Job #: 2557

Title: DB2 DBA


  • New York City, NY
  • Job Type:

  • Contract
  • Contract Pay Rate:
  • $50-75
    • Anywhere
    • Posted 10 months 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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