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DataStage Developer

Date: 
Location: 

Washington, DC, US, 20577

Company:  NCA - NEC Corporation of America

Location: Washington, D.C.

 

With more than 117 years of technology innovation, a global team of 100,000, and 64,000+ technology patents, NEC is in the business of providing solutions that focus on safety, security, operational efficiency - enabling people to live brighter, more enriched lives. We call this orchestrating a brighter world.

 

Summary

This position is responsible for overall technical design and implementation of Data warehouse solutions including Informatica, Data Warehouse semantic model and other BI/DWH technology platforms and delivery strategies.

The position requires a broad understanding and knowledge of the business and technical challenges associated with BI/DW (Data Stage) engagements. 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ability to assess client environments, make recommendations, modeling, use of methodologies, roadmap plan.
  • Ability to work with all levels of team, business and technical.
  • Find best way to build environment, cubes DW, reports, stage data.
  • Business Requirements gathering.
  • Documenting requirements and creating design deliverables.
  • Suggest Informatica Design and Development Best practices for the implementation.
  • Support effective and efficient business processes in partnership with other software and reporting development teams.
  • Work in a delivery environment, presales activities, including customer presentations, proposal development.
  • Addresses customer inquiries, applications and services issues, as they arise.
  • Responsible for providing feedback to Delivery Management.
  • Responsible for deliverable project quality.
  • Manage the oversight function of delivery including:
    • Works as a project lead to integrate various aspects of the project team.
    • Provides clear schedule and plans.
    •  Works with client to clearly define scope.
    • Takes actions needed to remain on plan.
    • With operations team, oversees project to ensure that deliverables either meet or exceed customer expectations.
    • Takes early corrective action.
    • Identifies potential risks.
    • Prioritizes risks for actions.
    • Develops plans to prevent/mitigate process issues.
    • Effectively communicates.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Ability to evaluate, diagnose and solve problems
  • Ability to coordinate multiple tasks and activities
  • Ability to develop technical plans and customer proposals, as well as, conduct modeling and analysis.
  • Ability to travel to customer sites.
  • Ability to read, interpret and correctly operate from instructions and specifications
  • Ability to communicate clearly and appropriately with other employees, engineers, customers, vendors, management and executives
  • Ability to work trade shows
  • Ability to travel for business up to 75% of the time.

 

Experience

  • Collaborate with Data Architect, and DBAs to understand business requirements, and data to:
    • Develop detailed ETL design to populate Data Warehouse, Data Mart tables and hand over the design to ETL developers to code
  • Experience using Data Stage with additional experience/exposure to Data Stage, Infosphere Governance tools
    • Establish, maintain and enforce ETL architecture design principles, techniques, standards and best practices
    • Drive the technical design of ETL architecture to ensure high data quality, data integration performance and error recovery/handling
    •  Optimize ETL performance
  •  Lead team of senior, mid-level and junior ETL developers of varying experience levels in building and supporting ETL processes.
  • Participate in ETL coding and produce better ETL code faster than a proficient ETL developer can.
  • Provide hands-on support for production ETL processes.
  • 2+ years of experience in overall architecture, design and implementation of a high-performance, scalable data integration solution using the entire Informatica product suite.
  • Lead Informatica developers using PowerCenter v9.x to build a data warehouse that extracts and integrates large amounts of data from multiple XML, relational and flat file sources. 

 

Prerequisites (Education, Specialized Knowledge and Skills, Certifications, Licenses, etc.)

  • Maintain technical skills at a level commensurate with a BI consultant in the industry, keeping abreast of new technologies and methods.
  • Prefer someone with Informatica /DW certifications.
  • Should have the ability to clearly communicate verbally, and through written text/presentations.
  • Must have the ability to demonstrate strong project management skills with the ability to coordinate and manage.
  • Must be able to extensively travel in the US.
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree in MIS, Computer Science or related field. Experience can substitute for the degree.
  • Experience: A minimum of 2+ years of experience in overall architecture, design and implementation of a high-performance, scalable data integration solution
  • Experience leading a team and interacting with client users.
  • Certifications, Licenses, etc:       

Specialized Knowledge and Skills 

  • Language Skills: Professional Business English
  • Mathematical Skills: Basic Math
  • Reasoning Skills: Excellent Customer Service and communication skills   

Work Environment and Physical Demands 

  • General Work Environment: Office         
  • Noise: Moderate            
  • Standing/Lifting: 25 lbs.
  • Visual:  Clear
  • Stress:  high
  • Travel:  Ability to travel up to 75% as required.

Supervisory Responsibility, if any: None

 

ABOUT NEC CORPORATION OF AMERICA

Headquartered in Irving, Texas, NEC is a leading provider of innovative IT, biometrics, network, and communications products and solutions for service carriers and Fortune 1000 and SMB businesses across multiple vertical industries, including healthcare, government, education, and hospitality. NEC delivers one of the industry's broadest portfolios of technology solutions and professional services, including unified communications, wireless, voice and data, managed services, server and storage infrastructure, optical network systems, microwave radio communications, and biometric security. NEC is a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, a global technology leader with a presence in over 44 countries and more than $37.5 billion in revenue. For more information, please visit www.necam.com.

 

NEC Corporation of America and its subsidiaries is committed to the maximum utilization of all human resources and the goal of Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action. We provide equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, genetic characteristics, height, weight, arrest record pertaining to misdemeanors or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran, or any other class protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

 

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