Operations DBA

Location: Islamabad, Islamabad PK

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Requisition Number: 210352

External Description:

Position Title:  DBA/Cloud Ops (Teradata/AWS/Azure)

Location:  Islamabad/Lahore

Experience : 3-5 years

Job Summary 

  • The DBA/Cloud Ops Administrator 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 control of database 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).
  • Deivery 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 security, 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 3-5 years of IT experience.
  • Minimum 2-3 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: Operations DBA

Job Category: Consulting

Company Profile:

Our Company

Teradata (NYSE: TDC) is the leading multi-cloud data platform company for enterprise analytics, transforming how businesses work and people live through the power of data.

At Teradata, we are leading the data era. As enterprises address today’s digital economy, they are faced with new competition and consumer expectations and are turning to data to power their future. Teradata has worked with the largest companies in the world for 40+ years, bringing our experience and expertise to support global enterprises with their most demanding, mission-critical, complex, and large-scale data needs.  Teradata is recognized as a leader in the cloud, data, and analytics spaces by top analyst firms, Gartner and Forrester, and Fortune Magazine as well. 

Our connected multi-cloud data platform for enterprise analytics, Teradata Vantage™, is an extremely scalable, secure, and resilient offering that simplifies ecosystems by connecting data and making it easier to uncover insights from across the organization…regardless of where that data resides. With Vantage, we enable companies to modernize their data management, from start to scale. Every day, millions of users benefit from our open data platform. Empowering customers and partners to develop and build how they like, we enable hundreds of business outcomes and solutions, including improving customer experience and profitability, driving operational efficiency, realizing financial transformation, or achieving operational efficiency.

 As the world of data grows, we are the leader in enabling the future of connected businesses, powered by data intelligence. We are committed to delivering on this vision by following sustainable business practices and with a strong focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe that only by embracing diversity of identity, thought, background, expression, and perspective can we solve today’s challenges and reimagine tomorrow’s world.

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