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Data Integration Support Specialist

Job Title: Data Integration Support Specialist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Industry:
Salary: No Benefits
Start Date: ASAP Subject to Clearance
Reference: 1907-8_1561992979
Contact Name: Emma Broderick
Contact Email: emma.broderick@sitecgroup.com
Job Published: July 01, 2019 15:56

Job Description

Sitec are currently looking to recruit a Data Integration Support Specialist for a nuclear MoD establishment in Reading. The post is for an estimated 12 month contract initially and is paying competitively on an hourly basis.

Our client are recruiting for an Data Integration Support Specialist to provide support to the integrations, APIs and middleware configured to transact data between corporate applications including multi-network, on-prem and cloud services. Providing monitoring, reconciliation and troubleshooting for the technical support, maintenance and availability of Integration Services.

To provide support to the integrations, APIs and middleware configured to transact data between corporate applications including multi-network, on-prem and cloud services.

Providing monitoring, reconciliation and troubleshooting for the technical support, maintenance and availability of Integration Services.

Key Accountabilities:
* Ensure the availability and functioning of Integration Services.
* Support the day to day operational data integration between all corporate line of business applications including the support of a 'Distribution Database' or 'Data Hub'.
* Maintain and promote high personal standards in environment, safety, health, security and quality and be a great team player.

Key Responsibilities:
* Manage, monitor and maintain all live data integrations promptly responding to critical failures, and escalating issues when necessary.
* Maintain integration configuration and support documentation as integrations are changed, developed, or repurposed.
* Analyze performance of interfaces and take actions to correct deficiencies.
* Configure and maintain integration monitoring tools
* Liaise with end user clients to help resolve issues and ensure data transfer efficiencies
* Proactively troubleshoot failed integrations or integration components analysing processing errors, identify cause, determine possible resolutions, and identify fixes in existing interfaces.
* Work with internal support teams on escalated issues - both customer and operations based
* Assist in all facets of data interface implementations
* A-Level or HNC level education or the equivalent experience.
* In depth understanding of one or more integration and middleware technologies:
* MS SQLServer Integration Services
* MS SQLServer Data Tools
* Oracle Fusion middleware

Qualifications and/ or professional memberships
Essential
* A-Level or HNC level education or the equivalent experience.
Desirable
* Degree level education or the equivalent experience is preferred.
* Membership of a recognised related professional body.

Skills
Essential
* In depth understanding of one or more integration and middleware technologies:
o MS SQLServer Integration Services
o MS SQLServer Data Tools
o Oracle Fusion middleware
* Good understanding of relational database technologies:
o MS SQLServer
o Oracle
o Knowledge of scripting and operating systems:
o PowerShell
o Korn Shell (or similar)
o Windows OS
o Linux
* Ability to write moderately complex SQL scripts
* Knowledge Azure DevOps Repos
* Understanding of cloud services
* Strong written, verbal and presentational skills
* Strong understanding of data structures and reporting capability.
* Ability to communicate with stakeholders (internal and external) at all levels and negotiate to gain business leader and stakeholder commitment to implementing recommendations
* Initiating and driving change, with drive to achieve results
* Personal credibility

Desirable
* Good understanding of GDPR requirements
* Familiar with IT Security requirements in relation to data and integration technologies.
* Understanding the requirements of Sarbanes-Oxley IT controls.
* Understanding of the business environment and constraints to add value through the definition and delivery of information between Applications.
* Understanding of the requirements of Master Data Management

Experience
Essential
* Experience in working within an Operational IT Environment and to respond to, and manage tickets logged for issues.
* Experienced in managing interfaces and technical integrations between applications.
* Proven ability to be able to carry out technical diagnostics within integrations and determine root cause of errors and failures.
* Experience in managing and documenting interfaces determining the source and target for data transitions.
* Experience in supporting the delivery of integrations as part of a project delivery and in the transition of project integrations into support.
Desirable
* Experience in the development of interfaces and integrations between applications.
* Experience in carrying out Integration Testing to ensure the correct functioning and passing of data between systems.
* Experience in carrying out OAT to ensure the manageability of integrations in operation.
* Experience in being able to provide audit analysis of data integrations and demonstrate data has passed between systems without intervention.

Willing and able to obtain and maintain the appropriate level of security clearance necessary for the role

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec, part of the Sitec Group. The services advertised by Sitec are those of an Employment Business

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.