DB2 DBA

IBM DB2, IT, IBM QRadar, Linux, Microsoft SQL Server, DBA, Backup, Database, Database security, Disaster recovery, IBM WebSphere MQ, IBM AIX, IBM, SUSE Linux, Scripting language, RDBMS, Recovery, Monitoring, Installation, purescale, System monitoring, Replication, Backup administration
Contract W2, 12 Months
$50 - $60
Travel not required

Job Description

Only candidates able to work directly on my W2 will be considered.  Candidates through a third party employer or those candidates requiring sponsorship will not be considered.  This is a 100% remote opportunity.

Position Summary
Maintains, monitors, configures, and ensures optimal performance of the enterprise database. Performs regular back-up archiving and integrity checks.

Essential Duties
• Configure and maintain DB2 pureScale database on Linux including performance, sizing, scaling, backup, high availability and disaster recovery for DB2 pureScale on Linux.
• Configure and maintain Microsoft SQL Server on Linux including performance, sizing, scaling, backup, high availability and disaster recovery.
• Perform tasks and activities on database security, backup and recovery, diagnosing/resolution of problems, systems monitoring, database performance on DB2 pureScale on Linux.
• Architect, install and configure IBM DB2 pureScale on Linux.
• The candidate will perform complex professional and advisory functions in form installation, configuration, testing, documentation IBM database software products in accordance with State policies and procedures.
• Confers with agency technical and other section technical as well as agency business personnel to identify and resolve issues.
• Works with vendors to implement, maintain, and correct problems related to target systems. Must work with multiple vendors when situation requires.
• Must be able to suggest viable solutions to meet business needs.
• Document all systems and performed actions in the approved manner.
• Serves as project coordinator as needed across multiple agencies and locations to determine components, schedules and assignments providing expertise, guidance and direction to staff.

Qualifications & Experience
• 5+ years working in Information Technology
• 3+ years of experience administering, analyzing, and/or developing relational databases.
• Experience working within an AIX/SuSe Environment required.
• Experience creating data models of databases, and monitoring/tuning database performance.
• Strong experience with QRadar Security Information and Event Management.
• Strong experience working with DB2 management software. 

Education
• Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology preferred.

Technology
• Candidate must have experience in Q replication.
• Candidate must have HADR experience (installation/configurations, troubleshooting).
• Candidate must have database backups and recovery experience.
• Candidate must have some experience in pureScale ENV databases.
• Experience with Native encryption and SSL configuration.
• Experience in daily DBA tasks.
• Experience working with DB2 in a hosted environment (hosted environment experience is a major requirement).
• Experience working within an AIX/SuSe Environment.
• Experience as a DBA in a clustered environment.
• PureApp experience.
• pureScale DB experience.
• HADR experience.
• Good experience in IBM DB2.
• Good experience in IBM MQ.
• Good experience in IBM Guardium.
• Good experience in setting up Native encryption on DB2 databases.
• Good experience in backup, restore, recovery and performance tuning on IBM DB2 databases.
• Good experience in command line (Linux, AIX, etc).
• Good experience in any scripting language.

Dice Id : solpart
Position Id : 6709669
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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