Job Description :
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This is Deepali with KPG99 Inc. I have the following job opportunity IBM DB2 LUW / UDB DBA In Holmdel, NJ. Please see the job description below and let me know if you would be interested in it. You can either reply to this mail or call me at

Role:                     IBM DB2 LUW / UDB DBA

Location:             Holmdel, NJ

Duration :           6 months+ then FT Hire

MOI:                     Phone and IN-PERSON

Key Skills:        

This individual will provide engineering support as well as operational support of the Production, UAT, and Test environments.

The qualified candidate will assert him/herself into complex project assignments where he/she will represent the Database team in all dialogue and decisions around architecture, deployment, and/or management of database environments.  The individual will also take a role in the definition of operational best practices and automation of operational tasks.  To succeed at this function requires the individual to present subject-matter expertise on the SQL Server platform with real world experience performing field operations support.

Technical Skill Qualifications:

10+ years of IBM DB2 LUW / UDB DBA experience
Strong experience with High Availability and Disaster Recovery
Experience with SQL coding and tuning
Must be hands-on, technically adept DBA, capable of performing required Database tasks
Deep knowledge with IBM DB2 LUX 9.x, 10.x, 11.x
Strong troubleshooting / performance tuning skills required.  Must be able to improve SQL performance
Ability to diagnose problems and triage/resolve issues across various tiers (application, network, database, server, or storage tiers)
Ability to implement automation to reduce manual administrative tasks through use of jobs, shell scripts, Cron or other techniques
Expert level of IBM DB2 LUW / UDB RDBMS installation/configuration, patching ,troubleshooting, performance tracking/tuning, back-up/recovery, remote monitoring skills with hands-on experience in large and very dynamic environments
Experience with very complex database environments
Experience in SQL/TSQL, IBM Data studio and shell scripting
Experience in working controlled environment, change control, and validated systems
Experience with Optim/DSM is a plus

Functional Skill Qualifications:

Strong commitment to following SDLC/Change Management principles
Self-starter and be able to perform work with minimal supervisory direction
Knowledge of data quality, data management and data testing strategies and practices
Strong oral and written skills
Able to communicate efficiently and effectively to technical and non-technical audiences
Anticipate and handle critical situations
Ability to thrive in change.  Fast, flexible, cooperative work style

*Must be willing to work flexible hours