Terada Database Administrator
telus international
Ortigas Center
4d ago

Description and Requirements

  • Responsible for design, development, and implementation of Teradata Server Database systems.
  • Oversee, perform and manage Teradata Server Projects and operations. Resolves issues regarding development, operations, implementations, and system status.
  • Research and recommend options for department direction on Teradata Management Systems, automated solutions, server-related topics.

  • Provide technical leadership on complex projects and research new technology for use by the department.

  • Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.
  • Assist Project Managers, Managers, Architects, Directors, and VPs in setting strategies and
  • tactical implementing procedures along with the budget planning.
  • Strong Knowledge in Teradata Architecture and its implementation.
  • Develop long term roadmaps for Teradata Environment.
  • Strong understanding of best practices in maintaining medium to large scale Teradata database
  • systems.
  • Design and Maintain Compliance and Audit Security Controls in alignment with Enterprise
  • Security policies.
  • Monitor system utilization / performance for capacity planning purposes and provide
  • recommendations and action plan to management; plan for business continuity
  • Define and Develop strategy by identifying technology / tools and keep up to date with latest
  • industry trends and make recommendations to management.
  • Automate repeatable administrative procedures like Installation, database health checks,
  • database fragmentation and patching to improve the operational efficiency.
  • Develop Method of Procedures by performing proof of concept or testing of new technologies
  • and guide the team to ensure successful implementation.
  • Clear understanding of Enterprise Architecture & Strategy and IT Governance procedures and
  • policies.
  • Extensive experience in implementing Master Data Management, Data Governance
  • methodologies.
  • Extensive experience in design and maintaining Operational Data Store and DataWare house.
  • Configure, tune and maintain databases.
  • Perform backup and recovery strategies to meet or exceed defined business SLA’s for the
  • Teradata Databases.
  • Excellent presentation skills(MS Project, Visio and Powerpoint)with the ability to communicate
  • effectively with all levels of staff and management.
  • Design and perform disaster recovery plans.
  • Troubleshoot alerts and performance issues.
  • Proficient in setup / using Teradata tools monitoring and diagnostics tool and also to
  • identify / resolve the Performance issues.
  • Experience in Database Design for OLAP applications.
  • Strong knowledge on SDLC (Software Development LifeCycle) and provide direction on Projects.
  • Define and develop strategy and methodology in identifying ETL processing tools.
  • Good knowledge on applications and their integration in the Communications Industry.
  • Assist Developers, Architects, System Administrators and Software Analysts as needed.
  • Experience in leading and mentoring the other DBA’s.
  • Knowledge of Multiple RDBMS and Windows / Linux / Solaris Operating Systems and shell
  • scripting.
  • Develop Cost Effective Design Models.
  • Good understanding and experience of SAN and Tape Backup

  • Skills / Abilities and Knowledge
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing in a clear and straight forward manner
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of management and company personnel
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks
  • Ability to make decisions and solve problems while working under pressure
  • Ability to prioritize and organize effectively
  • Ability to show judgment and initiative and to accomplish job duties
  • Ability to use personal computer and software applications (i.e. word processing, spreadsheet,
  • etc.)
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work with others to resolve problems, handle requests or situations
  • Ability to effectively consult with department managers and leaders
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