DB2 for z/OS Systems Engineer

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DB2 for z/OS Systems Engineer

New York, New York

December 3rd 2018



The consultant will be part of a global team of experienced DB2 systems programmers who provide critical support services for DB2 on z/OS including database related software installs/upgrades, 24x7 mainframe production support, subsystem performance analysis/tuning, capacity planning, resource utilization, troubleshooting and vendor management.


  • The DB2 Engineer will be a member of the global technology team working on Db2 projects and requested workload.

  • Provide complete software product life cycle support for mission critical products using various z/OS and DB2 tools and techniques.

  • Triage and troubleshoot Db2 related failures/issues/outages

  • Manage DB2 and OEM software related defects

  • Participate in regular system and database capacity planning related to database growth and system utilization, trend analysis and predicting future database resource requirements

  • Understanding of regulatory, legal and compliances issues for SOX and audit functions

  • Interface with appropriate software vendor personnel?Interface with senior management

  • Off-hours on-call support


  • Minimum 5 Years' systems programming experience with Db2 for z/OS in an enterprise environment

  • Experience supporting a multi-terabyte environment with high throughput OLTP applications

  • Working knowledge of DB2 OEM software product installation and support

  • Experience with DB2 for z/OS, version 11 or higher

  • Working knowledge of DB2 Internals, fundamentals, installations and operations

  • Working knowledge and experience in a DB2 data sharing/Parallel Sysplex

  • Knowledge of systems performance tuning and capacity planning

  • Knowledge of security interface with DB2

  • Experience with SMP/E

  • Experience with installing and using DB2Connect

  • Strong z/OS, USS and JCL skills

  • Experience with REXX coding

  • Working knowledge of CICS

  • Provides troubleshooting, technical and operational support as well as escalate when appropriate

  • Exhibit good time management skills, independent thinking and decision making capabilities

  • Clear, concise and effective written and verbal communication skills

  • Working knowledge of MS Office suite for management reporting purposes


Desired Experience With:

  • Computer Associates database tool suite

  • Experience with IBM Infosphere Data Replication and MQ Experience working with Java, distributed platforms and applications

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Job ID: A2221