Application Technology Architecture Senior 34207
Fast Switch, Ltd. - Dearborn, MI

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Position Description:
Provide infrastructure support and administration of the 8.5 DataStage environments. This includes setting up and testing new installations of DataStage. Engineer and Install/upgrade Information Server product suite. Post install Configuration, various data sources configuration for the plug-ins, connectors as well as ODBC configurations. Document Runbooks for the installs, Disaster Recovery plans etc... Stop/start services, monitor logs, setting up Security, assigning roles, project permissions, Create/Delete projects, create/modify environmental parameters etc. Monitor the InfoSphere suite (Data Stage/Quality Stage) servers. Kill/assist release job locks, shared memory locks, hung processes etc... Apply fixes, patches and service packs as required InfoSphere suite (DataStage/QualityStage/IA). Ensure infrastructure and application stability through preventative maintenance, monitoring, troubleshooting, and implementing long term solutions Capacity planning for new projects in the shared environment. Liaises with product vendors and technical specialists to resolve issues. Support and troubleshoot production incidents/problems, optimizing performance. Provide technical expertise and development support for the ETL development team. Good understanding of ETL Best Practices in design and implementation.

Skills Required:
Knowledge in the ETL concepts, OS, datawarehousing and underlying infrastructure. 2+ years Experience in installing and administering IBM dataStage product. Experience with relational databases(SQLServer, Teradata, DB2, Oracle). Experience with SuSE Linux Knowledge of Information Server Architecture (SMP, MPP, different tiers etc...) Knowledge of Linux and WebSphere Application Servers.

Experience Preferred:
Good communications skills None

Education Required:
B.S. Information Systems, Computer Science or equivalent work experience in the requested field

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Fast Switch, Ltd. is a Fortune 5000 fastest growing company.Fast Switch was formed in December of 1996 and currently has more over 400...