Data Developer

Location: Shanghai, Shanghai Shi CN


This position is no longer open.

Requisition Number: 211183

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.


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Service Offers

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Delivery Experience

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Industry Knowledge

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Open Source Technologies

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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.



City: Shanghai

State: Shanghai Shi

Community / Marketing Title: Data Developer

Job Category: Consulting

Company Profile:

Our Company

Teradata (NYSE: TDC) is the leading multi-cloud data platform company for enterprise analytics, transforming how businesses work and people live through the power of data.

At Teradata, we are leading the data era. As enterprises address today’s digital economy, they are faced with new competition and consumer expectations and are turning to data to power their future. Teradata has worked with the largest companies in the world for 40+ years, bringing our experience and expertise to support global enterprises with their most demanding, mission-critical, complex, and large-scale data needs.  Teradata is recognized as a leader in the cloud, data, and analytics spaces by top analyst firms, Gartner and Forrester, and Fortune Magazine as well. 

Our connected multi-cloud data platform for enterprise analytics, Teradata Vantage™, is an extremely scalable, secure, and resilient offering that simplifies ecosystems by connecting data and making it easier to uncover insights from across the organization…regardless of where that data resides. With Vantage, we enable companies to modernize their data management, from start to scale. Every day, millions of users benefit from our open data platform. Empowering customers and partners to develop and build how they like, we enable hundreds of business outcomes and solutions, including improving customer experience and profitability, driving operational efficiency, realizing financial transformation, or achieving operational efficiency.

 As the world of data grows, we are the leader in enabling the future of connected businesses, powered by data intelligence. We are committed to delivering on this vision by following sustainable business practices and with a strong focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe that only by embracing diversity of identity, thought, background, expression, and perspective can we solve today’s challenges and reimagine tomorrow’s world.

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