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IBM Cognos Expert

Date:  Sep 21, 2023

Zürich, CH, 8050

Working place:  Onsite
Company:  GFT Technologies SE

About GFT 


Are you passionate about innovation & cutting-edge technology? GFT is a pioneer in digital transformation. We develop sustainable solutions across new technologies, such as cloud engineering, artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things, for Industry 4.0 and blockchain. 

A modern company with a passion for technology we provide world-class consulting and implementation services to our clients across banking, insurance and manufacturing industries. GFT is driving the digital transformation of the world’s leading financial institutions by leveraging in-depth technological expertise, strong partnerships and scalable IT solutions. 


Role Summary 


We are looking for a Subject-Matter Expert with IBM COGNOS technology experience to advise and support our clients throughout the entire project lifecycle, from analysis and design to implementation and support. 

Role Responsibilities: 


  • You understand what our clients' true business requirements are and redefine and/or align them with IBM Cognos application development and upgrades. 

  • Implementing changes as needed and testing functionality in close collaboration with the project team 

  • Experience with Guidewire InfoCenter and DataHub is a must 

  • GOSU is a Plus 


 Your Skills and Competencies: 


  • University degree in business information systems or equivalent 

  • Good industry knowledge of the Swiss accident and property insurance industry 

  • 3 - 5 years of business analyst experience in technology implementations with Guidewire Infocenter / IBM COGNOS incl. it`s migration to a new infrastructure 

  • Experience in defining business requirements for a software project using agile methodologies 

  • Leading a migration team isn`t something new for you 

  • Hands-on experience with Java-based programming languages (GOSU) 

  • Fluent in German & English, good negotiation skills with internal as well as external partners and up to 50% mobility for business travel within Switzerland 


What we offer you: 


  • Support for professional development including certifications, training programs and e-learning platforms, and access to our internal community of experts. 

  • flexible and remote working. 

  • International environment and opportunity to progress in a global organization with a friendly, collaborative culture. 

  • The opportunity to develop "on the job" and perform various project assignments in the financial services and insurance sector 

  • Individual development opportunities in a global company 

  • Competitive compensation package. 


With over 10,000 colleagues across 15 markets, GFT offers a truly global, inclusive culture. We are an organization that empowers you to not only explore but raise your potential and seek out opportunities that add value. You will work in a supportive environment with a diverse and inclusive team that is always learning and developing whilst working closely with our colleagues across the globe. Most importantly we care about people, cultures and opinions, and show everyone equal respect. 


Diversity & Inclusion Statement: 


At GFT we are committed to cultivating, fostering and preserving a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion. We want to attract, recruit, develop and retain the most talented employees, regardless of their background. We are guided by our values in everything that we do and recognize that being a diverse and inclusive employer helps us fulfill our social responsibility to make a difference. 

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