Charles Schwab Corporation

Informatica ETL Administrator

Job Locations US-TX-Austin
Requisition ID
Posted Date
2 months ago(7/28/2020 5:36 PM)
Position Type
Full time

Your Opportunity

At Schwab, the Data and Rep Technologies (DaRT) organization leads the strategy, implementation and management of the enterprise data technology. They enable the management of data as assets and the delivery of data along the value-chain across Schwab.  They help Marketing, Finance, Risk and various P&Ls make fact-based decisions by integrating and analyzing data as well as operationally leverage data for competitive advantage.  The team delivers innovative client experience capability and rich business insight through robust enterprise data-driven capabilities.

Data and Rep Technologies (DaRT) is seeking an experienced professional to showcase your technical expertise and passion.  You will be working with a brilliant team of technologists who bring energy, focus and fresh ideas that support our mission to provide value by seeing the world “Through Clients' Eyes”. The key focus of the role will be supporting enterprise class platforms namely; Informatica Data Quality, Informatica Enterprise Data Catalog, and Power Center.

What you are good at

We are looking for an Informatica Systems Administrator for a large scale Informatica installation supporting multiple DG and IDW groups.  Role will be responsible for the health of the environment and Support PowerCenter and Informatica Data Quality (IDQ); requires prior experience installing, upgrading and supporting Informatica tools.  Also responsible to onboard other user groups onto the shared platforms and engaging with the architecture team for future environment changes, additional add-on usage and upgrades.

Details of the role include: 

  • Supporting the Production, UAT, QA and Development of Informatica Data Quality and Informatica power center 10.x environments.
  • Administration of Informatica and Prior experience installing, upgrading and supporting environments
  • Outlining best practices for Informatica repository usage, security controls, version control, code migration, and UNIX scripting, logging, and other development and deployment procedures.  
  • Troubleshooting during system downtime to restore service (working with vendor if necessary), determining root cause and establishing procedures to avoid recurrence. 
  • Supporting the system running on a Linux OS. 
  • Lead a 24x7 Informatica Team to provide production & off-shore development support; Manage Tier 1 production support for processes; the Lead Informatica Systems Administrator may be contacted to provide tier 2 support as a point for escalations.
  • Team player with knowledge sharing; ensure team is cross-trained to avoid impact when a team member is out of office

What you have

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or related
  • Administering the Informatica Suite of tools – Data Quality, Power Center, Power Exchange products (2 – 3 years)
  • Experience performing Informatica upgrades and hot fix installations.
  • Experience with Unix Shell Scripting including troubleshooting.
  • Familiarity with Big Data Tools is a plus – Hadoop HDFS, Yarn, Hive, HBase, Spark
  • Familiar with multiple database platforms including Teradata, Mongo DB, Oracle and SQL Server.
  • Work with an operations support team hand-in-hand to solve platform related issues on a daily basis.
  • Familiarity with Jira, Confluence and Remedy systems
  • Good to have Cloud platforms implementation knowledge or experience
  • Familiarity with Talend is a plus
  • Team player with knowledge sharing; ensure team is cross-trained to avoid impact when a team member is out of office
  • Self-motivated individual who takes ownership/accountability
  • Positive attitude
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Results oriented
  • Practical
  • Hands on and team oriented
  • Ability to adjust plan and react as needed


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