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About the test:

The Talend Online Test uses scenario-based MCQs to evaluate candidates on their proficiency in Talend ETL, including the ability to design and develop ETL jobs, implement data integration processes, and configure Talend components. Additionally, the test assesses a candidate's knowledge of Talend Studio, metadata management, data quality, integration with other enterprise systems, and common ETL and data integration concepts. The test aims to evaluate a candidate's ability to work with Talend to design and develop data integration solutions effectively.

Covered skills:

  • Talend
  • Job structure
  • Components
  • Context
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9 reasons why
9 reasons why

Adaface Talend Online Test is the most accurate way to shortlist Talend ETL Developers

Reason #1

Tests for on-the-job skills

The Talend Online test helps recruiters and hiring managers 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 expensive engineering time by filtering out unqualified candidates.

The Adaface Talend test screen candidates for the typical skills recruiters look for in a Talend developer:

  • Knowledge of Talend architecture
  • Expertise in the design, development, and deployment of Talend ETL processes
  • Solid understanding of Big data concepts and the components of Big data available in Talend (v7)
  • Talend API test
  • Experience with SQL Server development environment
  • Strong hands-on experience with Hadoop ecosystem technology stacks such as HDFS, Spark, Scala, Cloudera, etc.
  • Excellent experience with Agile and Waterfall project methodologies

The insights generated from this assessment can be used by recruiters and hiring managers to identify the best candidates for the role. Anti-cheating features enable you to be comfortable with conducting assessments online. The Talend developer test is ideal for helping recruiters identify which candidates have the technical skills to do well on the job.

Reason #2

No trick questions

no trick questions

Traditional assessment tools use trick questions and puzzles for the screening, which creates a lot of frustration among candidates about having to go through irrelevant screening assessments.

The main reason we started Adaface is that traditional pre-employment assessment platforms are not a fair way for companies to evaluate candidates. At Adaface, our mission is to help companies find great candidates by assessing on-the-job skills required for a role.

Why we started Adaface ->
Reason #3

Non-googleable questions

We have a very high focus on the quality of questions that test for on-the-job skills. Every question is non-googleable and we have a very high bar for the level of subject matter experts we onboard to create these questions. We have crawlers to check if any of the questions are leaked online. If/ when a question gets leaked, we get an alert. We change the question for you & let you know.

These are just a small sample from our library of 10,000+ questions. The actual questions on this Talend Online Test will be non-googleable.

🧐 Question


Parallel jobs
Joe has 3 Jobs of which they want Job A and Job B to run in parallel. Job C should be executed only after the execution of Jobs A and B is complete. Which of these would you recommend to Joe for this use case in Talend?
A: tUnite
B: tPostJob
C: tParallelize
D: tRunJob
E: tRunParallel
🧐 Question🔧 Skill


Parallel jobs
2 mins
🧐 Question🔧 Skill💪 Difficulty⌛ Time
Parallel jobs
Medium2 mins
Reason #4

1200+ customers in 75 countries

customers in 75 countries

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!

Brandon Lee, Head of People, Love, Bonito

Reason #5

Designed for elimination, not selection

The most important thing while implementing the pre-employment Talend Online Test in your hiring process is that it is an elimination tool, not a selection tool. In other words: you want to use the test to eliminate the candidates who do poorly on the test, not to select the candidates who come out at the top. While they are super valuable, pre-employment tests do not paint the entire picture of a candidate’s abilities, knowledge, and motivations. Multiple easy questions are more predictive of a candidate's ability than fewer hard questions. Harder questions are often "trick" based questions, which do not provide any meaningful signal about the candidate's skillset.

Reason #6

1 click candidate invites

Email invites: You can send candidates an email invite to the Talend Online Test from your dashboard by entering their email address.

Public link: You can create a public link for each test that you can share with candidates.

API or integrations: You can invite candidates directly from your ATS by using our pre-built integrations with popular ATS systems or building a custom integration with your in-house ATS.

invite candidates
Reason #7

Detailed scorecards & comparative results

Reason #8

High completion rate

Adaface tests are conversational, low-stress, and take just 25-40 mins to complete.

This is why Adaface has the highest test-completion rate (86%), which is more than 2x better than traditional assessments.

test completion rate
Reason #9

Advanced Proctoring

About Talend Job Roles

Talend is an open-source ETL platform that is used for converting, combining, and updating data across various business sectors. Talend ETL platform is used for data integration (with the help of Talend open studio), data management, enterprise application integration, data quality, cloud storage, and Big Data.

The Talend Product Suite provides businesses with three major products:

  • Talend Big Data
  • Data Integration
  • Integration Cloud

This Talend Online Test for hiring candidates focuses on testing for on-the-job skills.

Typical Talend Developer responsibilities include:

  • Analyze, design, implement and maintain high volume, robust data warehouse, and fast ETL applications
  • Design, develop and manage data warehouse solutions using different architecture, design, and modeling techniques
  • Defining application objectives and functionality
  • Supporting users and teams by developing relevant functional and technical documentation and assistance tools

What roles can I use the Talend Online Test for?

  • Talend ETL Developer
  • Talend Developer
  • Data Warehousing Analyst
  • Data Warehousing Programmer
  • Business Analyst
  • BI Developer
  • Data Architect
  • Data Scientist
  • System Administrator
  • Solution Architect

What topics are covered in the Talend Online Test?

Talend Open Studio
ETL concepts
DataSource Connection
Pig in Talend
Trigger – On Component OK Connection
Capturing Rejects
Data Warehouse Optimization
Data Warehousing concepts
Talend Architecture
Talend Functions and Routines
Row – Main Connection
Graphical Interface Of Talend
Correcting the Lookup
Clickstream Analytics
Basic Architecture of multidimensional modeling
Talend components (Job, Workspace, Metadata, Project)
Integration with Hadoop
Row – Iterate Connection
Filtering Output Data
Duplicating a Job
Social Media Sentiment Analysis
Talend Open Source data integration tool
Data aggregation techniques
Integration with Hive
Trigger – On sub Job ok Connection
Using Multiple Filters
Creating Metadata
Apache weblog analytics
Data Modeling basics
Conceptual Data Modeling
Physical Data Modeling
Logical Data Modeling
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The hiring managers felt that through the technical questions that they asked during the panel interviews, they were able to tell which candidates had better scores, and differentiated with those who did not score as well. They are highly satisfied with the quality of candidates shortlisted with the Adaface screening.

reduction in screening time


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.

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

We have the following anti-cheating features in place:

  • Non-googleable questions
  • IP proctoring
  • Web proctoring
  • Webcam proctoring
  • Plagiarism detection
  • 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?

Yes, you can sign up for free and preview this test.

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.

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