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Talend Lead/SME
Ref No.: 16-08810
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Talend Lead/SME
We are looking for Lead SME of Talend Data Integration/ETL products to support data
engineering strategy for Talend applications, and business/sector requirements for
innovative technology solutions with Talend products. The position is based in Atlanta, GA.
This group is responsible to architect and engineer solutions to enable organization to
efficiently utilize data technologies to solve complex business problems, and maximize return
on data to deliver new revenue and unique competitive differentiation to the business. Team
is responsible for certification, engineering (developing scripts/utilities to solve problems
encountered by the user community), Subject-Matter-Expertise Support and benchmarking
of various Data Integration/ELT projects being used in the enterprise. In addition to that, the
team looks for opportunities to automate/simplify functions within these tools thereby
increasing the productivity of the application and admin teams using these tools.
• Assisting user-groups, and application-developers on effectively utilizing Talend
technologies to solve complex business problems.
• Benchmarking the performance tests, preparing proposals with various Talend ELT
proof-of-concept exercises.
• Documenting user/installation guide, operational-documents, and best-practice
document.
• Developing scripts/utilities to satisfy data integration functions as needed
• Presenting use-cases and project summary to large developer groups.
• Exhibit sound and comprehensive communication and diplomacy skills to exchange
complex information
• Act as advisor or coach to new or junior staff
Knowledge/Experience
• 12+ years overall IT experience.
• 4+ years of Talend hands on development, administration experience
• 10+ years ELT/BI development experience
• 8+ years of experience in working with developers as subject-matter-expert
• 8+ years of experience in RHEL/AIX UNIX
• 3+ years Java (certification preferred), J2EE or other Java frameworks
Mandatory Skills
• Must have good understanding of ETL products
• Experience with cloud technologies. Google/AWS/Azure clouds
• Hands on experience developing Talend, and other ETL jobs
• Must have good understanding of Hadoop/big data platforms
• Strong understanding of UNIX platforms, and Java programming with shell scripts.
• Strong communication skills – both written and spoken English
• Strong influencing & interpersonal skills
• Organizational and project management skills required