US-MO-Saint Louis: Accential DataStage / MetaStage Analyst

US-MO-Saint Louis: Accential DataStage / MetaStage Analyst

Post by Kevin Sh » Tue, 27 Jan 2004 06:35:55



Position: Accential DataStage / MetaStage Analyst
Location: Saint Louis, MO
Position Type: Contract
Contract Length: 5 Years
Work Week: Full Time
Salary Range: $69,000-$77,000 / year
Relocation Assistance: No
Visa Sponsorship: No
Recruiting Firm: SPK Search LLC
Contact Person: Kevin Shen, Account Manager

Job Summary and Project Description:

The selected candidate will be responsible for the support and
administration of a data integration hub and Ascential's ETL Tools
(i.e. DataStage and MetaStage) for Operations.  The selected candidate
will:

1.Develop operational support procedures for DataStage and MetaStage
2.Install and Test DataStage and MetaStage components
3.Support and administer DataStage and MetaStage
4.Develop effective standards, best practices, procedures and key
metrics to provide operational stability of the tools supported
5.Develop roles and responsibilities for DataStage and MetaStage
Support
6.Matrix to multiple MSG Operations team to provide support
7.Work with applications development to troubleshoot and resolve
issues, including performance tuning
8.Make recommendation on DataStage and MetaStage architecture
improvements and strategy for new releases and functionality

Required General Skills:
1.Three years of Information Technology experience with software
development or software support efforts
2.Customer-focused individual with ability to respond to and update
customers in a timely fashion
3.Excellent ability to development procedures around tool
4.Written and verbal communications skills with the ability to
communicate status, current issues and product status
5.Results-oriented individual with high attention to detail

Required Technical Skills:
1.Proficient with Microsoft Office applications
2.1+ yrs experience Ascential DataStage
3.2+ yrs experience with Unix / Unix Shell scripting
4.Operational support experience

Preferred Technical Skills, In order of preference:
1.Ability to identify opportunities to optimize the ETL environment
2.Experience with DataStage V6.0 and  MetaStage v6.0
3.1 yr experience with Oracle and SQL Scripting
4.Experience with Teradata
5.Experience with Maestro (Tivoli Workload Scheduler)
6.Experience with WebSphere-MQ (MQ Series), WebSphere-Integration
Broker (MQSI)
7.Experience with XML

For consideration, send your resume in confidence to: