DB2 Database Administrator

Gravity IT Resources

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Job Description

Job Title: DB2 Database Administrator
Location: Columbus, OH

We are seeking an experienced and detail oriented DB2 Database Administrator to join our client’s dynamic organization. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in Mainframe DB2 development and assist with the implementation of new tools.


  • Design, create, implement, maintain, tune and support DB2/UDB databases on UNIX and z/OS.
  • Create and Monitor JCL jobs for management and monitoring.
  • Provide DBA support for all IMS tools including BMC
  • Create tables/indexes and promote to various subsystems, including production using BMC change manager.
  • Execute effective processes for database backup, recovery and maintenance utilities.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related technical field or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience with DB2 catalogs, tables spaces, and indexing strategies.
  • Familiarity with measurement of database performance, capacity monitoring, and tuning processes.
  • Experience with operating system architecture, design, concepts, analysis, networking and/or cloud systems
  • Experience designing and developing software oriented towards systems or network automation.
  • Demonstrated familiarity with DevOps and SRE practices.
  • Experience designing enterprise systems incorporating the appropriate balance of performance, cost, availability, redundancy, fault tolerance, availability, security and other factors.
  • Experience analyzing and troubleshooting systems.

Technical Skills and Knowledge:

  • Thorough knowledge of software monitoring with a basic understanding of the following:
    • DB2/UDB databases hosted on Unix or z/OS
    • DB2 catalogs, tables spaces, and Indexing strategies
    • JCL job management and monitoring
    • DBA support for all Information Management Systems (IMS)

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