Sr. Informatica Administrator
Fidelity & Guaranty Life Business Services

Des Moines, Iowa

Posted in Financial Services


Job Info


Job Summary

The Sr. Informatica Administrator (IA) conducts the day-to-day administration of Informatica platforms. In this role, the IA will be responsible for implementation, configuration, maintenance, monitoring, and performance of on-prem and cloud-based Informatica tools and applications; including: PowerCenter (PC) and Intelligent Data Management Cloud (IDMC).

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide full range of administration duties for the Informatica PowerCenter and Informatica IDMC platforms; Manage PC repositories, schedule, and monitor PC workflows; Provision access to PC and IDMC components
  • Support development teams
  • Manages system maintenance activities including reviewing error logs and user-reported errors, then perform root cause analysis and develop remediation plans
  • Develop and manage the implementation of policies, standards, guidelines, and best practices to effectively administer the Informatica environments
  • Develop and maintain standard operation procedures for installation, configuration, and other administration tasks
  • Automate work items and tasks
  • Plan and support the migration of PowerCenter workflows to IDMC
  • Proactively monitor, trend, and tune the Informatica environments
  • Evaluate access and use through regular audit reports
  • Respond to user requests (tickets) in timely manner
  • Mentor and train team members on administration duties of Informatica
  • Promote code from one environment to another following strict SOX audit guidelines
  • Communicate to leadership system health and performance of both production and development environments
  • Participate in disaster recovery planning and annual testing
  • Provide on call support for incidents related to data integration platforms
  • Proactively monitor the platforms to detect issues before they impact users; monitor for: warnings, errors, performance, capacity, configuration, etc.
  • Work with vendor to install software patches
  • Coordinate work with other database and system administrators
  • Troubleshoot software issues
  • Support production jobs with performance tuning, metrics, and troubleshooting
Experience and Education Requirements
  • Associate's/Bachelor's Degree (preferred emphasis in technology, engineering, or math related field) or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 4-7 years of experience working with and administering Informatica PowerCenter and Informatica IDMC
  • Experience with setup, configuration, and content management of workflows, governance, and integration tools
  • Experience with performance, tuning, and troubleshooting of the Informatica platforms
  • Experience automating, scripting, and streamlining processes preferred
Skills and Abilities
  • Excellent understanding of the following technologies: Informatica PowerCenter and Informatica IDMC platform and services.
  • Ability to code and debug PowerCenter workflows (end to end ETL processing)
  • Working knowledge of database management systems
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Working knowledge of MS360 platform including: MSExcel, MSWord, Visio, and PowerPoint
  • Working knowledge of Active Directory, DNS, file shares, networking concepts, and cloud environments
  • Working knowledge of other data integration and ETL tools and applications (e.g. Alteryx, TableauPrep)
  • Knowledge of Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) concepts and other IT best practices
  • Scripting and automation skills using PowerShell or similar scripting/programming language
  • Fast, adaptive learner with ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work in fast paced, multi workstream environment and be able to effectively report on progress, prioritize, and delegate to others where necessary
  • Exhibits flexibility and tolerance for ambiguity, strong work ethic, and a results-oriented work style
  • Ability to work with others to achieve team goals, as well as mentoring and developing skills of others
  • Exceptional customer service skills, leveraging conflict resolution skills where necessary
  • Working knowledge of Jira and Confluence
  • Organizational, communication, and time management skills
  • Interpersonal and presentation skills for interacting with team members and business units
  • Analytical, problem solving, and decision-making skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Strong technical documentation ability
  • Knowledge of Azure and GitHub is desired
Other Requirements
  • Perform other functions, duties and projects as assigned.
  • Regular and punctual attendance
  • Minimal travel required (less than 10%)
  • After hours and weekends, on-call responsibilities (on a rotating basis, shared with other teammates)
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Additional Information
Work Environments

F&G believes in an employee-centric flexible environment, which is why we offer the ability for in-office, hybrid and remote work arrangements. During the hiring process, you'll work with your leader to decide what works best for your role.

F&G complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and candidates with disabilities, unless such accommodation would cause an undue hardship for F&G. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact talentacquisition@fglife.com.

Join our employee-centric hybrid work environment: F&G Careers

About F&G

Since 1959, Fidelity & Guaranty Life Insurance Company (F&G) has offered annuity and life insurance products to those who are seeking security in retirement and protection during life's unexpected events.

As a national Top Workplace1, an Iowa Top Workplace2 and a proud equal opportunity employer, F&G team members are empowered, collaborative, dynamic and authentic. We believe that by embracing these values, we will continue to build and strengthen the company while continuing to be a great place to work.

1Top Workplaces USA 2022 - 2023

2Des Moines Register Top Workplaces 2018 - 2022

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