Job #: 1863

Title: DB2 DBA


  • New York City, NY
  • Job Type:

  • Contract
  • Contract Pay Rate:
  • $25-50
    • Anywhere
    • Posted 2 years ago

    ​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 compliances 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

    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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