Job Summary


  • Location:
    Omaha , Nebraska
  • Category:
    Database Administrator
  • Contract Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:

Modis is seeking a DB2 LUW Database Administrator for one of our Fortune 500 clients in Omaha, NE. This individual will be responsible for meeting business objectives by planning for and providing reliable, available and secure infrastructure systems. This includes effectively executing processes such as tactical and strategic planning and architecture planning, installation, configuration management, utilization, capacity management, vendor, and customer relationship management and problem resolution.
• Database Implementation and Design - design and implement development and production databases for maximal performance, scalability, flexibility, and reliability. Install and maintain DBMS software including patches, fixes and version upgrades. Work closely with developers to create and maintain schema objects, design and debug triggers, stored procedures and user defined functions.  
• Performance Monitoring and Tuning - monitor and maintain maximum performance of databases. Identify poorly performing queries and work with development teams to tune accordingly. Monitor database logs for hardware, memory or disk space/ capacity issues and take appropriate action. Implement database parameter and configuration changes for optimal performance with the host operating system. Insure the database environment remains in compliance with our vendor license agreements.
• Availability, Backup and Recovery - design and implement processes and procedures to reduce and eliminate database outages and downtime. Implement data backup and recovery procedures to prevent the loss of data from all types of failure. Document, plan and test Disaster Recovery procedures.
• User and Data Security - design, implement and maintain database security strategies that provide the appropriate level of security for users and applications.
• Vendor Management - Works with vendors to resolve problems and escalate resolution within the management chain when necessary. Participates in contract negotiations and reviews and in the Vendor Report Card process. Provides feedback to vendors on desired product direction.
• Operational Excellence - Pursues and encourages Operational Excellence in all endeavors, leading and striving on a routine basis through identification and implementation of continuous process improvements.
• 3 or more years’ experience with IBM DB2 z/OS required
• 1-3 years’ experience with IMS systems.  
• 3 or more years’ experience with any of the following operating systems: z/OS required
• 1-3 years with native DB2 tool set
• Experience with writing/supporting DB2 applications (Stored procedure development and Cobol)
• Experience writing SQL programming
• Database and SQL performance tuning
• Knowledge of database physical and logical design principals
• Able to manage and deploy application database modifications
• Able to provide 24x7 on-call support within a team rotation
• 1-2 years’ experience with supporting multiple 24x7 production database systems
• Two years’ experience supporting multiple 24x7 production database systems
This DB2 LUW Database Administrator job will not last long. Our client has an aggressive time line and is looking to hire immediately.  
To be considered, you must apply online now and submit your resume. We are actively monitoring all applications.  Apply below!  Thanks for partnering with Modis!

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