Job Description :
Role: Data Stage Consultant
Location: Detroit, MI


Required Skills sets -

· Experience in Datastage 11.3 Installation, configuration and migration - on AIX platform is preferable
· Experience in IBM Infosphere Server suite - Operational Console, Data Quality, Metadata management, IIS administrator console
· Hands on experience in installing and building DS environment from Development to production
· Proficient Unix skills
· Installing/Handling WebSphere application server and information server
· Handling UV database, Xmeta data repository
· Performance tuning, applying patches on DataStage servers.
· Promotion of code to test and production servers and maintaining code version
· Support of bug fixes and issues reported
· Provision of access to new users, controlling user access and licenses
· Must be able to fix production DataStage server issues quickly and make the environment stable
· Handling the DataStage projects
· Knowledge/experience in data profiling using Information Analyzer is a plus
· Nice to have experience/knowledge in DB2, Oracle, Sybase and SQL server.
· Strong Unix scripting skills for writing few monitoring scripts
· Housekeeping the auto generated project and server files - log files, PH files, orbtc files, etc.

Detailed Job description:

· Perform administrative activities such as Project/User creation, Roles Management, Import and Export projects, database configuration setup,
dataset management, BG/MWB/IA artifacts, and QualityStage component
· Gathering and analyzing operational metadata.
· Plan and oversee the technical transitions between development, testing, and production phases.
-Facilitate change control, problem management, and communication among data architects, programmers, system analysts, and functional users
· Monitor the platform and respond immediately to component failures and ensure 24/7 system availability; Work with other Database and Unix administrators
to resolve any open issues
· Work with Vendor to co-ordinate patch installations, upgrades, and IIS support packages
· Co-ordinate backup and restore activities for the platform
· Troubleshoot development issues and provide constructive solution
· Contribute to IIS Standards, policies and procedures
· Strong communication skills
· Has thorough understanding of technical concepts required for specialized field and encourages and supports others to perform their jobs more
effectively (e.g., provides advice, tools and/or resources)
· Ability to technical-lead and work with other team members and to work with and understand issues and troubleshoot
· Demonstrates a deep understanding of emerging technologies and trends that could impact the field and the business