Talend Data Integration v6 Certified Developer Exam

TALEND certification exams measure the skills of candidates in order to ensure 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 over time. 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.

These details are provided as a guideline only:

  • Approximate number of questions: 60
  • Estimated exam duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes

Types of questions:

  • Multiple choice
  • Multiple response
  • True/false formats
  • Matching concepts with definitions
  • Sortable Drag and Drop questions
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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; working with web services; configuration and troubleshooting; and exposure to Talend Administration Center.


To prepare for the certification exam, we recommend the following

Certification Exam Topics

Creating Jobs

Using Components

Defining and using context variables

Defining connections

Transforming and cleansing data

Documenting Business Models

Creating and using an SVN connection

Running a Job remotely

Managing projects

Monitoring Job execution

Parallel execution

Sample Questions

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

      Choose all that apply.

      a. In the Repository

      b. In the Run view

      c. In the Designer view

      d. In the Palette

    2. Select the procedure to create a new job:

      a. In the Repository, right-click Job Designs and then click Create Standard Job

      b. Right-click in the Designer view and the click Create Job

      c. In the Repository, right-click Contexts and then click Create Jobs

      d. In the File menu, click New… and then click New Job

    3. How can you change the name of a component, in the Component view?

      a. In the Basic settings tab, enter the name in the Name box

      b. In the Advanced settings, enter the name in the Label box

      c. In the Documentation tab, enter the name in the Label box

      d. In the View tab, enter the name in the Label format box

    4. How do you see a configuration error message for a component?

      a. Right-click the component and then click “Show Problems”

      b. Place the mouse pointer over the error symbol in the Designer view

      c. From the Errors view

      d. From the Jobs view

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

      a. Drag a column from one input table to a column in another input table

      b. Right-click one column in the input table, and then click Join

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

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



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