Ab Initio COE Administrator

Chennai · Full-time · Intermediate

About The Position

Department:                            Sales and Delivery Team - Empower

Industry:                                   Information Technology & Services, Computer Software, Management Consulting

Location:                                 Chennai

Experience Range:                  5 to 7 years

Basic Qualification:                Master/Bachelor of Engineering or Equivalent

Travel Requirements:           No

Website:                                     www.exusia.com

Role Overview

This position will be part of our Ab Initio practice and the successful candidate must be able to efficiently communicate with internal teams as well as client personnel in order to deliver industry-leading solutions, detailed functional designs and complex environments throughout the entire lifecycle of the project, leveraging the latest Ab Initio technologies (3.5.x, Continuous Flows, ICFFs, Metadata-Hub, DQE, Express>It, Micrographs, Web Services, Query>It, Authorization Gateway, EME, etc.). Exposure to DevOps, automation, and experience working with Cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, GCP) is a strong plus.

Exusia, Inc. is committed to maintaining a dynamic work culture. We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package to all employees.

What’s the Role?

  • The candidate will be responsible for building and maintaining the environment(s) supporting the Ab Initio platform
  • The candidate will have to work with different teams (development, training, support) and have to ensure that ETL platform is up and available for development, educational, and support purposes
  • He / she will be involved in rolling out and proof of concept of new ETL products
  • He / she should be able to work both independently as well as in a team setting
  • He / she should have excellent communication and troubleshooting skills
  • He / she should be able to guide teams to find performance bottlenecks and differentiate between server vs code issue


Relevant Professional and Technical Expertise

  • Experience in Co>operating system installation & administration
  • Experience in EME administration
  • Knowledge of DevOps best practices and procedures
  • Knowledge of tagging/branching
  • Knowledge of WLM (work load manager) and its configuration
  • Experience in code promotion/versioning concepts
  • Exposure to installation & configuration of Ab Initio 3.x product suite including Control Center, Express>It, Authorization Gateway & Metadata Hub
  • Job Scheduling concepts through Control Center
  • Good exposure to different UNIX flavors (LINUX, AIX, etc.)
  • Knowledge of UNIX commands, shell scripting is a must
  • Should have exposure to UNIX performance monitoring commands
  • Knowledge of at least one RDBMS is a must
  • Experience in integrating various A>I Products to LDAP/Active Directory
  • Experience in upgrading old A>I products to the latest version available
  • Experience in creating & maintaining Multi-File System
  • Experience in configuring the bridge security file & http/https authentication methods
  • Experience in configuring/setting up different UNIX drivers required to integrate Ab Initio (UnixODBC, iSeriesAccess, MSSQL, Oracle, Cassandra)

Nice-to-Have Professional and Technical Expertise

  • Experience in dealing with Cloud Installations of Ab Initio products
  • Exposure to Python with regards to automation and maintenance of various Unix/Linux activities
  • Basic networking concepts, OSI model/TCP-IP concepts
  • Source code management platforms such as Github/Gitlab, setting up pipelines for CI/CD setup
  • Exposure to Jenkins
  • Exposure to Unix/Linux configuration management
  • Ab Initio configuration on HDFS (Hadoop File System)
  • Exposure to Query>it, TDM, TFW
  • Exposure to Ab Initio license and KSH/SpecInt estimation & reporting
  • Knowledge of job scheduling tool (Autosys/TWS/Control M)
  • Knowledge of web application tool (Tomcat/WebSphere) is preferred
  • Experience in clustered deployment of A>I products
  • Knowledge of UNIX storage concepts/file systems is preferred
  • Knowledge of Ansible/Chef/Puppet automation of infrastructure setup
  • Knowledge of system monitoring tools like Grafana and Telegraf is a plus
  • Knowledge of setting Control Center database is a plus

About Exusia:

Exusia (http://exusia.com/) is a global technology consulting company that empowers its clients to gain a competitive edge by accelerating business objectives and providing strategy and solutions in data management and analytics.

The company has established its leadership position by solving some of the world's largest and most complex data problems in the financial, healthcare, consumer products, hospitality, telecommunications and high technology industries.

Exusia’s mission is to transform the world through the innovative use of information.

Over the past 3 years, Exusia was recognized by Inc. 5000 and by Crain’s publications as one of the fastest growing privately held companies in the world. Since the company’s founding in 2012, Exusia has experienced an impressive seven years of revenue growth and has expanded its operations in the Americas, Asia and Africa. Exusia has recently also been recognized by publications such as the CIO Review, Industry Era, Insight Success and the CIO Bulletin for the company’s innovation in IT Services, the Telecommunications and Healthcare industries and its entrepreneurship. The company is headquartered in Miami, FL, United States with development centers in Pune, Hyderabad, Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, India.

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