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Mastech Digital is an IT Staffing and Digital Transformation Services company.

Database Administrator

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Location: Lake Mary, FL
Job Code: 266112
Posted: Jun 21, 2022
Description:

Mastech Digital provides digital and mainstream technology staff as well as Digital Transformation Services for all American Corporations. We are currently seeking a Database Administrator for our client in the Telecom domain. We value our professionals, providing comprehensive benefits and the opportunity for growth. This is a Contract position, and the client is looking for someone to start immediately.

Duration: 6+ Months Contract

Location: Lake Mary, Florida (100% Remote)

Role: Database Administrator

Primary Skills: Database Administration

Role Description: The Database Administrator must have at least 6-10+ years of experience. 

Must Have Skills:

- 6-10 years mainframe IMS (on-line and batch) and DB2 z O/S DBA expertise 

- Experience with Delta IMS and HALDB and fast path databases 

- Strong knowledge of SQL coding for performance on DB2 z/OS 

- Strong experience with IBM and BMC tools 

- Experience with Explain tool for SQL and understanding of DB2 access paths 

- Experience working in a TSO/ISPF environment and Endevor 

- Ability to independently research problems and provide solutions 

- Willing to work a 24/7 on-call rotation 

- Availability to provide weekend/off-hours support as needed 

- Strong communication skills 

- Strong work ethic 

- Demonstrates good interpersonal skills

Desired Skills:

- Mainframe IMS and DB2 z O/S DBA expertise 

- Experience with IBM and BMC tools 

- Mainframe DBA experience with DB2 v12 and IMS v14 

- Experience with Encryption 

- Multi Logical Datacenter (LDC) and Logical Partition (LPAR) z/OS environment experience 

- Experience working with QMF, REXX, COBOL and PL/1 programming languages Google suite (docs, sheets, slides)

Job Duties:

The position involves providing both IMS and DB2 zO/S Database Administration for Mainframe applications. The DBA will need a broad and deep knowledge of IMS (on-line and Batch) and DB2 z O/S, as well as other technologies/tools, e.g., BMC, Delta IMS, Endevor, JCL, and Batch processing. 

As the DBA, you will conduct performance monitoring and tuning activities, backup and recovery as well as troubleshooting applications on IMS and DB2 databases. This position also includes on-call rotation duties and participation in all event bridges and leading the technical troubleshooting and implementation of the solution.

- IMS and Db2 z O/S DBA support for multiple applications: Design and build testing environments, and Production implementation.

- Performance tuning and Troubleshooting

- Monitor IMS and DB2 databases space utilization

- Work with Change control and application teams for coordination with Production Release implementation

- Maintenance procedures using BMC Utilities (COPY, REORG, MODIFY, RECOVER)

- Review, implement, and maintain security procedures across the databases

- Provide advice and support to development resources.

- 24x7 on-call support rotation (DB2 and IMS applications)

- Participate in all event bridges and lead the technical trouble-shooting and implementation of the solution. Lead the postmortem technical meeting with the application, technical teams and partner vendors.

- Exercise considerable judgment in the resolution of technical problems and in all administrative and professional situations. 

- Work is performed under limited supervision and is evaluated while in progress and upon completion through direct observation, discussion, review of established procedures and achievement of desired results. 

- Minimum 6-10 years of experience.

Education/Certifications:

- BS in Computer Science or equivalent

- IMS and DB2 certifications a plus

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Information Technology or another related field or Equivalent 

Experience: Minimum 6-10+ years of experience

Relocation: This position will not cover relocation expenses

Travel: No 

Local Preferred: Yes

Note: Must be able to work on a W2 basis

Recruiter Name: Usha Devi

Recruiter Phone: 412 436 0333 (Ext: 2314)  

Equal Employment Opportunity 

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