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Informatica Developer at Cognizant in Plainsboro, New Jersey

Posted in Information Technology 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses. Headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey (U.S.). Cognizant is a member of the NASDAQ-100, the S&P 500, the Forbes Global 1000, and the Fortune 500 and we are among the top performing and fastest growing companies in the world.

*Please note, this role is not able to offer visa transfer or sponsorship now or in the future*

Location: Plainsboro, NJ – Work will be Remote to start and flexible post-COVID 


About AI & Analytics: Artificial intelligence (AI) and the data it collects and analyzes will soon sit at the core of all intelligent, human-centric businesses. By decoding customer needs, preferences, and behaviors, our clients can understand exactly what services, products, and experiences their consumers need. Within AI & Analytics, we work to design the future—a future in which trial-and-error business decisions have been replaced by informed choices and data-supported strategies. 

By applying AI and data science, we help leading companies to prototype, refine, validate, and scale their AI and analytics products and delivery models. Cognizant’s AIA practice takes insights that are buried in data, and provides businesses a clear way to transform how they source, interpret and consume their information. Our clients need flexible data structures and a streamlined data architecture that quickly turns data resources into informative, meaningful intelligence.


  • Perform development, documentation, debugging and implementation of solutions for Informatica ETL requirements.

  • Deliver low-level design documents with ETL & DWH strategy, standards and adhering to ETL & BIW principles & policies.

  • Accountable for any development and build related queries/issues.

  • SQL performance tuning, relational model analysis and data migration.

  • Design end to end ETL solution for complex case studies.


  • Excellent skill in Informatica PowerCenter Client Tools

  • Should be well versed with following Informatica PowerCenter Client’s tool set –

  • Informatica PowerCenter Designer - Mapping Development

  • Informatica PowerCenter Workflow Manager – Workflow Development

  • Informatica PowerCenter Workflow Monitor – Job Monitoring

  • Informatica PowerCenter Repository Manager – Building Code Deployment Queries

  • Good exposure of Informatica Command line utilities such as pmcmd, pmrep, etc.

  • Working knowledge of at least one Job scheduler tool

  • Using all of the above components to create and maintain an enterprise data solution and rules execution.

  • Must have hands-on experience with SQL, Shell Scripting, bash, Korn shell scripting


  • At least 3 years of experience in software development life cycle

  • At least 2 to 4 years of experience in Informatica development and maintenance projects

  • Strong understanding and hands-on programming/scripting experience skills – UNIX shell

  • Experience with development and implementation of ETL/ELT framework for complex warehouses/marts. Knowledge of large data sets and experience with performance tuning and troubleshooting

  • Strong knowledge in Data Integration and Data Warehousing concept.

  • Strong understanding of ETL, DWH and Report requirement with functional and non-functional assessment for global implementations.

  • Experience and desire to work in a Global delivery environment.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to work in team in diverse/ multiple stakeholder environment

Cognizant is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. Cognizant is committed to ensuring that all current and prospective associates are afforded equal opportunities and treatment and a work environment free of harassment.

Cognizant is recognized as a Military Friendly Employer and is a coalition member of the Veteran Jobs Mission. Our Cognizant Veterans Network assists Veterans in building and growing a career at Cognizant that allows them to leverage the leadership, loyalty, integrity, and commitment to excellence instilled in them through participation in military service.

Technical Skills

SNo Primary Skill Proficiency Level * Rqrd./Dsrd.
1 Oracle PL1 Required
2 Informatica PL1 Required


* Proficiency Legends

Proficiency Level Generic Reference
PL1 The associate has basic awareness and comprehension of the skill and is in the process of acquiring this skill through various channels.
PL2 The associate possesses working knowledge of the skill, and can actively and independently apply this skill in engagements and projects.
PL3 The associate has comprehensive, in-depth and specialized knowledge of the skill. She / he has extensively demonstrated successful application of the skill in engagements or projects.
PL4 The associate can function as a subject matter expert for this skill. The associate is capable of analyzing, evaluating and synthesizing solutions using the skill.