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System Engineer Senior 51433 in Dearborn, MI at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 4/20/2019

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Job ID: 51433

System Engineer Position Description:

  • This position is ideal for the multi-faceted individual who has experience as a System Engineer, Solution Architect, Business Analyst, and Project Manager, and is interested in working with a portfolio of cutting edge tools, multiple IT organizations and business customers.
  •  In this role, you will work closely with multiple organizations (Business Customers, Product Owners, GDIA, IT) to convert business goals into product requirements and prioritize them as user stories on the product backlog. 
  • You will coordinate with managing a product roadmap. 
  • You will act as the single point of contact for assigned tools. 


  • Act as the single point of contact for assigned tools. 


  • Participate in and/or lead development of requirements, user story development, use cases, and test cases. 


  • Work with Architects and Security Controls Champion on solution design. 
    • Work with IT Operations (ITO), IT Engineering, and GDIA Business Customers in the installation and configuration and testing hardware/software MIGRATE/ADOPT.
    • Work with GDIA business customers in migration from old tools/platforms to new and/or adoption of new tools. 


  • Participate and/or lead incident, problem, change and service request related activities. 
  • Includes incident, problem, change, and service request management. 
  • Includes root cause analysis (RCA). 
  • Includes participation in stand-up operations meetings. 
  • Includes proactive problem management / defect prevention activities.

Skills Required:


  • Experience in installing, configuring or supporting following Informatica components (versions 10.1.x and 10.2.x) in the Linux environment and running Informatica jobs in Hortonworks HDP platform.
  • BDM (Big Data Manager).
  • EIC (Enterprise Information Catalog) or EDC (Enterprise Data Catalog). 
  • IDL (Intelligent Data Lake) or EDL (Enterprise Data Lake)
  • Informatica Analyst PLEASE NOTE that we are looking at candidates that specifically have experience in the BDM, EIC/EDL, IDL/EDL and Informatica Analyst tools.
  • Experience in configuring Informatica components to work with Hortonworks Hadoop Environment.
  • Understanding of Hortorworks HDP versions 2.6.x and beyond.
  • Ability to perform root cause analysis.
  • Experience with Windows and Unix/Linux operating systems.
  • Strong communication skills to effectively work with multiple teams.
  • Experience delivering, supporting and testing complex infrastructure solutions.
  • Strong communication skills

Experience Preferred:

  • Business Analyst experience.
  • Strong communication, and organizational and coordination skills as well as experience in coordinating activities across multiple diverse teams.
  • Very strong English and communication skills

Education Required:

  • B.S. Information Systems, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent work experience.

    At Fast Switch, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories.  Isn’t that cool? Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve, and have a little fun along the way.

    We at Fast Switch have been doing this for 22 years. We’re doing business in almost half the states in the union with offices in Detroit, MI, Columbus, OH, New York, Hartford, CT, Massachusetts, Minneapolis, MN, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Tucson, AZ.

    We're a financially strong, privately-held company that is 100% consultant and client focused.

    We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things, and we do them for Fortune 10 companies, Inc. 500 companies, and technology start-ups. We also have a strong belief in giving back to the communities we serve.

    Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefits options you can choose just the benefits that you need or want, options include:

    • Medical and Dental (Fast Switch pays majority of the medical program)

    • Vision

    • Personal Time Off (PTO) Program

    • Long Term Disability (100% paid)

    • Life Insurance (100% paid)

    • 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match

    Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.

    In 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, Fast Switch was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press and one of the Best Staffing Firms in 2016 and 2017. We have won the Columbus Business First “Fast 50” award 9 times in 12 years because of our strong growth which translates into more and better opportunities for our consulting staff members.

    Ranked '#1' supplier by over 50% of our customers nationally.

    Ranked 'Top 3' supplier by over 75% of our customers nationally.

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