Data is fast replacing all other intelligence as the lifeblood of smart business decisions. Businesses today need solutions that leverage data science analytics to derive growth oriented business strategies. Enterprises that utilize technology to derive relevant market insights from data are the ones that reach the top.

Avesta provides state of the art Engineering and Advanced Analytics services that help clients do just this - make data driven business decisions. We provide the most optimal fit of enterprise applications and solutions for your business, that will help establish growth strategies. Supported by precise project management designed to meet your business plans, our market driven technology and predictive analytics solutions are just what you need to sustain and grow.

solutions

Solutions

Avesta offers end to end solutions that leverage technology along with world class projectmanagement, to derive a clear competitive advantage. We provide IT solutions that leverageanalytics to their best value. This goes a long way in helping companies utilize theirinternaldata to create business strategies that ensure a distinct advantage in the market.
Offering intelligent technology that supports insightful predictive analytics, we deliverend toend sales and marketing solutions that fit your business strategies.

Big Data Engineering

Avesta provides supervised automation services that perform data standardization and advanced analytics. This solution captures un-harmonized data from disparate sources and in varied formats, such as blogs, emails, audio files, social media conversations and even expense receipts, returning clean and consistent data ready for analysis in any format. This data could also be in structured formats such as MS Office files, historical data, and transaction history or user behavior. The solution includes routines for cleansing,validation, harmonization and verification of data.

Technologies Used:

Frameworks: Hadoop, Apache Spark, Hortonworks, Amazon Web Services, Cloudera, MS Azure.
Databases: Oracle, MySQL, MS SQL, Sybase, IBM DB2, Teradata, Amazon Dynamo, Apache HBase,Neo4j.
Tools: Google Analytics, Facebook, Linkedin, Instagram, Twitter, Youtube, Datasift

Data Science Analytics

Leverage your Big Data for deeper insights, smarter strategies and much biggercompetitiveadvantages. Avesta’s customized Predictive Analytics solutions help create data drivendecisions that are based on your market inputs and hence completely tuned to the needsofyour clients.

To ensure the most relevant results for your analysis, we use the best in industrystatistical tools and technologies.

Technologies Used:

Statistical Tools and Languages: SAS, R, Spark, Apache Mahout,IBM SPSS, Java, Python, C, C++,Microsoft .Net, Ruby on Rails, Scala.
Visualization Tools: Tableau, MS Excel, TibcoSpotfire, MicroStrategy, HTML 5, Orchestro Tango.

Cloud Infrastructure & Network Management

In today’s highly competitive market scenario, a business that delivers innovativesolutions- fastest – to the market, is the winner. With the rapidly increasing pace ofinnovationsthat equip software and IT to optimize the enterprise’s performance, the race to the topisall about timing to market.

Aided by new technologies like the cloud and much smarter and secure networks, it’s time for enterprises to grow on innovations. For ensuring that networking maintenance is never an issue to disturb efficiency levels, Avesta uses Cisco Unified Communication tools, and Juniper and Avaya technologies.

For a fast, efficient and secure application delivery as well as innovative upgrades,youneed a cloud that complements your IT infrastructure. Using AWS, Azure, GCE, Rackspace,VMware, Hyper –V and Citrix technologies, Avesta ensures your critical cloudapplicationsare secure, and in best shape to add value to the business, leading to betterefficiencies,and market growth.

Avesta gives best in class support for Infrastructure Management, streamlining theessentialIT operations for efficiency. Our team provides systems management, network management and storage management, using integrated solutions.

Our skilled team works to stabilize, optimize and maximize database and cloud environments for you.

The tasks include:

  • Database maintenance
  • Performance tuning and troubleshooting
  • Database stabilization
  • Data warehouse and data mart design
  • Database migration and upgrades
  • Database consolidation and virtualization
  • Security and encryption,
  • Level 1, 2 & 3 support.

