Extract Transform Load (ETL) developers are responsible for extracting and copying business data and loading it into a data warehousing environment that they have designed. You need to have both design and programming skills as you are also responsible for testing the performance of the system and troubleshooting any problems before it goes live. Your duties include identifying data storage requirements. After figuring out the needs, you will build a data warehouse tailored to an organization's needs and then extract the data and deliver it to the new system. You are expected to run tests to ensure its stability.
A bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or related field is required for this position. You need extensive knowledge of coding languages, including Java, XML, and SQL. Clear communication skills and the ability to troubleshoot and solve complex technical problems are also needed for this role. You will earn an average annual salary of $109,881.