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IMS Database Architect
Ref No.: 17-00451
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Start Date: 09/04/2017
Note: Need resumes with IBM Change data capture (CDC) tool along with IMS DBA experience.
  • Should have minimum of 8+ years of work experience on IMS database administration on z/OS mainframes platform with strong JCL & REXX scripting skills.
  • · Extensive technical knowledge of IMS Database setup (Including all latest access methods), DB migration (To/From IMS DB), backup, recovery, reorgs, disaster recovery, partitioning / clustering & indexing,
  • Hold in-depth knowledge on BMC tools like Change Manager , DASD manager , Catalog Manager , File-Aid, Database Partitioning & Patching.
  • IMS DBA on z/OS mainframes platform with strong JCL & REXX scripting skills.
  • Should have good REXX skills and automation experience on mainframe platform.
  • Should have good JCL and moderate COBOL language skills.
  • Should have worked on IMS version 11 & 12
  • Should be very strong on database trouble shooting and performance tuning skills.
  • Knowledge on how to support very large databases with heavy on-line and batch activities
  • Manages researching, developing, innovating and delivering effective and consistent solutions to support the infrastructure systems ensuring the application of current and emerging technologies.
  • Knowledge on DB2 and other Mainframe DBA skills would be added advantage.
Day to Day responsibilities:
  • This person will be the SME (Subject Matter Expert) for the respective technical domain and staffing of resources in her/his domain;
  • Responsible for preparing Task Sheets/Checklist, Induction Manual, Guidelines and Standards. Generate MIS (Performance , ticket analysis) reports on periodic basis;
  • Responsible for evaluating existing Technical Architecture and Design and Proposing Improvements. Technical root cause analysis;
  • Complete ownership of SLAs for respective towers; Ownership of quality processes implementation, adherence and Audits for the domain;
  • Support virtualized and Physical Systems Author IT policies, guidelines, standards and procedures for business continuity, disaster recovery, high availability, systems security and systems management in a multiple production data center environment;
  • Disaster Recovery Officer to facilitate smooth operations and act as a point of contact and escalation in the event of an actual Disaster; Lead the development of audit and security programs to expose existing security stance and produce repeatable processes.
  • May Lead a Systems center of Excellence panel to support IT and Enterprise Goals and provide forward looking process and designs to enhance systems and IT performance as a whole and present recommendations back to Leadership;
  • Architect and implementation of virtualization methodologies. Develop automation around these methodologies;
  • Provide Architectural Design support to multiple clients projects and to international business pursuits; Provide international security audit and forensic response for clients; Responsible to Architect projects when needed and for OS Architecture questions.

  • Engineering or equivalent degree; Relevant working experience of 10-12 years in Infrastructure Management
  • Must have experience in Technology Solution Design
  • Should have good communication and presentation skills