Senior DB2 zOS DBA (100% Remote)
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Seeking a Senior DB2 zOS DBA for a 100% Remote position. DB2 LUW experience preferred.

DBA administers database systems to protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of data. The IT Database Administrator is responsible for installations, upgrades, backups, and configuration. IT Database Administrators also maintain query language for established database systems, design and execute backup and recovery schemes and implement disaster recovery procedures. The IT Database Administrator works with end-users and project team members to understand and advise on database and query requirements and capabilities. The IT Database Administrator is assigned to complex database systems and is relied upon to optimize database performance, configuration, access and security and to serve on project teams contributing database subject matter expertise. Will work with development team, solving production issues


Responsibilities

  • ​Consults on database, architecture and related infrastructure technologies to all areas and levels within IT.
  • Consults on exploiting opportunities involving multiple hardware and software systems, issue resolution, providing innovative business solutions, etc. to both internal and external customers and partners.
  • Provides technical leadership on the implementation of leading-edge database technologies and the design and implementation of large-scale technical solutions based on business requirements.
  • Develops and ensures compliance with all system, disaster recovery and security audit policies.
  • Design, implement, and maintain DB2 database architectures that meet business requirements on the z/OS platform.

Requirements

  • 10 or more year’s professional experience as a systems DB2 zOS databases on version 12+.
  • Database Administrator should be very strong working knowledge of application DBA to setup and support IBM DB2 zOS databases on Mainframe systems.
  • Experience of DB2 LUW is a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in an IT related field or equivalent work experience.
  • In depth knowledge of the DB2 zOS architecture.
  • Experience in configuring and supporting Tier-1 mission critical databases as a systems/infrastructure DBA.
  • In-depth knowledge of operating system zOS and hands on working experiences on zOS
  • Proven experience in working in a mission critical environment in a multi-terabyte database platform, including analytics workloads.
  • Good understanding of data warehouse concepts including data marts and data lakes.
  • Creating databases, migrating database objects from non-production to production environment.
  • Designing and building data models, schemas, views, and tables to support application requirements
  • Extensive experience designing and executing backup and recovery concepts and procedures
  • Measure database performance and troubleshoot complex database issues, I/O bottlenecks, SQL Tuning
  • Experience in using IBM Monitoring tools (Omegamon & query monitor) and other event management and performance monitoring tools.
  • Good understanding of licensing options and optimization.
  • Experience with automation tools such as Control-M.
  • In-depth knowledge of IT industry database technologies and processes and business applications integrated with database technologies.
  • Provide 24 x 7 Support to Critical production systems.
  • Knowledge of Project Management Methodologies
  • Experience in working closely with the application development teams to resolve any performance related issues and provide application support.
  • DB2 tools (DB2 admin, DB2 automation tool, Toad. JCL, performance monitoring tool (Omegamon)
Skills
Skill Proficiency Years Experience Percent Used
DB2
1 - 3100%
DBA
3 - 6100%
DB2 LUW
Any75%
Agile Methodology
Any50%
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