Informatica Developers in the United States pull down an average of $83K annually. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Most enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to over one-half. Male Informatica Developers are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Most Informatica Developers report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey
Job Description for Informatica Developer
Informatica is used for large data integration, commonly paired with other technology such as SQL for enterprise usage. An informatica developer implements software and solutions to optimize the use of this data for other staff such as business analysts. In addition to working with other departments to meet their requirements, communication and collaboration with other developers and management is done on a regular basis. The basic day-to-day operations performed by informatica developers include development and maintenance of programs, as well as providing support for the technology. Development also includes steps such as testing and performance analysis, ensuring that architecture and packages are functioning optimally.
Although positions as an informatica developer are available in a wide variety of industries, many of the available positions are found in the medical and pharmaceutical fields. Work environment for informatica developers is strictly indoors, but teleconferencing or travel may be necessary in some instances. They typically work during regular business hours, but overtime may be necessary at times.
Educational requirements may be substituted for work experience, but a bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science is generally considered standard. Work experience required by employers depend on the level of the position, but common requirements include six or more years of experience directly involving Informatica. In some fields, domain experience may also be necessary to effectively work with specialized data.
Informatica Developer Tasks
Write, modify, and debug software.
Design and develop application components.
Test and document software.
Analyze requirements and transform them into technical designs.
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