Talend ETL Developer

Dallas, TX 75247 | Contract To Hire

Post Date: 06/04/2018 Job ID: 50055 Industry: Developer

We are looking for a Talend ETL developer  as an expert consultant, to guide and work with their team. The expert can work most of the time remotely and is expected to collaborate using online conferencing, own their tasks, ask questions and have excellent communicative skills.

The Talend Consultant  will be responsible for defining the architecture for Talend jobs, as well as work hands on on building the jobs.

This expert will play an important role in a number of mission critical projects such as building the infrastructure for our Data Warehouse, data transformation, Master Data Management (MDM), application integrations, data quality, data verification, and enrichment. This is an opportunity to practice all design and implementation capabilities for core ETL functions, and work in an interesting polyglot database environment, relational, document based, and others. Currently the core database is MySQL version 5.7 with extensive use of MySQL JSON objects. We require hands-on Talend know how to access and manipulate these JSON objects.

This is not a typical “ we need you to write some ETL scripts” kind of an endeavor. We require consultants with Talend architecture know-how. We expect that the expert will:
  • Make proper use of the Talend capabilities  and make apt use of its components
  • Talend jobs to be well architected and the architecture to be documented
  • Write jobs that are scalable and run in optimal time
  • Talend jobs to be testable (having test data, regression test scripts, and expected results)
  • Design Talend jobs, test, and schedule them. Connect jobs to our monitoring system
  • Reason on, and develop complex data transformation programs
  • Develop ETL processes using Talend
  • Design and develop data models and understand how to write ETL artifacts against them
  • Maintain in-code and out-of-code design documentation
  • Work with software development tools such as Talend Enterprise IDE, version control, documentation and collaboration tools (e.g. Confluence, Jira)
  • Produce high quality code and participate in testing

Required Skills
  • Solid understanding of data warehouse technologies and concepts.
  • Data modeling (structured and unstructured), including slowly changing dimensions and other data warehouse concepts.
  • Solid understanding of database optimization, clustering, sharding, and indexing.

Required Experience

  • A minimum of 3 years of developing ETL processes using Talend including processing of NoSQL and JSON formats.
  • Solid understanding of data warehouse technologies and concepts (e.g. star and snowflake  schemas).
  • Data modeling (structured and unstructured), including slowly changing dimensions and other data warehouse concepts.
  • SQL programming.
  • Linux, scripting.
  • Be on top of your game. Be honest and a humble team player.
  • Own your tasks, be able to take notes and follow through.
  • Pay attention to details. If you decide to apply to this role include the name “ Hera” in a creative way in your resume or cover letter.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; including presentations to peers and senior management.
  • Working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, diagramming, etc.
  • Be precise in your communication.

  • Bachelor’ s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Information Technology from an accredited university.
  • We appreciate an advanced degree in your area of specialty.


  • Talend Data Integration v6 Certified Developer

Advantageous Certification
  • Above certification, and
  • Talend Data Integration v6 Certified Administrator
Must Haves: • Talend Certification • At least 3 years of Talend Experience • Json experience
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