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Cognos/Business Intelligence Systems Analyst

Req #: 1800020N_en
Location: Deerfield, IL US
Job Category: Information Technology
Date Posted: 1/25/2018 11:19:31 AM
Baxter International


Cognos/Business Intelligence Systems Analyst

Baxter International

Deerfield, IL


About Baxter


Baxter provides a broad portfolio of essential renal and hospital products, including home, acute and in-center dialysis; sterile IV solutions; infusion systems and devices; parenteral nutrition; surgery products and anesthetics; and pharmacy automation, software and services. The company’s global footprint and the critical nature of its products and services play a key role in expanding access to healthcare in emerging and developed countries. Baxter’s employees worldwide are building upon the company’s rich heritage of medical breakthroughs to advance the next generation of healthcare innovations that enable patient care.



Deliver and support reporting solutions for complex business requirements using various global business intelligence and analytic systems, primarily Cognos Analytics. Identify solution anomalies, root causes and solutions for complex business/technical issues.  Provide technical consulting on complete projects. Focus on continued development of analytical skills. 



Critical Responsibilities

·         Participate in and contribute on medium to large size projects, own assigned tasks, produce detailed requirements and analysis documents for assigned tasks.  Partner with business and other IT teams to complete work. 

·         Translate business requirements to technical solutions

·         Lead development required to deliver reporting solutions for business needs

·         Perform quality checks on work done by other team members

·         Identify data anomalies / issues, root-cause, and devise solutions

·         Provide support for production systems, and implement speedy resolutions in partnership with the business.

·         Develop, prepare, review and document test requirements and test data for complex system testing.  


Key Experiences & Attributes

• Understanding of data and data structures
• Strong ability to understand and write effective SQL queries
• Report development experience using Cognos BI or Cognos Analytics required
• Strong data problem solving skills
• Ability to work effectively in teams.
• Maturity to accept direction, confidence to give direction.
• Ability to coordinate and aggressively follow up on incidents and problems, perform diagnosis, and provide resolution to minimize service interruption.
• Solid presentation skills, verbal and written communication.
• Detailed knowledge of SDLC, application processes and standards, and quality validation.
• Understanding of business and ERP structures and concepts a plus
• Bachelor's degree, or equivalent, with systems experience preferred. Must have 4+ years of system experience in developing and/or supporting applications to solve business problems.
• Must have experience in one or more application languages or tools, as well as broad knowledge in relevant ERP and BI technologies.

A Career That Matters

Baxter’s employees are united in a mission to save and sustain lives. We are passionate about applying scientific innovation to meet the needs of the millions of people worldwide who depend on our medically necessary therapies and technologies. We focus on increasing access to healthcare, innovating in crucial areas of unmet need, and pursuing creative collaborations that bring our mission to life for patients every day


Equal Employment Opportunity

Baxter is an equal opportunity employer. Baxter evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.

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Reasonable Accommodations
Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please send an e-mail to Americas_TTA@baxter.com and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.

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