Lead Teradata Operations DBA

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  • Job Title Lead Teradata Operations

Description

Requisition Number: 214985

External Description:

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Position Title : Lead Teradata Operations DBA

Location : Islamabad/Lahore



Job Summary
  • This role requires specific technical knowledge about the administration and control of the data warehouse environment, including the database, operating systems and associated tools.
  • Delivery responsibility includes Administration, maintenance and database performance optimization, capacity, security, configuration, scheduling, errors, and execution of maintenance utilities.
  • Responsible for managing Teradata’s as-a-Service offering on public cloud (AWS/Azure).
  • Delivery responsibilities in the areas of cloud network administration, security administration, instantiation, provisioning, optimizing the environment, third party software support.
  • Implementing security best practices and analyzing the partner compatibility.
Key Responsibilities

Manage and support 24x7 Teradata Vantage environments (Cloud/On-Prem) for multiple customers
  • Devise and implement performance tuning, security, capacity & operations best practices.
  • Implementing development, production environment for data warehousing cloud/on-prem environment
  • Backup, Archive and Recovery planning and execution of the cloud/on-prem data warehouses
  • Throughput monitoring, load balancing, improving the overall system health by optimizing the key database or cloud resources
  • Proactively monitor ticket queue and assignment of tasks to shift members
  • Ensuring SLA are met during that shift- Acknowledgement & Update SLAs
  • Incident/task prioritization during the shift
  • Ensure all scheduled changes are implemented within the prescribed window
  • First level of escalation for team members
  • First level of help/support for team members
  • Proactively highlight any incidents about to miss the SLA. Constantly monitor SLA Dashboard
  • Ensure even distribution of workload within shift members
  • Handling S1 during shift
  • Shift leads would manage transition and share summary of all tickets being transferred
  • Divert adhoc tasks to platform lead
Basic Qualifications
  • Computer Sciences/Engineering Graduate or higher
Mandatory Skills / Attributes

Minimum 5 ~8 years of IT experience.
  • Minimum 4-5 years of Database Administration hands on-experience.
  • Minimum 1-2 years of Cloud hands-on experience (AWS/Azure).
  • Should have basic leadership qualities.
  • ITIL or other relevant certifications are desirable
  • Service Now / ITSM tool day to day Operations
  • Must be willing to provide 24x7 on-call support on a rotational basis with the team.
  • Must be willing to travel – both short-term and long-term
Preferred Skills/Certifications

Teradata/DBMS Experience Hands on experience with Teradata administration and strong understanding of Cloud capabilities and limitations
  • Good understanding of Cloud Computing: virtualization technologies, Infrastructure as a Service, Platform as a Service and Software as a Service Cloud delivery models and the current competitive landscape
  • Implement and support new and existing customers on VaaS infrastructure.
  • Should have good knowledge of cloud services for Compute, Storage, Network and OS for at least one of the following cloud platforms : AWS/Azure
  • Managed responsibilities as a Shift lead
  • Hands-on experience with database architecture/modeling, RDBMS and No-SQL.
  • Should have good understanding of data archive/restore policies.
  • Teradata Basic
  • Working experience in Linux administration, Shell Scripting.
  • Working experience on any of the RDBMS like Oracle//DB2/Netezza/Teradata/SQL Server,MySQL.
Others
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in the English language
  • Good team player.
  • Good presentation, communication skills.
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City: Islamabad

State: Islamabad

Community / Marketing Title: Lead Teradata Operations DBA

Job Category: Consulting

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Our Company

Teradata is the connected multi-cloud data platform for enterprise analytics company. Our enterprise analytics solve business challenges from start to scale. Only Teradata gives you the flexibility to handle the massive and mixed data workloads of the future, today.

The Teradata Vantage architecture is cloud native, delivered as-a-service, and built on an open ecosystem. These design features make Vantage the ideal platform to optimize price performance in a multi-cloud environment.

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