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Cobalt Talon 3 posts Joined 01/12
11 Jan 2012
Teradata Developer - Cobalt Talon - Atlanta, GA (full time w/SaaS analytics provider)

Teradata Developer

Cobalt Talon is seeking an experienced Teradata Developer, to lead in the design, development and support of multi-tenant healthcare solution offered as a service (SaaS). As a key member of the software development team, the Teradata Developer will be focused on extensibility, performance and scalability of the Teradata database software. The Developer will support testing, monitoring, managing, and validating data warehouse activity, including data extraction, transformation, loading, cleansing, and updating processes. The Developer will also develop, schedule, manage, and document data warehouse operations and tasks including extraction, loading, movements, backup, archival, security, and aggregate table creation utilizing Teradata utilities and software.


Key Responsibilities

  • Maintain, develop and document monthly and incremental ETL processes and procedures including balancing, testing and auditing utilizing Teradata utilities (BTEQ TPT, FastLoad, MultiLoad, FastExport)
  • Participate in ongoing design, code, test and documentation of new database features or data model enhancements
  • Collaborate with other Product Development members to set priorities on new structures, features and enhancements according to structured software development release process/calendar
  • Analyze customer related issues identified by Tech Support and identify and document resolution including root cause analysis and defect elimination
  • Work with QA and DBAs on code reviews for enhancements and testing
  • Regularly report status on problem resolution and progress
  • Partner with Technical Operations and Tech Support on documentation and support
  • Assist Technical Writer with End User documentation and reports that accurately describe the system processes and procedures


  • Demonstrated experience w/ Teradata TD12/TD13 w/ expertise in BTEQ scripts development
  • Strong understanding of implementing/programming business logic
  • Strong work experience using Teradata Utilities (BTEQ, Fast Load, MultiLoad, FastExport, TPump).
  • Strong work experience using Teradata Tools (SQL Assistant, PMON, Teradata Administrator).
  • Fundamental understanding of MicroStrategy Reporting capabilities/requirements
  • Healthcare industry experience is a plus.
  • Experience on large multi terabytes data warehouses.
  • Should be self-starter to identify and implement new enhancements in the Teradata Warehouse environment to keep up with the advancements in DW industry
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast paced environment while driving toward solutions


  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline
  • 8+ years of work with SQL programming for ETL development needs with Informatica, DataStage, SQL Server but preferably Terardata
  • Healthcare experience preferred
  • Software development experience preferred
  • Experience with or knowledge of the design/development of database engine software
  • Experience with complex parallel software
  • Strong communication skills; both oral and written
  • Highly collaborative and team-oriented
  • Must be able to work autonomously
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills

Now more than ever healthcare payers and providers are faced with complex business opportunities and regulatory challenges that can no longer be solved without effective analytics. Cobalt Ventures and Talon Analytics have partnered to bring the strength of healthcare management together with healthcare analytics to form Cobalt Talon. Using the Talon Knowledge Engine ™ for Healthcare, along with Cobalt business modeling, your company will be able to address these new opportunities as well as serve the traditional reporting and analytic needs required in the industry.  

The Talon Knowledge Engine™ for Healthcare solution covers all of the basics and integrates advanced, proprietary predictive analytic models and methodologies that enable companies to solve the most pressing industry-specific business problems. The end result is significant, tangible economic benefit and ultimately a strategic competitive advantage for Cobalt Talon customers.

**Must be currently eligable to work in the US**

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