Sr. Cognos Programmer

Clearance Level
Washington, District of Columbia

REQ#: G2019-67839

  • Provide analysis requirements development and execution of Cognos 10 and/or 11 BI migrations and deployments. Gather, analyze, and document business requirements in support of migrations and deployments.
  • Provide Cognos system administration in support of Cognos 10 and/or 11 BI installation and upgrades, configuration, data integration, and data management.
  • Design, develop and implement reports, metrics and dashboards utilizing HTML, XML, Java, and Cognos 10 and/or 11 BI, ensuring no unauthorized cookies and/or plug ins are required.
  • Generate and deliver test plans, test applications, migrate test applications to production, and transfer knowledge to client, in the form of Data Dictionaries, Standard Operating Procedures, and User Guides.
  • Provide analysis and development utilizing Cognos 11 BI Framework Manager, Metrics Studio, Report Studio, Analysis Studio and/or Transformer.
  • Develop analytical data extracts and power cubes via Cognos BI Analysis Studio and PowerPlay Studio.
  • Design conceptual and logical models for the data warehouse and communicate physical designs to the database users.
  • Setup and establish 11 automated generation of standard reports on a monthly, weekly, or daily schedule adhering and transferring via Secure File Transfer Protocols.
  • Setup and Execute Automated Secure File Transfer Protocols.



  • BA/BS degree or the equivalent experience.

Requires 10+ years of experince with;



5 years of experience with metadata modeling, ETL, or relational database development

3 years of experience utilizing data to support metadata modeling.


Prefer 5 years of experience with Cognos BI v10 and/or v11 Assurance (IA) course completion or certification requirements


Must have completed a Network+, Security+, or higher as defined by DoD CIO Information


U.S. citizenship

Must be able to obtain Secret clearance





" We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.