NANA Regional Corporation Senior Cognos Report Developer in Herndon, Virginia

Senior Cognos Report Developer


Senior Cognos Developer/Analyst, Enterprise Applications

The Senior Developer designs, develops, and maintains Dashboards/Metrics and Complex Reports for Akima’s Share Services and Business Subsidiary customers. The Senior Developer performs in both a developmental and operational role. In the developmental role, the developer serves as a consultant to the customer, helping to identify dashboard/reporting needs, determine the best approach to producing the reports, and develops the reports. Report development will be within the Deltek Cognos CER data model. In the operational role, the Senior Developer will monitor the helpdesk and troubleshoot issues that arise around existing reports and data models.


  • Develop Dashboards/Metrics reportsfor Shared Services and Operations customers using the Deltek Cognos 10 CER version 6x or higher model.

  • Develop Complex reports for Shared Services and Operations customers using Cognos Report Studio and Workspace Advanced.

  • Develop Data Models in the reporting environment per customer requirements Cognos 10 CER Framework Model.

  • Participate in the management of all scheduled jobs to build reporting objects in the environment.

  • Publish all reporting objects to Production, including deployment through Development.

  • Verify correctness and completeness of Deltek Cognos 10 Data Model and associated data relationships, mappings, and definitions.

  • Provides technical assistance for users by responding to inquiries regarding errors, problems, or questions with the Cognos Modules.

  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues regarding reports generated

  • Communicate and work with Deltek Support to troubleshoot issues identified with the Deltek data model and resolve them.

  • Assist in the Development of training programs for end users or technical support staff to use programs.

Assist in the development and management of the security strategy within the Deltek model necessary to support day-to-day operations.

  • Other related duties may also be assigned.


  • Comprehensive knowledge of the Deltek Enterprise environment, its applications, core modules and key tables and content.

  • 7-10 years experience developing reports in a Government contracting environment.

  • 7-10 years experience using Cognos Report Studio.

  • 3 Plus years experience using Cognos Work Space and Workspace Advanced.

  • 5-7 years experience developing Dashboards/Metrics/Complex Reports for Deltek’s Costpoint and Time and Expense Applications using the Deltek Cognos CER Framework Model.

  • Experience in creating reports, portal customization and performing unit testing.

  • Certification with Cognos tool set is a plus.

  • Excellent problem identification, analysis and solving skills.

  • Experience working with large scale, complex system (data structure and usage, reporting requirements, interfaces with other systems) in a corporate setting.

  • Experience with building dynamic dashboards and complex reports off TM1 a plus


  • Bachelor's degree (BA) from a four-year college, vocational, or technical training school.

  • Must have a thorough understanding of Financial ERP’s and their core structures, more specifically, Deltek Costpoint and Time and Expense applications.

  • Mustbe able to work independently, diligently and effectively communicate status of assigned projects.

  • Must be able to manage assignments from requirements gatherings through design, development, smart testing and deployment.

  • Must be comfortable working with all levels of management in a government contractor organization.

Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

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Job: Information Technology

Primary Location: US-VA-Herndon

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Req ID: AKI03885