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IRIS Cache Database Administration Specialist

Company: NTT DATA
Location: Plano
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

NTT DATA's Client is currently seeking an IRIS Cache Database Administration Specialist to join their team. This position will work remotely from candidates home office located within the US.NTT DATA Services is committed to improving patient outcomes by creating efficiencies across the healthcare ecosystem. A recognized leader in the healthcare space, the company delivers targeted segment solutions including patient engagement, predictive analytics, healthcare cloud hosting, integration and interoperability, clinical and claims application implementation, revenue cycle management and policy administration, in addition to core managed infrastructure, application and business process services. Clients include more than 1,800 hospitals, 2,200 long-term care facilities, 225 acute care facilities, 43,000 clinicians, 1,000 physician practices and 50 insurance providers in support of 65 million policy holders.W2 or C2C.100% REMOTEJob Responsibilities Include:

  • Provides support for our client's IRIS Cache Database instances in their Athena IDX system
  • Acts as backup for the Tech team lead and helps to provide guidance to less senior members of the team. In addition, handles the following:
  • Monitoring
  • Install, configure, and maintain a remote monitoring software agent to collect and monitor Cache and application licenses and daily data collection
  • Set thresholds that trigger system-generated alerts for disk/file system available space
  • Set thresholds that triggered system-generated alerts for database-free space
  • Monitor and flag significant error conditions within the Cache database structure
  • Monitor and flag error conditions within the database error trap
  • Monitor and flag status for production SIU interfaces
  • Monitor and flag status for port management to ensure connectivity
  • Journal Management
  • Monitor and maintain Journal files
  • Monitor Journal file space utilization
  • Analyze abnormal Journal activity
  • Validate Journal Purge Tasks
  • System Monitoring
  • Investigate system alerts; provide issue resolution
  • Maintain/modify system monitor configuration when warranted
  • Notify the customer when the alert has been rectified
  • Backup
  • Validation of best backup practices to ensure database integrity and recoverability
  • Verify that the backup is completed successfully
  • Investigate backup failures and provide issue resolution
  • Storage Management
  • Verify sufficient storage is available
  • Validate RAID arrays and shadow sets mounted for backup when applicable
  • Examine error conditions
  • Investigate unusual growth trends
  • Database rebuild / disk defrag when necessary
  • Notify and coordinate with customers when storage requirements are inadequate. Develop plans for storage management when warranted
  • Provide recommendations to migrate data when requiresBasic Qualifications:
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience in overall database administration
    • Minimum of 1 year of experience with Intersystems IRIS Cache Database
    • Preferred Skills:
    • Experience supporting Athena IDXAbout NTT DATA Services:NTT DATA Services is a recognized leader in IT and business services, including cloud, data and applications, headquartered in Texas. As part of NTT DATA, a $30 billion trusted global innovator with a combined global reach of over 80 countries, we help clients transform through business and technology consulting, industry and digital solutions, applications development and management, managed edge-to-cloud infrastructure services, BPO, systems integration and global data centers. We are committed to our clients' long-term success. Visit or LinkedIn to learn more.NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants without regarding to race, color, religion, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all employees. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter so that we may connect you with the appropriate team.

Keywords: NTT DATA, Plano , IRIS Cache Database Administration Specialist, IT / Software / Systems , Plano, Texas

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