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z/OS Db2 Database Engineer - Senior :

Company: Akraya Inc.
Location: Littleton
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

Women Back to Work (WBW) are also consider for this opportunityPrimary Skills: Db2 z/OS DBA, IBMs Queue Replication, WebSphere MQ, SQL queries, DBMS, Upgrades, migration, data modeling, Db2, Auditing, Security, SOX, z/OS, LUWDuration: 12+ Months Contract (Possible Extension)Contract Type: W2Responsibilities:The Database Engineering team is part of Operations & Infrastructure (O&I) Technology Platform and is responsible for common integration infrastructure that supports communication between multiple enterprise applications and multiple business linesThe team is responsible for the design, integration, advanced problem analysis, successful deployment, and continuous operational improvement of database technologies used.The candidate should be well versed in database administration practices and principles as you will share the responsibility of overall database build, deployment and support.You will be expected to an influential technical domain authority for the database teamThis role is that of an individual contributor responsible for solving complex problems and taking a broad perspective to identify creative solutions.This role serves as a technical/functional specialist and works independently with guidance provided only in the most complex situations.Support non-production database and database availability, database security patching, implementation of database maintenance and support the availability of development, QA and pre-production environments.You will also handle a portfolio of applications and will work with business technology groups to implement new database solutions and to maintain their own existing database portfolio.Acting fairly independent and in a matrix role with various technical team to perform Database function will be the norm.This includes, but is not limited to, advanced to authority engineering and implementation of the following. Ideally, you have the following skills:Adaptability & discernment: our environment is constantly changing and you'll be faced with potentially conflicting priorities and need to multitask and know when to take risks.Collaboration & communication: you'll work with other DBAs and application developers (from other cultures and countries with diverse backgrounds) on projects. You will also represent the database team in application development projects with business analysts.Knowledge of best practices: you'll be defining and improving process maturity needs surrounding Database support, and maintaining structural consistency within the multiple test environmentsConfidence and capability to ensure that the data is backed up to provide recoveryA dedication to being productive and smart: you're going to want to reduce or automate repetitive tasksOwnership of projects and assignments from planning to executionEngagement in the evaluation, selection and implementation of DBA tools to improve the effectiveness of tasks such as performance monitoring and tuning, recovery, and database change management processing.Qualifications:6+ years Db2 z/OS DBA experienceExperience with IBMs Queue Replication (QRep) and WebSphere MQ productsControl access to tables, plans, and packagesTune SQL queriesMonitor state of the DBMSPrepare for upgrades and migrationProficiency with logical and physical data modeling design conceptsSolid performance tuning experience in assisting developers with SQL queries, indexing, stored procedures, triggers and resolving concurrency issuesExperience with table partitioning and maintaining very large databasesCreation and maintenance of database objects (tables, columns, indexes, etc.)Setup and support of database utilities including REORG, RUNSTATS, LOAD, UNLOAD, BIND, and EXPLAINDemonstrated knowledge of third-party tools (FileAid, CA, RLX/REXX, etc.)Experience handling very large database environmentEmphasis on Db2 performance tuning techniquesTroubleshooting techniques and attentive, thoughtful problem diagnosisAuditing, Security and SOX compliance and reportingAbility to analyze and resolve data issuesExperience in deploying database changes for new releases with minimal downtimeKnowledge of z/OS Operating system administrationSuperb and social communication skills to be able to interact with application developers and end-users to understand their requirementsExperience with Db2 on LUW is a plusDemonstrated ability to take on complex systems and database environment issuesWork experience in a financial institution is preferredTo follow up with any questions, please contact Rahul Shribas @ 408-512-2376Akraya is an award-winning IT staffing firm and the staffing partner of choice for many leading companies across the US. We offer comprehensive benefits including Health Insurance (medical, dental, and vision), Cafeteria Plan (HSA, FSA, and dependent care), 401(k) (enrollment subject to eligibility), and Sick Pay (varies based on city and state laws).If this position is not quite what you are looking for, visit and submit a copy of your resume. We will get to work finding you a job that is a better fit at one of our many amazing clients.Akraya is committed to equal treatment and opportunity in all aspects of recruitment, selection, and employment without regard to gender, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other category protected under the law. Akraya is an equal opportunity employer; committed to a community of inclusion, and an environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.

Keywords: Akraya Inc., Littleton , z/OS Db2 Database Engineer - Senior :, Engineering , Littleton, Colorado

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