Technologies Used:

Networking & Telecommunications: Openstack, Openflow, Wireless,Voice (SIP), Switching (VLAN, VTP, LAG).
Cloud computing: AWS, Azure, GCE, Rackspace,VMware, Hyper –V, Citrix
Database: Oracle, MySQL, MS SQL, Sybase,IBM DB2, Teradata, Amazon Dynamo,Apache HBase, Neo4j.Cloud

Application Development

Most often, complex business critical applications in an enterprise are deployed across disparate platforms and technologies, distributed on a variety of corporate networks, Intranets or the Internet. They are data centric, but need to meet stringent requirements for security, compliances and maintenance.

Avesta helps in the development of new applications and augments existing applications to meet your business requirements in collaboration or singly. We provide a full life cycle development strategy that includes planning, development, testing and deployment of enterprise or mobile applications.

Technologies Used:

Languages / Tools: C, C++, C#, Java, J2EE, JSP,Servlets, EJBs, Struts, Spring,Hibernate,XML, HTML,Javascript, JDBC, Asp.net, Perl,Obj-C, Python, etc.
Methodologies: Agile, Scrum, Waterfall and Lean.
Cloud Computing: AWS, Azure, GCE, Rackspace,VM-Ware, Hyper –V, Citrix
Databases: Oracle, MySQL, MS SQL, Sybase,IBM DB2, Teradata, AmazonDynamo, Apache HBase,Neo4j.Cloud
services

Services

In many instances, the right services support is what makes a difference to the market efficiency of an enterprise. An efficient partner that delivers timely and cost effective Managed Services Consulting and efficient Project Based Consulting is the best support for growth.
Avesta’s alert and skilled teams not only identify the smartest business methods for your strategy, but also develop, implement and integrate innovative solutions that drive your business to profitability. With their proven track record of resolving complex business and technical issues, Avesta’s business and technology experts focus on your market needs, and deliver solutions on a Build Operate Transfer basis – solutions that help you in cornering a huge market share.

Managed Services Consulting

Our Managed Services Support also augments your existing team to help minimize downtime and maintain a consistent level of efficiency.

Avesta’s primary goal is to cover your specific needs, cost effectively and efficiently, utilizing our Dual Shore Model. We provide expert consulting for time bound projects, or even a full time hands-on project manager to efficiently run your business enterprise and infrastructure.

Avesta leverages our onsite and offshore capabilities to deliver cost effective solutions over a 24 hour cycle, resulting in higher overall efficiency. The mission of our Managed Services Consulting services is to provide the highest level of analytics/technical expertise.

Project Based Consulting

Avesta’s Project Based Consulting has been extremely successful in gaining us market support and confidence from our customers. We offer a 3 tiered approach to project based consulting requirements:
  • Assessment of the opportunity
  • Development of a pilot solution
  • Building the solution ground up, based on deliverables as per business requirements
The project based consulting is delivered by our team in NJ, supported by our state of the art development center in Bangalore India, to help you minimize on project cost. We believe that these methods and techniques allow us to build scalable, high-performance analytical and technology solutions for our customers.

Build Operate Transfer

Avesta offers the BOT model that can help establish a captive development center in India. In this model, Avesta builds and operates the remote engineering center for a pre-defined period of time, after which the customer has the option of transferring the team to be owned by the customer.
Our Build Operate Transfer model offers the benefits of:
  • Cost efficiencies,
  • Direct control on hiring and retention
  • Right to retain Intellectual Property Rights.
industries

Industries

Rapidly changing business scenarios across the CPG & Retail, High Technology, Financial and Pharmaceutical sectors need extremely fast, scalable and innovative solutions.

Avesta’s CPG Analytics, Retail Analytics and Financial Analytics solutions could be just the boost your need!

CPG & Retail

The biggest challenge facing the hugely competitive Consumer Packaged Goods market today is the ability to accurately measure and compare Sales Performance for all categories across major retail channels.

The best solutions are those that provide the ability to develop cross channel analytics, utilizing data harmonization across retailers, distributors, internal and syndicated data. These solutions help to get full visibility to customers across all sales channels.

With real estate being worth its weight in gold, space utilization is another critical challenge CPG and retail organizations face. Utilizing Planogram Analysis to provide unique insights of space planning based on customer behavior can provide just the right basis for spacial-sales decisions. Through harmonization of raw planogram files and sales data, retail and CPG companies can now optimize planogram and maximize sales value.

