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DataStage Developer
Ref No.: 18-00323
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 05/10/2018

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Job Description

Job Description: Senior ETL Developer/Data Integration Specialist with proven experience designing and developing transformation rules to support dimensional databases. Candidates should have experience working in complex environments and in doing the hands-on work of designing and coding extract, transform and load logic for large scale data integration systems. -Responsibilities include active participation in a small team charged with the development of a data mart to support analytical analysis including experience and persistency studies. This individual will participate in requirements and design sessions as well as being responsible for the development of ETL logic to meet business requirements for reporting and analytic databases. Responsibilities include the analysis and translation of functional specifications and change requests into technical specifications along with the development, testing and implementation of ETL program logic. Additional responsibilities include analysis of data sources and requirements and business rules, perform logical and physical data modeling, write prototype SQL to prove data transforms, write specs for ETL development, implement and test database design.

Experience in the insurance industry is desired, experience in the financial services industry is required. Candidates must be well versed in Oracle/SQL, with expertise in dimensional and large databases. Hands-on expertise in IBM's Data Stage product is required. UNIX scripting is required. ERWIN experience is highly preferred. More detailed daily duties and responsibilities are listed below.

Job Qualifications / Skills Required:

  • Masters / Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 8+ years of demonstrated expertise in database design and development including ETL processes
  • 5+ years hands on experience with IBM's Data Stage product
  • 3+ years in Data Stage Version 8.7 or higher.
  • Strong understanding of RDBMS concepts and Modeling techniques
  • Strong background in Data Warehousing principles and methodologies
  • Experience with large scale development, data integration and analytical projects are required
  • Experience with large/very large databases is required
  • Strong SQL skills on the Oracle platform is required
  • Strong UNIX scripting skills is required
  • Experience with any Data Modeling tool preferably ER-Studio is required
  • Work effectively in a fast paced, high volume, deadline driven environment
  • Knowledge of IBM's Change Data Capture product is a plus
  • Knowledge of Tibco's Spotfire product is a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Work effectively in a fast paced, high volume, deadline driven environment.


  • Comprehensive health plan
  • 401k match
  • Critical illness, short-term disability, accidental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Employee discounts
  • Remote work, flexible schedule

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