Mainframe DB2 Logical Database Administrator

Ensono Omaha , NE 68102

Posted 3 months ago

Worker Type:

Employee

Provide premium DB2 application DBA support and services to Ensono mainframe clients as they relate to Mainframe DB2 systems.

FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • The successful candidate will perform database creation, development, administration and tuning to support our customers' development, test and production databases.

  • The individual will be responsible for day-to-day database maintenance such as creating backups, performing restores, monitoring file extent growth, scheduling reorganizations, creating and maintaining DR procedures and overall support of customer needs and requests.

  • The successful candidate will be called upon to perform a variety of database optimizations that will include general reporting and analysis of the efficiency of the database configuration and periodic review of database performance.

  • Expertise and work efforts will focus on the development and support and/or the customization of new services and support efforts.

  • The individual will need to work with vendor personnel to achieve timely solutions of database problems.

  • Expertise and work efforts will focus on the development and support and/or the customization of new services and support efforts.

  • The individual will need to participate in on-call responsibilities.

  • Fulfill customer service orders (CSOs) for mainframe z/OS customers in a timely manner as they pertain to DB2

  • Provide primary support for reported problems related to DB2 tables spaces

  • Provide support on 24 x 7 x 365 basis across multiple time zones.

  • Provide key support for customer migration services (new customer transitions) as they pertain to DB2

  • Assist the assigned project manager in the migration of newly acquired customers such that all technical hurdles are addressed in a timely manner and do not impede the expected progress of the transition nor the targeted migration date.

  • In joint cooperation with the Disaster Recovery Services, successfully execute tasks associated with any given customer's disaster recovery plans.

  • Adhere to a schedule that efficiently manages resources and allows timely implementations.

  • Follow ITSM change control procedures

REQUIRED TECHNICAL SKILLS for LOGICAL DB2 Database Administrator:

  • Bachelor's degree required and/or equivalent work experience.

  • 10 years of professional experience in DB2 for administration and application support. CA and IBM tools for DB2 a plus

  • Extensive experience with the following:

  • Administrating and supporting databases in Mainframe DB2

  • Support multiple DB2 subsystems simultaneously

  • Supporting customer and internal requests for building all types of DB2 objects.

  • Analyzing new versions of DB2 for functionality that can improve customer's systems

  • Refreshing test data for whole environments

  • Supporting DB2 security requests

  • Review DB2 security to find potential risks

  • Reorganization of application data

  • Vendor consultations for problems and questions

  • Space calculations for new objects and environments

  • Reviewing, tuning of internal DB2 buffer pools and SQL code,

  • DR recovery of application objects

  • Troubleshooting and solving production database issues

  • Demonstrated ability to respond quickly and effectively to support requests from multiple clients

  • Experience establishing policies and procedures pertaining to database management, DR, security, maintenance and utilization preferred

  • Supporting multiple customer for after hours on-call

SECONDARY SKILLS

  • Self-motivated and able to work independently.

  • Demonstrated ability to respond quickly and effectively to support requests from multiple clients

  • Must be able to multi-task and work under short deadlines and in high pressure situations.

  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal and presentations)

Ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently.

Primary Location City/State:

Downers Grove, IL - Finley, Illinois

Additional Locations (if applicable):

Conway, AR, Omaha, NE

Ensono is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Ensono provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, sex, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, military status, or any other status protected by applicable law.


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