Job Description :
ob Title: Database Administrator III

Engagement Description

With general guidance and coaching, the individual should be able to maintain and support physical databases on DB2 and IMS databases on z/OS. Designs and develops backup, recovery, archiving and conversion strategies. Utilizes logical model to ensure efficient and reliable database performance. Manages and maintains data in all production and non-production databases. Adheres to administrative policies and procedures, priorities and methodologies. Performs backup and restoration of data.
Assists with the installation, upgrade and testing of database software
Creating and maintaining DB2 databases
Creating and maintaining IMS databases
Maintains database administration standards and procedures
Assists programmers in application implementation and problem resolution
Migrates new / modified databases to production, and quality assurance (QA) environments
Assists programmers with complex queries and has the ability to tune queries to optimize performance
Provides assistance with the usage of database utilities or other related development tools


Top 3 Required Skills/Experience:
At least 5 years of experience as a DB2 DBA
At least 5 years of experience as a IMS DBA
Five years relational database technology expertise with significant experience in identifying and resolving SQL performance issues through tuning

Required Skills/Experience:
Experience with DB2 database utilities
Experience with DB2 database tools
Experience with IMS database utilities
Experience with IMS database tools
Knowledge of computer languages, specifically SQL, PL/SQL, JCL, COBOL
Service oriented and able to share technical knowledge with others
Responds to requests for assistance, with some requests requiring formal responses

Preferred Skills/Experience:
Experience supporting Database Recovery Control (DBRC)

Bachelor’s degree with five years of experience or associates degree in Computer Science or related field preferred

Client : BCBS