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Job #: R-00095518-OTHLOC-6314
Location: Remote, US
Category: Software Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Are you interested in improving and shaping the IT industry? Leidos is seeking Software Application Engineer(Cognos/Informatica) who is motivated by variety, is seeking a challenging environment for professional growth, and is interested in supporting an Investor-Owned Utility client headquartered in New Orleans, Louisiana. Leidos has a long-term customer who we have supported in all areas of IT operations since the client’s first outsourcing engagement over 20 years ago.

The successful candidate will be highly motivated, responsible, and detailed oriented to work on projects related to Cognos Analytics and Informatica Power Center. They will be part of a team working on projects related to a long-term program for an Investor-Owned Utility client. The position requires working directly with client customers to provide world-class application support for multiple utility company applications.

Note:  Evening/weekend work may be required.

Location: Role may be remote, however preference will be given to candidates in The Woodlands, TX, New Orleans, LA, or Little Rock, AR, as this is where the client sites are.


Develop and support Business Intelligence Applications based in Oracle and MS SQL server databases.

Financial, HR and Customer Service project development and assistance using BI tools primarily in a Data Warehouse/ETL development and Cognos reporting assistance role.

  • Responsible for the installation, configuration, and upgrades of Cognos Analytics (10.2.0 and 11.1.6 to 11.1.7 – two separate installations)

  • Provide Cognos administrative/developer support for functions including:

    • Server configuration (architecture and design),

    • Security hardening (ex. permissions for users, managing capabilities for license types)

    • Software installation and managing upgrades

    • Cognos specific reporting capabilities

    • Troubleshooting report issues

    • Framework design

    • SSO integration support

  • Responsible for the installation, configuration, and upgrades of Informatica Powercenter (10.4.1 to 10.5.x):

    • Server config (including architecture and design)

    • Security hardening (ex. permissions for users, managing capabilities for license types)

    • Software installation and managing upgrades

    • Mapping/Workflow development and promotions

    • Responsible for working with vendor support

    • Troubleshooting issues

  • Database Responsibilities:

    • Oracle/MSSQL table/view manipulation

    • Coordinate support of tnsnames.ora maintenance

    • ODBC connection creation and maintenance

  • Windows Server Responsibilities:

    • Batch file creation and maintenance

    • Understand security and environment variables

    • Basic OS troubleshooting to investigate server issues that may impact applications and/or overall performance

Required Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or similar degree. High school diploma with an additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

  • Minimum 2+ years’ experience in Cognos and Informatica Powercenter administrative roles with 10+ years of related experience.

  • Preferred experience in Cognos programs (Report Studio, Analysis Studio, Framework Manager, Cognos Connection) version 11.x.

  • Experience with Oracle 11.x/12.x + and MS SQL 2012+ database management as it relates to the reporting systems.

  • Experience with Windows 2012+ Server management/configuration.

  • Experience with ServiceNOW (SNOW) is a plus

  • CA AutoSys Schedule is a plus

  • Knowledge of Windows Active Directory as it relates to applications

  • Unix/Linux experience helpful

  • Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services helpful

  • Business Objects/Crystal Reports helpful

  • Must have experience in analyzing, developing, testing, and deploying software solutions

  • Strong communication (written and oral), documentation skills and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work in a fast, paced environment and perform duties without direct supervision.

  • In order to access customer information, the selected candidate must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident.

  • Possess the ability to work in a team environment and collaborate with others

  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple tasks to ensure project deadlines are met

  • Proficiency with all or some of the following: MS Office Suite including Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Visio

Program Salary Range: $90,000-$120,000

Pay Range:

Pay Range $74,750.00 - $115,000.00 - $155,250.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.



About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 47,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022.   For more information, visit

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