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International Operations Senior Analyst

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Company: GM Financial

Location: Detroit, MI

Date Posted: February 23, 2014

Source: icrunchdata

BASIC FUNCTION:
 The Senior Analyst is responsible for collaborating with internal business clients and the Data Architect to design and build BI and reporting solutions against Dimensional and Relational databases that satisfy all functional and technical requirements. 

JOB DUTIES:
 
·Analyze and review complex object and data models and the metadata repository in order to create BI and reporting solutions 
·Work with various levels of project managers, data modelers, DBAs, and system administrators to design load processes and identify potential problem areas. 
·Serve as an expert for Cognos software development who can advise team on best practices, capabilities and limitations, 
·Act as SME to team in the plan, design, and delivery of BI and reporting solutions 
·Assess existing Cognos code and determine refactoring. 
·Advice on the application of standards/methodology practices to the project. 

OTHER IMPORTANT DUTIES:
 
·Perform other related duties as required. 

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:
 Reports to:Director BI/

Data Solutions ...
BASIC FUNCTION:
 The Senior Analyst is responsible for collaborating with internal business clients and the Data Architect to design and build BI and reporting solutions against Dimensional and Relational databases that satisfy all functional and technical requirements. 

JOB DUTIES:
 
·Analyze and review complex object and data models and the metadata repository in order to create BI and reporting solutions 
·Work with various levels of project managers, data modelers, DBAs, and system administrators to design load processes and identify potential problem areas. 
·Serve as an expert for Cognos software development who can advise team on best practices, capabilities and limitations, 
·Act as SME to team in the plan, design, and delivery of BI and reporting solutions 
·Assess existing Cognos code and determine refactoring. 
·Advice on the application of standards/methodology practices to the project. 

OTHER IMPORTANT DUTIES:
 
·Perform other related duties as required. 

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:
 Reports to:Director BI/

Data Solutions Direct Reports:


None Job Requirements QUALIFICATIONS:
 

Knowledge:
 
·Ability to develop Cognos guidelines and standards 
·Experience establishing BI Semantic Layer (Cognos Framework) 
·Proven experience with SQL using SQL Developer or Toad 
·Experience with Cognos BI Studio and Cognos Framework 
·Experience with other BI reporting tools (OBIEE, SPSS, and/or SAS) a plus 
·Previous experience setting up OLAP cubes and metadata definitions 
·Experience administering Cognos security groups and accounts 

Skills:
 
·Excellent communication skills are essential. 
·Solid design, coding, testing and debugging skills 
·Strong analytical and good communications skills 

Experience:
 
·Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field. 
·Minimum of five years of Cognos(version 10+) and knowledge of the Cognosdevelopment process 
·Has experience with Cognos upgrades from Cognos
8.x to
10.x 
·Extensive experience delivering operational and Data Warehouse-based solutions using both Dimensional and Relational modeling. 
·Automotive Lending or Financial Services industry experience desired 

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