In the fast evolving Retail business scenario, one strength enterprises have is the ability to engage with the customers, and being privy to real-time insights about their shopping preferences and trends. With the rapidly changing preferences, this data is constantly getting updated, and so should your analytics tools!

Avesta’s CPG and retail analytics provide tools analyze data on the fly, to provide timely and insightful data analysis. These insights, guided by data that studies a matrix of internal datasets, can be the key to planning an optimal product mix and inventory required – with this constant update of demand based on the season, market or segments. This will help data driven decisions to ensure smart, and very fast strategies in real time.

Enterprises that use consumer data to derive insights about the market, and CPG analytics to create strategies that drive business plans, are the winners. CPG and retail analytics that Avesta provides, could be your best support in the plans for capturing a larger share of the market.

High Technology

The high technology products industry generates vast amounts of data, right from software coding to market response. Being able to understand this voluminous data, analyzing it for patterns and deriving insights from these analytics- will be the biggest strengths for any brand in this industry.

To meet the business challenge optimizing the product and channel sales that helps generates the most optimal market return, enterprises need accurate and insightful Predictive analytics solutions that give a clear path ahead. These solutions can be used to analyze the entire customer lifecycle and optimize each stage for improved revenue performance. With an intuitive visualization of data paths, these predictive analytics solutions are the biggest support in profitable strategizing.

Pharmaceutical

In no other industry is the use of analytics as critical as in Pharma, literally lives can be saved on its correct usage! The cutting edge of science, biotechnology and pharma industry has a huge number of data points that can be utilized to make decisions on which drugs to invest in, when and how. The ability to measure short term and long term sales and demands will guide the product planning to a very large scale.

Data driven decisions can be the smartest strategy- right from the real time inputs from labs- to high level product and sales decisions from the boardroom. Companies can rely on these analytics for their accuracy. Smart data science analytics can help Pharmaceutical companies get clarity of information across physicians, prescriptions, sales and geography too.

Financial

Perhaps one of the first industries worldwide to adopt IT as its backbone for business, the financial products industry, uses financial analytics on a very large scale to offer new products, drive them to the correct customer groups and take corporate decisions. Almost the whole setup of the industry has been established on technology now, and Financial Analytics has a huge role to play in its day to day operations.

From identifying risks to opportunities, analytics helps financial companies bring unique initiatives that demarcate them in the industry, while also helping in the speed to market. This, is the strength of the successful brands in the vertical.

Customer relationships are now being managed and nurtured by the use of Financial Analytics that provide deep insights to customer behavior and preferences across a matrix of criterion.

Using predictive analytics on customer data to identify target customers for various initiatives, is one of the major strategies in the industry. It also supports Risk Management, for activities such as rogue or non-compliant trading, creditworthiness, commercial property valuations, and market volatility.

aboutus

About Avesta

A privately held boutique Advanced Engineering and Data Science Analytics company, Avesta provides full life cycle engineering and advanced analytics services in the Financial, CPG & Retail, Pharmaceutical and High Technology sectors.

We help our clients make informed, insightful, data driven business decisions.

The value we offer is the ability to ensure strategies that allow top-quality and time sensitive implementation of business and technology solutions. As a result, many of Avesta’s customers view us as a strategic long-term partner, rather than a vendor.

Avesta believes in conducting business based on mutual growth, living up to the highest standards of ethics and values. Avesta has a strong reputation for ensuring high customer satisfaction.

Leadership Team

Avesta’s team has always stood for value addition to the customer and respect for the individual. Avesta’s team shares the core values of Avesta and strives to leave a positive mark on every engagement.

Cyrus H. Davierwalla – Founder & CEO.

Rushad E. Cassad – President.

customers

Customers

Our Customers are well established companies, a few whom are listed below.

