Cognos System Engineer / Administrator

Soft tech Career Info system Pvt. Ltd
  • Chennai
  • Confidential
  • 3-8 years
  • Views
  • 08 Nov 2016

  • IT/ Information Technology

  • IT/ Technology - Software/ Services
Job Description

COGNOS System Engineer/Admin

- Collaborating with the architecture and development team leads to provide hands-on analysis and resolution of issues to improve internal product operational efficiency and streamline 24/7 support capabilities

- Hands-on implementation of standards, processes, and procedures related to application infrastructure setup, administration, security, clustering, upgrade management, monitoring, capacity planning, fail-over, and disaster recovery, etc.

- Monitoring and providing support for multiple Cognos environments

- Ability to work analytically to solve both tactical and strategic problems simultaneously

- Deploy BI Application reports/packages to all environments

- Technical planning and implementing of tools/solutions to improve the application architecture in terms of performance, resiliency, availability, and scalability.

- Provide second & third level support as required.

- Proactive approach to BI Application monitoring

Solving PMRs

- Evaluate, understand and implement patches to Cognos environment

- Ensure environment security follows best practices

- Attend reoccurring working sessions as applicable

- Follow Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) best practices and procedures

- Setup new database connections and security procedures with the BI Applications

- Participate in: Cognos architecture, Cognos query tuning, Cognos capacity planning.

- Work closely with architects and infrastructure groups to ensure system stability and longevity

- Some production support duties during off-hours and weekends

AIX System Admin-

- Expert knowledge of AIX/Unix Operating systems

- Strong knowledge of directory concepts (i.e. LDAP, Kerberos, Active Directory integration)

- Strong knowledge of AIX/Unix security

- Knowledge of security as it applies Web, Application and Database servers

- Familiar with various applications stacks (LAMP, ESX/i, Web Sphere, etc.)

- Solid understanding of TCP/IP and port configurations.

- Demonstrates strong technical and analytical skills

- Pay attention to technical detail and focus on quality of service

- Willing to take responsibility and handle multiple tasks

- Team-player with good inter-personal and communication skills

Competencies/Skill sets for this job

Communication Skills Analytical Skills Team Leads

Job Posted By

O.P. Chawla