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New York, New York

June 17th 2019


The mainframe DB2 Database Administrator will be part of a team of experienced DB2 DBAs who provide critical support services for DB2 on z/OS including database design, processing requests for database maintenance and migrations, application performance, troubleshooting, disaster recovery, scheduled database maintenance in addition to Production support.


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

  • Provide complete database life cycle support for mission critical databases using various DB2 tools and techniques.

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

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

  • Provide proper guidance and standards to application development teams.

  • Interface with senior management.


Qualifications Required:

  • Minimum 7 Years' experience administering Db2 for z/OS databases in an enterprise environment.

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

  • Experience supporting a multi-terabyte environment.

  • Experience supporting high throughput OLTP applications.

  • Experience supporting applications within a DB2 data sharing environment.

  • Knowledge and conceptual understanding of a System Development Life Cycle (SDLC).

  • Logical and physical database design skills.

  • Proficiency in application related performance and tuning, including extensive SQL coding tuning.

  • Extensive Mainframe JCL experience and REXX coding.

  • Detailed experience with DB2 DDL, DB2 utilities, DB2 Security and database maintenance processing.

  • Ability to resolve Production DB2 issues quickly and effectively.

  • Working knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint for management reporting purposes.

  • Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills.

  • Clear, concise and effective written and verbal communication skills.

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

  • Off-hours on-call support.


  • 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: A2384