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DB2 Mainframe Systems DBA - Contract

Job Title
DB2 Mainframe Systems DBA - Contract
Job ID
27039236
Location
Allen,  TX 75025
Other Location
77064
Description

Title: DB2 Mainframe DBA

Our History:
From our start in 2009, Conexess has established itself in 3 markets, employing nearly 150+ individuals nation-wide. Operating in over 15 states, our client base ranges from Fortune 500/1000 companies, to mid-small range companies. For the majority of the mid-small range companies, we are exclusively used due to our outstanding staffing track record

Who We Are:
Conexess is a full-service staffing firm offering contract, contract-to hire, and direct placements. We have a wide range of recruiting capabilities extending from help desk technicians to CIOs. We are also capable of offering project based work.

Job Description

We are currently seeking a Mainframe DB2 Systems DBA.  This person will need to be able to provide on-call support for the system.  Candidates should have the self-motivation to investigate, learn, and share information with other team members.  They should also be enthusiastic about learning and researching solutions and evaluating tools to support DB2 development and/or administration.  The right individual will have excellent communication skills, work well under pressure, and possess excellent problem solving skills.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5 years of hands-on DB2 Mainframe experience on IBM z/OS
  • Experience with DB2 Application performance  
  • Experience with MainView DB2 monitoring type tool

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS)
  • Good Communication Skills (both written & verbal)
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Works well under pressure

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Designs IT infrastructure solutions. 
  • Proposes and implements enhancements (software and hardware updates) that will improve the performance and reliability of the system.
  • Monitors systems for optimum performance and availability.
  • Troubleshoots and resolves customer and internally-reported system problems.
  • Documents and implements procedures, policies and events.
  • Participates in on-call 24x7 support rotation.
  • Performs essential functions required for effective system backup and restore testing.
  • Performs periodic recovery testing of DR plans.
  • Work closely and collaboratively in an agile environment with our Infrastructure and Development teams to analyze issues.

 

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