Details Report for:
15-1199.07 - Data Warehousing Specialists
Design, model, or implement corporate data warehousing activities. Program and configure warehouses of database information and provide support to warehouse users.
This title represents an occupation for which data collection is currently underway.
- Design, implement, or operate comprehensive data warehouse systems to balance optimization of data access with batch loading and resource utilization factors, according to customer requirements.
- Develop data warehouse process models, including sourcing, loading, transformation, and extraction.
- Create or implement metadata processes and frameworks.
- Create plans, test files, and scripts for data warehouse testing, ranging from unit to integration testing.
- Create supporting documentation, such as metadata and diagrams of entity relationships, business processes, and process flow.
- Design and implement warehouse database structures.
- Develop and implement data extraction procedures from other systems, such as administration, billing, or claims.
- Develop or maintain standards, such as organization, structure, or nomenclature, for the design of data warehouse elements, such as data architectures, models, tools, and databases.
- Implement business rules via stored procedures, middleware, or other technologies.
- Map data between source systems, data warehouses, and data marts.
- Perform system analysis, data analysis or programming, using a variety of computer languages and procedures.
- Select methods, techniques, or criteria for data warehousing evaluative procedures.
- Verify the structure, accuracy, or quality of warehouse data.
- Write new programs or modify existing programs to meet customer requirements, using current programming languages and technologies.
- Prepare functional or technical documentation for data warehouses.
- Provide or coordinate troubleshooting support for data warehouses.
- Review designs, codes, test plans, or documentation to ensure quality.
- Test software systems or applications for software enhancements or new products.
Tools used in this occupation:
|Computer servers — Storage servers|
|High end computer servers — Data warehouse appliances|
|Notebook computers — Laptop computers|
|Special purpose telephones — Multi-line telephone systems|
Technology used in this occupation:
|Analytical or scientific software — SAS software; SPSS software; TIBCO Spotfire|
|Data base management system software — Microsoft SQL Server; Oracle software; SAP Sybase IQ; Talendforge * (see all 12 examples)|
|Data base reporting software — IBM Netezza TwinFin; Oracle Business Intelligence Discoverer; Oracle SQL Loader; SAP BusinessObjects software (see all 6 examples)|
|Data base user interface and query software — Microsoft Access; Structured query language SQL; Teradata BTEQ; Transact SQL (see all 6 examples)|
|Data mining software — IBM Cognos Business Intelligence; Rapid-I RapidMiner *; Teradata Parallel Transporter; Teradata Tpump (see all 6 examples)|
|Development environment software — Adeptia ETL Suite; C; CloverETL *|
|Document management software — Teradata FastExport|
|Electronic mail software — Microsoft Outlook|
|Enterprise application integration software — IBM InfoSphere DataStage; Jitterbit; SMSi Twister Data Integrator; Talend Open Studio *|
|Metadata management software — Altova MapForce; Apatar *; Oracle Warehouse Builder; SAS Data Integration Server (see all 15 examples)|
|Object or component oriented development software — C++; Python|
|Operating system software — Apple Macintosh OS; Linux; Microsoft Windows; UNIX|
|Spreadsheet software — Microsoft Excel|
* Software developed by a government agency and/or distributed as freeware or shareware.
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Wages & Employment Trends
Median wages data collected from Computer Occupations, All Other.
Employment data collected from Computer Occupations, All Other.
Industry data collected from Computer Occupations, All Other.
|Median wages (2012)||$39.01 hourly, $81,140 annual|
|Employment (2010)||210,000 employees|
|Projected growth (2010-2020)||Slower than average (3% to 9%)|
|Projected job openings (2010-2020)||51,600|
|Top industries (2010)||
Government (41% employed in this sector)
State & National
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2012 wage data and 2010-2020 employment projections . "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2010-2020). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.