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Senior Systems Engineer (DB2 Database Administrator)

Posted on Jul 6, 2022 by Request Technology

Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
Immediate Start
$140k - $160k Annual

*We are unable to sponsor as this is a permanent full time role*

A prestigious fortune 500 company is on the search for a Sr Systems Engineer (DB2 Database Administrator). This role is focused on DB2 Mainframe infrastructure, programming, and operational support. They will work on DB2 support in a z/OS environment and will do a lot of internal DB2 programming.


  • Providing large-scale IBM Mainframe DB2 infrastructure technical and operational support in a highly technical global IBM Mainframe environment
  • z/OS and ISV Systems Administration Job Duties:
  • Conduct all aspects of DB2 z/OS database administration
  • Maintain USS objects for DB2 and related products
  • Create, modify, or maintain in-house written CLIST and REXX utilities
  • Participate in on-call rotation to provide 24/7 operational support
  • Execute DDL to create, alter, delete database objects
  • Create database backups and perform database restores as required
  • Troubleshoot service problems; determine root cause, and provide resolutions
  • Monitor database subsystem performance and derive solutions for performance problems.
  • Provide guidance on good database design and implementation practices to Developers
  • Ensure compliance with database policies and procedures
  • Support and participate in Disaster Recovery exercises


  • Must be proficient in JCL, DDL, DML, SMP/E, TSO, REXX, and CLISTs
  • Must be proficient in CA and BMC DB2 tools and monitoring tools such as CA-Sysview and BMC Mainview
  • RACF, HSM, USS and Workload Manager as it relates to DB2 z/OS
  • Database Performance Monitoring and Tuning
  • 5+ years of production support on DB2 z/OS, including Data Sharing
  • Two or Four-year college degree in Computer Science/Management or equivalent educational/work experience

Reference: 1657543416

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