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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
March 01, 2018

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Raja Sundar Rajasekaran

Data warehousing/BI consultant

Suntrust bank, Atlanta

Mobile No: 404-***-****

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I am an ETL Ab Initio Consultant with 10+ years of experience. I have worked through various phases of Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) in ETL Data Integration and Data Warehousing technologies & tools. My experience also includes working as Ab Initio administrator for a year.

Extensively used ETL methodologies for supporting data extraction, transformations and loading process, in large corporate-wide-ETL Solution using Ab Initio.

Have Experience in creating generic psets, generic graphs, plans.

Experience and well versed with various Ab Initio Transform, Partition, De-partition, Dataset and Database components and experience with Ab Initio Co-Operating System, application tuning, and debugging strategies.

Experienced in writing UNIX Shell Scripts including Korn Shell Scripts, CRON, UNIX administration and also experienced with Teradata BTEQ scripting and DB2 SQL.

Have handled Ab Initio Migration(version), Ab Initio Server Migration, Ab Initio administration, UNIX server Administration while working for ETL Infrastructure Team.

Experience in managing teams and operating on Onsite-Offshore delivery model, single person project and on Agile projects as well.

Experience in both real and batch time processing in abinitio.

Extensively used air commands to check in/out, perform dependency analysis and other EME related operations.

Experience in ETL process design and documentation like HLD and data mapping documents.

SQL developer with experience in writing efficient SQL queries, fine tuning queries and

wrote several SQL queries for adhoc reporting.

Extremely effective in System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) from analysis, design,

development, testing and implementation in diverse range of software applications.

Strong functional knowledge of Ab Initio products [ Exterprise Meta> Environment(EME), Co>Operating systems, Continuous Flow, Control Center, Express>It [ before BRE/ACE ], Metadata Hub, Data Profiler, Conduct>It, Data Quality Environment, Test Data Management, Data Gateway, TRWI, TRMC & others ]

Strong experience in working with scheduling tools like autosys, Maestro, CA7, control center.

Quick learner with excellent people skills and problem solving attitude. Keenly interested

in implementing value additions to the projects to deliver a product which exceeds


Experience in translating requirements into design both written and verbal.


Below is a list of important hardware, software products, tools I have worked on.


Skill set


●Unix and Linux servers


●Teradata 13, DB2, Oracle 10g .


●Abinitio 2.15, 3.1.2, CO-OP, EME, Ab Initio Administration,Power olap, Data mining tools, DQE, metadata hub, UNIX server administration, Hive, PIG, Hadoop files systems, CA7, IBM Maestro, Autosys, etc,

●Application life cycle management, control center, Quality center.

Integrated Development Environments and Tools

●Teradata 14.0/13.0/12.0/V2R6.2/V2R5, Oracle 10g, DB2


Degree and Date


Bachelor of Engineering, May-2007

PSG college of technology

Professional Memberships / Certifications / Recognitions

Professional Society / Certification


One month training in data warehousing/Business intelligence concepts by TCS

June 2007

Database IBM DB2 certification

Mar 2008

Certified in fundamentals of Hadoop

Nov 2015


Highlights and achievements

Worked on sales project in converting the process from batch to continuous flow which benefitted in bringing the sales transaction reaching data warehouse from 30 mins to 2 mins.

Automated the ETL batch monitoring with a Unix script. Which sends the batch status in a mail to the support team. Also alert the support team in case of SLA threat.

SLA report script – created a Unix script which sends the SLA status at the end of the batch window to the home depot management

Appreciated by homedepot management for fixing data issues in the cashier metrics report in short span. During the cashier rewarding program for the stores.

Worked on Hadoop PIG scripting POC. Created a sales data validation script which assess the data quality using PIG program.

Has trained the new joiners in the team on abinitio with hands on, data warehousing concepts and Unix basics.

POCS in Hadoop/Talend

I have created a talend program in loading the margin data to Teradata using talend.

I have created a PIG program to validate the sales data in comparison between the sales base and aggregate tables to check the data quality.

I have experience working on the Hadoop file systems. Also created many scripts in hive to load the Inventory data in to Hive inventory tables.

Worked on POCS in moving the data from the Teradata EDW table (COS Margin) to Hadoop file system using SQOOP.

Has got a good knowledge on the Hadoop file system and architecture.


The details of the various assignments listed here, in chronological order.

a.June 2017 – Current: Itech – IBM/Suntrust Bank

Sr Abinitio Developer at Suntrust bank USA.


Atlas Data lake program


June 2017 – till date


Suntrust bank, Atlanta


Suntrust is one of the largest bank in united states. Etl infrastructure team provides support to the build team, server patching, other maintenance activities, handle production issues.

●Migrating the application from DIME to atlas data lake.

●Dime – Atlas data lake migration

●Migrate the abinitio applications from DIME environment to Atlas data lake. As the plan is to create a data lake from data of different sources.


Abinitio ETL Infrastructure

Solution Environment

Abinitio 2.1.5, 3.1.2, Unix shell scripting, metadahub, DQE, CA7 scheduler, Unix servers.

b.June 2007 – June 2017: TCS – The Home Depot

Sr Abinitio/ETL Developer at The Home Depot, USA.


ETL Infrastructure


The Home Depot, USA.


The Home Depot is the largest home-improvement retailer of home improvement and construction products and services in the United States.

ETL Store operations team supports Ab Initio Development, Ab Initio application support team and first point of contact for all server related issues.

