Ab Initio ETL Developer

  • Negotiable
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Contract, Full time
  • COLUMBIA THREADNEEDLE
  • 13 Oct 17 2017-10-13

Ab Initio ETL developer required to contribute in Ab Initio development for a strategic project. The role is based within an established IT department at a Global Asset Manager. This is a hands-on role that requires a full understanding of the technology at hand and would suit an enthusiastic, motivated ETL technologist.

Job Purpose Statement:

Ab Initio ETL developer required to contribute in Ab Initio development for a strategic project. The role is based within an established IT department at a Global Asset Manager. This is a hands-on role that requires a full understanding of the technology at hand and would suit an enthusiastic, motivated ETL technologist.

Excellent Ab Initio skills are required as this role will involve migrating an existing solution with limited documentation to a new. Good estimation skills are essential as the candidate will be involved in the planning aspects of change. Exposure to SCRUM or other Agile method an advantage.

To work within the Project development team;

  • 80% - ETL development, executing Ab Initio ETL development team activities. Trouble shooting, configuring and testing Ab Initio graphs, psets and Control Center jobs.
  • 20% - To provide Support for all Ab Initio Jobs executing in the Project environment

Role Responsibilities:

Ab Initio Development

Project Work. This includes (but is not limited to) Releases of ETL Graphs and Ab Initio Control Center jobs, data loads etc.

  • Development / Configuration / Scripting and Unit Testing
  • Participation in End-to-End Application Testing
  • Assisting with Regression Testing
  • Resolving issues found during testing
  • Assisting with User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
  • Project Delivery
  • Post Implementation Support

3rd Line Application Support

  • Will be required across the ETL and data applications

Essential

  • Technical degree (Computer Science, Information Technology etc) or equivalent
  • Experience in a software engineering/development;
  • Experience of full development lifecycle;
  • Strong understanding of data structures, databases and data access
  • Strong problem solving skills and the ability to develop innovative solutions to technical problems;
  • Ability to work as part of a team and communicate at technical and non technical levels
  • Keen interest in financial markets.
  • Good general understanding of ETL processes and tools.
  • Extensive experience with Ab Initio development, installation and configuration
  • EME Source control and releases

Desirable

  • Other ETL technologies - SSIS, Informatica
  • Understanding of MDM principles
  • Data modelling techniques
  • Database performance and tuning
  • Automated testing software - Fitnesse
  • Asset Management experience