Ab Initio Developer Job Description

Ab Initio Developer job description will consist of the role, responsibilities, qualifications and technical or soft skills required



Ab Initio Developer is responsible for giving team status on a variety of projects. Their focus is to escalate an issue as necessary, assess and communicate risks to the development schedule and project to represent the data integration development team’s interests in cross-functional project teams by ensuring project success as an ultimate goal.


  • Monitor and Support existing production data pipelines developed in AB Initio
  • Analysis of highly complex business requirements, designs and/or data requires evaluation of intangible variance factors
  • Debug daily production issues and rerun the jobs after understanding the issues
  • Collaborate throughout the organisation on effective identification of technical issues
  • Participates and provides feedback in design reviews
  • Complete component design documents on assigned projects
  • Participate and provide feedback in design reviews


  • 1.5+ years of actual development experience building ETL applications/processes using SAS
  • Relevant years of Hands-on experience with Ab Initio and Hadoop technologies (HDFS, HIVE, Impala etc)
  • Need to have good understanding of ETL concepts like Informatica, Data stage, Clover ETL
  • Experience in Relational Databases like Oracle, SQL Server and PL/SQL
  • Understanding of Agile methodologies as well as SDLC life-cycles and processes.
  • Experience in writing Technical, Functional documentation

Soft Skills

  • Ability to work as an individual with minimal guidance/support
  • Strong communication/team skills
  • Strong analytical skills


  • Experience in technologies such as Java, J2EEE, CTL-M, XML, PERL, Messaging, Informatica is a plus
  • Great to have hands-on experience on Hadoop (Ab initio on Hadoop)

Promotion Stage

ETL Developer

Salary Range (in USD)

$72,000 - $100,000 per year


  • Bachelors/Masters degree in computer science/ math/ statistics or a related discipline
  • 5+ years of relational and non-relational database development/ data mining experience

Reports To

ETL Developer

Key Skills

Abinitio, Graphs, SQL, AWS, Quality Processes, Debugging, Meta-programming, Parallelism, SMP/MPP Architectures, Databases

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