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ETL Developer Job Description

ETL Developer job description

The ETL Developer is responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining the data warehouses and ETL processes. ETL Stands for Extract, Transform, and Load. These developers work with business analysts and stakeholders to understand the data needs and develop ETL solutions to meet those needs. The role includes working with various databases, developing stored procedures, and performing tuning of the ETL processes. The ideal candidate will have experience designing and implementing data warehouses and strong SQL skills. They should be able to work independently and take ownership of their projects.
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ETL Developer Job Brief

We are seeking an experienced ETL Developer to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in data warehousing and ETL development using Informatica PowerCenter. In this role, you will be responsible for working with business and technical teams to understand data requirements, designing and developing high-performance ETL solutions to load data into our data warehouse, and supporting the ongoing maintenance and improvement of our ETL processes.

The successful candidate will be a self-starter with a passion for data and for delivering quality solutions that meet the needs of our business.

ETL Developer Responsibilities

Mentioned below are the major roles and responsibilities of an ETL Developer:

  • Designing and developing ETL solutions.
  • Identifying data sources and setting up extraction processes.
  • Transforming and cleaning data according to the business needs.
  • Loading data into the data warehouse.
  • Updating existing ETL jobs as per changing requirements.
  • Monitoring ETL jobs and troubleshooting issues.
  • Optimizing ETL processes for improved performance.
  • Working closely with other teams such as Data Warehouse, BI, and Development team.
  • Provide maintenance and support for the existing ETL jobs.

ETL Developer Requirements

The most crucial requirements of an ETL Developer are as follows:

  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology, computer science, or related field.
  • 3+ years of experience in ETL development and data warehousing.
  • Strong experience with SQL and relational databases (e.g., Oracle, Teradata, DB2).
  • Experience with ETL tools such as Informatica, DataStage, or SSIS.
  • Experience with Big Data platforms such as Hadoop, Hive, or Spark.
  • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Excellent project management abilities.
  • Capability to assess a firm's big-picture data requirements.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.

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