Ab Initio Developer in Boston, MA at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 6/18/2020

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Job Description

Ab Initio Developer:

Signature Consultants has an opportunity for an Ab Initio Developer. Our client is seeking an experienced Ab Initio Developer to deliver high priority epics across the release train that heavily rely on this technology. This role will also provide direction, coaching and mentorship to junior Ab Initio Developers in training. The candidate will perform a variety of functions that include: analysis, design, development, testing, and execution of fully functional software. This role works closely with Product Owners, Business Analysts, Scrum Masters, Architects, and others on the agile development team to build out new application features according to acceptance criteria/requirements. Primary focus will be on Ab Initio technology with opportunities to support more than one programming language and several operating systems and platforms.


  • Acts as an Ab Initio Developer on an agile development team that supports a variety of work types (enhancements, research/consultation, strategic projects, and daily production demands)
  • Translates acceptance criteria/requirements into functional deliverables and helps coach the team on implementation
  • Writes high quality code within prescribed iterations
  • Performs unit testing and acts as a subject matter expert to QA and Business Testers through the testing lifecycle
  • Develops Ab Initio graphs/plans while adhering to best practices
  • Performs graph tuning with robust error handling/data validation and reconciliation
  • Leads issue investigation and resolution activities for high priority incidents
  • Maintains automated test scripts (as applicable)
  • Estimates user stories/size of efforts with accuracy
  • Actively participates in user story refinements and design sessions to influence the sustainability and extendibility of the technical solution
  • Documents the data extracting/loading mapping processes; documents the data transforming processes; documents the data relationships and maintaining the consistency of the data
  • Perform analysis, design, development, and configuration functions (includes defining technical requirements) with a high degree of accuracy and speed, operating as an individual contributor to team goals
  • Perform analysis, assessment and resolution for defects and incidents of advanced complexity and escalate appropriately
  • Work independently to tackle well-scoped and loosely scoped problems
  • Seek opportunities to expand technical knowledge and capabilities
  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to less experienced employees


  • Bachelor's degree or its equivalent in work experience
  • Two years of programming/development experience
  • Expert experience with Ab Initio and ETL technologies
  • Experience in designing and building applications
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working in Agile delivery methodologies
  • Experience with Reinsurance principles (preferred)
  • Four years of programming/development experience preferred.

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com. Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.


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