DB2 Data Base Administrator - job id 33514

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DB2 Data Base Administrator

Market Rate w2

Downtown, NY

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George Konetsky


(646) 876-9562


(212) 616-4800 ext-180

A Contract position at a global financial services firm.

Pay Options: W2 or IC - Self Incorporated

Contact George Konetsky call (646)876-9562 / (212)616-4800 ext.180 or email george@sans.com with the Job Code GK33514

Location: Downtown, NYC - Financial District.

Skills required for the position: DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR, DB2, Z/OS.

Detailed Info:

Calling all DB2 DBAs - We have a project downtown - to 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.

  • 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 compliance issues for SOX and audit functions

  • Provide proper guidance and standards to application development teams

  • Interface with senior management

Development/Computing Environment: Qualifications Required

  • Min. 7 Years' exp. 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 & tuning, including extensive SQL coding tuning

  • Extensive Mainframe JCL experience and REXX coding

  • Detailed exp with DB2 DDL, DB2 utilities, DB2 Security & 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.

The position offers competitive rate.

Job Id: 33514