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Ab Initio Developer

£450 to £550

Scotland / Contract / Ref: AA - AA - MINAB1

Alexander Ash have been selected to conduct an executive search for a leading multinational information technology and outsourcing company. They are currently looking to hire an experienced Ab Initio developer to come and work on a project on site with a leading Asset Management firm in Edinburgh.


  • Maintain a daily checks list and any additional monitoring required to ensure that the BI production systems are running without issue and that any failures are dealt with in a timely manner.
  • Provide support to resolve application incidents and manage application enhancement requests within agreed service levels.
  • Maintain and support the data warehouse and associated applications
  • Liaise with users to specify, design and implement minor enhancements to the data warehouse as required by the business, ensuring that changes are consistent with the existing BI architecture.
  • Provide assistance with the resolution of user problems and queries
  • Liaise with the IT department on changes to upstream and downstream systems to ensure that any impacts on the BI systems are identified and dealt with accordingly
  • Database, ETL, Report and OLAP development work
  • Experience of leading AB Initio developers (On site & Offshore) on complex data migration projects.


  • Candidate must possess solid understanding of data warehousing dimensional design patterns and fundamentals
  • Has to demonstrate experience in leveraging various Ab Initio components to develop complex batch and continuous graphs.
  • Support business intelligence development initiatives by interacting with the business partners throughout the development life cycle.
  • The primary focus of the position is to technical designs, process flows, code development, unit/system/UAT testing, and post implementation support.
  • This role works closely with Business Analysts, Database Administrators, QA, BI Developers, and Architects.
  • Utilise Ab Initio Graphical Development Environment (GDE) to provide technical specifications to programmers to implement ETL changes and maintain high throughput and performance to meet regulatory demands, including frequency of filed regulatory reports and high level of retail transaction volumes.
  • Responsible for development, support, maintenance and implementation of a complex project module.
  • Strong technical skills in Ab Initio, UNIX Shell Scripting, SQL(Oracle, SQL Server and Teradata) and other scheduling tools.
  • Extensively worked on SQL Server , Oracle and Teradata as databases using Ab Initio as ETL tool for large scale data integration.

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