ETL Developer
NPD Group - Port Washington, NY

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ETL Developer

Job Description:

This position will be part of our dynamic and fast paced development team, and mainly responsible for developing, enhancing and maintaining the core data processing platform in the company.

Major Responsibilities:

- Gather requirements from Operations and business analysts to define data definitions, transformation logic, data model logical and physical designs, data flow and process.
- Design, develop, and test ETL (Extract, Transform and Loading) processes per business requirements, following the development standards and best practices.
- Perform data analysis on input and output data using the tools available, and solve any data related queries or issues.
- Work independently in the development, testing, implementation and maintenance of systems of moderate-to-large size and complexity.
- Work closely with Quality Assurance and Production support group to devise the test plans, answer questions and solve any data or processing issues.
- Document the data mapping, transformation logic and process flow for each development project.

Educational Requirements:

Bachelor degree (or above) in Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Mathematics or related fields.

Required Skills or Experience

- 2+ years of experience with Database technology (such as Oracle, Sybase or SQL*Server) and proficient in SQL.
- 2+ years of experience with UNIX platform and proficient in Shell programming. Any background in C/C++ programming or Java programming on UNIX is a big plus.
- Experience with any of the following ETL tools: Ab Initio, Oracle PL/SQL, Informatica or Data Stage, is a big plus but not required.
- Experienced with formal software development life cycle.
- With strong analytical and problem solving skills
- With the ability to work effectively with other team members.
- With strong communication skills, both in verbal and writing.

The NPD Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.