Data Developer

Location: BEIJING, Beijing Shi CN


This position is no longer open.

Requisition Number: 207766

Position Title: Technology Consulting II

External Description:

Data Developers development, implement, and test data ingestion and/or ETL/ELT processes to meet functional and non-functional requirements and objectives. Data Developers focus on moving vast amounts of data from source to target systems and building data pipelines. A Data Developer works with the delivery team, Data Engineers, and Data Scientists as part of an agile process solving complex data projects using innovative solutions. Data Developers have a deep knowledge of Teradata and the data warehousing arena, and open source analytical and data technologies. Data Developers are broadly aligned with the Data Acquisition & Integration sub-practice.


Data Developers are encouraged to develop into “T-shaped” professionals, who may specialize in one or two disciplines (e.g.: streaming ingest or ELT processing) and technologies (e.g.: Informatica, GCFR, Kafka), but also have a working knowledge of a wider range of data processing patterns and technologies. Data Developers develop an adaptable skillset to enable them to perform technical consultancy and post sales project delivery.



Key Areas of Responsibility


  • Supporting our clients with data provisioning and acquisition processes.
  • Focus on collecting, parsing, quality assessing, and managing data, including sensor, clickstream, emails, documents etc.
  • Capture ETL requirements – note this includes all data integration techniques such as ELT, etc.
  • Develop, implement, and test processes for extracting data from legacy systems, production databases, Teradata, Hadoop, and Open Source platforms.
  • Develop, implement, and test processes for validating and conditioning data prior to loading it into a Teradata Warehouse, Hadoop, or other platforms.
  • Develop, implement, and test processes for loading initial and cyclical data into a Teradata Warehouse, Hadoop, or other platforms.
  • Develop, implement, and test the processes to meet service level agreements for data timeliness and frequency.
  • Determine which data elements are historic and the retention period for historic data.
  • Determine data growth trends and peak business periods.
  • Contribute to the development of new techniques, models, processes or plans within area of expertise.
  • Ensure technical solutions are shared and collated in our asset library.
  • Deliver high-quality services to our clients.
  • Build relationships with clients.


Technical Skills


  • In depth knowledge of the Teradata Database and / or Hadoop platforms.
  • In depth knowledge of ETL tools and writing programs with the SQL language.
  • Ability to understand and properly use data integration techniques such as ETL and ELT.
  • Profiling, validating, conditioning, transforming, and cleansing of data.
  • Knowledge in one or more programming or scripting languages like Java, C++, PHP, Ruby, Python and/or R
  • Background in Unix systems, especially Linux.
  • Knowledge of business intelligence tools, such as Tableau, Qlik, Spotfire, MicroStrategy.
  • Implement projects on premises, in the cloud, and hybrid environments.
  • Knowledge of Architecture Principles, Advocated Positions, Design Patterns, and Implementation Alternatives.
  • Understanding of the Teradata Reference Information Architecture
  • Work with the appropriate project management methodology (Agile or Waterfall) based upon customer and project requirements
  • Knowledge of the software delivery life cycle (SDLC).
  • Ability to work alone or in a team, equally effectively.


SIMS Technical Skill Category

Skill Mapping

Service Offers

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Cloud Computing

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Delivery Experience

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Industry Knowledge

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Open Source Technologies

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Programming Languages

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Software Development

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Teradata Architecture

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Tools – Advanced Analytics

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Tools – Data Integration

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Tools – Development

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Tools – Enterprise Application Integration

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Tools – Job Control and Scheduling

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Tools – Modeling

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Tools – Monitoring and Control

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Tools – Operating Systems

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Tools – Replication

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Tools – Teradata

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Tools – Testing

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Consulting Skills


  • Enthusiasm, passion and interest in data analytics.
  • Support the analytics process, helping to design, construct and build analytical datasets, which includes exploring and visualizing large sets of data.
  • Good communicator
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Good analytical skills, attention to detail, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to take initiative and self-motivate.
  • Quickly adapt in a fast pace environment.



State: Beijing Shi

Community / Marketing Title: Data Developer

Job Category: Consulting

Company Profile:

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