DB2 Systems Programmer


On Site
$140,000 - $160,000
Contract - W2
No Travel Required


Systems Performance Tuning
Data Sharing

Job Details

Immediate need for a DB2 Systems Programmer on a z/OS platform with at least ten years of experience. He or she must ensure subsystem reliability, availability, and serviceability; provide technical expertise and guidance for both infrastructure and application design, supporting and diagnosing all  DB2 and DB2-related OEM products, and performance tuning.  This is a complex, diverse computing environment so flexibility is important


Job Functions

  • Monitor system resources, design performance improvements.
  • Evaluate and recommend innovative technological solutions to meet new/existing business requirements.
  • Provide timely resolution to DB2 software related problems.  Work with the vendor Level 2 and technical support teams to identify DB2 software related problems.
  • Evaluate all components within DB2 for stability or errors.  Drive problem source identification to root cause, provide workarounds, and design preventive measures. 
  • Create and maintain DB2 Systems SOPs and Runbooks according to the provided format. 
  • Participate in the planning and recovery of the DB2 subsystems as part of Disaster Recovery.
  • Utilize ServiceNow ticketing process for change control.  Complete checklists for systems tasks, and submit change controls for review in a timely manner.
  • Manage DB2 Catalog/directory, WLM, bufferpools, zparms, PROCS, RLF, RTS.  Build new subsystems or relocate existing ones upon request.