Job Description

Programmer / Software Developer (Cognos BI)



Location: NCR Ottawa, ON Canada

Job Description

Our federal government client has a requirement for Capacity-on-Demand Informatics Professional Services to support their IM/IT applications, tools and infrastructure in order to facilitate the delivery of its regulatory and policy mandate. This contract will source multiple professional services categories at all experience levels across several technology platforms including Programmer / Software Developer (Cognos BI).

Tasks authorizations will be issued to iFathom to begin to provide these services on fairly short notice so we are currently pre-qualifying candidates who may be interested in such contracts over the next few years.  Submit your resume and, should your skills and experience be a match to our client's needs, you will be contacted with details and a specific list of requirements.

Please note that candidates must be eligible for Canadian security clearance.


Job Requirements
  • Experience in migrating or rewriting existing BI applications into SAS or IBM Cognos 7, or 8, and/or 10 from a variety of other BI/reporting tools including Oracle Discoverer, BI/Query, GQL (Graphics Query Language) , and/or earlier versions of the IBM/Cognos tools.

  • Experience with producing reports, templates, dashboards, cubes or other metrics using IBM/Cognos 7,or 8 , and/or 10 using at least three (3) of the following products: a) IBM/Cognos 7,or 8, and/or 10– Framework Manager, b) Advanced Business Insight, c) Transformer, d) Metrics Designer, e) Report Studio; or f) Other Studios such as Query, Analysis and/or PowerPlay.

  • Experience with packaging and publishing BI applications

  • Experience creating test cases to ensure that product builds adhere to established behaviours.

  • Experience in assisting clients to strengthen organizational and technical knowledge in regards to business intelligence

  • Experience in analysing and developing Business Intelligence system designs and specifications, migrating or rewriting existing BI applications into SAS or IBM Cognos 10 from a variety of other BI/reporting tools including Oracle Discoverer, BI/Query, GQL (Graphics Query Language) , and/or earlier versions of the IBM/Cognos tools.

Job Responsibilities

Please send your resume to jobs@ifathom.ca and Programmer / Software Developer (Cognos BI) jobID #7878 in the subject line. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interview. No phone calls please.