Informatica Administrator

Less than 5 years experience  •  Manufacturing / Diversified

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 07/03/17
Halifax, NS
Less than 5 years experience
Manufacturing / Diversified
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 07/03/17

Position Description:

We offer the opportunity to work with Canada’s largest Information Technology Outsourcing and Management Consulting Company with a true global presence in a fast-paced and energetic atmosphere where your personal and professional growth is accelerated by your desire and sense of commitment. CGI’s 40 years of continuous growth is a testament to the confidence clients place in them and to the dedication oftheir professionals. At CGI, all employees are called members because they feel a powerful sense ofownership and accountability. Members at CGI are building their own company – in 100+ offices worldwide. CGI has the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for clients – and for members; that’s why an astounding 90 percent of them are CGI shareholders. 

We´re expanding in Atlantic Canada and we need your skills, enthusiasm, and dedication as part of our team.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Setup and maintain Informatica folders and folder access 
• Ensure “lights on” support - services are up and running in all environments 
• Release Code to Production Environment (Developer will release code to QA initially) 
• Implement Security Standards and roles 
• Implement migrations, upgrades, patches and service pack implementations in all environments 
• Support infrastructure planned maintenance and outages 
• Create and maintain connections (relational, application, etc.) and system username/passwords. 
• Opening Informatica Service Requests (SR) and working with INFA support to investigate/resolve issues 
• User support – answering questions, investigating user issues, enforcing standards (for example last checkpoint) 
• Manage and maintain existing Informatica interfaces: Tidal, PowerExchange, ODBC connections, EIFR, etc. 
• Install, configure, migrate and support new interface setup: Web services, ODBC connections (i.e. ELOQUENCE) 
• Participate in defining Informatica standards and best practices (with the clients ETL architect) 
• Support production scheduler failures (either level 1 or 2) 
• Ensure LINUX scripts and parameter files are correctly maintained in WinCVS 
• LINUX folder creations and maintenance 
• Positive attitude and team focus are required

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Strong leadership and communication skills including ability to influence others without authority in order tosupport a large, demanding environment 
• Strong analytical and technical ability including strength in general issue troubleshooting 
• Planning & coordination capabilities 
• Ability to quickly learn client specific processes, topology, tools, often with limited documentation 
• Minimum of 3-5 years of experience working in an Oracle development or support environment 
• Demonstrated experience in leading large projects or small teams 
• Demonstrated experience Administering an Informatica environment 
• Working knowledge of Windows 

Required Level of Education 
• Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience in an Information Technology field 

Soft Skills: 
• Very well organized 
• Very detail orientated 
• Able to multitask effectively 
• Have excellent time management, task planning and prioritization skills 
• Able to adapt quickly to changing client requirements 
• Able to work effectively with minimal supervision 
• Strong written and oral communication skills 
• Proven ability to build strong relationships with clients 

Must Have Technical Skills: 
• UNIX Shell scripting 
• Oracle 11g 
• Enterprise Scheduling tool - Tidal 
• Informatica Power Center 
• Informatica Power Exchange 
• Software development lifecycle principles 

Nice to Have Technical Skills: 
• IDQ (Informatica Data Quality) 
• Familiarity with the use of version control tools (such as WinCVS, Dimensions) 
• Experience in the Health Care industry. 
• Data Warehousing and relational database methodology 
• BI Reporting tools such as Actuate, Cognos 
• ERWin – Entity relationship modeling tool 
• SQL, Native PL/SQL, Reverse engineer ETL code, ad hoc data scripting


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