Informatica Systems Administrator Contract in Richmond, VA at Vaco

Date Posted: 6/30/2020

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Job Description

Qualifications:
o Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Engineering, Statistics or closely related field (willing to accept foreign education equivalent). (Required)

o Minimum of 3 years of hands on experience with PowerCenter v9.x/v10x software administration (Required)

o Minimum of 3 years of hands on experience with PowerExchange Express v9.x/v10x software administration (Preferred)

o Minimum of 3 years of experience with Informatica Data Quality software toolset, including development, installation, configuration, maintenance, enhancement, and support. (Preferred)

Responsibilities:
The Informatica Administrator manages all Informatica environments, configurations, user access, PowerCenter, PowerExchange Express, and IDQ installs new software and patches and applies necessary configuration changes. This role is responsible for reliability and performance of the Informatica software.

o Installs and configures Informatica PowerCenter, PowerExchange Express.

o Coordinates, plans and executes activities related to platform maintenance, disaster recovery and software release management. o Configures Informatica components and assists infrastructure team on installation, upgrades and hotfix patches.

o Performs capacity and stability monitoring. o Assists with application health and server metrics collection and reporting.

o Assists with integration with Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) Web services. o Configures high availability multi-nodes architecture, failover and recovery functionality.

o Configures user authentication with LDAP, Active Directory, and Kerberos.

o Conducts performance tuning application servers and configurations for optimal performance. o Raises tickets with Informatica vendor for software product or functionality issues. o Assists with code migrations and cutovers during releases and go-lives.

o Performs capacity and stability monitoring.

o Assists with application health and server metrics collection and reporting.

o Assists with integrations with PowerCenter and Oracle and SQL databases. o Familiarity with Informatica Best Practices.

o Working knowledge of the Informatica software security model and adaptability.

o Firm understanding of ETL basic concepts of data flow, data enrichment, data consolidation, change data capture and transformation. o Strong proficiency in SQL programming, query writing, query performance tuning, and database technologies.

o Ability to maintain a detail-oriented approach while multitasking in a fast paced environment.

o Strong verbal & written communication skills. o Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedures manuals