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DB2 Database Architect - Owings Mills, MD
Ref No.: 18-02219
Location: Owings Mills, Maryland
Job Title: DB2 Database Architect
Location: Owings Mills, MD
Position Type: 6 + months Contract
           
(US CITIZEN, Green Card and GC-EAD preferred)
 
Job Description
 
Knowledge / Skills requirements:
• DB2 11 z/OS
• JCL
• DB2 Utilities – COPY, RUNSTATS, REORG, etc., & COMMANDS
• DB2 Performance Tuning – effective use of data query optimization through statistics, maintenance/reorgs, index design
• Application tuning – design of effective approaches to invoking database access through SQL
• Database Administration & Performance Tools
• System Monitoring with ASG-TMON/DB2 or other comparable product
• Ability to express complex technical concepts effectively, both verbally and in writing
• Ability to work well with people from many different disciplines with varying degrees of technical experience
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Action and results oriented
• Excellent organization and time management skills
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Ability to mentor others
• Ability to exercise good judgment while under stress
• IBM Data Studio – for Performance Tuning
• OPTIM Test Data Management – Move-for-DB2
• CA Database Administration tools – RC/Query, Migrator, Plan Analyzer, Log Analyzer
• CA Performance Tools – Detector, Subsystem Analyzer, Thread Terminator
• DB2 Connect & familiarity with Type 2/4 connections
• DB2 Systems Tuning knowledge – bufferpools
• Knowledge of Informatica ETL and Websphere Application environments
• IDAA Support
• Knowledge & Understanding of ServiceNow or similar workflow processes/tools
 
The top responsibilities for the role would be
• SQL Performance Tuning - knowledge and expertise in SQL coding & tuning, functions & features at a very-high/expert level
• Physical Implementation and maintenance of database objects
• CRITical SITuation & Oncall support – dealing with complex issues involving DB2 from any number of perspectives – ETL, COBOL (batch), Websphere Online, etc. Participation in a weekly 24x7 oncall rotation will be required.