  • pfizer
  • TIAA CREF
  • ICAP
  • BNY Melllon
  • FIS
  • Weillcorne
  • Amazon
  • Axa
  • CenturyLink
  • lordabbett
  • hewlettpackard
  • Bloomberg
  • deutschebank
  • cisco
careers

Careers

Avesta offers a uniquely enthusiastic environment where people are connected by the same spirit and take pleasure in what they do. We consider our interests in our clients’ business as our own problems, and appreciate team members who are sincere in providing services- professionally as well as personally. At the same time, working at Avesta challenges your technology skills as well as business acumen- because we are partners to our clients- not merely contracted vendors. Accordingly, we need people with a PARTNERSHIP mindset. What you get is – a scintillating and exciting performance environment that very few other companies provide.
At Avesta, our basic requirements for recruitment are:
  • Employees with a minimum of 3 years professional information Technology experience
  • An educational background in Computer Engineering or Computer Science from a credited or recognized 4 year University program.
  • Suitability in a accurate skills and experience review for technical evaluation
  • A thorough background check.
Every potential recruit is required to provide us with a minimum of 3 job references and a detailed employment history of a minimum of 3 years. Avesta then contacts the references provided by the recruit. Avesta retains agencies that specialize in providing services such as security and background checks, immigration history and criminal history.
UPLOAD

UNIX Administrator

Skills:
  • Overall 8-10 years of UNIX System Administration with minimum of 3+ years of recent production support experience as opposed to build experience
  • Selected candidate will have multiple flavors of UNIX Administration experience in order of priority – Sun Solaris / AIX and Linux
  • Must have experience in Veritas – Clusters + Volume Manager + File System
  • Must have expert level experience in manual UNIX and Veritas Commands and Utilities
  • In-depth understanding and details of DR steps will be critical in selection process
  • Ability to quickly review situations and provide solutions will be a very important criterion for selection
  • Some experience in SAN / NAS integration will be highly desirable
  • Candidate must have excellent communication skills
  • Strong initiative and sense of ownership required
Plus Skills:
  • Some experience / basic understanding of daily database administration tasks highly desirable
  • Experienced working in banking or financial institution providing global support a huge plus
  • Experience working with offshore teams
  • Experience working in an ITIL based environment highly desirable
  • UNIX / Linux certification highly desirable
Interview and hiring process:
Initial phone interview followed by an in person interview in NJ

MS SQL Server DBA (L3)

Required Skills:
  • BS or MS in Computer Science Engineering or related filed
  • 10+ years of experience with MS SQL Server
  • Should have experience implementing MS SQL Server replication
  • Should have experience in installing and configuring various versions of MS SQL Server
  • Should have experience in upgrading MS SQL server to latest versions
  • Must have Windows scripting skills for monitoring and reporting
  • Must have experience is implementing DR solution for MSSQL using log shipping or SQL mirroring
  • Should be able to quickly identify root cause behind the performance issues and provide solutions
  • Should have experience dealing with MSSQL Dynamic management views and functions for performance analysis
  • Should have experience using SQL profiler and perfmon for troubleshooting performance issues
  • Excellent communication & coordination skills is required
  • Strong initiative and sense of ownership
  • Should have some project management skills dealing with database infrastructure
  • Should have experience in migrating servers across data centers
Plus Skills:
  • Experienced working in banking or financial institution providing global support
  • Experience working with offshore teams
  • Experience working in an ITIL based environment highly desirable
  • MS SQL Server DBA certification highly desirable
Interview and hiring process:
  • Initial phone interview followed by an in person interview in NJ

SR. Network Operations Lead

Position Summary:

Seeking a highly motivated, self-starting Networking Expert to provide leadership for the day to day support and maintenance of global data networks as the lead network operations engineer in the global NOC (Network Operations Center). Primary tasks include resolving complex network issues, making recommendations to enhance the infrastructure and associated processes, providing an escalation point for junior engineers, regular reporting for faults and performance against pre-defined SLAs. Manage fault escalation whilst retaining ownership.

