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Although we are a project-based provider of business intelligence solutions, at LPA Systems we hire for long-term career employment, not for short-term opportunistic engagements.  Our employees are our family, and we are dedicated to working with our employees to ensure they thrive.  If interested, please contact us at careers(at)lpa.com to see if there is a place for you within our team.

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The first step.

If you think LPA Systems might be the right place for you, please take a moment to submit your resume to careers(at)lpa.com.  We will take a look and contact you as soon as we can to keep the process moving.

Job Opportunities

Growing from within.

New growth in our business creates openings in a variety of departments: sales, consulting, software engineering, to name a few. Currently, we are looking to expand our team into the following areas:


Inside Technical Sales Representative

This is an opportunity for a highly motivated representative to join a growing company that is currently expanding its sales team to keep pace with market demand.

The Technical Inside Sales Representative provides outreach to known customers and prospects, and to follow-up up on previous contacts made.  This position requires the ability to interpret customer requests for information to be able to route them to the appropriate LPA Account Manager.   The LPA offerings must be understood in sufficient detail in order to communicate with the customer.  Individual must maintain and develop skills in the areas of product knowledge, industry knowledge, competitive products, and customer relations. 

No direct sales effort is involved.   This is approximately 50% of the workload. 

This position also requires research of contact details for LPA’s prospecting list using various social media sites (like LinkedIn) and other purchased databases (like Data.com/Jigsaw).   This is approximately 25% of the workload. 

This position also requires management of our sales opportunity process with IBM (we are a business partner of IBM’s).  This entails detailed control of opportunities via the IBM databases and tools.  This is approximately 25% of the workload. 

Additional Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (to communicate with customers, prospects, sales representatives, and channel partners)
  • Excellent time management skills, as supervision is minimal, and much of the work is done independently
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Database or CRM experience required  (LPA uses SalesForce for lead tracking, Constant Contact for marketing events, WebEx for webinars, MS Access for customer contact database,…)
  • Computer proficient and technical aptitude a must
  • Knowledge of IBM’s processes and tools is a huge plus

 Candidates must successfully pass a background check and drug screen.

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ETL Consultant

LPA Systems has immediate openings for ETL Consultants. You will deliver high quality consulting services to support data warehouse development. In addition, the Consultant may provide sales support and onsite knowledge transfer.

  • Perform analysis of ETL requirements 
  • Design and develop ETL solutions 
  • Advise customers on best practices for ETL deployments 
  • Provide knowledge-transfer services to customers 
  • Mandatory Skills/Experience

Demonstrated ETL proficiency

  • Demonstrated experience in ETL tools such as DataManager, DataStage, Informatica or SSIS 
  • Demonstrated expertise in complex ETL design expertise in Data Warehouse Architecture & Design 
  • Equivalent expertise in another ETL technology will be considered 
  • Relational database experience using Microsoft SQL Server (2005, 2008) and/or Oracle 9, 10, 11
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills 
  • Proven ability to work independently or on a team as required 
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks as well as changing priorities 
  • Related college degree or equivalent experience 
  • Data warehouse design concepts 
  • Willingness to travel 

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Senior Cognos Solutions Architects

Senior Cognos Solutions Architects for Business Intelligence consulting company located in Rochester, New York. Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or Business Administration and 5 years experience delivering and implementing Cognos-based business intelligence solutions to OEM partners & end users including gathering business requirements; conducting business intelligence and business information needs analyses; performing installation, configuration and testing of business intelligence software; using Report Studio and PowerPlay for reporting, security and data warehousing; designing, developing and implementing prototypes; delivering on-site end user technical training and providing technical sales support or alternatively a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or Business Administration and 5 years experience providing business intelligence and data warehousing solutions. Any suitable combination of education or experience is acceptable.40% Domestic travel required. Send resume to LPA Systems, Inc., Attn: Recruiting, 400 Linden Oaks,Suite 140, Rochester, NY 14625.

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Senior Business Intelligence and Presales Consultant

Senior Business Intelligence and Presales Consultant for Business Intelligence consulting company located in Rochester, New York. The position is responsible for delivering and implementing Cognos-based business intelligence solutions including gathering business requirements; conducting business intelligence and business information needs analyses;  performing installation, configuration and testing of business intelligence software; using Cognos for reporting, security and data warehousing; designing, developing and implementing prototypes, providing sales support by attending sales meetings and presenting to prospective customers; delivering on-site end user technical training and providing technical sales support.  Requires a Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Business Administration and 1 year experience in job duties as stated or alternatively requires a Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or Business Administration and 1 year experience providing business intelligence and data warehousing solutions. Any suitable combination of education or experience is acceptable. The position is managed out of Rochester, NY headquarters but allows the individual to live anywhere in the U.S and allows for the option to work from a home office.  The position requires 40% travel to customer sites in various unanticipated locations throughout the U.S. Send resume to LPA Systems, Inc. Attn: Recruiting, 400 Linden Oaks Drive, Suite 140, Rochester, NY 14625.

