Data ManagementData Management

This page is about the skill Data Management, which is one of more than 40 technical skills you can assess on Alooba. The Data Management skill is a broad catch-all skill covering data wrangling, data governance, master data management, data pipelines etc. It involves showing an understanding of the process of preparing data in order to analyse it, how to push and pull data from different places, including basic concepts of APIs, scraping, importing/exporting data from databases, cleaning data, ELTs, ETLs etc.

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What types of things are included in the Data Management skill?

The Data Management skill assesses knowledge of topics like Data Ingestion, Data Lakes, Data Pipelines, Data Storage, Data Sychronisation, Data Transformations, Design Patterns, ELTs/ETLs, Event Tracking, Feature Store, Matching Datasets & Scheduling Tasks.

Which types of roles require good Data Management skills?

Data Management is a commonly assessed skill for roles such as Data Engineer, SQL Developer, DBA and Data Governance Manager.

Why should we test someone’s Data Management skills?

A critical part of running an ethical hiring process that’s fair and meritocratic is having objective measures of someone’s skills. Why does ethical hiring matter? Simple - it helps you hire the best person for the job.

Robert Half reported that the cost of a bad hire is on average 15-21% of the employee’s salary.

What was the most common reason for mis-hires? A lack of the right technical skills. This a true hiring own-goal, as it’s so easily preventable through a valid, thorough skills assessment.

So, if your role requires a candidate to know Data Management well, you can validate that with Alooba Assess.

Can I test my current team’s Data Management skills too?

Yes you sure can. You can assess their skills using Alooba Growth.

Which tests can I find the Data Management skill in?

Data Management can be assessed through the Concepts & Knowledge test & Free Response test. The Free Response Test includes different answer options like written responses, video answers and diagram answers.

Can I add my own Data Management questions?

Yes, you can add your own Data Management questions via the question bank.

How do I get access to Alooba to test Data Management skills?

Feel free to reach out and book a quick discovery call here.

How difficult is the Data Management skill?

Each question on Alooba is categorized by difficulty - Easy, Medium & Hard. You can set the difficulty level to whatever you like by picking and choosing the questions that you want to include.

What else can I assess with Alooba?

You can also assess someone’s intelligence, their personality type and critical soft skills, like communication.

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