Ab Initio Developer - New Orleans, LA

  • DXC Technology
  • New Orleans, LA, USA
  • May 18, 2018
Full time

Job Description


Job Description:

DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC) is the world's leading independent, end-to-end IT services company, helping clients harness the power of innovation to thrive on change. Created by the merger of CSC and the Enterprise Services business of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, DXC Technology serves nearly 6,000 private and public sector clients across 70 countries. The company's technology independence, global talent and extensive partner alliance combine to deliver powerful next-generation IT services and solutions. DXC Technology is recognized among the best corporate citizens globally. For more information, visit www.dxc.technology .

DXC has announced the establishment of a Digital Transformation Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. This operation will serve our global clients, partner with leading educational institutions, and create approximately 2,000 jobs in the greater New Orleans metropolitan area over the next five years. See our press release and video

Position Overview

Seeking an Ab Initio Developer for analyzing, designing, developing, enhancing and supporting analytics projects and solutions. Apply design and performance tuning skills and to gather user requirements and transform requirements into leading edge solutions. Supports all phases of the design life cycle including analysis, design, development, testing and ongoing support.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Understands big data technologies in order to provide part or all of a detailed technical design which meets customer requirements.
  • Provide high quality technology solutions that address business needs by developing applications within emerging and mature technology environments.
  • Provides technical support and input on the application of technology to a defined business segment. Provides advice on solution and integration opportunities to defined segments.
  • Provides technical leadership on specific integration activities that are part of an engagement.
  • Participate in project planning sessions with project managers, business analysts and team members to analyze/prioritize business requirements and outline the proposed IT solution.
  • Participate in design reviews and provide input to the design recommendations; incorporate security requirements into design; and provide input to information/data flow.
  • Read and understand business requirements, write functional requirements, develop detailed technical designs, and build / unit / system test application code.
  • Responsible for implementing part or all of the agreed technical solution to the client
  • Support post implementation activities by debugging, fixing, and participating in maintenance releases as prescribed by management
  • Contributes to knowledge repositories and communities.


Education and Experience Required:

Bachelor of Arts/Science or equivalent degree in computer science or related area of study.

Knowledge and Skills

  1. 7+ years of hands-on experience with Ab Initio
  2. Experience with MetaHub (or experience with other Metadata systems)
  3. Experience with Business Rules Environment (BRE)
  4. Solid understanding of Data Warehousing
  5. Solid understanding of Data Modeling processes and tools
  6. Knowledge of scripting languages like Python or Perl.
  7. Knowledge of ETL tools such as Informatica
  8. Knowledge of data visualizations tools such as Tableau or Qlikview a plus
  9. Experience with Hadoop Ecosystem is a plus
  10. Strong understanding of programming paradigms such as distributed architectures and multi-threaded program design
  11. Strong knowledge of algorithms, collection framework and java concurrency to build high performance engine to handle large amount of data
  12. Experience with development, deployment, and support of distributed and data warehouse applications
  13. Fluent in written and spoken English
  14. Strong working knowledge of at least one DBMS technology
  15. Experienced with Agile development methodology
  16. Excellent communication skills, organizational skills, and work ethic
  17. Exceptional technical skills and problem solving skills.
  18. Knowledgeable of cloud based solutions
  19. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  20. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  21. 5+ years' full development lifecycle experience.
  22. Strong desire to learn new technologies and applications along with the ability to adapt to very challenging environments.
  23. Preferred - Industry recognized technical certifications.