Senior DataStage Developer

Costa Mesa, California | Freelance | Job ID #59088 |
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Global Financial Firm is seeking a Senior DataStage Developer to join them for a long term contract engagement with the potential for full time perm placement.

This position will be remote to start but eventually be in the Schaumburg Il area after Covid.


  • Work with project team members in all phases of software development life cycle
  • Work with team to understand the project requirements, system architecture, technical design, and develop the application components based on the design
  • Provide recommendations on DataStage best practices and standards
  • Work with team to follow system test plans, ensure software quality assurance standards are achieved, and validate that business goals are accomplished
  • Interface with support, product management, project management, QA, DBAs, and other colleagues to support ongoing operations
  • Track and report development progress and performance daily
  • Prepare applicable documentation to hand off to in house developers as projects progress


  • History of personal interest in computing and developing software
  • Five plus years of experience working as part of team with the following:
  • DBMSs such as Microsoft SQL Server, PostgreSQL, DB2, Vertica
  • Shell scripting, PERL, Python, SQL
  • ETL tool (IBM DataStage REQUIRED)
  • Version Control software such as CVS, Git, Subversion, SourceSafe
  • BI tools (Tableau preferred)
  • Jira Agile
  • Software development lifecycle and Agile development methodology
  • Excellent understanding of programming concepts and methods
  • Excellent communication, analytical, troubleshooting, problem-solving and time management skills
  • Essential that individual has experience automating using scripting

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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