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Location :
Irving, TX US
Level :
Experienced Professional
Job Category :
Information Technology
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Job Description

Allstate ISG EDAI DASH IDM team is seeking Ab Initio ETL developer with 3+ years of hands-on experience to analyze, design, build and test complex ETL applications. This role requires strong data integration development skills, QC and testing experience, reviewing estimates for QC effort, design walkthroughs, requirements reviews, creation of test plans, execution of ETL test cases, experience in a team-based software development lifecycle, and familiarity working with remote clients and Agile framework.

• Be able to evaluate technical designs and data mapping documents, in partnership with designers and developers, based on user requirements
• Utilize designs to develop accurate, defect-free code
• Create and update technical documentations using high level technical specification documents
• Create unit test plans and conduct unit testing accordingly
• Participate in code reviews, and test plan reviews
• Review estimate for QC effort, design walkthroughs, requirement reviews, creation of test plans, execution of ETL test cases.
• Be able to coordinate and work with outside vendors for application development
• Perform performance tuning on both UNIX ETL and Oracle database environments
• Participate in Production Support transition meetings
• Other responsibilities include enhancement, performance tuning and support of existing applications

Job Qualifications

• Requires 3 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
• 3+ years of UNIX scripting, job scheduling tool, Oracle SQL and PL/SQL experience with full development lifecycle from inception through implementation
• Experience in any scheduling tools such as IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler, Control M, AutoSys, etc.
• Knowledge of data warehousing techniques
• Knowledge of Dimensional Modeling
• Knowledge of Agency Data 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 and offshore based teams
• Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field or a combination of related experience and education.
• Good working knowledge of data warehouse, database design, Microsoft Office Products and Microsoft Visio
• Familiarity with both waterfall and iterative development methodologies is a plus
• Familiarity with Information Delivery tools (such as Business Objects) is 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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