Lead Administrator

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Full-timeEstimated: $41,000 – $53,000 a year1 hour ago
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Role Purpose

The purpose of this role is to provide significant technicalexpertise in architecture planning and design of the concerned tower(platform, database, middleware, backup etc) as well as managing itsday-to-day operations


Provide adequate support in architecture planning, migration& installation for new projects in own tower (platform/dbase/middleware/ backup)

Lead the structural/ architectural design of a platform/middleware/ database/ back up etc. according to various systemrequirements to ensure a highly scalable and extensiblesolution

Conduct technology capacity planning by reviewing the currentand future requirements

Utilize and leverage the new features of all underlyingtechnologies to ensure smooth functioning of the installed databases andapplications/ platforms, as applicable

Strategize & implement disaster recovery plans and createand implement backup and recovery plans

Manage the day-to-day operations of the tower

Manage day-to-day operations by troubleshooting any issues,conducting root cause analysis (RCA) and developing fixes to avoidsimilar issues.

Plan for and manage upgradations, migration, maintenance,backup, installation and configuration functions for own tower

Review the technical performance of own tower and deploy ways toimprove efficiency, fine tune performance and reduce performancechallenges

Develop shift roster for the team to ensure no disruption in thetower

Create and update SOPs, Data Responsibility Matrices, operationsmanuals, daily test plans, data architecture guidance etc.

Provide weekly status reports to the client leadership team,internal stakeholders on database activities w.r.t. progress, updates,status, and next steps

Leverage technology to develop Service Improvement Plan (SIP)through automation and other initiatives for higher efficiency andeffectiveness

Team Management


Forecast talent requirements as per the current and future businessneeds

Hire adequate and right resources for the team

Train direct reportees to make right recruitment and selectiondecisions

Talent Management

Ensure 100% compliance to Wipro’s standards of adequateonboarding and training for team members to enhance capability &effectiveness

Build an internal talent pool of HiPos and ensure their careerprogression within the organization

Promote diversity in leadership positions

Performance Management

Set goals for direct reportees, conduct timely performance reviewsand appraisals, and give constructive feedback to direct reports.

Ensure that organizational programs like Performance Nxt are wellunderstood and that the team is taking the opportunities presented bysuch programs to their and their levels below

Employee Satisfaction and Engagement

Lead and drive engagement initiatives for the team

Track team satisfaction scores and identify initiatives to buildengagement within the team

Proactively challenge the team with larger and enriching projects/initiatives for the organization or team

Exercise employee recognition and appreciation

Stakeholder Interaction

Stakeholder Type

Stakeholder Identification

Purpose of Interaction


Technology Solutions Group, BU Teams, Different Infrastructureteams

Understanding requirements, planning and status updates,maintenance and back up, issue resolution etc.


Guidance on risk mitigation and quality standards



Understanding requirements, planning and status updates,maintenance and back up, issue resolution etc.

Vendors/ Manufacturers

Development and deployment of platforms, applications, databasesetc.


Lists the competencies required to perform this role effectively:

Functional Competencies/ Skill

Technical Knowledge – Knowledge of own tower (platform,application, database etc) – Expert

Domain Knowledge – Understanding of IT industry and itstrends – Competent to Expert

Competency Levels


Knowledgeable about the competency requirements. Demonstrates (inparts) frequently with minimal support and guidance.


Consistently demonstrates the full range of the competencywithout guidance. Extends the competency to difficult and unknownsituations as well.


Applies the competency in all situations and is serves as a guideto others as well.


Coaches others and builds organizational capability in thecompetency area. Serves as a key resource for that competency and isrecognised within the entire organization.

Behavioral Competencies

Managing Complexity

Client centricity

Execution Excellence

Passion for Results

Team Management

Stakeholder Management



Performance Parameter



Operations of the tower

SLA adherence

Knowledge management

CSAT/ Customer Experience

Identification of risk issues and mitigation plans

Knowledge management


New projects

Timely delivery

Avoid unauthorised changes

No formal escalations

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