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COTS Technology Expert - Level 2 (Cognos) - TS/SCI with Polygraph Required

Jacobs

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Fort Meade, MD
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Job Description

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Job Overview:

Jacobs is seeking a COTS Technology Expert - Level 2 to join our team in Fort Meade, Maryland.

Responsibilities of this role will include:

  • Identify, analyze, and correct active and impending problems with Cognos.
  • Support usage of Cognos product by creating accounts, modifying configuration files, or performing whatever actions are needed to allow users and processes to be given access to the product or to be removed from access
  • Establish and operate backup and recovery processes and procedures appropriate for Cognos.
  • Develop, modify, or enhance applications utilizing Cognos as a platform
  • Analyze Cognos for performance and usage issues and develop configuration and other changes needed. Prepare Cognos for significant changes is usage levels
  • Assess applications utilizing Cognos for impacts due to COTS upgrades, develop plans to implement COTS upgrades, and implement COTS upgrades in such a manner that it minimizes user impact.
  • Perform data analysis, data cleansing, and data migration necessary to move data into or out of Cognos.
  • Active TS/SCI Clearance with polygraph
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science or related discipline. Four (4) years of additional software development experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.
  • Six (6) years of experience in software development/engineering in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity.
  • Four (4) years of experience in supporting Cognos.

Essential Functions:

Physical Requirements:

Most work will be done at a desk or computer.

Work Environment:

General Office environment. The work environment is fast-paced and sometimes involves extreme deadline pressures. The nature of the work requires a high degree of teamwork and cooperation with other members of the staff as well as individuals across the Company and Customers.

Equipment & Machines:

General office equipment including PC/laptop, Fax, Copiers, Shredder, Printers, Telephone, and other miscellaneous office equipment.

Attendance:

Attendance is always critical. Must be able to work a 40-hour workweek, normally Monday through Friday.  However, times and days may vary depending on business requirements. Needs to be available to work overtime during critical peaks and be available to meet last minute requests for overtime should the situation occur.

Other Essential Functions:

Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

Must be able to interface with individuals at all levels of the organization both verbally and in writing. Must be well-organized with the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously. Must work well under pressure to meet deadline requirements. Must be willing to travel as needed. Must take and pass a drug test and background check as well as a motor vehicle records check. Must be a US citizen.

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