Mainframe IMS System Programmer / Mainframe IMS Database Administrator

Introduction
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Your Role and Responsibilities

Are you familiar with Mainframe? Are you interested to gain skills in Mainframe within market leader in this area? Would you like to accept challenges and change them to successful projects? Do you have at least 1 or 2 years of experience in Mainframe (zSeries)? See position below and apply for them!

#Mainframe IMS System Programmer:

​Responsibilities:
IMS system programmer specialist is responsible for planning and performing installation and version upgrade of IMS product on mainframe platform. In addition, he/she should understand the complexities of infrastructure design and maintenance, be able to analyze architecture and security issues, and perform advanced troubleshooting.

• Installation and version upgrade of IMS product
• IMS systems maintenance, objects definition
• Architecture analysis and design
• Performance monitoring and tuning
• Performing advanced troubleshooting
• Security issues analysis and defect prevention
• Root cause analysis
• Multi-environment knowledge of supported systems, maintaining operational documentation.
• Problem and change management

Requirements:
• Technical background
• Good knowledge of IMS product
• Capability to work independently and effectively in complex environments
• Basic experience in troubleshooting and resolving database related problems
• Good communication and documentation skills

#Mainframe IMS Database Administrator

The Database Administrator is largely responsible for providing operational database services to the customer.

Responsibilities:
• Owning, tracking and resolving physical database related incidents and requests
• Fulfilling requests and resolving incidents within agreed time-frame
• Performing physical database changes to the application database objects
• Performing physical database maintenance and restores by running appropriate utility jobs and tools based on the customer input
• Maintaining operational documentation
• Understanding the complexity of infrastructure design and maintenance
• Analyze architecture and security issues
• Performing advanced troubleshooting
• Identifying performance bottlenecks
• Providing administrative solutions where appropriate
• Initiating and performing changes on production systems and proactively escalating any issues that cannot be resolved within the established time-frames
• Focus on managing and resolving issues in agreed time
• Establishing and maintaining communication with technology customers to keep them updated with status of their requests

Requirements:
• Good database administration knowledge and skills
• Basic experience in troubleshooting and resolving database related problems
• Good communication and documentation skills
• Service oriented mentality
• Capability to work independently and effectively in complex environments

Your Benefits:
• Broad education and development opportunities which include training and/or professional certifications
• Additional 5 days paid time off
• Relocation assistance
• Transparent career path and potential for growth within a leading IT company
• Various benefits/discounts/offerings for sports, massages, financial services and others
• Languages classes (free of charge)
• Discounts for IBMers
• Private medical package and insurance package

Please, take in consideration, that should your application be successful, our recruiters will contact you within 14 days.

Required Professional and Technical Expertise
• Technical background
• Good knowledge of IMS product
• Capability to work independently and effectively in complex environments
• Basic experience in troubleshooting and resolving database related problems
• Good communication and documentation skills

Preferred Professional and Technical Expertise
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