Job Description :

Will Move fast

Title: Application Mainframe DBA Needed- DB2 not required (nice to have)

Visa: USC/GC only

Location: REMOTE! - Client is in Columbus OH

Duration: 6 Month CTH

Needed ASAP

Contract to hire- must be able to work without sponsorship upon conversion- Citizen or GCH

Application Mainframe DBA Needed- DB2 not required (nice to have)


Effective performance tuning and problem determination knowledge

CICS/MQ for z/OS experience desired

SQL tuning and optimization experience desired

REXX experience desired

Vendor management experience

Provides 24x7 oncall support within a team rotation

Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience

Strong Leadership and Communication skills

Maintain database security and disaster recovery procedures

Expert knowledge of Db2 for z/OS along with mainframe related tools such as BMC Db2 tools and monitoring tools, IBM DB2 Tools and monitoring tools, SMPE, ISPF, SMS, SMF,

Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills; ability to effectively interface and partner with all levels of the organization.

Assist in implementation of new features and program fixes in databases

Maintain State of the Art knowledge of best practices in systems administration, high availability, metrics and business continuity specifically for DB2 for z/OS

Candidate must be self-motivated and assertive while possessing the ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks in a team environment

Assists and maintains the improvement of systems administration-related plans, processes, procedures, standards and priorities.

Provides problem resolution support, specific to Db2 on z issues; identifies and resolves systems application problems, coordinates with programming application users to determine symptoms and ensure accurate problem resolution.

Plans and implements strategies and procedures for physical disaster/recovery and contingency planning.

Perform database recovery and backup tasks

Assists application development and maintenance staff with Db2 on z questions and issues.

Works with vendors on problem identification and resolution.


Knowledge of banking industry business processes a plus.


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