●Migrating 3.1.2 CO-OP to CO-OP

●Ab Initio Server migration from standalone to HA Veritas cluster servers

●Teradata version upgrade to Teradata 14

●Capacity planning, user account provisioning, and various Build activities


Abinitio ETL Developer

Solution Environment

Abinitio 2.1.5, 3.1.2, Unix shell scripting, Ab Initio administration, Ab Initio application support, Unix servers.

c.Ab Initio Development – EDW Sales


EDW Sales


The Home Depot, USA.


As part of Sales Project we need to bring in sales data from stores. This Data will be loaded to Teradata Warehouse and based on this data Micro strategy Reports are generated to be available to Business team and Store Managers for reporting purpose. The data is historical and can be drilled down to smallest granular level and can be rolled up to very high level as well.

Highlights: This project brought down the time from 30 mins to 2 mins for sales transactions to reach Teradata DB from stores.


Abinitio ETL developer

Solution Environment

Abinitio 2.1.5, 3.1.2,, Unix shell scripting and DB2 database and oracle 10g database.

d. Ab Initio Development – EDW Cashier metrics report


EDW cashier metrics report


The Home Depot, USA.


This project is aimed to create consolidated cashier metrics reports to operate over 2000 operational stores of home improvement appliances across US.

The reports are generated based upon the cashier performance across the registers in the store. There are key metrics in the report with which the cashier’s performance is evaluated. The report also has sales information rolled up for different hierarchies across the organization. .


Abinitio ETL developer

Solution Environment

Abinitio 2.1.5, 3.1.2,, Unix shell scripting and DB2 database and oracle database, Unix servers.

e.Ab Initio Development – EDW New lower price


New lower price – pricing analytics


The Home Depot, USA.


This project is aimed to bring the new lower price data at different levels from mainframe. And it is loaded into Teradata. This data is used in pricing analytics using microstrategy.

Also the copy of a data is loaded into the Hadoop hive tables using SQOOP.


Abinitio ETL developer

Solution Environment

Abinitio 2.1.5, 3.1.2,, Unix shell scripting and DB2 database and oracle database, Unix servers.

f.Ab Initio Development – WCS server upgrade Unix to Linux/abinitio 213 to 312


EDW-Ab Initio Development-CRTV


The Home Depot, USA


●This project was to migrate the WCS abinitio from version 2.15 to 3.12. The operating system was also migrated from UNIX to Linux.

●WebSphere is the front end tool which populates the product attributes into the portal every day. is one of the largest online portal selling thousands of home improvement goods. Abinitio gets the data from the Big hammer; a third party vendor and creates the data for the WebSphere portal. By upgrading the abinitio code written in 2.15 to 3.12; it enables the better performance of the code.


●Analyzed business needs of clients, reviewed the business requirement with them and prepared mapping document for the source to target data flow.

●Prepared the data profiling about the final outcome of the project and developed detailed design of the coding and the design document.

●Developed the Ab Initio Graph/Jobs with offshore team co-ordination.

●Debugged and tested this code with QA team and scheduled this code for batch run using Maestro scheduler.

●Deploying the code in production and support the code until it gets stabilized.

●Maintained a good count of offshore team for the deliverables and coordinated with them for all the projects and assignments.

●Expertise in maintaining data quality, data organization, metadata and data profiling.

●Experience in Business Analysis and Data Analysis, User Requirement Gathering, User Requirement Analysis, Data Cleansing, Data Transformations, Data Relationships, Source Systems Analysis and Reporting Analysis.

●Extensive experience with development, testing, debugging, implementation, documentation and production support.

●Expert in Dimensional Data Modelling, using Data Modelling, Star-Join Snowflake Schema Modelling.


Teradata Bteq SQL developer, Unix shell scripting.

Solution Environment

Abinitio 2.1.5, 3.1.2,, Teradata 13 (Teradata, UNIX scripting), EME, DB2, HDDTM (scheduling utility), Heats (migration utility), Abinitio EME.

g. EDW / BI L3 support


EDW Level 3 production support


The Home Depot, USA.


This project is aimed for Level 3 support to various data warehousing applications with critical and crucial data. The data is used for generating reports across 2000 operational stores for home improvement appliances across US, Canada and Mexico.

As Role

Complex failure resolution that requires functional knowledge of the data integration code.

High Level Data Analysis and research

Root cause analysis

Break fix and enhancement code / scripts / schedule changes

SM tickets management (SME’s Direct/Escalated from L2)

Address leadership requests

Ensure adherence to defined processes and procedures

Performance tuning

Solution Environment

Ab Initio 2.1.5, Unix shell scripting, Ab Initio administration, Ab Initio application support, Unix servers.

h.Business intelligence training


TCS Business intelligence training


TCS internal


Business intelligence/EDW training, ETL tools training


Abinitio Developer

Solution Environment

Ab Initio 2.15, Sql, UNIX Shell Scripting. EME, DB2, informatica.

Previous company references:


Name: Vamsi

Role: Sr ETL developer

Contact: 302-***-****

Tata Consultancy Service:

Name: Andrew Jayapandian

Role: Manager

Contact: 404-***-****

Personal information:

Gender: Male

Status: Married

Birth date: Aug 05, 1985

Address: 3124 North place way, SE Smyrna, Georgia

I hereby declare that the above information provided is true and correct to my knowledge

In view of my work experience, I think I am the right person for your position. I would appreciate being invited for an interview.

Raja Sundar R

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