FP/A/BI Support Consultant

Reference: SJ 6925

Consultant: Sone Johnson


  • Customer support of IBM Planning Analytics applications in a global environment
  • Investigating issues raised via support cases, working directly with the customer
  • Liaise with Business Unit financial stakeholders to optimize reporting and analysis
  • Maintain uptime of Cognos and TM1 applications running on Linux servers in a GCP (Google Cloud Platform) environment
  • Maintain and improve all TM1 assets, including Dimensions, Rules, TI Processes
  • Maintain and improve reporting suites
  • Deployment of TM1 code from Non-Production to Production environments
  • Train, develop and support other business users using IBM Planning Analytics
  • Ensure updated documents of all procedures, processes, rules, and definitions are maintained


  • 1+ years of experience with IBM Planning Analytics or other multi-dimensional PBF tool, either as administrator, developer, or support
  • A tertiary qualification will be an advantage, preferably with IT knowledge
  • Interest in BI/BA tools specifically with Cognos BI, Microsoft SQL/Server and/or PowerBI will be an advantage
  • Good general computing knowledge, troubleshooting and support capability on the Microsoft Windows or Linux platforms
  • A good understanding of networking fundamentals, and application configuration
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to switch focus quickly as priorities change
  • Passionate about business analytics, modeling and planning
  • A strong sense of responsibility and integrity
  • Ability to work unsupervised, under pressure and deliver on deadlines
  • Previous business analysis or cloud computing experience would be an advantage

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  • Applicants who have not received feedback within 30 days from the closing date must please accept their application as unsuccessful.

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