Distributed DB2 Database Administrator (DBA)

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Job Title: Distributed DB2 Database Administrator (DBA)
Location: Miami, FL (Hybrid)
Job-Type: Contract-to-Hire
Referral Fee: +/- $ 80/Month

Employment Eligibility: Gravity can only consider US Citizens, Green Card Holders at this time

Position Overview
Gravity is actively seeking a highly skilled and experienced Distributed DB2 Database Administrator (DBA) to join our team and ensure the stability, performance, and scalability of our distributed database systems.

Job Description:

We are looking for a proficient and proactive Distributed DB2 Database Administrator (DBA) to manage and maintain our DB2 database systems. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience with distributed DB2 environments, ensuring high availability, performance, and security across multiple servers and locations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Database Management: Install, configure, and maintain DB2 databases across distributed environments.
  • Performance Tuning: Monitor and optimize database performance to ensure efficient operation and response times.
  • Security: Implement and manage security measures to protect sensitive data and ensure compliance with industry standards.
  • Backup and Recovery: Develop and implement backup and recovery strategies to safeguard data integrity and availability.
  • Replication and Clustering: Configure and manage database replication and clustering for high availability and disaster recovery.
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting: Proactively monitor database systems, identify issues, and resolve them promptly to minimize downtime.
  • Upgrades and Patches: Plan and execute database upgrades and patches to maintain the latest features and security enhancements.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with development teams, system administrators, and other stakeholders to support database-related initiatives and projects.
  • Documentation: Maintain comprehensive documentation of database configurations, processes, and procedures.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a DB2 Database Administrator, with a focus on distributed environments.
  • Strong knowledge of DB2 LUW (Linux, UNIX, Windows) and related tools.
  • Experience with database replication, clustering, and high availability configurations.
  • Proficiency in SQL and database performance tuning.
  • Familiarity with database security best practices.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work under pressure.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.
  • Certification in DB2 or related database technologies is a plus.


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