Teradata Developer at Cognizant

Posted in Information Technology 18 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Franklin Lakes, New Jersey

Job Description:

We are Cognizant Artificial Intelligence

Digital technologies, including analytics and AI, give companies a once-in-a-generation opportunity to perform orders of magnitude better than ever before. But clients need new business models built from analyzing customers and business operations at every angle to really understand them.

With the power to apply artificial intelligence and data science to business decisions via enterprise data management solutions, we help leading companies prototype, refine, validate and scale the most desirable products and delivery models to enterprise scale within weeks

*You must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future *

Job Title – Teradata Developer

Location – Franklin Lakes, NJ Remote until COVID)


  • Experience in data integration activities including: designing, coding, testing, deploying and supporting of applications

  • Should possess strong Teradata ETL design and implementation skills and strong in writing Advanced SQLs to perform the desired activities

  • Strong ETL Background ( Data Extraction , Transformation and loading in target from heterogeneous Sources )

  • Strong Understanding On Teradata Architecture

  • Debug the complex SQLs and provide solution to fine tune the queries to minimize the load on the system

  • Experienced in Data Warehousing design and architecture and Data Integration Solutions using Teradata

  • Expertise in Query optimization and Performance tuning techniques

  • Expertise in Data Analysis,  troubleshooting of issues and providing solution to complex applications

  • Strong in Teradata Stored Procedures, BTEQ, Utilities

  • Python / UNIX  Shell scripting Knowledge

  • Engage with onsite-offshore team for daily activities

Required Qualifications:  

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science

  • 5-8 Years of work experience

  • Minimum 6+ years of development experience using Teradata Stored procedures, BTEQ, FastExport, MultiLoad etc., to perform ETL activities.

  • Ability to understand the complex requirements from customers and convert them to technical design document

  • Possess experience in creating test cases and writing SQLs to perform unit testing and integration testing activities.

  • 5+ years of experience in data warehousing projects implementing data models using Teradata database

  • Demonstrated ability to complete multiple tasks under pressure with a high degree of flexibility

  • Must be able to understand data models and business logic in a short span of time

  • Person must have good analytical skills

  • Hands on in writing SQL. 

  • Minimum 3+ years of Experience in UNIX / python programming

  • Should be good at communicating with Biz Teams/Clients

  • Is self-motivated to take initiatives and thrive in an ambiguous work environment

Technical Skills

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