Senior DB2 Database Administrator

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**Job Description**

**About IBM:**

IBM is a global technology and innovation company. It is the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with presence in 170 countries. The diversity and breadth of the entire IBM portfolio of research, consulting, solutions, services, systems and software, unusually distinguishes IBM from other companies in the industry.

Over the past 100 years, a lot has changed at IBM, in this new era of Cognitive Business, IBM is helping to reshape industries as diverse as healthcare, retail, banking, travel, manufacturing, and many more, by bringing together our expertise in Cloud, Analytics, Security, Mobile, and the Internet of Things. We like to say, be critical. We are changing how we craft. How we collaborate. How we analyze. How we engage.

**Business Unit Introduction:**

IBM Cloud Managed Services can provide access to a production-ready, security-rich, cost-effective cloud infrastructure, led by IBM and designed to help drive business value and high-reaching advantage while facilitating reduced operational risk. It includes optional rapid migration services to help you accelerate on cloud.

**Who you are:**

+ Database Administrator supporting the IBM ECM on Cloud organization in support of DB2 database server’s installation, configuration and problem management resolution of issues of systems for production readiness.

+ The Applicant possess an in-depth knowledge of DB2 LUW with versions up to 11.1, capable to resolve complex issue, and hands one experience in installation, configuration, backup technology, HADR, High Availability using HADR TSA, and Performance Tuning.

+ You should be well versed with DB2 standard methodologies and should have expert in configuring DB2 to various security standards like ITCS, CIS etc.

+ The candidate should have good knowledge on shell scripts and automating Db2 jobs using Shell or Perl or Bash scripts.

+ Knowledge on Windows batch jobs and scheduler will be good to have.

+ Exposure to Nagios monitoring tool is an added advantage.

+ Experience in new database sizing, updating and amending existing databases.

**What you’ll do:**

+ You will work in a 24 x 7 project team environment supporting external clients.

+ Provide support of the infrastructure by performing administrative functions of the DB2 LUW database servers to include vendor supported tools, support of IBM standard tools and maintain servers in accordance to customer agreed upon security settings.

+ The applicant will need to have proven interpersonal skills both verbal and written, have the ability to work independently (self-starter) and in team environment, ability to response/support critical situations and quickly adapt to defined process and procedures.

+ Demonstrated ability to implement new technologies, tools, and methods.

**How well help you grow:**

+ You’ll have access to all the technical and management training courses you need to become the expert you want to be

+ You’ll learn directly from expert developers in the field; our team leads love to mentor

+ You’ll access to the Product Management team

+ You have the opportunity to work in many different areas to figure out what really excites you.

**Required Technical and Professional Expertise**

+ 5 – 10 years of demonstrable experience.

+ Proven knowledge of Linux and Windows environments is desired.

+ Demonstrated knowledge of Installing configuring DB2 LUW with HADR in High availability mode using TSA

+ Demonstrated knowledge of various backup procedures including storage level replication

+ Demonstrated knowledge of Disaster Recovery Procedures

+ Demonstrated written and verbal interpersonal skills.

+ Ensure DB2 runs at optimal health; performance troubleshooting as necessary (I/O, CPU, identify bottlenecks, etc…).

+ Python, PHP, Perl/Bash scripting experience desired.

+ Work experience of MS SQL Server is desired

+ Demonstrated customer services skills.

+ Ability to manage priorities in a driven changing environment.

**Preferred Tech and Prof Experience**

+ Experience on db2advis, db2expln tools.

+ At least 8 years of experience in Db2 Administration on Linux and Windows environments.

+ At least 4 years of experience in configuring and supporting HADR environment with high availability using TSA.

+ Demonstrable experience in developing scripts for various DBA activities.

+ At least 4 years of experience in sizing or crafting the Db2 databases.

**EO Statement**

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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