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Position: Informatica Engineer
Location: Reston, VA
The role of the technical engineer is to develop application design and/or design IT infrastructure components to meet business and technical requirements. IT infrastructure may include systems, middleware, database, storage and/or network infrastructure. The engineer must demonstrate the ability to efficiently code, test & certify technology platforms, software and applications. Troubleshoot, debug application(s) and/or IT infrastructure component(s) and recommend enhancements for stable operations. Maintain and patch systems, software and applications to eliminate bug fixes, security vulnerabilities and maintain technology currency of systems and applications. Document design and engineering standards; develop key performance metrics and operational guidelines for consistent & stable design, build, implement and operational processes.
KEY JOB FUNCTIONS
Interface, partner, and influence stakeholders to promote simplification, standardization and innovation and to ensure risk are understood and minimized
Establish policies and standard operating procedures to enable consistent and repeatable execution
Propose appropriate changes to standards, policies, and procedure based on emerging business/technology trends and operational challenges with the existing guidelines utilizing performance metric and operational SLA
Plan for adequate capability on systems based on utilization metrics and planned projects to establish supply and demand forecasts
Design and verify the technology solution meets business and technical requirements and is in compliance with enterprise architecture guidelines, technology standards and methodology, and compliance and security standards
Maintain and operate the application design. It includes but not limited to monitoring, performance and capacity metrics, SLAs, resiliency and disaster recovery plans
Define success criteria for validation of technology solution and application designs
Develop and document an integrated test plan for certification of technology solutions and application design in compliance with existing best practices
Provide work guidance or technical assistance to less senior engineers
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required
7+ years of related experience
SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
Must have hands-on experience in development, engineering and operational product platform support in Informatica tools.
8 + Years of strong hands on Informatica PowerCenter and Data quality Administration (Versions 9.6 / 10.x). Solid experience in development, administration, architecting, engineering and setting up Informatica Environments.
7 + Years of hands-on experience in configuration, development, performance benchmarks, monitoring, best practices, design patterns and use cases of Power center, Data Quality , Informatica Developer component and Data Virtualization,
7 + years of hands-on experience in planning and upgrading large scale ETL (Informatica PowerCenter / Data quality) environments and Enterprise Data Warehouse applications.
7 + Years of hands-on Informatica process Automation experience using Perl and UNIX shell scripting.
Experience with Informatica Intelligent Cloud service
7 + Year of hands-on Oracle and SQL experience.
5 + years of experience with XML, CSS and HTML.
5 + years’ experience with Web service development.
Strong analytical skills and ability to troubleshoot and resolve problems.
Must have strong communication skills, both oral and written. Including ability to work with all management levels.
Must have proven ability to manage priorities and timelines.
Must have high integrity and accountability, willing to do what it takes to make the team and project for the enterprise successful.
Must be extremely responsive, able to work under pressure and with a strong sense of urgency.
Ability to share technical knowledge and clearly communicate technical concepts.
Strong leadership skills with ability to articulate ideas and issues in a team environment.
Should have AWS basic awareness, experience with Cloud offered ETL services is a plus
Hadoop, Big Data, Python, Ab Initio, Netezza is a plus.
Job Type: Contract