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Informatica Online Test

The Informatica test evaluates a candidate's ability to use PowerCenter for ETL. It assesses ability to execute data synchronization/ replication tasks, design data transformations, manage source/ target definitions and data wrangling by applying filter, join, aggregate, categorize, merge, and expression logic without writing SQL.

Customized Based On:

  • Experience/ difficulty level
  • Multiple skills in 1 assessment
  • Job description/ role requirements

Covered Topics:

Data warehousing
Extract Transform Load (ETL)
and Sorting Data
Data integration
Design Objects
File Lookups
Update and delete from relational database tables
Relational lookups
Database Joins
Sessions and Tasks
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How to use the Adaface Informatica Online Test

Start screening candidates within minutes with the ready-to-go Informatica Online Test

1. Choose the most appropriate test for your role

2. Start inviting candidates to complete the assessment

3. Receive real time notifications and shortlist the best candidates

Customize the Adaface Informatica Online Test according to your job description

1. Get a custom assessment from our library of 500+ skills within 48 hours

2. Start inviting candidates to complete the assesment

3. Receive real time notifications and shortlist the best candidates

Adaface Informatica Online Test is trusted by enterprises worldwide

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SG Government
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Optimum Solutions
United Nations
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About the Adaface Informatica Assessment Test

Evaluate Informatica technical and coding skills with Adaface skills assessment platform powered by an intelligent chatbot


Workflow Monitor
Repository Manager
Admin Console
Mapping Designer
Filter transformation
Router transformation
Lookup transformation
Data Types and Data Types conversion
Workflow Manager

It is a medium of filtering rows in a mapping.


It is used for looking up data in a relational table through mapping.

Informatica Client-Server Architecture
Repository Services
Integration Service
Gateway Nodes
Stored Procedure

Recommended Roles:

Informatica Developer
Senior Informatica Developer
Informatica Architect
Data Integration Developer (Informatica)
Software Engineer (Informatica)
Data Engineer (Informatica)
Informatica ETL Developer
Informatica BI Consultant

Why You Should Use This Informatica Assessment Test

The Informatica Online Test helps recruiters and hiring managers to identify qualified candidates from a pool of resumes, and helps in taking objective hiring decisions. It reduces the administrative overhead of interviewing too many candidates and saves time by filtering out unqualified candidates.

The Adaface Informatica Online test screens candidates for the typical skills recruiters look for Informatica Developer roles:

  • In-depth Experience with Informatica Power Center
  • Data warehousing and Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL) fundamentals
  • Creating and executing data synchronization and data replication tasks
  • Using the PowerCenter Designer interface to design data transformations
  • Using filter, join, aggregate, categorize, merge, and apply expression logic to data without writing SQL
  • Managing source and target definitions
  • Monitoring and repairing PowerCenter Sessions and Workflows
  • Creating mappings for data integrations and troubleshooting mapping problems with the debugger
  • Leveraging object reusability
  • Experience with SQL, PL/SQL or T-SQL
  • Calling SQL stored procedure from a PowerCenter mapping
  • Creating and configuring SQL transformations

The insights generated from this assessment can be used by recruiters and hiring managers to identify the best candidates for the Informatica Developer role. Anti-cheating features enable you to be comfortable with conducting assessments online.

How do you customize the test for Senior Informatica developers?

Questions in the Senior Informatica developer test will be based on advanced topics that require candidates to have a few years of hands-on experience with Informatica. Here are some advanced topics that are specific to intermediate/ experienced Adaface Informatica tests:

  • Applying PowerCenter Performance Tuning Methodology
  • Using the Lookup transformation in Dynamic mode
  • Normalizing and Denormalizing data using PowerCenter
  • Making use of the PowerCenter source-based, target-based, and user-based transaction control
  • Designing error handling strategies appropriate for the intended purpose of a workflow
  • Utilizing constraint-based loading in databases with referential integrity constraints
  • Using the Transaction Control transformation for data-driven RDBMS transaction control
  • Determining the proper use of built-in and optional, mapping-design recovery capabilities
  • Calculating how much memory a session uses and tuning session-level memory
  • Applying partitions, distributing the data, and optimising the CPU memory usage

Distribution Of Test Scores

The actual score distribution will vary based on your candidate pipeline quality, but you should typically expect ~20% of the candidates to do well on Adaface assessments.

The score distribution for our assessments follow the normal curve. This is a good sign- standardized tests like SAT and GRE follow the normal distribution (bell curve).

Status quo assessments typically have the exact opposite of the bell curve (too many candidates getting close to 0, too many candidates getting close to 100 and too few candidates in the middle). This is typically because they focus on theoretical questions or trick questions, which are very binary in nature- either you know the trick/ theory or you don’t.

How Adaface Is Different

Adaface conversational assessments are reflective of on-the-job skills and see an 86% completion rate as compared to ~50% for traditional assessment platforms.



Theoretical questions/ puzzles

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One-size-fits-all assessments




Questions for on-the-job skills




Informatica Online Test FAQs

Can I evaluate other relevant skills like ETL, SQL in the same test?

Yes. We support screening multiple skills in a single test. You can review our standard SQL test and standard ETL test to understand what type of questions we use to evaluate SQL and ETL skills. Once you sign up for any plan, you can request a custom assessment that will be customized to your job description. The customized assessment will include questions for all the must-have skills required for your Informatica role.

About Informatica Developer Roles

Informatica is a data integration tool based on ETL architecture. It provides data integration software and services for various businesses, industries and government organizations especially telecommunication, health care, financial and insurance services.

Typical Informatica Developer responsibilities include:

  • Design, develop, maintain, monitor and execute production ETL processes using Informatica Power Center
  • Investigate production ETL issues / problems
  • Integrate warehousing systems with an organization or company’s existing systems
  • Troubleshoot and debug any issues while integrating
  • Analyze data warehousing systems
  • Verify and validate ETL deliverables
  • Map database sources to specified data formats

What is a custom assessment?

Every role is different and requires a custom assessment to identify top candidates efficiently. Adaface subject matter experts understand your job description/ role requirements and pick the most relevant questions from our library of 10000+ questions to create a technical assessment that helps you find the qualified candidates in your candidate pipeline quickly. All custom assessments are set up based on the job description, role requirements, must-have skills, experience level and salary range within a maximum of 48 hours and you will get an email notification once it goes live.

Check out a sample assessment here (no credit card required).

Can I combine multiple skills into one custom assessment?

Yes, absolutely. Custom assessments are set up based on your job description, and will include questions on all must-have skills you specify.

How is Adaface different from other assessment tools?

We believe that status quo tech assessment platforms are not a fair way for companies to evaluate engineers because they focus on trick questions/ puzzles/ niche algorithms. We started Adaface to help companies find great engineers by assessing on-the-job skills required for a role. Read more about why we started Adaface.

Here's what's different with Adaface:

  • High quality non-googleable questions that test for on-the-job skills as opposed to theoretical knowledge.
  • A friendly conversational assessment with a chatbot, instead of sending a "test" to a candidate. This translates to a higher completion rate. Adaface assessments (86% candidate completion rate), as opposed to traditional tests (40-50% candidate completion rate)
  • Customized assessments for 700+ skills at different experience levels.

Do you have any anti-cheating or proctoring features in place?

We have the following anti-cheating features in place:

  • Web proctoring
  • Webcam proctoring
  • Plagairism detection
  • Non-googleable questions
  • Secure browser

Read more about the proctoring features.

How do I interpret test scores?

The primary thing to keep in mind is that an assessment is an elimination tool, not a selection tool. A skills assessment is optimized to help you eliminate candidates who are not technically qualified for the role, it is not optimized to help you find the best candidate for the role. So the ideal way to use an assessment is to decide a threshold score (typically 55%, we help you benchmark) and invite all candidates who score above the threshold for the next rounds of interview.

What experience level can I use this test for?

Each Adaface assessment is customized to your job description/ ideal candidate persona (our subject matter experts will pick the right questions for your assessment from our library of 10000+ questions). This assessment can be customized for any experience level.

Does every candidate get the same questions?

Yes, it makes it much easier for you to compare candidates. Options for MCQ questions and the order of questions are randomized. We have anti-cheating/ proctoring features in place. In our enterprise plan, we also have the option to create multiple versions of the same assessment with questions of similar difficulty levels.

I'm a candidate. Can I try a practice test?

No. Unfortunately, we do not support practice tests at the moment. However, you can use our sample questions for practice.

What is the cost of using this test?

You can check out our pricing plans.

Can I get a free trial?

The platform is completely self-serve, so here's one way to proceed:

  • You can sign up for free to get a feel for how it works.
  • The free trial includes one sample assessment (Java/ JavaScript) that you will find in your dashboard when you sign up. You can use it to review the quality of questions, and the candidate experience of a conversational test on Adaface.
  • To review the quality of questions, you can also review our public questions for 50+ skills here.
  • Once you're convinced that you want to try it out with real assessments and candidates, you can pick a plan according to your requirements.

I just moved to a paid plan. How can I request a custom assessment?

Here is a quick guide on how to request a custom assessment on Adaface.

With Adaface, we were able to optimise our initial screening process by upwards of 75%, freeing up precious time for both hiring managers and our talent acquisition team alike!

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