an unrivalled level of service and offer high quality at all times.

The Position

The leading new entrant to the pension buyout market is looking for a talented and motivated Business Intelligence Analyst/Programmer to join its team and play a leading role in the growth of the business.

Reporting to the Chief Information Officer, you will work with the business users to clarify ETL requirements and business rules for data interfaces with our partner organizations as well as designing and delivering ongoing MI reporting requirements.

The Technical environment is based on Oracle 11.5 Data Warehouse and Cognos 8 BI /ETL.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work with the business community to understand strategic business goals and develop solutions to help achieve them.
  • Design, develop, deploy, and administer business intelligence solutions.
  • Work within a project discipline which includes work plan creation, management and execution, meeting deadlines and status reporting.
  • Employ best practice in all phases of development which includes ETL (Cognos Data Manager), SQL Work, cube development and report writing utilizing Cognos Report Studio and Analysis Studio tools.
  • Design, develop and implement ETL processes and work with other IT colleagues and third party solution providers to validate, troubleshoot, optimize, and fine-tune the ETL environment.
  • Use ASG-Zena Job Scheduler for automation of ETL processes and application scheduling.
  • Ensure that all timelines of loading/validating data feeds are met and maintain and optimize SQL code and fix bugs whenever needed
  • Ensure smooth functioning of our development, QA, production and staging environments.


    £55-60K per annum

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