Database Administrator

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Job Title: Database Administrator
Location: REMOTE
Job Type: Contract
Referral Fee:
Employment Eligibility: Gravity cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position. Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S. for any employer directly 
Overview
The DBA will be responsible for ensuring the application and processing architectures, data dictionaries, and database schemas meet the department standards for data requirements. The candidate in this position will be responsible for assisting in the design, development, amendments and optimization of the schema to meet system(s) requirements. The candidate must be able to understand and demonstrate the ability to develop database and warehousing design across multiple platforms and computing environments. The candidate must be able to work as part of a team to assist in developing an overall data architecture that supports industry security standards.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Daily operational and database administration activities
  • Plan, design, implement, support for database structures
  • Conduct database performance monitoring and tuning
  • Develop and maintain database administration procedures and documentation
  • Perform SQL Code reviews
  • Assist with training/mentoring other technical staff This resource may also be required to perform other database or infrastructure activities as requested

Required Experience and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Must have skill and 15 years combined experience in database administration
  • Advanced knowledge of DB2 for z/OS application integration, performance management and data base administration
  • Advanced knowledge of upgrading DB2 for z/OS
  • Advanced knowledge of DB2 for z/OS catalog maintenance
  • Advanced knowledge of DB2 for z/OS sub-system point in time recovery
  • Advanced knowledge of JCL
  • In depth knowledge of the z/OS integrated platform
  • In depth knowledge of CA GEN model management and application object support
  • In depth knowledge of ISPF
  • In depth knowledge of the ASG Scheduler
  • In depth knowledge of COBOL
  • In depth knowledge of the use and interpretation of DB2 for z/OS database monitoring tools
  • In depth knowledge of the use and interpretation of z/OS software monitoring tools
  • In depth knowledge of technical infrastructure implementation planning and coordinating 
  • Solid working knowledge of z/OS started task creation and management
  • Solid working knowledge of IBI z/OS service support
  • Solid working knowledge of AFOPER commands
  • Solid working knowledge of RACF
  • Solid working knowledge of CICS
  • Solid working knowledge of IOF
  • Solid working knowledge of the technical requirements of Disaster Recovery
  • Solid working knowledge of Oracle application integration, performance management and data base administration
  • Solid working knowledge of MSSQL application integration, performance management and data base administration
  • Solid working knowledge of verification testing techniques for infrastructure change management
  • Working knowledge of z/OS EXITs
  • Working knowledge of BJS
  • Working knowledge of Windows Servers
  • Working knowledge of SSMS, SSRS, SSIS
  • Working knowledge of Azure

 

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