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Location :
Tempe, AZ US
Level :
Experienced Professional
Job Category :
Information Technology
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Job Description

Allstate ISG ADW Production Support Team is seeking a support member with the following skill set:  The candidate should have an Ab Initio ETL developer background with 2+ years of hands-on experience to perform complex coding, integration, testing, installation and maintenance.  This role requires strong technical skills specific to data integration technology and should have good knowledge and experience on software development lifecycle.  Creating and updating technical documentations which are integral to Allstate business is also part of the responsibility. The candidate must be a team player, self-motivated with the ability to meet deadlines, problem solve and possess and ability to learn quickly within a mature technology environment.




  • Be able to analyze and understand technical designs based on user requirements and documentation.
  • Work with onshore/offshore Production Support(PS) Team to analyze, develop and improve the ADW nightly schedules as well as produce accurate defect free code for multiple projects.
  • Independently review technical design documents including data mappings to debug production issues.
  • Coordinate with offshore PS Team to improve the applications to run efficiently within the nightly schedule window and meets the business requirements.
  • Create and update technical documentation using high level technical specification documents
  • Create unit test plans and verify the unit test results are correct and functioning as designed
  • Participate in the formal application transitions and reviews of modifications to improve ADW nightly schedule performance.
  • Work with QC Analyst to ensure modifications are appropriately tested by identifying key test conditions, provide technical expertise on how to execute the cycle and assist with troubleshooting testing issues.
  • Be able to coordinate and work with multiple development teams, outside vendors and other support areas for making improvements in the nightly schedules or correcting bugs.
  • Assists / oversees production implementation according to the defined release schedules and maintenance of the production, QA and test environments
  • Develop performance tuning on UNIX ETL and Oracle database environments.
  • Participate in Production Support transition meetings.
  • Provide input in creating detailed ETL development estimates or change requests
  • Other responsibilities include enhancement, performance tuning, support of the existing applications, project coordination and prioritization.

Job Qualifications


  • Requires at least 2 years of hands on experience in Ab Initio tools such as Graphical Development Environment (GDE), Enterprise Metadata Environment including air commands (EME) , and data profiling
  • 2+ years of UNIX scripting, job scheduling tool (Tivoli/TDWB), Oracle SQL and PL/SQL experience with full development lifecycle from inception through implementation
  • Experience in scheduling tools such as IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler, Control M, AutoSys, etc.
  • Prior experience with Informatica is a plus but not required
  • Excellent English oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated work experience with projects of complex scope
  • Willingness to work outside of normal business hours in order to coordinate with US based team
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, related field or a combination of related experience and education.
  • Good working knowledge of data warehouse and database design
  • Microsoft Office Products and Microsoft Visio
  • Working knowledge of Excel macros, Perl and Service Now a plus
  • Knowledge of the ADW Applications, their infrastructure and their standards a plus.

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.

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