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ETL Lead at Cognizant in Allen, Texas

Posted in Information Technology 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

ETL Lead


Location and Travel: Allen, TX


*This role is not able to offer visa transfer or sponsorship now or in the future*


Job Requirements:


1. Participate in technical architecture discussion sessions and provide thought leadership based on customer business and IT roadmap.

2. Own the end to end delivery for ETL Development handing off to Production support team.

3. Single point of contact for delivery and escalation point of contact for onsite and offshore teams.

4. Help with requirements clarifications and mentor the team.

5. Provide inputs to development team on improving ETL performance.

6. Effectively communicate with the Client and guide offshore team on design and development artifacts and deliverables.

7. Interact with project stakeholders for BI/Reporting UAT, project status and weekly deliverables.

8. Liaison with production support team to have code reviews and follow pre-deployment steps to ensure smooth project delivery.

9. Understand and document the existing solution as well as the required enhancements in coordination with Data Modeler to meet the project objectives.

10. Review SQL queries from both Client and Cognizant team members to provide recommendations for improvement.




Education: Bachelors or Masters of IT is desired.

Must Have Skills: Teradata, Oracle, SQL, Informatica PowerCenter, Unix Scripting, BTEQ, ETL Design, Architecture Review.

Desired Skills:_Informatica IDQ, Informatica EDC, Data Analysis, SQL Server


Cognizant is committed to veteran and military communities. Cognizant has been often recognized as a military friendly employer and is a coalition member of the Veteran Jobs Mission. Our business resource group Veterans Network assists our military associates in building and growing a career at Cognizant that allows them to demonstrate the leadership, loyalty, integrity, and commitment to excellence.

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.

Our strength is built on our ability to work together. Our diverse backgrounds offer different perspectives and new ways of thinking. It encourages lively discussions, inspires thought leadership, and helps us build better solutions for our clients. We want someone who thrives in this setting and is inspired to craft significant solutions through true teamwork.

Technical Skills

SNo Primary Skill Proficiency Level * Rqrd./Dsrd.
1 Informatica PL2 Required
2 Teradata PL4 Desired


* 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.