Managed Services Technical Consultant

Location: Zurich/Wallisellen, Zurich CH


Requisition Number: 210670

External Description:

Managed Services Technical Consultant

Location: Zurich, Switzerland

Job Description

Teradata Customer Support & Services (CS&S) and Managed Services (MS) assumes broad operational responsibility for a customer’s Teradata environment under contracted Service Level Agreements. The CS&S and MS Team requires a technical resource skilled in Systems Management, knowledgeable in Database Administration, and willing to be part of a 24x7 support team.

Systems Management:  Candidate should have working knowledge of system level tasks to include: configuring, monitoring, and supporting Operating Systems (OS – Linux SUSE and RedHat, Windows),  planning of system level patching and upgrades, basic hardware knowledge, configurating system parameters, implementing security levels (hardening), managing User and Access management on Backup and Restore Systems, System Monitoring Software and ELT Servers (ODI), performing Backup and Recovery, and creating system reports.

Database Administration (DBA): Candidate should understand the operational aspects of relational databases, data models and ideally knowledge of Teradata tools and utilities (TTU) used for administration of the client environment.  Candidate should have working knowledge of Database Administration processes and tools to include:

  • Understanding of relational databases, data warehouses, Big Data databases
  • Space Management
  • Physical Data structure Management
  • Data Management
  • Teradata Viewpoint
  • SQL language
  • Backup and Recovery (BAR) support
  • TTU and other utlities


24x7 Support Team: Candidate must be part of a 4-person team providing 24x7 services to client and willing to be On-call

The Technical System Management/DBA resource should have a history of successful employment and escalating responsibilities in System Management and Database Management.   Additionally, the candidate must be a strong written and verbal communicator who is comfortable participating in technical meeting discussions and willing to present technical reports/presentations.  We are looking for a self-motivated, service-oriented candidate with a ‘Can Do’ attitude.

Job Qualifications:


  • Excellent problem-solving skills with demonstrated experience managing and resolving work requests, change requests, incidents, and escalations
  • Solid Understanding of Cloud and Server technology
  • Backup and Recovery Knowledge
  • Strong communicator, both written and oral
  • 10+ years of experience in computer technology or related fields
  • BS/BA degree in Business Technology, Computer Science, or Management. Advanced degree desirable
  • Must speak German and English languages proficiently
  • Swiss citizen or permanent resident (C-permit)


  • Experience working as System Administrator or DBA in Teradata Environment
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Teradata tools and utilities to support Database Administration tasks



City: Zurich/Wallisellen

State: Zurich

Community / Marketing Title: Managed Services Technical Consultant

Job Category: Services

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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