Position Activities:
  • Provide senior technical support for a 24x7x365 Network Operation Center (GTCC) network operations team. Be a technical point of escalation for production issues for the GTCC NOC team
  • Triage, prioritize and oversee day to day operational issues and maintenance activities for the wider GTCC NOC team.
  • Support and mentor junior engineers as required. Identify areas for personal development and assist with technical development plans
  • Assist the Network Operation Manager in the overall operation of the global production network to ensure high performance and availability
  • Troubleshoot and isolate network incidents within large-scale complex IT environments
  • Continuously improve and develop systems to proactively monitor the supported infrastructure. Identify, evaluate and recommend required network support toolsets
  • Identify and define opportunities for process improvement, network processes and procedures
  • Lead and coordinate operational and break-fix maintenance activates
  • Build workflows and procedures for the team based on an industry standard framework (ITILv3)
  • Utilize fault management and change tracking systems including HPOV and ServiceNow
  • Support changes to the production network while following all required change procedures
  • Review production changes for adherence against agreed policy and best practices
  • Demonstrate expertise in working with Cisco hardware and configuration (IOS/CatOS/NX-OS). Experience working with Arista and HP is very advantageous
  • Demonstrate expertise of routing protocols and ability to resolve routing issues (ISIS, OSPF, EIGRP, BGP)
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of firewall principles and knowledge of mainstream firewall products is an advantage (Cisco, Checkpoint)
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of VPN including SSL, GRE and IPSec.
  • Work with Multicast, QOS, HP Network Automation, Internet Proxies, Load Balancers, Packet Capture tools, VOIP, Cisco ACS and additional networking technologies
  • Work with and demonstrate an understanding of Windows and Unix platforms
Minimum Requirements
  • 8-12 years of focused experience in a Network Engineering/Network Operations role preferably in the Financial Services industry
  • Comprehensive experience in troubleshooting complex network issues to determine root cause and ability to handle escalated issues that NOC shift personnel are unable to resolve
  • Detailed knowledge of network design concepts and best practices
  • Detailed knowledge of the following technologies, protocols and tools advantageous
  • Network design experience ideally incorporating Cisco, F5, Arista, HP technologies/platforms and common protocols
  • Routing Protocols and ability to resolve routing issues (OSPF, ISIS, EIGRP, BGP), LAN/WAN/MAN technologies
  • Security technologies (IDS/IPS, Checkpoint Firewalls, Blue Coat Proxies, VPN, NAC)
  • Virtualization technologies, Public Cloud providers (e.g. Amazon AWS)
  • Common Operating Systems (Linux/Unix/Microsoft)
  • Strong working knowledge of network and security architecture and operations functions, tools and processes
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with all levels of personnel both internally and externally
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously working with minimal supervision
  • Proven analytical, reasoning and organizational skills

