Business Intelligence Consultant - IBM Cognos

Analyse and visualise data with the use of IBM Cognos by becoming a BI Consultant in a data driven company
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Job description

Keyrus is currently looking for experienced BI Consultants with IBM Cognos background to join its expanding team.

As BI Consultant you will implement BI solutions using the IBM Cognos products at our clients. Depending on your skills, experience and ambitions, you will work on the complete BI lifecycle in various environments and sectors.

As you evolve in your role, you will work on BI-projects working as a developer, designer, architect or coach. Depending on your seniority, you may also act as an advisor to optimize new and existing IBM Cognos solutions. You can rely on experience shared from our senior IBM Cognos colleagues to help you, and in return we also count on you to share your knowledge with colleagues.

From time to time you will participate in IBM Cognos pre-sales activities and advisory missions such as helping clients with their tool selections.

If you feel you have what it takes to add value to our experienced team, if you want to thrive in a challenging environment of collaboration and flexibility, if you are eager to learn new skills to achieve your full potential and if you are a team player, then Keyrus is the right company for you.


You have at least 3 years experience in the Cognos BI Suite with proficiency preferably in the Cognos 11.x Studio (a certification is a plus).

You have been involved in a complete Cognos lifecycle project (ETL, meta-data layer, report development, deployment) and have some experience in reporting on relational and dimensional models. Some experience in developing, testing and performance tuning of the BI report environment is preferred.

In addition, you will also have a:

  • Good knowledge of Framework Manager (a certification is a plus)
  • Good knowledge of Cognos Transformer or Dynamic Cubes (Dynamic Cubes is a plus)
  • Good knowledge of Data Warehousing Concepts, Dimensional Modeling and Databases such as SQL Server and Oracle with an emphasis on development, analysis and design
  • Some proven experience developing ETL in Data Manager or Data Stage is considered as a plus
  • Basic understanding of the Cognos BI architecture
  • Good communication and presentation skills, being able to adapt your language to the audience, both technical & functional, to colleagues and decision-makers
  • Strong conceptual, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Fluent Dutch and/or French and English

What we offer

Keyrus offers a working environment and projects that attract the best people working in Data, Digital and Business Transformation. Working on diverse and challenging projects, you will have the opportunity to develop multi-disciplinary skills to help you build a strong career path.

To support you in this we have a digital learning platform with access to over 30,000 training courses as well as courses created by our experts. We dedicate a generous training budget that allows you to manage your career path at a pace that suits you. 

We have also implemented an Agile Performance Management framework, where strength-based coaching, aligned company goals, alongside regular check-ins and feedback managed throughout the year are at the heart of our people management strategy.

Our salary package is generous and includes ‘’Innovation Income Deduction’’ which recognises Keyrus and, in turn, our employees for the creation of innovative solutions and Intellectual Property. This means a greater net salary for you. On top of this we offer a car, petrol card, DKV insurance, net allowances and a cafeteria plan, amongst other benefits!

Keyrus gives you the chance to develop your career alongside leaders in data, digital and management and transformation. Our project and clients at the heart of data and digital transformation changing the world we live in for the better, making data matter.

Who we are

Keyrus, creator of value in the era of Data and Digital.

Keyrus is dedicated to helping enterprises take advantage of the Data and Digital paradigm to enhance their performance, facilitating and accelerating their transformation, and generating new drivers of growth, competitiveness, and sustainability.

Keyrus in Belgium employs 200 highly skilled consultants and is part of the international Keyrus Group, an international player in consulting and technologies and a specialist in Data and Digital. Created in 1996, listed on Euronext's Eurolist, with consolidated revenues of €286.7m in 2019 and with more than 3200 employees in 19 countries, the Keyrus Group offers the performance, solidity and know-how of a large professional services organisation, whilst preserving the agility of a young company.

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Workplace & Culture

We have a dedicated Fun team of employees to organise all our events! How cool is that?! 🎉

Whether it is a Halloween competition, a family day, knowledge sharing sessions or just a theme's always fun to meet your colleagues. Our welcoming offices are available to anyone not working at the client site or from home. We also promote a healthy life-style by organising sports events and challenges 🏃, but also offering free fruit in the office but if you prefer, the coke and coffee machines work as well 😉. 

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