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Posted on February 20, 2019

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Job type: Full-time
Role: System Administrator


sysadmin, osx, security

Job description

DB2 DBA – Contract to Perm – Raleigh, NC

The end client is unable to sponsor or transfer visas for this position; all parties authorized to work in the US without sponsorship are encouraged to apply.

DB2 DBA Responsibilities:
• Install, configure, and maintain the DB2 and DB2-related tools in a z/OS environment.
• Assist with the selection and implementation of DB2 systems software tools.
• Perform DB2 DBA activities in an efficient manner including collaborating with other teams to migrate VSAM-based applications into a DB2 environment, planning and testing with other departments, reporting problems and recommending remediation measures.
• Document new technologies and applications, including DR recovery scenarios.
• Implement replication/backup/recovery of databases and database movement between environments.
• Continually monitor and maintain DB2 databases to achieve peak performance and uptime, including query performance optimization and tuning.
• Assist with capacity planning and forecasting projections to ensure optimal 24x7 availability.
• Manage database resources to ensure adequate resource availability while maximizing throughput.
• Provide root cause analysis and remediation for DB2 infrastructure issues.

DB2 DBA Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree is required. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5+ years of hands-on experience as a Mainframe Systems Programmer with DB2 expertise in a DBA capacity. Version 11 experience required, Version 12 experience is preferred.
• Extensive knowledge of mainframe software installation (expert level SMP/E experience), customization, and administration of IBM DB2 and third party products.
• Installation experience with DB2 is a required. z/OS, ISPF, JCL, and TSO skills are required. Reading SQL is required. Knowledge of RACF security may prove beneficial. Preference will be given to those who also have familiarity with the PEP+ application.
• Critical analysis and problem-solving skills are a must.
• Project and team management skills are a plus. Ability to mentor junior level staff is required.
• Flexibility to work with various technical and business user teams to enhance enterprise application performance and security is required.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.
• This position supports a 24/7 environment and requires on-call coverage after normal business hours and on weekends.
No relocation assistance will be provided.

Why Hays?

You will be working with a professional recruiter who has intimate knowledge of the Information Technology industry and market trends . Your Hays recruiter will lead you through a thorough screening process in order to understand your skills, experience, needs, and drivers. You will also get support on resume writing, interview tips, and career planning, so when there’s a position you really want, you’re fully prepared to get it. Additionally, if the position is a consulting role, Hays offers you the opportunity to enroll in full medical, dental or vision benefits.

• Medical
• Dental
• Vision
• 401K
• Life Insurance ($20,000 benefit)
• ATOP - Accrued time off program
• Consultant lunches and outings
• Care packages/Survival packs
• Dedicated Consulting Services Representative

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Hays is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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