Manage and provide support to an entire Informatica data integration platform starting from design, architecture, builds, configure till delivery and sign-off;
Provide subject matter expertise on the platform and its tools and maintain Enterprise license compliance and interface with Informatica and Vendor Management to resolve any compliance issues.
Troubleshoot issues related to databases, job failures, software bugs and performance bottlenecks to all incidents working with multiple cross functional teams like DBA, Unix Server Administrator, Informatica Global Support and work on problems and drive them to resolutions.
Plan and build roadmaps for the future of the Informatica data integration platform and influence IT with the latest Informatica products, best practices and improve the overall state of Informatica.
Identify and address gaps in infrastructure such as storage needs, processing needs, computing needs and work with Infrastructure and bridge those gaps identified.
Ensure the integrity, availability, reliability, security, and performance of Informatica platforms, tools, and services.
Guide developers, testers, and service providers in optimum utilization of Informatica capabilities and best practices.
5 plus years of experience in Informatica PowerCenter Administration and development (preferably 9.x)
Strong understanding of Informatica GRID, HA and parallel computing
Extensive knowledge on Informatica performance tuning
Strong understanding of Oracle, Teradata, SQLServer relational database platforms
Working knowledge of different flavors of Linux and Unix highly desirable
Strong Unix scripting skills for automation of tasks related to administrative tasks
Strong knowledge of installation, configuration and administration of Informatica
Ability to interface and communicate effectively with team members within and across project teams
Strong communication skills and able to work independently with varied group of people
Experience in automating data validation processes, and performance metrics preferred
Informatica certification is desirable
Experience with IT Service management tools like Remedy System
Good understanding of data virtualization concept is preferred (preferably Cisco Information Server(composite))
Good understanding of data management concept preferred (Preferably Informatica MDM)
Self motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail