Job Description :
z/OS DB2 DBA (DBA3 SC31,Little Rock, AR
6 + Months contract onsite job

Description:
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.

Local candidates preferred, but not required.

In addition, this person will be required to provide after hours support, 24 x 7 on a rotating basis.

While z/OS support will be the primary responsibility this position will also providing maintenance, enhancement and operational support to SQL Server.

Qualifications:
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.

Responsibilities:
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 Required 7 Years
VSAM, JCL, TSO Required 4 Years
SQL Server DBA Required 4 Years
CA Tools, REX Required 4 Years
Certifications Required

Client : Our Direct Client