Job Description :
Phone/skype Hire

Location: Columbia, SC
Duration: 12+ months (30 hrs/week)
Rate: Open

Candidate will provide technical support and consultation services for the management, support and maintenance of ADABAS databases running in IBM mainframe z/OS environment.
This position requires extensive knowledge of database systems and Software AG products that include, but are not limited to, ADABAS, Natural, Broker, Predict, Entire System Server, Adabas SQL gateway and Natural Security. The DBA will assist with the maintenance, performance, tuning, disaster recovery, security and upgrade of ADABAS as well as other Software AG products.
Work with system support teams to define and design upgrade paths
Work with system support teams to provide support and upgrade of SAG products
Maintain detailed documentation of all recommendations and procedures

Skills Needed
Extensive knowledge of the support and implementation of Software AG products in IBM z/OS environment required.
Ability to monitor and tune databases for efficiency
Ability to assist with all aspects of multiple databases including physical descriptions, standards and security
Ability to provide assistance to database administrators of other state agencies utilizing the shared environment provided by DTO
Ability to assist with the development of data standards and the design of security procedures
Ability to provide assistance in application program and database design /application performance tuning
Ability to assist with problem resolution and troubleshooting, providing resolutions and contacting vendor technical support as needed
Ability to assist with backup and recovery of databases
Experience in the development of project documentation (functional specifications, technical, test plans, etc

Required Education: Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of work or equivalent work experience

Required Certifications: CJIS certification