DB2 LUW Database Administrator
Company: Infolob Solutions Inc
Posted on: February 14, 2019
DB2 LUW Database Administrator Harrisburg, PA6 months Right to hireMust be available to roll into a Direct hire position after 6+ months with no sponsorshipSummary:This role provides technical support for database environments and supports the full system life cycle. This position performs at a moderate level of complexity with a high level of proficiency under general supervision. This position will function as a Database Administrator for a variety of operational and support databases. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Database and System Administration (70%) * Maintain existing databases by investigating factors such as storage requirements, access time, input/output frequencies, and unusual problems encountered by applications/systems analyst. * Perform moderately complex database design tasks related to the establishment of the structure of a database including analysis, logical data model review, and physical database design.* Maintain and manage database structure, backup and recovery, data propagation (replication), and performance monitoring/tuning. * Research, recommend and implement new technologies, skills, and methods to proactively manage databases.* Determine table attributes, primary, and alternate keys for multiple databases. * Install and upgrade software to enhance database performance. * Monitor database activity and file usage. * Troubleshoot root cause of database issues and recommend solutions or workaround. * Implement database monitoring procedures to maximize availability and performance of the database. * Interact with staff from areas outside of Management Information System (MIS) to participate in and/or organize projects that are short/long term. * Work with third party vendors to review installation prerequisites, database sizing, and support database installation of the product. Project Management and Communication (25%) * Serve as Database Administrator for projects of varying complexity. * Partner with other Information Technology (IT) personnel within the department units, functional users and vendors to provide guidance, manage project implementation or users support. * Participate and/or take a lead role with the infrastructure and database configurations/changes, upgrades and etc. that are moderately complex in nature with a high level of proficiency. * Test and ensure that systems and databases are developed and implemented according to all published standards. NON ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES Other (5%) * Responsible for documentation, tracking, controlling, & prioritizing open projects.* Research, test and install new database related software. * Perform scheduled maintenance. * Other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Minimum qualifications: * Bachelor*s degree in computer science or related degree and two to five years of experience or any combination of knowledge, skills, and abilities. * Minimum of 2-5 years DB2 LUW 10.5 and 11.1 experience * Experience with DB2 performance monitoring and tuning * Working knowledge and application of database concepts. * Competent skills to debug and dig deeply into one specific task to uncover root cause and provide solution(s). * Hands on experience supporting DB2 LUW 10.5 and 11.1 * Demonstrated intermediate experience in physical data modeling, database design principals, programming. * Track record analyzing moderately complex information to draw alternative conclusions. * Proven ability to learn and support new hardware, software and operating systems and apply innovative business solutions. * Effective communication skills necessary to make yourself understood when speaking about complex technical subjects.* Demonstrated knowledge of development of a data strategy and associated policies. * Ability to plan, organize and work on multiple tasks simultaneously. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT * This position requires participation in a 24x7x365 on-call rotation. The frequency of the rotation depends on the number of members in the team. On-call requires carrying a cell-phone and responding to calls within the agreed upon timeframe set within clients standards. Internet connectivity from home is required as part of the on-call rotation. * Flexible for occasional off-site travel required. * Sedentary work (office environment). * Frequently requires * repetitive motions (substantial movements of the wrist, hand, and/or fingers). ADDITIONAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES * Developed problem solving skills and the ability to focus attention on details. * Demonstrated analytical, critical thinking, and organizational skills. * Ability to work accurately, efficiently and concentrate for long periods of time in a detailed environment. * Demonstrated experience working on strategy database projects.* Ability to influence proper architecture decisions to meet strategic architecture vision. * Possess strong written and verbal communication skills. * Ability to work effectively in a team environment. * Ability to promote and support a consistent, professional, and customer focus. - provided by Dice DB2 LUW, Database administration,
Keywords: Infolob Solutions Inc, Harrisburg , DB2 LUW Database Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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