Informatica Adminstrator

Sienna Systems
Alexandria, VA
Job Type
Senior level

Job Description

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REQ#1901:Informatica Adminstrator - Alexandria, VA

This person will be part of the team that supports a growing Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence environment using Informatica, Oracle 11g/10g RDBMS, and SQL Server 2005/2008. This individual will be responsible for the following:
  • Administering the Informatica environment on UNIX
  • Apply patches / upgrades / hotfixes for Informatica PowerCenter
  • Monitor performance, troubleshoot, and tune ETL processes
  • Will be responsible for 24x7 support
  • Work with Informatica vendor on any issues that arise
  • Support the Informatica developer team as needed
1. Ensure development teams are following appropriate standards
2. Promote and deploy Informatica code
3. Assist development team at design time ensuring code will run at scale
4. Serve as an Informatica Developer as needed to get work completed.
  • Write and maintain BASH shell scripts for administering the Informatica environment
  • Design and implement appropriate error handling procedures
  • Develop project, documentation, and ETL standards in conjunction with data architects
  • Work with other team members to ensure standards around monitoring and management of the Informatica environment within the context of existing enterprise monitoring solutions
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills
Specifically needs to be able to communicate well on phone calls
  • Must be able to thrive under pressure and have a strong sense of ownership and responsibility for the project
  • Minimum of 7-10 years of experience in the administration, architecture, design, and development of ETL programs using Informatica’s data integration tools;
1. Informatica experience must include working with large mission critical data systems (multiple terabytes in size with millions of rows processing per day)
2. Must be able to demonstrate mastery of Informatica command line utilities
3. Must be able to demonstrate mastery of quickly debugging and resolving issues that can arise with Informatica programs.
4. Must know how to navigate through the Informatica metadata repository
5. Expert knowledge of Informatica version 8.5 and above. Informatica version 9.x and above preferred;
6. Working with Informatica PowerExchange products is a plus
  • Minimum 2 full lifecycle project experience with small development groups, e.g., leading ground up development of Informatica standards in one or more previous projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to navigate through organizational and technical uncertainty
  • Mastery of Unix concepts and commands, including process management, scripting, directory structures, file permissions and editors
  • Solid background in Oracle database 11g
1. Must be able to read and understand an Oracle Explain Plan
2. Must understand and know Oracle hints
3. Solid experience building SQL queries, including creating sub-queries, minus/union, and inline queries
4. Stored procedure development experience
  • Fluency with business concepts related to relational and dimensional data models
  • BA/BS in computer science or equivalent experience
  • Experience with large scale database application like Exadata would be a plus
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