Cognos Developer

ID: JOB329

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Job Type


Full Time

Experience Required


5 - 7 Years



Jersey City




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Job Description

* Understand the project scope, identify activities/ tasks, task level estimates, schedule, dependencies, risks and provide inputs to Module Lead for review.
* Provide inputs to testing strategy, configuration, deployment, hardware/software requirement etc.
* Review plan and provide feedback on gaps, timeline and execution feasibility etc as required in the project.
* Participate in KT sessions conducted by customer/ other business teams and provide feedback on requirements.
Requirement Understanding and Analysis: * Analyze functional/non functional requirements and seek clarifications for better understanding of requirements.
* Based on understanding of system upstream & downstream, provide feedback and inputs on gaps in requirements and technical feasibility of requirements.
Design: * Prepare the LLD/ detailed design documents based on HLD and briefing from Module Lead.
* Seek inputs from the developers on specific modules as applicable.
* Consolidate all modules and provide to Module Lead/ Architects/ Designers for review.
* Suggest changes in design on technical grounds.
* Develop components inventory for the code to be developed tying it to the nonfunctional requirements.
* Perform sampling of data to understand the character/ quality of the data (project dependent in the absence of data analyst or designer).
* Identify tools and technologies to be used in the project as well as reusable objects that could be customized for the project.
Coding: * Follow coding standards and best practices to develop code and check code quality.
* Share developed code with supervisor for review.
* Rework on the code based on inputs if required.
* Perform complex integration.
* Guide the developers in identifying, preparing and conducting unit test cases and fixing defects based on results.
* Consolidate the test results and share with supervisor.
* Provide periodic status update to supervisor and highlight / recommend any changes in design based on challenges faced.
* Anticipate unreported defects and raise the same to supervisor.
* Conduct technical troubleshooting.
* Conduct reviews for codes created by team.
Testing Management: * Develop unit test case for each module.
* Conduct/ guide conducting of unit and integration testing and fix defects.
* Review/ approve code to be moved to testing environment.
* Provide support to the QA team and coordinate for various phases of testing.
* Address queries raised by QA within defined timelines.
* Investigate critical defects and establish need for fixing.
* Raise issues to leads/QA.
* Report defect status as per project standard process within agreed timelines.
* Share revised code with supervisor for review.
* Assist team lead and project manager on estimates around defect fixes.
Configuration Management: * Maintain versions of the code or consolidate version maintained by the Developers.
* Provide support as required to the Administrators during configuration, code backups, deployment etc.
Deployment: * Assess and create deployment/ roll back plan.
* Validate if all the components have been migrated and the right version is checked in.
* Maintain deployment tracker.
* Perform sanity checks post deployment to ensure smooth production.
* Share activity status with supervisor and highlight concerns if any.
Project Execution Monitoring & closure (Support to Project Management activities): * Monitor work of the developers and share work achieved with them.
* Provide guidance through SDLC.
* Provide status of progress to leads.
* In case of change requests, provide inputs on the plan.

Candidate Skill Set

Core Java PL1 Required
IBM Cognos PL1 Required

Company Info



Client of mindsmapped Consulting



Posted Date : 2016-01-08

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