Resume 1Professional Summary COGNOS Professional with Five(+) years of Complete BI project life cycle experience Analysis, design, and implementation of business intelligence systems, Reporting tools , OLAP environments and tools, along with strong analytical skills & vast ReportNet expertise.
Over 5 years of total IT experience in the Design, Modeling, Development and Testing of Business Intelligence applications. 3+ years of experience using Cognos Reportnet Suite - Cognos Connection, Framework Manager, Report studio, Query Studio and Migration Utilities and recent experience with Cognos BI Series 8. 5 years of experience using Cognos Impromptu 7.1/6.6/6.x, PowerPlay, Transformer, Impromptu Web Reports (IWR), Upfront, Power Prompts, Visualizer, Cognos Query, Architect, Powerplay Enterprise Server, Cognos DecisionStream, Scripting, Informatica PowerCenter 5.1.1/5.0/1.7/1.6, PowerMart 5.1.1/5.0/4.7. Strong experience in Installation, Configuration, Monitoring and Management of Cognos tools Experience with Deployment of Cognos Products from Development server to Production, and proficiency in production support. Strong Knowledge of process analysis, catalog & Frame Work Models design and performance optimization of Business Intelligence Reports 5 years of experience using Oracle 10g/9i/8i/7.x, Developer 2000, PL/SQL, SQL*Plus. Experience in Oracle PL/SQL programming and Shell Scripting Extensively worked with SQL Queries , Views and Stored Procedures Strong knowledge and experience of pharmaceutical reporting , financial reporting solutions and business workflows. Excellent communication and documentation skills & Expertise in gathering requirements and end user training.
Technical Skills: BI Tools: Cognos ReportNet CRN 1.1 MR3 (Cognos Connections, Framework Manager, Report Studio & Query Studio), Powerplay, Impromptu, Transformer and Upfront, Architect, PPES, Access Manager, Cognos Query, Visualizer, Notice Cast, IWR, Cognos EP, Cognos Metrics Manager Cognos BI Series 8 Cognos Connection, Metric Studio, Query Studio, Analysis Studio, Report Studio, Event Studio, Framework Manager, Metrics Designer, Map Manager ETL Tools: Informatica Powermart / PowerCenter, Cognos Decision Stream
M.S in Computer Science, NYIT, New York, NY B.E in EEE, INDIA
Professional Experience: Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Florham Park, NJ Date (High point Solutions Inc.) Cognos Reportnet Developer Novartis is the leading Pharmaceutical company located in New Jersey, providing research & medicines to protect health, cure disease and improve well-being. Highpoint solutions has partnered with Novartis to develop the business intelligence reports on three major therapeutic areas using Cognos Series 8. Involved as Cognos Reportnet Developer in the report development of three major projects : Oncology, Transplantation & Infectious Diseases. This position focused on analyzing and developing a variety of Account , Physician , Summary and Detailed reports, based on District, Territory, FSD and Nationwide using Cognos Suite 8 Environment: Cognos Series 8, Frame Work Manager, Report Studio, Query Studio, Cognos Connection, Access Manager, Configuration Manager, Oracle 10g, Toad, PL/SQL, Win XP Pro Responsibilities:
July 2006 Till
Involved in three major reporting projects (Oncology, Transplantation & Infectious Diseases) from Requirements gathering to Deployment Involved in client interaction for business requirements and specifications. Wrote and Modified the numerous store procedures to upload the data to the data mart
Designed Frame Work manager projects, Models & Packages, importing the Meta data from the Data source tables, stored procedures, Views and Data marts. Defined the Cardinalities between the data objects and flexible business views for adhoc query users and power users. Implemented, data level security, object level security and package level security using the Frame work manager and Access manager Developed multiple list and crosstab reports which render the account & physician summary details, call goals, target physicians territory and nationwide using the summary detail and conditional formatting functions. Busted the reports based on Nation, District, FSD and Territory codes, using the Report Bursting functionality in Report studio Developed call goal and physician target dash board reports with List and charts which involved Multiple Prompts, conditional formatting, Filters, multi - page, multi-query reports using the unions and extensive formatting. Administered folder level, Package level and report level access to different users (Read, Write, Execute), depending upon their security privileges, using the cognos connection and access manager. Administered Report studio and query studio privileges. Familiarized business users with BI tool capabilities, conducted user trainings
