Title : Senior Informatica IDQ Developer

Location : Irvine, CA

Duration : Long term Contract

Detailed Job Description:

Responsibilities:

  • Profile source data and determine all source data and metadata characteristics; Design and execute a Data Quality Audit/Assessment; Design and execute the data quality mappings that will cleanse, de-duplicate, and otherwise prepare the project data
  • Implement data quality processes including transliteration, parsing, analysis, standardization, and enrichment at point of entry and batch modes; Deploy mappings that will run in a scheduled, batch, or real-time environment.
  • Document all mappings, mapplets, and rules in detail and hand over documentation to the customer
  • Collaborate with various business and technical teams to gather requirements around data quality rules and propose the optimization of these rules if applicable, then design and develop these rules with IDQ
  • Utilize Informatica Developer , Informatica Power Exchange , Informatica Metadata Manager , and Informatica Analyst to design and develop custom objects and rules, reference data tables and create/import/export mappings
  • As per business requirements perform thorough data profiling with multiple usage patterns, root cause analysis and data cleansing and develop scorecards utilizing Informatica, Excel and other data quality tools
  • Develop “matching” plans, help determine best matching algorithm, configure identity matching and analyze duplicates
  • Build complex profiles and scripts to execute and test mappings and workflows to implement data stewardship and exception processing
  • Build human task workflow scenarios and IDQ scorecards to support data remediation
  • Run data quality specific ETL jobs (address standardization and validation, email cleanups, name cleanup, parsing, etc.) utilizing IDQ and other ETL tools
  • Serve as the primary resource to team members and data stewards for training, problem resolution, data profiling etc.
  • Analyze and provide data metrics to management in order to help prioritize areas for data quality improvement
  • Participate in improvement of master data management process and support transactional systems and processes
  • Good knowledge on writing shell-scripts to invoke mappings or workflows
  • Proficient at writing SQL queries and verifying the results
  • Should be familiar in migrating objects from IDQ to PowerCenter or other Informatica tools
  • Should be familiar in deploying and validating objects to different environments
  • Good at writing test scenarios, performing unit testing, and verifying the end results with business requirements
  • Perform both record-level and large-scale manual additions, adjustments and corrections to continuously ensure overall data quality and integrity
  • Maintain excellent working relationship between internal (team and the whole organization) and external parties (vendors, customers)
  • Write code for complex system designs. Write programs that span platforms. Code to and/or create Application Programming Interfaces (APIs)

Requirements:

  • 7 or more years of IT development/programming/coding professional work experience with a minimum of 5 years of hands-on experience with Informatica Data Quality (IDQ) toolset (Version 10. x preferred).
  • Proficiency in IDQ development around data profiling, cleansing, parsing, standardization, verification, matching and data quality exception monitoring and handling
  • Excellent knowledge on Informatica platform as a whole and the integration among different Informatica components and services
  • Excellent data analysis and data profiling skills using Informatica and Excel
  • Bachelor s degree in Computer Science or Information Technology or equivalent work experience
  • Good understanding of data governance principals
  • Strong experience on data quality development process, issue management, and data remediation
  • Experience and understanding with unit testing, release procedures, coding design and documentation protocol as well as change management procedures
  • Experience with at least one end to end Master Data Management implementation is required
  • Must possess good oral and written communication and presentations skills with the ability to lead meetings effectively
  • Ability to multi-task with strong attention to detail and analytical skills
  • Ability to manage tasks independently and take ownership of responsibilities
  • Must demonstrate initiative and effective independent decision-making skills
  • Ability to communicate technical information clearly and articulately
  • Proficiency using versioning tools and proficiency using debugging tools
  • Proficiency using standard desktop applications such as MS Suite and flowcharting tools such as Visio
  • Proven leadership abilities including effective knowledge sharing, conflict resolution, facilitation of open discussions, fairness and displaying appropriate levels of assertiveness
  • Experience using Agile methodology

To apply for this job email your details to sanjay@cygnuspro.com