Sign in


Hire IT People Inc.
Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
February 15, 2018

Job ID: DIS z/OS DB2 DBA (DBA3 SC3) (526634).

Interview: Phone and may require in-person.

Location: Little Rock, AR

Duration: 9/30/18 + extensions.

Years of relevant experience: 5 plus years.

Job Description:

While z/OS support will be the primary responsibility this position will

also providing maintenance, enhancement and operational support to SQL



Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related technical field.

In-depth z/OS DB2 Database Administration (V9) experience (3+ years).

Solid experience with VSAM files, JCL, and TSO.

DBA certifications a plus.

CA tools and REX will be a plus.


*Database administration, implementation, and maintenance tasks including

but not limited to:

-Enforcing database naming/creation/deletion standards in the Test and

Production environments.

-Establish, oversee, and optimize all database maintenance (i.e. update

statistics, etc.) and backup processes.

-Enforce and implement appropriate security measures.

*Troubleshoot application database issues.

*Ensure the 24/7 availability and performance of the databases that support

our systems, including "on-call" responsibilities.

*Optimize the hardware/system resources allocated to the databases for high

availability & minimum downtime.

*Provide assistance to developers in DBMS performance tuning, best practices

and problem resolution.

*Resolve database performance issues, database capacity issues, and other

data issues.

*Manage backup and recovery of databases.

*Prepare, maintain and execute disaster recovery plans.

*Monitor databases for errors and perform problem determination when


The Z/OS DB2 DBA will be primarily responsible for the maintenance,

enhancement and performance tuning of z/OS DB2 databases as well as VSAM

files, JCL, and TSO. The DBA will also work as part of a team to provide

DB2 DBMS subsystem management.