1+ months

Sr. DB2 & Adabas DBA

Richardson, TX 75081
**Job Description:**

This person will be supporting several critical GWIM client facing applications as a Mainframe Db2/ADABAS DBA .

Full life cycle DBA support including design, build, production support and performance and tuning across both infrastructure and applications.

Responsibilities include full life cycle management of DB2 and ADABAS mainframe databases from analysis through decommission. Additionally the Individual will be involved in related z/Os Database software upgrades.

Day to day activities would include:

Provision of technical consultation to application teams during the design of database solutions in regard to approach, resources, availability and recoverability.

Translation of business requirements into a physical database for implementation with a focus on a complete understanding of processing requirements (peak times, # trans etc), performance, availability, recoverability, and data access methods

Consulting with the application teams on both ACF2 and RACF managed database security to ensure appropriate access is provisioned for data access

Defining and implementing application specific backup and recovery strategies for the production environment.

Implement, change, remove database owned components ensuring adherence to Enterprise and database standards

Support of database product upgrades, providing a focal communication point for development teams as well as completing owned DBA remediation activities, executing internal verification processes, conducting assessments of new feature/function and providing recommendations for use.

Performance tuning support and recommendations for database calls, in cooperation with the application development team.

Monitoring and addressing items on exception reports to ensure a stable production environment

Supplying database technical expertise to application developers by assisting in development debugging efforts related to database and providing information on the various database utilities and facilities

Support DBA production on call rotation including 24X7 SEV1 test support.

Conduct information sharing meetings with the application teams when requested.

Support of Self Identified Audits, Control assessments, Database Audits and SOX reviews, ensuring deliverables are complete and correct, and all milestone deliverables dates are met.

Occasional work outside of U.S. business hours for production installs and on call support.


Expertise in one or more of the following:

7 + years of Db2 DBA Experience in Mainframe Db2 environment

Mainframe skills (JCL/TSO/etc.)

Strong technical working knowledge of DB2 on Z/OS in a data sharing environment

Experience in SQL tuning and database design

Experience with BMC and IBM DB2 utilities

Ability to work on complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors relating to Mainframe DB2 Database.

Proficient in MS office tools Excel, word, PowerPoint

Able to communicate effectively with peers, managements & other technical support personnel in a diverse global environment


Experience with ADABAS, Natural and Entirex

Programming background a plus

JAVA on Z experience a plus

Understanding of CICS programming with Db2 a plus

Experience with BMC Mainframe DB2 tool suite a plus (Change Manager, Catalog Manager, Mainview) preferred.

Knowledge of ACF2 managed security for DB2 access a plus

**Posting Date** : 05/13/2019

**Location** :

Charlotte, NC, Gateway Center, 901 W Trade St,


- United States

**Travel** : No

**Full / Part-time** : Full time

**Hours Per Week** : 40

**Shift** : 1st shift

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Posted: 2019-05-15 Expires: 2019-07-13

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