Cognos Administrator Resume Template

Cognos Administrators are responsible for the proper operation of the application suites under the Cognos name, a business intelligence and performance management application acquired by IBM in 1982. It may not be as mission critical as an ERP like SAP, but your still needs a dedicated Cognos Administrator to ensure optimum systems availability and operating conditions by implementing regular system updates and overseeing system enhancements with changing user requirements.

Cognos Administrator Resume Template

Dudley B. Cranston

Live Oak St., Dallas, Texas

Phone: (214) 090-2566


To work as a Cognos Administrator for a large marketing company using the software.

Summary of Qualification

  • 9 years of experience in the IT world with training in systems development and Cognos administration
  • Strong organizational, managerial and supervisory competence
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent time management skills with ability to work under extreme pressures

Career Experience/Job History

2001 – Present: Cognos Administrator, Henderson Consulting, Dallas

  • Coordinate with IBM or local seller in the installation and configuration of the Cognos 8.4 multi-level virtual server system environment running the Oracle database on the Unix platform
  • Coordinate with the network center to ensure the correct TCP/IP versions is running to ensure client access to the system
  • Coordinate with IT hardware and network maintenance in supporting high systems availability through error free hardware operations.
  • Install system and security fixes and patches from IBM as may be applicable.
  • Advice users of scheduled downtimes for system maintenance.
  • Administer the Cognos metadata layer in its Framework manager system.


2001 – Present:  In-house trainings and seminars on system life cycle development and Cognos system architecture and administration

1998 – 2001: BA Computer Management, UCLA

Professional reference will be furnished upon request

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