Reference # 18-01725 Title Db2 Engineer
Location New York City, NEW YORK
Position Type Contract
Experience Level Contract
Start Date / End Date 08-10-2018 --- 30-11--0001

Job Description The DB2 for z/OS Systems Engineer will be part of a global team of experienced DB2 systems programmers who provide critical support services for DB2 on z/OS including database related software installs/upgrades, 24x7 mainframe production support, subsystem performance analysis/tuning, capacity planning, resource utilization, troubleshooting and vendor management.
The DB2 Engineer will be a member of the global technology team working on Db2 projects and requested workload.
Provide complete software product life cycle support for mission critical products using various z/OS and DB2 tools and techniques.
Triage and troubleshoot Db2 related failures/issues/outages
Manage DB2 and OEM software related defects
Participate in regular system and database capacity planning related to database growth and system utilization, trend analysis and predicting future database resource requirements
Understanding of regulatory, legal and compliances issues for SOX and audit functions
Interface with appropriate software vendor personnel
Interface with senior management
Off-hours on-call support
Qualifications Required
Minimum 5 Years' systems programming experience with Db2 for z/OS in an enterprise environment
Experience supporting a multi-terabyte environment with high throughput OLTP applications
Working knowledge of DB2 OEM software product installation and support
Experience with DB2 for z/OS, version 11 or higher
Working knowledge of DB2 Internals, fundamentals, installations and operations
Working knowledge and experience in a DB2 data sharing/Parallel Sysplex
Knowledge of systems performance tuning and capacity planning
Knowledge of security interface with DB2
Experience with SMP/E
Experience with installing and using DB2Connect
Strong z/OS, USS and JCL skills
Experience with REXX coding
Working knowledge of CICS
Provides troubleshooting, technical and operational support as well as escalate when appropriate
Exhibit good time management skills, independent thinking and decision making capabilities
Clear, concise and effective written and verbal communication skills
Working knowledge of MS Office suite for management reporting purposes.

Desired Experience with Computer Associates database tool suite Experience with IBM Infosphere Data Replication and MQ Experience working with Java, distributed platforms and applications