Job Description :
Position: DB2 Database Administrator ( DB2 DBA)

Mode - Full Time/Contract

Location - Chicago, IL/Richardson, TX

Job Description :

DB2 Database Administrator to implement and administer databases within a multi-tiered z/OS (Mainframe) environment.
DBA will play a critical role in design, build, implementation, upgrade and optimization of DB2 databases in an z/OS environment.
Support/monitor/maintain/upgrade DB2 database and assist application team with performance tuning initiatives and builds.
Interface with business analysts and application developers to create and maintain physical data models.
Monitor and tune databases to ensure peak performance.
Design/implement backup and recovery solutions.
Provide assistance to associates to resolve technical issues
Document and implement best practices for the database environments.
Establish standards, controls and procedures to ensure data integrity and security.
Perform capacity planning and projection for future growths. Provide on-call support on a rotation basis.
Helping with Data Modeling, Physical & Logical Data Model Diagrams
Implement new database instances, create indexes, performance
System DBA Tasks, Table Space maintenance, backup/restore, run stats /reorg, database migrations and upgrades.
Proficient in administering and tuning DB2 databases in a z/OS environment
Proficient in administering and tuning DB2 on z/OS environment, experience with administering/tuning multi-partition databases preferred
Significant experience with database backup/recovery strategies
Technical expertise on current Linux and z/OS operating systems preferred
Effective verbal and written communication skills 5-7 years of Information