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Cognos BI Consultants 

LPA Systems has immediate openings for experienced Cognos BI Consultants. You will deliver high quality consulting services in the full range of Cognos enterprise-wide Business Intelligence tools. In addition, the Consultant may provide sales support and onsite knowledge transfer.

  • Perform analysis of reporting requirements 
  • Design and develop Business Intelligence reporting solutions 
  • Review complex modeling situations and implement solutions using framework manager 
  • Perform startup services for new customers including prototypes and pilot project programs 
  • Advise customers on best practices for BI deployments 
  • Develop close relationships with managers in client's IT and business departments 
  • Provide knowledge-transfer services to customers 

Mandatory Skills/Experience

  • Demonstrated proficiency in the IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 8.4 and 10.X suite of software with particular emphasis on Report Studio and Framework Modeling. 
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the delivery of services as a BI consultant. 
  • Excellent written and oral communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills 
  • Proven ability to work independently or on a team as required 
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks as well as changing priorities 
  • Related college degree or equivalent experience

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Senior BI Consultants

LPA Systems has immediate openings for Senior BI Consultants delivering high quality, high value business and technical consulting services. Technical consulting will cover the full range of Cognos enterprise-wide Business Intelligence tools. Business consulting will include the full lifecycle of solution definition as well as project and engagement management.

Specifically:

  • Perform business consulting including the elicitation and analysis of business requirements for Business Intelligence, Performance Management and Data Warehouse solutions 
  • Provide presales support for the sales organization including demonstrations to prospective customers and startup services for new customers including prototypes and pilot project programs 
  • Perform installation and configuration of IBM Cognos 8 Business Intelligence software on customer hardware (both Windows and Unix) 
  • Design and develop Business Intelligence and Performance Management technical solutions 
  • Review complex modeling situations and implement solutions 
  • Advise customers on best practices for BI, PM and DW deployments 
  • Demonstrate strong technical knowledge of the entire IBM Cognos 8 BI product line and Data Warehousing tools 
  • Actively seek additional services revenue opportunities across the client organization 
  • Develop trusted relationships with executives and managers in client's IT and business departments 
  • Provide knowledge-transfer and classroom training services to customers 

Mandatory Skills/Experience

  • Minimum three years Business Consulting experience and five years Business Intelligence experience 
  • Minimum three years experience with Cognos tools which includes at least two years experience with Cognos 8 
  • Demonstrated expertise in complex modeling and complex report development 
  • Demonstrated expertise in designing and configuring Cognos security 
  • Successful Cognos BI toolset installation experience 
  • Knowledge of Data Warehousing concepts 
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills 
  • Proven ability to work independently or on a team as required 
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks as well as changing priorities 
  • Related college degree or equivalent experience 
  • Experience in TM1 and/or Cognos Express a strong plus 

Location: Generally Northeast United States
Travel: Up to 100%
Telecommute: Depends on client
Must be currently eligible to work in the United States
Salary: Determined by experience

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Senior TM1 Consultant

LPA Systems has immediate openings for Senior IBM/Cognos TM1 Consultants delivering high value business and technical consulting services. Technical consulting covers the Cognos FPM suite including Cognos TM1. Business consulting will include the full lifecycle of solution definition as well as project and engagement management.

Specifically:

  • Perform business consulting including the elicitation and analysis of business requirements for financial planning and forecasting solutions 
  • Provide presales support for the sales organization including presenting demos to prospective customers and performing startup services for new customers including prototypes and pilot project programs 
  • Design and implement Financial Performance Management solutions 
  • Actively seek additional services revenue across the client organization 
  • Develop close relationships with executives and managers in client's IT and business departments 
  • Provide knowledge-transfer services to customers 

Mandatory Skills/Experience

  • A minimum of three years experience in Finance/Accounting 
  • Extensive experience with implementing Cognos TM1 including cube building and use of Turbo Integrator. 
  • IBM/Cognos TM1 Solution Developer certification 
  • Experience integrating TM1 for scenario based planning and Cognos 8 BI for Performance Dashboards 
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills 
  • Proven ability to work independently or on a team as required 
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks as well as changing priorities 
  • Related college degree or equivalent experience 
  • Cognos Business Intelligence experience a plus. 
  • Experience with Cognos Enterprise Planning a plus 
  • Self-starter with ability to work on projects with minimum supervision while adding value to cross-functional teams 

Location: Nationwide

Travel: Up to 100%
Telecommute: Generally no, depends on client
Must be currently eligible to work in the United States
Salary: Determined by experience

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