Wintel Engineer

Main Responsibilities:
Primary responsibilities of this role would include owning, tracking and resolving Wintel 2008 / 2012, VMware / ESX, Exchange related incidents and requests.  The Engineer will support system backups, maintenance, capacity planning, high availability, researching new technology and monitoring operational jobs on a daily basis to ensure service related issues are identified and resolved within established SLAs. Will be involved in the planning, design, implementation and maintenance of future systems and projects which may include BI solutions, Disaster Recovery enhancements, migrations, clustering, etc. Must be service-oriented, willing to take ownership of issues and comfortable in a fast-paced environment.  Good communication, to both technical and non-technical parties, will be an integral part of the responsibilities.
Wintel Engineer:
Provides Windows / VMware expertise to projects, which entails building servers to corporate standards, customizing the server to meet application needs, and troubleshoots any design shortfalls to product working solutions. This in many cases will include advanced design and problem solving as new technologies are introduced and integrated into the environment. Must be able to promote solutions conform to existing standards, as well as update and adapt current standards to changing technology.
Responsibilities:
  • Works with Infrastructure and Development teams to determine technical and project requirements
  • Install and maintain physical and virtual servers
  • Plans and Implements required changes to systems
  • Determines standards for new technologies to be operationalized into 24/7 support
  • Provides in-depth technical knowledge in areas related to the operating system and related auxiliary features
  • Provide technical leadership for, and participate in major systems’ projects
  • Evaluate processes and procedures for opportunities of improvement
  • Document and comply with operationally defined governance and controls
  • Track and prioritize activities for maximum operational efficiency
  • Continuously work to improve the performance of the team’s key metrics
  • Communicate via written and verbal methods to manager level and above
  • Diagnose server related performance issues, and perform root-cause analysis
  • Liaison with project, partner, vendor, and other production support teams for coordination of efforts
  • Perform general system configuration, backups, maintenance, and optimization of server and network infrastructure
  • Be result oriented with tasks, completed with high sense of urgency and quality
  • Assists in other duties as needed and directed
Experience:
  • Expert knowledge of Windows Operating System 2008 and 2012
  • Experienced with Red Hat Linux
  • MS Exchange 2010/ Lync 2010
  • Expert knowledge of VMware Vshpere ( VCenter, ESXi, VCCOPS, VCommander, SRM)
  • Authentication Methods (Microsoft DNS, AD, LDAP)
  • HP Bladecenter (Virtual Connect, ILO configs, Itanium and x86 blades)
  • Cisco UCS blade Systems
  • Experience with enterprise storage systems and related technology – XIO, SRDF, Powerpath, VMAX, VNX, DataDomain
  • NAS/SAN Storage (FC, FCoE, NFS, CIFS)
  • Network environments (VLAN tagging, trunking, Firewalls, Switching, Routing, Load Balancing, IDS/IPS, etc.)
  • Experience with Enterprise backup solutions (Symantic Netbackup, Veeam)
  • Experience with monitoring tools and their implementation (HPOV)
  • Tidal (central scheduler)
  • PowerShell, Perl
  • Comfortable working in a high pressure operational environment running business/mission critical applications.
  • Capable of automating processes and procedures in an enterprise environment
  • Understanding of industry best practices for patching and updating servers in a Data Center environment
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple tasks on a tight schedule while providing first rate operational support
  • Ability to quickly assimilate knowledge and implement new technologies
  • Familiarity with high availability solutions and options
Experience is a Plus:
  • Sharepoint
  • Oracle WebLogic
  • Symantec Enterprise Vault
  • MS SQL 2014
Professional Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, business administration, software engineering or related field preferred
  • Enthusiastic, proactive, positive attitude with good listening skills and high integrity
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Ability to deal with and resolve ambiguity
  • Ability to anticipate problems and take decisive action, giving regard to the impact on both the client and company
  • Ability to adjust personal style to different situations
  • Able to work under pressure (at times) and to be extremely flexible under changing priorities
  • Able to find innovative ways to solve problems
  • Proven strong innovative and analytical ability with extensive implementation experience
  • Must be a team player and have excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Must be able to support a rotating on-call schedule
  • May be required to work off hour shifts
  • Demonstrated experience in documenting environments and processes (example: disaster recovery plan)
  • Banking/brokerage experience a plus
Job Specific Qualifications:
  • Minimum of seven (7) years of experience with maintenance of Windows 2008 / 2012
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience with maintenance of VMware ESX
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience with maintenance of Exchange

QA Performance Engineer

Overview of Role:

The performance engineer is responsible for ensuring new systems and application changes meet performance requirements and do not negatively impact the performance of existing systems and applications. Responsibilities include creating and maintaining performance testing and analysis scripts using a variety of home grown and off the shelf tools. The performance engineer will execute load and capacity tests, analyze results from all available sources (application logs, network capture, OS, etc.), and make deployment and scalability recommendations based on findings.

Required Skills and Experience:
  • Knowledge of Performance Testing Processes and Strategies
  • 5+ years’ experience working with Performance Center / LoadRunner
  • Experience with software installation, applications under test & test tools
  • Strong working knowledge of Linux and Windows operating systems
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to simultaneously manage tasks on multiple projects
  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently without frequent supervision
  • Ability to develop effective working relationships with teams outside of QA including development, system engineering, network engineering, product, operations, customer support
  • Ability to obtain performance requirements and estimate work effort needed to complete assigned tasks
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills demonstrated by the ability to assimilate new information, understand complex topics and arrive at meaningful and accurate conclusions
  • Ability to write SQL queries, SQL programming a plus
  • Ability to identify and troubleshoot issues at all levels including operating system, component, database, network
  • Obtain and analyze system utilization statistics
  • Performance analysis and reporting, produce concise meaningful reports to provide senior management with the data needed to make mission critical planning and budgeting decisions
  • Effective defect tracking and reporting
  • BS in computer science or related study and/or relevant experience in performance testing and analysis in Linux and Windows environments
  • Experience with Microsoft Office
Preferred Skills and Experience:
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience conducting Performance testing of mission critical applications
  • Programming skills in at least two of the following for writing load generation and performance analysis tools: Java, Python, Perl, shell scripting
  • Networking a strong plus, ability to interpret network captures, TCPDUMP output
  • GC tuning knowledge
  • Automation tools like QTP
  • Create and maintain test inventory using ALM or similar tool
  • Coding with Microsoft Office VBA

