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Cognos Developer - Bonita Springs, FL

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Date: Mar 19, 2019

Location: Bonita Springs, FL, United States

Company: Herc Rentals


Herc Rentals is a premier full-line equipment-rental company — providing our customers the equipment solutions they need to get their work done safely, confidently and cost effectively, while enabling them to conserve capital for their growth investments.


With over 50 years of equipment-rental expertise, approximately 4,800 employees with approximately 275 company operated locations, principally in North America. Herc Rentals is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation; industrial & manufacturing; oil & gas; government & municipalities; construction, mining, & energy; remediation & restoration; emergency response; facilities; MRO; entertainment; and ground care. 


We aspire to be the supplier, employer and investment of choice in our industry, with core values that promote a culture built on integrity, respect, teamwork, and accountability.



  • Participate in business analysis activities to gather required reporting and dashboard
  • requirements
  • Translate business requirements into specifications that will be used to implement the
  • required reports and dashboards, created from potentially multiple data sources
  • Participate with other specialist to convert legacy reports 
  • to Cognos BI solutions.
  • Transition developed reports and dashboards to the Operations & Support team
  • Provide support as required to ensure the availability and performance of developed reports
  • and dashboards for both external and internal users
  • Ensure proper configuration management and change controls are implemented for your
  • sphere of influence
  • Provide technical assistance and cross training to other team members.
  • Provide training and assistance to users for generation of adhoc reports
  • Design and implement technology best practices, guidelines and repeatable processes
  • Must be able to perform duties with moderate to low supervision 


Professional Qualifications

3+ years’ experience developing and implementing enterprise-scale reports and dashboards,


  • Working with users in a requirements analysis role
  • Extensive experience with data warehouse implementations
  • Knowledge of logical and physical data modeling concepts (relational and
  • dimensional)

Proficiency with Cognos BI (preferably v10.x) product suite (Report Studio, Analysis Studio,

Query Studio, etc.)

Experience working with Teradata and Rentalman highly preferred

Performance tuning experience related to reporting queries required

Understanding of data integration issues (validation and cleaning), familiarity with complex

data and structures

Excellent interpersonal (verbal and written) communication skills are required to support

working in project environments that includes internal, external and customer teams

Requires strong analytical, conceptual and problem-solving abilities

Programming / scripting experience and knowledge of software development life cycle is


Ability to manage multiple priorities, and assess and adjust quickly to changing priorities

Requires leadership qualities to mentor junior members of the team.

Educational Background

BA/BS in Computer Science or related field is preferable. Equivalent combination of experience, education and training will be considered

BI certifications desirable, preferably related to Cognos


If you are looking for an exciting and rewarding career with a growth-oriented company, Herc Rentals is the right place for you!  As an industry leader, we offer the opportunity for training, development, and advancement.  In addition, we offer highly competitive compensation and benefits package, including a generous vacation program.  Apply today to be part of a team built for success!


Herc Rentals does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, political affiliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.




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