IBM Watson Health - Informatica Admin in Houston, Texas

Job Description

Position Overview

The Informatica administrator is an application administration resource that supports the Informatica application for deployment projects and ongoing operations. This role will ensure that the Informatica application deployed for GovHHS client meet all service level agreements for available and performance during production operations. Will be a member of the Platform Services team for GovHHS and could interface with multiple internal and external teams to understand the solution requirements and coordinate the appropriate setup, configuration, and troubleshooting of issues.The Informatica administrator works with system administrators and other support resources to ensure routine maintenance, upgrades and daily support of the Informatica application solutions.

Candidates will have access to highly sensitive public record information and thus all new hires and current employees in positions of this level will be subject to periodic background checks.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Work with internal business and customer teams to understand Informatica solution requirements.

  • Collaborate with business units, data owners and IT to successfully support the customer solution.

  • Ensuring the configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting of the Informatica solutions and the integration into a custom Data Warehouse infrastructure consisting Linux/Unix application servers and Oracle Exadata appliances, in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Interface with the business and customer teams pertaining to all technical Informatica application matters.

  • Continually review and suggest improvements to the application configuration and support processes and policies.

  • Document Informatica application design and provide knowledge transfer for support and administration tasks.

  • Performance Management & Monitoring - Implement and manage processes and applications to proactively monitor the health and welfare of the Informatica application environments to address concerns and issues before they happen.

  • Informatica Application Availability Management - Develop and manage processes designed to meet or exceed services levels for infrastructure availability.

  • Maintenance & Configuration Management - Ensure effective processes are in place to continuously refresh/upgrade the Informatica application and maintain proper patch levels, and proactively apply security patches.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 5+ years of Informatica application administration experience.

  • 5+ years of Informatica MDM experience

  • 5+ years of Informatica User Profiling experience

  • 5+years of Informatica Address Doctor / Geocoding experience

  • 5+ years of experience working with external customers.

  • 5+ years of experience working as a technical project manager.

  • Experience with RHEL Linux system administration.

  • Experience with Windows Active Directory and LDAP.

  • Experience with network attached storage technologies including SAN, NFS, and ZFS.

  • Experience with Informatica software packages in regard to installation, sizing, and integration.

  • Demonstrated strong analytical skills.

  • Demonstrated strong partnering skills.

  • Demonstrated strong communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Proven knowledge of estimation processes.

  • Ability to multi-task amongst several priorities.

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • 5 years’ experience supporting Informatica application on multi-tiered Linux servers

EO Statement

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.