Tibotec Therapeutics / Ortho Biotech, Bridgewater, NJ (Division of Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceuticals) Cognos Reportnet Developer Ortho Biotech Products, L.P. is a leading biopharmaceutical company that provides innovative products and services designed to help enhance the lives of individuals with serious chronic illnesses. As the Company's new drug in launch readiness mode, the Information Management department partnered with Sales Measurement to layout the data and reports need to support the Sales Operations team and the field. Involved in developing cognos report net reports, utilizing the current OBI Data Mart and leveraging the existing Biopharm Cognos ReportNet platform to support the new drug and the competitor products. Environment: Cognos Series 8, Report Net 1.1 MR3 (Frame Work Manager, Report Studio, Query Studio, Cognos Connection), Access Manager, Configuration Manager, IIS 5.1, Oracle 9i, Toad, PL/SQL, Win XP Pro. Responsibilities:
Mar 2006 July 2006
Responsible for gathering/refining requirements from the customers for developing reports.
Creating Technical and Report Design specifications and Report Templates According to company standards Created Data source connections, Projects and Imported Meta data using Frame work Manager. Defined the cardinality between the schemas dimension and fact tables with minimum joins for better performance. Created the Business view structure of the Model for the adhoc query studio users. Responsible for reports management using Cognos Connection portal to administer security, deployment, organizing, scheduling and distributing reports etc. Developed Complex Multi-page and multi query Reports using Lists, Crosstabs, charts, Images and HTML applications using Report Studio Developed Weekly and Monthly sales goal reports using conditional formatting, drill through and master detail relationships Developed MTD, QTD and YTD sales performance reports, which are part of Virology Field Intelligence Reports. Busted the reports based on Nation, Region, District, Territory and Physician codes, using the Report Bursting option in Report studio. Involved in report scheduling based on report bursting feature, and the report security based on user groups and user roles. Need to familiarize the business users with BI tool capabilities and conduct user training
WebMD / Emdeon Health Care, Elmwood Park, NJ Jul 05 Feb 06 Cognos Developer Environment: Report Net 1.1 MR2 (Frame Work Manager, Report Studio, Query Studio, Cognos Connection), Cognos Impromptu 7.3, Power Play 7.3, Transformer 7.3, Access Manager, Configuration Manager, IIS 5.1, Oracle 10g, Toad, PL/SQL, SQL Server 2K, Windows XP Pro. WebMD is a leading provider of business, technology and information solutions that transform both the financial and clinical aspects of healthcare delivery. The business connects health care providers, payers, employers, physicians and consumers in order to simplify the business processes. As a Cognos developer, involved in the complete Business intelligence life cycle, right from the business requirement gatherings, Models & reports design, implementing security and deployment to production.
Involved in three major reporting projects (HR Reporting, Purchase Orders, Expenses and Fixed Assets Management) from Requirements gathering to deployment. Responsible in interacting with clients for business requirements for reports. Acted as a Primary business liaison for user questions, concerns, report and new feature requests
Secondary contact for the cognos team in resolving the issues with the reports, Models and security. Involved in the design of the report format and in the preparation of the specification documents for the reports. Designed Frame Work Models & Packages, importing the Meta data from the Data source tables, stored procedures, Views and Data marts. Developed more than 80 reports - List, cross tab, drill through, master-detail, chart and complex reports which involved Multiple Prompts, conditional formatting, Filters, multi - page, multi-query reports using the tabular sets and tabular models, which resulted in significant decrease of man-hour requirements while increasing the accuracy and amount of data presented Implemented, data level security, object level security and package level security using the Frame work manager and Access manager. Developed the Bursting reports depending upon the user class, the roles and the privileges for the user. Involved in successful QA and deployment of two projects and the user training. Part of the GUI team Updating the look and feel of the cognos portal (cognos connection ) with company lo