Jobs in Informatica
Career Opportunities in Informatica
Recently closing a deal to go private for $5.3 billion to private-equity investors, Informatica will now include its big technology partners as investors too. Joining hands with Premira and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, the two technology giants, Microsoft and Salesforce.com Inc. have invested in the biggest leveraged buyout of the year until now.
But why Informatica? On interviewing the top leaders of the companies, Microsoft stated, “Informatica has been a strong part of Microsoft’s partner ecosystem as a data Integration leader and we are excited to support Informatica in this new stage of growth as a private company.”
The data-software company assures faster Report Development by enabling Business Analysts manage their big data and integrate it virtually for quick results. Generating reports and dashboards without involving much of the company’s time and efforts, this novel approach bridges the time gap between analysts and developers. The most imperative tools Informatica has been using to offer this typical competence are ETL (Extract, Transform and Load) software and core data integration product called InformaticaPowerCenter.
Thus, learning this data visualization and integration and report generation tool principally involves receiving training on ETL and PowerCenter. Informatica PowerCenter is a high-performance, superior-technology and fault-tolerant ETL tool to carry out extraction, transformation and loading of data from multiple sources.
Growth and Careers in Informatica
The Gartner Magic Quadrant positions Informatics on the top for its Data Integration Tools. As per the Forecast: Enterprise Software Markets, Worldwide, 2012-2019, the projected compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.7% will take the total to more than $3.4 billion by 2019.
With a total revenue of 261.9 million (4% increase year-over-year) in the second quarter of 2015, the company, Informatica was listed in the recent Awards and Recognitions ceremony conducted in America for the 100 Companies that matter most in Data, Database Trends And Applications (DBTA)100 2015. Since the enterprise is embracing economic success presently, it is the perfect time to learn the technology and get recognized by the leading companies worldwide.
As observed by the below trending graph, there has been a good rise in the number of matching jobs for Informatica and ETL Developer job postings from last year. The average salary of an ETL Informatica Developer in India isRs. 497,716 per year and $70,146 in the US. In the UK, the number is £55,000.
Job Titles: Informatica Tech Lead, ETL Developers, Data ETL Experts, ODI Developer with Informatica, Senior Engineer-Informatica and Software Analyst.
Prerequisites to become an Informatica ETL, PowerCenter Expert
If you are aiming to have a detailed understanding of Informatica PowerCenter and ETL tool, it is advised to retouch the database concepts and SQL knowledge.
Intellipaat provides a separate course on Informatica specially designed to gain expertise in core concepts of PowerCenter ETL and Repository Management. Besides, there are other courses including concepts of ETL Testing.