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DB2 UDB for LUW DBA (DBA3 SC3)
Ref No.: 14-00582
Location: Little Rock, Arkansas
Department of Information Systems
Little Rock, AR
1 year


The Database Administrator will be primarily responsible for the maintenance, enhancement and performance tuning DB2 UDB/LUW for Unix databases. The DBA will also work as part of a team to provide DB2 DBMS subsystem management.

Local candidates preferred, but not required.

In addition, this person will be required to provide after hours support, 24 x 7 on a rotating basis.

While DB2 UDB support will be the primary responsibility of the Database Administrator, providing maintenance, enhancement and operational support to additional DBMSs will be required.

Qualifications:
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or related technical field
In-depth DB2 UDB/LUW Database Administration experience (3+ years).
DBA certifications a plus.
Database Administration Experience with DB2 for Z/OS , Optim, IBM Curam will be a plus.


Responsibilities:
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 necessary
Skill
Required / Desired
Amount
of Experience
Expertise Rating
DB2 UDB for LUW Database Administration
Required
4
Years
Unix
Required
4
Years
DB2 for Z/OS
Highly desired
Optim, IBM Curam
Highly desired
Certifications
Required