Bacou-Dalloz, world leader in Personal Protective Equipment (www.bacou-dalloz.com), conveniently located in Smithfield (Providence), RI, is currently looking for professional, reliable candidates for an opening in the MIS Department for a Programmer/Analyst. Consider joining our terrific organization today: **NO AGENCY/SEARCH FIRMS, PLEASE** General Summary: This position is responsible for data analysis and reporting using the Cognos PowerPlay suite, Oracle 9i, SGL Server, JD Edwards (DB2/400) and related tools. The candidate will support internal business users with ad-hoc queries and regular reporting. This team member will have responsibility for information delivery and business applications development focusing on Decision Support Systems (DSS) applications and sales reporting utilizing Cognos technologies that enable management and business users to make informed decisions to drive growth and profitability. The candidate should understand both the technical side (hardware and software) and business needs of the company, and must be able to transfer the business needs into a functional design that supports those needs. The candidate must be able to design and deliver a system within the framework of the Data Warehouse supporting the business requirements. Primary Responsibilities: + Design and create automated reports and reporting tools for use by internal customers + Document methodologies, requirements, data definitions, project plans, etc. + Create, deliver, and optimize periodic scheduled reports for internal business users + Perform ad-hoc and exploratory data mining and reporting + Convert existing reports from SQL queries, Manugistics and JD Edwards into automated Cognos reports + Statistical analysis and data interpretation
Required Qualifications: + Hands-on experience with multi-dimensional business intelligence software and OLAP tools + Functional understanding of SQL and relational database design + Strong communication, listening, analytical and problem-solving skills + Experience in Marketing, Accounting and general business + Strong quantitative and analytical skills + Business intelligence reporting utilizing Impromptu/PowerPlay and IWR + Enhance/build client cubes, Impromptu catalogs and BI reports from existing or new systems + Ability to understand business needs and effectively communicate with business managers + Ability to multi-task multiple projects and work independently and assume additional responsibilities + Project a positive attitude, handle issues in a professional manner + Excellent inter-personal skills and a team player + Some travel may be required Desired Qualifications: + Experience with Cognos using SQL Server, Oracle 9i and DB2/400 environments. + Familiarity with J.D. Edwards, Manugistics and Red Prairie highly desirable + Sys admin functions for PowerPlay/Impromptu servers, including installation, configuration and support. + Experience with Win servers and AS/400 + Data warehouse design, administration and maintenance skills highly desirable + Provides off-hour support as required. Competencies: + 3+ years of Impromptu & PowerPlay experience - candidate with COGNOS Tool Set expertise preferred + 3+ years of experience constructing and implementing data warehouse and decision support solutions + Experience with data extraction and data cleansing methodologies + MS Excel, MS Visual Basic, and SQL database query capability + Experience with PL/SQL, scripting capabilities and other Oracle experience
Education/Experience: Bachelor*s degree or equivalent, preferably including courses in computer science, business administration, mathematics, statistics or accounting). Competitive salary based on experience, with comprehensive benefits. ***PLEASE NOTE: THIS POSITION DOES NOT QUALIFY FOR RELOCATION ASSISTANCE***Company: Bacou Dalloz USA Inc. Contact: Human Resources Email: resume@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Reference Programmer/Analyst 1005 Code:
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