Full-Time Solution Manager, Business Reporting (Cognos)
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The Finance and Reporting Systems team is responsible for defining and delivering IT services in its domain. The team manages solution and application lifecycle of Wärtsilä’s finance and controlling systems as well as business reporting, travel and facility systems. We are looking for a Solution Manager for the business reporting area.
The Solution Manager is accountable for design and full lifecycle management of reporting platform front-end applications. This requires close cooperation with businesses in order to ensure that business requirements are fulfilled. Intensive cooperation is also required with the Solution Architect to foresee the business reporting related roadmap needs.
- Manage and be responsible for development and delivery of reporting applications and related platforms
- Make specifications together with business stakeholders
- Participate in multi-year solution roadmap creation, ensuring alignment with business strategy and priorities
- Support, consult and participate in operational development projects
- Manage the documentation and stakeholder communication related to the own functional area Requirements
- Good knowledge of IBM Cognos tools (Report Studio, Transformer, Data Manager, frameworkmanager) – Authorization concept understanding (Access Manager, ad-environment)
- Strong knowledge of database technologies (e.g. Oracle, MS SQL)
- Understanding of other ETL tools (e.g. Informatica, CTRL-M)
- General understanding of other reporting tools (QlikView, MS BI)
- General understanding of (application) integration
- Experience of global data warehousing solutions
- Experience of gathering and analysing customer requirements and turning them into solution designs
- Customer orientation and ability to effectively market solutions to businesses
- Very good documentation and presentation skills
- Good leadership, collaboration and change management skills
- Proactive, development-minded, independent and goal-focused attitude to work
- Fluent written and spoken English
Possible locations for this position are Vaasa and Helsinki.
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