IBM Cognos TM1 Developer
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join BAE Systems Maritime - Naval Ships as a Software Developer within the TM1 team.
You will work in a small, close knit team that strives to understand the needs of the business, tease out their information requirements and the data required to fulfil it. You’ll transform this insight into solutions that allow the business to report Financial and non-Financial information to a variety of Stakeholders, allowing the business to make timely and informed decisions.
Current TM1 models cover Monthly Management Reporting, Integrated Business Planning, Business Resource Planning and Project Review cycles. They provide the business with tools to monitor and report financial performance at a Project and Enterprise level, enabling users to prepare, update and consolidate budgets, plans and forecasts.
You will be joining the team at an exciting time as the current models are being re-developed, new solutions are in the pipeline and an upgrade to the latest version of TM1 is being planned.
As a TM1 Developer your main responsibilities will involve:
Delivering reliable, scalable, and efficient IBM Cognos TM1 Solutions. You will be involved in all phases of the software development life cycle including requirements gathering, business analysis, modelling & design, development, testing, deployment, integration, documentation and through life support
Maintaining and supporting the existing TM1 models, evolving and improving them through the defined change management process to keep pace with a dynamic and changing business environment and the latest technology upgrades
Supporting the ‘TM1 Champions’ within the business and the wider user community by providing training, best practice and TM1 knowledge transfer to empower them to leverage the information potential of the underlying models and alleviate cumbersome manual processes
Supporting dimension management, metadata design/maintenance, ETL and interface development, and data validation processes
Proactively identify process improvement opportunities, helping the business to drive innovation and the adoption of TM1 where appropriate
As a TM1 Developer your skills and qualifications will ideally include:
Educated to degree level (or with relevant technical experience) in Computer Science, Software Engineering or equivalent
2+ years of IBM Cognos TM1 work experience in developing end-to-end analytics solutions, including system configuration, model building, data security, and reporting
Direct experience using Business Intelligence (BI) reporting tools, preferably Cognos v10x (Report Studio, Analysis Studio, Workspace, Framework Manager) would be useful
Strong analytical skills with some experience of designing and developing Business Information solutions using SQL Server or VB coding
What we're looking for in you
The candidate will have a working knowledge of current software development methodologies/strategies and experience in developing solutions. A strong understanding of the existing working practices in the Marine Defence industry would be advantageous. A quick learner with a positive attitude, professional demeanour and strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written). Able to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams.
Location: Glasgow preferred but would also consider Portsmouth. Potential for occasional travel between other UK sites
Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.
BAE Systems is one of the world’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.
We design and build a full range of naval ships, giving customers the capability to fulfil extensive naval operations. We also develop and integrate state of the art combat systems for the surface fleet, equipping customers with the best possible information to operate effectively in modern naval environments. We are committed to creating solutions that protect and strengthen nations, commerce, communities and people. That’s work that inspires us. That’s BAE Systems.
You will find we offer a wealth of career options. From offshore patrol vessels through to Type 26 Global Combat Ship and QE Class aircraft carriers, the projects you’ll be involved with are exciting and challenging and will form the backbone of the Royal Navy for decades to come.
Attracting and retaining the sharpest minds is essential for a globally competitive UK naval engineering business. Our aim is to recruit the very best talent and we welcome applications from a diverse range of people, from all backgrounds, with many different skills, experience and perspectives. We offer the flexibility you need to do what’s important to you, whether that’s job sharing, home working, or simply the ability to flex your start and stop times. Where practical, we’ll support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your full potential. Talk to us about Smart Working.
We recognise that an inclusive and diverse workplace – where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential – is vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it’s good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.
We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.
Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.
Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.