Talend Data Integration v6 Certified Developer Exam

Talend certification exams measure candidates' skills to ensure that they have the knowledge to successfully implement quality projects. Preparation is critical to passing.

This certification exam covers topics related to the development of Talend Studio data integration Jobs. Topics include but are not limited to using Talend Studio in a stand-alone and collaborative team environment to build, analyze, and test Jobs, accessing files and databases, joining and filtering data, orchestrating complex tasks, and following best practices.

Certification Exam Details

Exam content is updated periodically. The number and difficulty of questions may change. The passing score is adjusted to maintain a consistent standard—for example, a new exam version with more-difficult questions may have a lower passing score.

Approximate number of questions: 65
Time limit: 1 hour (60 minutes)
Types of questions:

  • Multiple choice
  • Multiple response
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Recommended Experience

Experience with Talend Data Integration 6.x and Talend Studio, including:

  • Creating Jobs
  • Creating metadata
  • Transforming data
  • Joining data sources
  • Using context variables
  • Handling errors
  • Debugging, profiling performance, and optimizing Jobs
  • Developing test cases
  • Following Talend best practices


To prepare for the certification exam, Talend recommends that you:

Certification Exam Topics

  • Creating Jobs
  • Using components
  • Defining and using context variables
  • Defining connections
  • Transforming data
  • Documenting Jobs
  • Working with remote projects
  • Running a Job remotely
  • Monitoring Job execution
  • Orchestrating parallel execution
  • Developing unit tests

Sample Questions

    1. In Talend Studio, where can you browse to find the components you need to create a job?

      Choose one.

      a. Repository

      b. Run view

      c. Designer

      d. Palette

    2. Which is the process to create a new job? Choose one.

      a. In the repository, right-click Job Designs and select "Create Standard Job"

      b. In the designer, right-click and select "Create Job"

      c. In the repository, right-click Contexts and click "Create Jobs"

      d. On the File menu, select New>Standard Job

    3. On which tab of the Component view can you change the name of a component? Choose one.

      a. Basic settings

      b. Advanced settings

      c. Documentation

      d. View

    4. How can you see a configuration error message for a component? Choose one.

      a. Right-click the component and select "Show Problems"

      b. Hover over the error symbol in the Designer view

      c. Open the Errors view

      d. Open the Jobs view

    5. How do you join two input columns in the tMap configuration window? Choose one.

      a. Drag a column from the main input table to a column in another input table

      b. Right-click one column in the input table and select "Join"

      c. Select two columns in two distinct input tables, right-click, and select "Join"

      d. Select two columns in two distinct input tables and drag them to the output table



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