Job Description :
Mainframe DB2 DBA

Little Rock, AR

7 Months

The Z/OS DB2 DBA will be primarily responsible for the maintenance, enhancement and performance tuning of z/OS DB2 databases as well as VSAM files, JCL, and TSO. The DBA will also work as part of a team to provide DB2 DBMS subsystem management.


Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related technical field

In-depth z/OS DB2 Database Administration (V9) experience (3+ years

Solid experience with VSAM files, JCL, and TSO.

DBA certifications a plus.

CA tools and REX will be a plus.


Database administration, implementation, and maintenance tasks including but not limited to:

-Enforcing database naming/creation/deletion standards in the Test and Production environments

-Establish, oversee, and optimize all database maintenance (i.e. update statistics, etc) and backup processes

-Enforce and implement appropriate security measures

Troubleshoot application database issues

Ensure the 24/7 availability and performance of the databases that support our systems, including "on-call" responsibilities

Optimize the hardware/system resources allocated to the databases for high availability & minimum downtime

Provide assistance to developers in DBMS performance tuning, best practices and problem resolution.

Resolve database performance issues, database capacity issues, and other data issues

Manage backup and recovery of databases

Prepare, maintain and execute disaster recovery plans

Monitor databases for errors and perform problem determination when necessary

Skills:z/OS DB2 DBA, VSAM, JCL, TSO, SQL Server DBA, CA Tools, REX, Certifications