Job Description :
The DB2 for z/OS Systems Engineer will be part of a global team of experienced DB2 systems programmers who provide critical support services for DB2 on z/OS including database related software installs/upgrades, 24x7 mainframe production support, subsystem performance analysis/tuning, capacity planning, resource utilization, troubleshooting and vendor management. Responsibilities· The DB2 Engineer will be a member of the global technology team working on Db2 projects and requested workload.· Provide complete software product life cycle support for mission critical products using various z/OS and DB2 tools and techniques.· Triage and troubleshoot Db2 related failures/issues/outages· Manage DB2 and OEM software related defects· Participate in regular system and database capacity planning related to database growth and system utilization, trend analysis and predicting future database resource requirements· Understanding of regulatory, legal and compliances issues for SOX and audit functions · Interface with appropriate software vendor personnel· Interface with senior management· Off-hours on-call support Qualifications Required· Minimum 5 Years'' systems programming experience with Db2 for z/OS in an enterprise environment· Experience supporting a multi-terabyte environment with high throughput OLTP applications· Working knowledge of DB2 OEM software product installation and support· Experience with DB2 for z/OS, version 11 or higher· Working knowledge of DB2 Internals, fundamentals, installations and operations· Working knowledge and experience in a DB2 data sharing/Parallel Sysplex· Knowledge of systems performance tuning and capacity planning· Knowledge of security interface with DB2· Experience with SMP/E· Experience with installing and using DB2Connect· Strong z/OS, USS and JCL skills· Experience with REXX coding· Working knowledge of CICS· Provides troubleshooting, technical and operational support as well as escalate when appropriate· Exhibit good time management skills, independent thinking and decision making capabilities· Clear, concise and effective written and verbal communication skills· Working knowledge of MS Office suite for management reporting purposesDesired Experience with Computer Associates database tool suite Experience with IBM Infosphere Data Replication and MQ Experience working with Java, distributed platforms and applications