Pearson is looking for a Principal Technical Architect in Saddle River, NJ. According to the post, “Within Pearson Technology’s Enabling Technologies Group, the Data Abstraction & Distribution team is responsible for Build activities associated with Data Services. Build activities mainly consist of: (1) Design and Manage normalized data format in conjunction with the Enterprise Architecture Group. (2) Design, Improve and Maintain the ETL, Storage and Distribution functions associated with Data Services (currently called DIA). (3) Integration and testing of new releases of these software components. (4) Evangelization of these components across Pearson. (5) Management of all requirements, small enhancements and defect fixes associated with these software components, data formats and core objects.”

Qualifications for the position include: “Proven track record of having designed and/or roll out a Data Abstraction and Distribution system in a Corporate Environment. Understanding of semantic representation of data and exchange data format. Solid experience of databases and enterprise service bus. Strong knowledge of Open Source Data Integration components, Oracle ESB and Oracle DB a must. Proven experience of analyzing an end-to-end enterprise system to identify and fix performance or robustness weak points. Extensive experience of engaging with stakeholders throughout the organization. Fluent in OO, Java, Unix-like & Microsoft operating systems, Internet protocols. XML, XSLT, RDF, SQL, SOA, JMS, Oracle DB. Exposure to ETL tool for e.g. Talend, Informatica must.”

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