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10 Mar 2014
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Top skills needed:

1. Administration experience with migrations to Co>Op 3.16 

2. Development experience

3. Writing skills - for procedural and lessons learned documents

Position Description:

• Administration of the Ab Initio Co>Operating system (versions 2.15 and 3.16), Enterprise Meta>Environment (EME), and the Data Profiling Tool on UNIX Sun Solaris servers.

• Administration of Ab Initio project directories, data directories and the standard environment on UNIX Sun Solaris servers.

• Design, development, testing, and implementation of Ab Initio graphs and korn shell scripts.

• Maintenance on UNIX shell scripting for moving Ab Initio code from one UNIX environment to another and purging data over 30 days old from the UNIX Sun Solaris servers.

• Maintenance of UNIX shell scripting for creating project directories on the UNIX System Services side of Mainframe.

• Guidance for best practices with regard to development of Ab Initio graphs.

• Peer Reviews for development of Ab Initio graphs.

• Guidance for best practices with regard to Data warehouse design using Oracle for Ab Initio applications.

• Guidance for best practices with regard to Operational Data Stores using DB2 for Ab Initio applications.

• Design documentation for recommended application improvements.

• Writing procedural and lessons learned documents.

Skills Requirements:

• Experience as the primary Ab Initio administrator including experience building and upgrading servers, installing and maintaining Ab Initio software.

• Minimum of 11 years of Ab Initio experience with the GDE, Metadata Repository, and Data Profiling Tool.

• Six or more years of experience developing Ab Initio software in an enterprise environment.

• Experience in defining Ab Initio best practices.

• Should be able to understand the current design, review the code and suggest best design in Ab Initio.

• Experience in SUN Solaris processing environment.

• Expertise in UNIX and shell scripting.

• 2-3 years of successfully demonstrated work experience using Oracle, SQL, PL/SQL, and SQL*Loader.

• Experience in UNIX Systems Services on mainframe.

• Experience in Database Design.

• Strong knowledge and use of Business Intelligence(BI)/Data Warehouse (DW) development methodologies, standards, and procedures.

• Strong communication skills both written and verbal.


Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science +11 years specific experience.