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About the test:

The Teradata Online Test uses scenario-based MCQs to evaluate candidates on their knowledge of Teradata Database, SQL queries, performance tuning, data modeling, database architecture, and data warehousing concepts. Additionally, the test evaluates a candidate's proficiency in Teradata utilities, Teradata Parallel Transporter (TPT), and Teradata QueryGrid. The test aims to assess a candidate's ability to design, develop and maintain Teradata databases efficiently and effectively.

Covered skills:

  • RDMS
  • UNIX
  • Components
  • Sequence
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9 reasons why
9 reasons why

Adaface Teradata Online Test is the most accurate way to shortlist Teradata Database Administrators

Reason #1

Tests for on-the-job skills

The Teradata 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 time by filtering out unqualified candidates.

The Adaface Teradata Online Test screens candidates for the typical skills recruiters look for Teradata Specialist/Consultant roles:

  • Experience using Teradata utilities
  • Experience in implementing data warehouse and database applications with Informatica , SSIS, Data stage ETL tools on Teradata, Oracle, DB2, and MSSQL RDBMS
  • Experience in Performance Monitoring ,identifying bottlenecks, error, exception handling tuning of Stored Procedures, T-SQL Queries, Joins, Cursors, long running queries

The insights generated from this assessment can be used by recruiters and hiring managers to identify the best candidates for Teradata Specialist/Consultant roles. Anti-cheating features enable you to be comfortable with conducting assessments online. The Teradata Online Test is ideal for helping recruiters identify which candidates have the 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.

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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.

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 Teradata 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 Teradata 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 & benchmarks

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 Teradata Specialist/Consultant Roles

Teradata is a well-known Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) that is ideal for big data warehousing projects. It can handle massive amounts of data and is extremely scalable.

A Teradata specialist is in charge of everything from development through testing and finally production. This job's primary responsibility is to gather data, analyse it, and understand various data statistics. 

Typical Teradata Specialist/Consultant responsibilities include:

  • Implementing technical designs
  • Creating Teradata objects like databases, users, profiles, roles, tables, etc
  • Modifying databases, users, role profiles
  • Designing and managing troubleshooting/exceptional procedures such as handling hot AMPs, crash dumps, slowdowns, connectivity issues, etc
  • Planning, designing and implementing hardware and software upgrade strategy for the Teradata database

What roles can I use the Teradata Online Test for?

  • Teradata Database Administrator
  • Teradata Technical Specialist
  • ETL Developer
  • Data Warehouse Developer
  • Data Integration Specialist
  • Data Migration Specialist

What topics are covered in the Teradata Online Test?

Relational Database Management System

Fast Load Script
ETL Tools
MLOAD Client System

Parallel Data Extension


Trusted Parallel Database

Channel Driver
Teradata Gateway
Virtual Disk

Access Module Processor

Parsing Engine

Partition Primary Index

Least Cost Plan
Primary Key
Primary Index
Performance Tuning
Highest Cost Plan
Confidence Level
MultiLoad Utility
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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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