Informatica Administrator - Contract

  • Job Reference: 0000005805
  • Date Posted: 13 June 2019
  • Recruiter: careerwise
  • Location: Preston
  • Salary: £450 to £475 Per Day
  • Bonus/Benefits: expenses
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: 6 months ++
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Informatica Administrator

To £475 per day + expenses

Lancashire based (Mon - Thu), home-based on Fridays

6 month-rolling contract

We are working with a Global Consultancy who are looking for an Informatica Administrator to work on a large data programme in Lancashire.

As an Informatica administrator, you'll be supporting numerous repositories on over multiple servers.

You will:

  • Provide support and administration of Informatica suite of applications including BDM, EDC, MDM, and other tools to support Data Governance program.
  • Evaluate platform needs, install, configure, manage and maintain technical details of each module.
  • Assist with the design of technical and functional requirements for data integration projects.
  • Interact with business users and decision support staff to analyze and resolve ongoing issues and design enhancements.
  • Manage onboarding new users onto the platform and implement security privileges as required.
  • Manage promotion of code/data across environments.
  • Manage/coordinate creation and maintenance all the required connections between the Informatica tools and various source systems/applications.
  • Coordinate/plan & execute activities related to platform maintenance, Disaster Recovery and Software release management
  • Perform Capacity & Stability monitoring
  • Assist with Platform metrics collection and reporting
  • Contribute to definition, review, documentation & communication of standards and Best Practices
  • Daily tasks include: creating user accounts, scheduling and monitoring jobs, performing root cause analysis for job failures and missed data loads, and providing server and database administrators with support for performance tuning.

You have:

  • 2-5 years of relevant experience in a systems administration role and experience with Informatica
  • Experience with 3rd party vendor software Installation and Configuration, such as Informatica
  • Hands on Experience with the Data Governance suite: Axon, EDC, MSM and IDQ
  • Experience with installation in Linux and Windows environments.
  • Strong knowledge of Linux operating system
  • Strong knowledge of Shell scripting.
  • Proven troubleshooting & issues resolution skills.
  • Ability to analyze & communicate root cause and resolution steps.
  • Working knowledge of the software security model and adaptability.
  • Working knowledge of AD authentication models and LDAP integration
  • Good understanding of ETL basic concepts of data flow, data enrichment, data consolidation, change data capture and transformation.

Nice to have

  • Experience with data quality, data profiling, data cleansing, metadata management and reporting
  • Java and API development experience
  • Experience with Informatica
  • Experience in the use of an ETL development tools (Data Stage preferred)
  • Working knowledge of Web Servers (JBoss preferred)