Mainframe Systems Programmer: DB2 z/OS Support

Introduction
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Your Role and Responsibilities
DB2 z/OS System Programmer / Database Administrator will be responsible for DB2 software products. The responsibility includes ordering, installation, distribution, upgrading, customization, designing and recommending solutions, performing problem root cause analysis, troubleshooting, solving issues, database tuning, customer support, etc.

Responsibilities:
Mainframe Database Management DB2:

  • Ordering/installing/upgrading etc. of DB2
  • Error handling related to DB2
  • Removal/deactivation of DB2 products
  • Support for DBA related tasks
  • Ensuring backup, RUNSTATS and REORG routines
  • Health Checks, deviations, and analysis
  • Handle DBA Change requests, through the Change Management process
  • Participate in on-call duty
  • Business compliance

Incident Management/ Problem Management:
  • Checking & handling incidents
  • Perform root cause analysis of incidents/problems
  • Work on automation of incidents/problems


Required Professional and Technical Expertise
  • Over 5 years of experience in DB2 System Programmer/Database Administration
  • Knowledge of SMP/E and proven experience of mainframe software upgrades
  • Knowledge of installing & tuning monitoring tools, eg. Omegamon
  • Working knowledge of DB2 data sharing groups
  • Providing support with various backup/recovery scenarios
  • Practical experience in database tuning
  • Candidate should be self-organized, eager to learn with a strong sense of analysis & troubleshooting skills person
  • Experience in support and deployment with DB2 z/OS database
  • Good verbal and written English communication skills
  • Good verbal and written French communication skills


Preferred Professional and Technical Expertise
  • Familiarity with RACF security products with ability to design optimal security solutions for subsystems and applications
  • Experience with IBM, CA, BMC or Compuware toolsets for managing DB2on.


About Business Unit
At Global Technology Services (GTS), we help our clients envision the future by offering end-to-end IT and technology support services, supported by an unmatched global delivery network.  It's a unique blend of bold new ideas and client-first thinking. If you can restlessly reinvent yourself and solve problems in new ways, work on both technology and business projects, and ask, "What else is possible?" GTS is the place for you!

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Location Statement
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You @ IBM
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