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Senior Informatica PowerCenter Specialist

Posted on Jan 28, 2020 by Harvey Nash IT Recruitment Switzerland

Zürich, Switzerland
Immediate Start
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For our Client from the banking industry we are looking for a Senior Informatica PowerCenter Specialist

Location: Zurich

Duration: initial contract for 12 months, planned as a long term cooperation

Starting date: 1 March 2020

Project Description

A traditional Swiss banking institute wants to build up a data warehouse solution hosted on-site. This is a multi-year initiative based in Zurich starting in March 2020.

We are looking for a Senior Informatica PowerCenter Specialist to work in our team of Architects, Business Analysts, ETL Engineers, DB Engineers and Quality Assurance Engineers. ETL/DB Engineers and Informatica PowerCenter Specialist will be in charge of designing and feeding a highly performant data warehouse solution. The Informatica PowerCenter Specialists is expected to clearly have the strongest Informatica PowerCenter Skills in the team.


  • design and implement (technical) data models
  • develop and maintain ETL workflows and mappings
  • create procedures and packages to implement data validations and data enrichments
  • good overview of the entire data load process to be able to identify impacts and risks associated with changes
  • test, debug and tune data integration processes
  • share knowledge and work in close collaboration with the architect, the business analysts as well as the other engineers in the team


  • BA/BS degree or equivalent (In lieu of degree, 4 years relevant work experience) in a quantitative field like engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, econometrics, or relevant
  • Excellent Informatica PowerCenter developer skills with at least 5 years of experience with PowerCenter, including but not limited to handling big data volumes, partitioning, complex data flows, streaming and metadata exchange views.
  • Experience with job scheduling (eg control-m).
  • Hands on experience with SQL and Relational Databases, in particular with Oracle/Oracle Exadata.
  • Flair for developing stable and performant solutions.
  • Experience with Data Validation & Data Cleansing
  • Good understanding of CI/CD principles and best practices.
  • Agile-minded and strong follower of Scrum and SAFe models
  • Analytical approach to problem-solving with an ability to work at an abstract level and gain consensus; good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Banking experience would be a strong plus
  • Fluent in German is a must.
  • Kindly note we only consider candidates who can start in Zürich preferably by March 1st 2020

If you have any further questions please contact:

Monika Bednarczyk

(see below)

Reference: 834535950

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