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Lead Db2 DBA mainframe engineer candidate will have Parallel Sysplex experience designing, maintaining and supporting the major application subsystems running on z/OS. Possess minimum of 7 years previous experience as a Db2 DBA mainframe engineer supporting Application Database Administration Services for Db2 on z/OS and provide leadership and training. Will be able to prioritize and complete work on time in an ever-changing and complex environment. The Lead Db2 DBA mainframe engineer will be responsible for mentoring the wider team.

Detailed Description:

This candidate will be fulfilling an experienced Lead Db2 DBA mainframe engineer position.
  • Responsible for the overall management and administration of Db2 for z/OS and performance of Db2 for z/OS subsystems across multiple Sysplexes and CECS.
  • Provides technical direction and education to programmers, analysts and other DBA associates.
  • Prototypes the new features, functions and strategies of new application subsystems technology.
  • Capable of creating the roadmap, processes, best practices, standards and strategies for continuous improvement of monitoring, performance, resiliency, availability, and scalability of Db2 on system z.
  • Effective performance tuning and problem determination knowledge
  • Experience as a technical lead, driving technical direction, owning the portfolio of technology, and growing the larger team
  • REXX experience desired
  • CICS/MQ for z/OS experience desired
  • SQL tuning and optimization experience desired
  • REXX experience desired
  • Vendor management experience
  • Provides 24x7 oncall support within a team rotation
Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 7 years experience as a Db2 DBA mainframe engineer supporting Application Database Administration Services for Db2 on z/OS
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Mentoring experience
  • Strong Leadership and Communication skills
  • Maintain database security and disaster recovery procedures
  • Expert knowledge of Db2 for z/OS along with mainframe related tools such as BMC Db2 tools and monitoring tools, IBM DB2 Tools and monitoring tools, SMPE, ISPF, SMS, SMF,
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills; ability to effectively interface and partner with all levels of the organization.
  • Assist in implementation of new features and program fixes in databases
  • Maintain "State of the Art' knowledge of best practices in systems administration, high availability, metrics, and business continuity specifically for DB2 for z/OS
  • Candidate must be self-motivated and assertive while possessing the ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks in a team environment
  • Assists and maintains the improvement of systems administration-related plans, processes, procedures, standards, and priorities.
  • Provides problem resolution support, specific to Db2 on z issues; identifies and resolves systems application problems, coordinates with programming application users to determine symptoms and ensure accurate problem resolution.
  • Plans and implements strategies and procedures for physical disaster/recovery and contingency planning.
  • Perform database recovery and backup tasks
  • Assists application development and maintenance staff with Db2 on z questions and issues.
  • Works with vendors on problem identification and resolution.
  • Knowledge of banking industry business processes a plus.
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Posting ID: 644830545 Posted: 2021-12-15 Job Title: Lead Database Engineer