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Description & Requirements

The position is for a System Database Administrator for IBM System z mainframe.  The System Database Administrator is a member of the IBM System z System Programmer team.  The responsibilities include administering the System for overall integrity of DB2 structures including subsystem libraries, DB2 catalog/directory, DB2 zParms, development and support databases/tablespaces.   Work closely with all levels of IT to deploy and support z/OS DB2 infrastructure.

Responsiblities :

  • DB2 System Administrator for overall integrity of DB2 structures including subsystem libraries, DB2 catalog/directory, DB2 zParms, development and support databases/tablespaces 
  • Work closely with all levels of IT to deploy and support z/OS DB2 infrastructure 
  • Self-directed with ability to work within a worldwide team  
  • Provide proactive and reactive data management support and training to users 
  • Enforce and document database policies, procedures and standards 
  • Perform tests and evaluations to ensure data security, privacy and integrity 
  • Monitor database performance and implement changes when required  
  • Apply new patches and upgrade DB2 system software/versions when required 
  • Install and maintain CA/Broadcom database tools 

Requirements and skills 

  • 10 years of proven working experience as a System/Database Administrator working with IBM DB2 z/OS 
  • Upgrade and configure new IBM and CA Broadcom releases and continuous delivery capabilities 
  • Experience working as a z/OS DB2 Database Administrator working with DDL, DCL and SQL 
  • Experience with DB2 Utilities and Commands 
  • Experience and knowledge with IBM ShopzSeries and Support  
  • Experience with CA/Broadcom Support portal 
  • Review HOLDDATA and apply SMP/e PTF/APAR maintenance when necessary 
  • Excellent knowledge of data backup and recovery 
  • Knowledge of DB2 plan, package and collection structures 
  • Understanding and experience with RACF and DB2 security schemes 
  • Familiarity with database management best practices 
  • General systems z/OS knowledge including TSO, ISPF and CICS 


  • Familiarity with CA Endevor Source Control Management software 
  • Experience with CA/Broadcom Datacom/DB 
  • Previous experience with IBM DBA tools (frontend/backend) and third party tools: 
    CA Insight Database Performance Monitor 
    CA SYSVIEW Performance Management Option for DB2-MVS    
    IBM File Manager/DB2 
    IBM DB2 Administration Tools 

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