Job Description :
DirectClient: Texas Department of Office of the Attorney General – Child Support Division(OAG)
Solicitation#302CSD1811
Title: IBM DB2 LUW DBA
Location: Austin, Texas 78741
Duration: Until August 2018 with possible extension
Last date for submission: August 28, 2017(2.00 PM-CST)

Job Description:
The worker will be responsible for installing, configuring, designing, administering, maintaining, developing and implementing policies and procedures to ensure the security and integrity of the agency databases; including patching, upgrading, and installation. This role optimizes the DB2 data environment by keeping databases finely tuned (queries/tables/indexes), by automating incoming and outgoing data feeds, and by troubleshooting any data access problems. Work is accomplished in a highly collaborative environment and independently with a focus on quality and customer service.
Resolves database performance issues, database capacity issues, replication, and other distributed data issues
Designs, builds, configures, and administers Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS’s)
Supports software developers with database operations including the development of complex SQL, tuning of DML, and the creation of stored procedures
Develops strategies configuration, backup/recovery, high-availability, and disaster recovery solutions for DBMS’s on Unix based platforms
Troubleshoots existing DBMS’s by monitoring and diagnosing performance related issues
Works with Database Architect to deploy and fine-tune test databases for the purpose of production validation.
Installs and configures RDBMS software
Recommends and coordinates the upgrading and patching DBMS’s
Works with other departments to streamline data processes

II. WORKER SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum Requirements:
Years Skills/Experience
4 Experience with IBM DB2 v10.x or above
4 Experience with DB2 LUW
4 Experience working in a UNIX/LINUX environment (including writing shell scripts and commands)
4 Experience with logical and physical database design
4 Experience as a Database Administrator in a Java development environment
4 Experience developing stored procedures, scripting, SQL, and optimizing SQL calls
4 Information technology, database administration, computer system analysis, computer programming, or closely related experience
4 Experience supporting application development teams
4 Considerable knowledge of software development life cycle methodologies
4 Skill in identifying and resolving problems using strong analytical techniques, innovative approaches, and taking initiative in preventing and solving problems
4 Skill in effectively sharing accurate information both orally and in writing

Preferences:
Years Skills/Experience
4 Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Engineering, Mathematics, or closely related discipline
4 IBM Certified DB2 10.X DBA LUW
4 Experience in providing technical support for system architecture planning and design
4 Experience in Websphere product stacks and database support
4 Experience with any of the following tools: Rational RequisitePro, Rational ClearCase, Rational ClearQuest, TOAD and InfoSphere Data Architect
4 Proficient in administering and tuning DB2 on AIX environment, and tuning multi-partition and cluster databases
Experience with the Texas Child Support Program

Client : OAG