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Teradata MS DBA Administrator & Operation Management



Islamabad, Pakistan
Posted on Saturday, November 18, 2023
Requisition Number:217614
Job Category:Consulting

Our Company

At Teradata, we believe that people thrive when empowered with better information. That’s why we built the most complete cloud analytics and data platform for AI. By delivering harmonized data, trusted AI, and faster innovation, we uplift and empower our customers—and our customers’ customers—to make better, more confident decisions. The world’s top companies across every major industry trust Teradata to improve business performance, enrich customer experiences, and fully integrate data across the enterprise.

What You'll Do:
The Teradata MS DBA Administrator & Operation Management is part of the Managed Services.

This role requires specific technical knowledge about the administration and control of the data warehouse environment, including the database, operating systems and associated tools. 

Delivery responsibility includes Administration, maintenance and database performance optimization, capacity, security, configuration, scheduling, errors, and execution of maintenance utilities.  

Responsible for managing Teradata’s as-a-Service offering on public cloud (AWS/Azure).

Delivery responsibilities in the areas of cloud network administration, security administration, instantiation, provisioning, optimizing the environment, third party software support.

Implementing security best practices and analyzing the partner compatibility. 

Following are the responsibilities which comes under this role.

  • Manage and support 24x7 Teradata Vantage environments (Cloud/On-Prem) for multiple customers
  • Devise and implement performance tuning, security, capacity & operations best practices.
  • Implementing development, production environment for data warehousing cloud/on-prem environment
  • Backup, Archive and Recovery planning and execution of the cloud/on-prem data warehouses
    • Hadoop Distributed File-system (“HDFSTM”) and Cluster Administration
    Administer Customers Hadoop file system and platform including managing users, directories, access rights, disk space, and scheduled platform-wide processes (e.g., log clean up processes, backup jobs, etc.). This service ensures support for Hadoop common, HDFS, Hadoop Yet Another Resource Negotiator (“YARN”), and Hadoop Map Reduce services.
    • HDFS Monitoring
    Monitor Customer’s Hadoop Cluster and HDFS processes using Cloudera Manager to ensure vital Hadoop supported services are operational for successful data and process operations.
    • Cluster Management Tool Support
    • Release Management
    • Metrics Collection and Reporting
    • Percent CPU utilization and periodic CPU load averages
    • Average disk data transfer
    • Average memory utilization
    • HDFS space utilization
    • Average network latency
    • Cluster Optimization
    • Verify File system integrity
    • Balance HDFS Block Data
    • Job schedule adjustment
    • Tune Garbage collection
    • Tune I/O buffer
    • Object / Process Releases: Promotion-to-Production
    • Configuration / Metadata backup and restore support
    Minor Hadoop upgrade, maintenance and patch implementation

Who You'll Work With:
This is an opportunity to work with a team size of 20 members. The team will be responsible for Managed services delivery of the project. The resources will be cross train among different tools and technologies including Celebrus, Informatica CDC Governance tool, MSTR, Datastage and Informatica. The Teradata MS Hadoop Administrator & Operation Management Consultant will be working in 24x7 shifts.

What Makes You a Qualified Candidate:
The Teradata MS DBA Administrator & Operation Management should hands on experience on the below mentioned tools supported as part of CDP distribution.
Cloudera Hadoop, Cloudera CDP, TD Hadoop appliance( Admin + Operations)
• NiFi
• Spark,
• Python
• R
• Kafka
• Sqoop
• Yarn
• Kudu
• Impala
• ZooKeeper
• Ozo(Admin + Operations)

What You'll Bring:
A candidate should have minimum experience from 3 to to 5 years in the domain of DBA & Hadoop and cluster management.
Administration and Operations of Hadoop Primary Skill
Databases Primary Skill
Teradata Active Data Warehousing Knowledge Primary Skill
Tools – ETL Primary Skill
Tools – Job Control and Scheduling Primary Skill
Tools – Security Knowledge
Tools – Teradata Primary Skill
Tools – Administration e.g. (Celebrus, Informatica, MicroStrategy etc.) Secondary Skill
Cloud fundamental / Admin knowledge will be Considered a Plus


Why We Think You’ll Love Teradata We prioritize a people-first culture because we know our people are at the very heart of our success. We embrace a flexible work model because we trust our people to make decisions about how, when, and where they work. We focus on well-being because we care about our people and their ability to thrive both personally and professionally. We are an anti-racist company because our dedication to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is more than a statement. It is a deep commitment to doing the work to foster an equitable environment that celebrates people for all of who they are.