Project Manager Infra

Location – Jersey City, NJ
Skills:
  • Overall 15+ years of IT industry experience
  • At least 10+ years of experience as a Global Infrastructure Technical Project Manager (Infrastructure Optimization, Cost & Resource Optimization, & Global Patching)
  • 8+ years of experience in areas of IT Security & Regulatory
  • 5+ years of experience in IT Compliance & Audit
  • Must have experience in Banking &/or Financial industry specifically within the Infrastructure regulatory domain
  • Experience in the entire gamut of Infrastructure areas such as Wintel, UNIX, Database, Networking, PAAS, P2V, & Storage
  • Experienced in migrating to new platforms, storage reduction, & CPU reduction
  • Ability to manage & deliver End of Life situations for non-performing infrastructure
  • PMP & ITIL certification highly desirable
  • Excellent communication skills
Candidate Profile:
  • Selected candidate will have strong project management & leadership skills, must have managed multiple critically high intensity, high visibility globally large budgeted projects
  • Candidate must display willingness to take on initiatives not just limited to defined scope of work
  • Must be a strong communicator with ability to present & convince initiatives, explain milestones & display commitment to deliver solutions to C-level management as well as external regulators & auditors
  • Display high level passion & Drive for PMP and ITIL principles as well as display aggression to attain targets

Oracle DBA with Exadata

Job Description:
  • Selected candidate will be an Exadata specialist
  • Experienced in RAC, ASM, & DataGuard
  • Experienced in Exadata health check, migration, and patching/upgrade
  • Expertise in database performance tuning
  • Expertise in Backup and recovery
Skills Requirement:
  • Past experience managing high-performance, high-capacity databases in a critical production environment
  • Experience with Oracle 11gR1/R2 RAC experience including build, general administration, troubleshooting (Break/Fix) and performance tuning skills
  • Experience in Oracle Exadata, Golden Gate replication will be required
  • Experience in Clusterware (GRID Infrastructure) – CRS management and configuration
  • Skilled in Oracle ASM and Dataguard administration
  • Expertise in SQL & Database Level performance tuning skills
  • Expertise in backup and recovery and migration using RMAN, datapump and export/import.
  • Experience on Solaris, Linux and AIX OS including strong shell scripting skills.
  • Willingness to work in 24*7 Global support model.
  • Aid development teams for analyzing issues.
  • Excellent troubleshooting, diagnostic & analytical skills.
  • Expert knowledge of database scripting and automation technology
Plus Skills:
  • Experienced working in banking or financial institution providing global support
  • Some exposure to Oracle 12c highly desirable
  • Experience working with offshore teams
  • Competent in Change/Release Management ( ITIL based – preferably ITIL Foundation Certified)
  • Oracle Certification highly desired
Education and Soft Skills:
  • BS or MS in Computer Science Engineering or related filed
  • Excellent communication (verbal & written) & coordination skills is required.
  • Strong initiative and sense of ownership.
  • Must be an excellent team player
  • Overall 10+ years of IT industry with at least 8+ years as an Oracle DBA in a large global production support environment
Interview and hiring process:
  • Initial phone interview followed by an in person at the client site in NJ

Contact Avesta

USA
Avesta US Headquarters
Avesta Computer Services Ltd.
One Executive Drive, Suite 120
Somerset NJ 08873

Tel: 201-369-9400
Toll Free: 1-888-AVESTA1
Fax: 201-604-5496

INDIA
Avesta India Headquarters
Avesta Computers Pvt. Ltd.
3rd Floor, P R Business Center
Sarjapur Outer Ring Road
Kadubeesanahalli,
Bangalore. 560037

Tel: 080-67233000

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