DBA - Mainframe DB2 fo z/OS - Contract

Company: Direct IT Recruiting Inc.

Location: Toronto

Status: 6 Month Contract

Job Reference No: 586

Job Category: z/OS, DB2, Supra, DBA, IBM Mainframe

Career Level: Senior

Number of Staff to Supervise: N/A

Work Experience: 8+ years z/OS DB2, Supra, DBA, Database Administrator, Agile

Industry: Financial

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DBA - Mainframe DB2 for z/OS  - Contract

 

Job Title: DBA - Mainframe DB2 for z/OS

Company: Direct IT Recruiting Inc.

Location: Toronto

Status: 6 Month Contract

Job Category: z/OS, DB2, Supra, DBA, IBM Mainframe

Career Level: Senior

Work Experience: 8+ years z/OS DB2, Supra, DBA, Database Administrator, Agile

Industry: Financial

                               

DESCRIPTION:
 

- 8+ years experience in constructing, configuring, deploying, supporting, and maintaining Enterprise database solutions

- 8+ years working experience with z/OS DB2 V9/10/11, SUPRA Databases

- 5+ years experience in troubleshooting business applications supported by DB2 and SUPRA databases

- 8+ years solid experience, proficient technical skills and knowledge in z/OS, CICS, JCL, JES2, TSO/ISPF, COBOL, CLIST/REXX, SMP/E, RACF/TSS, DFHSM, Throughput manager

- 8+ years hands on experience and sound ability in software installation and DB2 migration (Upgrade)

- Strong knowledge of DB2 Connect on all platforms

- Working knowledge of DB2 LUW, TCP/IP, JDBC

- Strong troubleshooting capability

- Good communication skills to interact with business users, functional and technical teams and other SMEs.

- Strong knowledge sharing and knowledge transferring skills

- Ability to work in an environment of high growth and constant challenges.

- University degree in computer science, engineering or equivalent.

-  Good team player who takes instructions, can work in a fast paced project team with good listening skills

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Work with management to provide technical expertise and leadership in the construction and delivery of technology-enabled application database, products and high quality services that adhere to quality management and development standards.

- Provide details to business/technical issues and ensure that design specifications meet architecture and requirements specifications and that development schedules are also met

- Provide resolutions that have potential business/process automation impact and organization/financial impact

- Provide high quality technical documentation, presenting it clearly to interested parties, and providing knowledge transfer to team members.

 - Provide feedback to architecture or high-level solution designs, plans, requirements, testing and change/implementation review and walkthroughs.

- Integrate system solutions to handle confidential data/information and transfers between the company and service providers;

- Perform system installations, DB2 Upgrades, and software testing;

- Translate logical data model to physical data model

- Construct efficient databases

- Conduct technical and detailed design walkthroughs and code reviews;

- Function in a support capacity to provide isolation and resolution of software issues and communicating options for software issues.

- Define data models and processing models based on the business requirements in order to meet the needs of the organization's information requirements and helping to determine data requirements, normalization, structure and distribution.

- Participating in defects meetings;

- Supporting all testing, creating code drop release notes and the implementation of development components.

- Providing timely reporting on work progress status to the project manager, team lead and/or manager.

- Follow Agile methodology