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IBMi DB2 DBA (Remote)
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Full-time | Direct Hire | Remote Position - Working Eastern Time Hours


We have a full-time (direct hire) position for a DBA to manage DB2 databases on the IBMi for our large enterprise client. This is a remote position working Eastern time business hours. Candidates must live in the US, preferably on the east coast.

 

You will be responsible for the administration, capacity planning, engineering/design, performance monitoring, and optimization of the DB2 for I database platform.  

  • Supports the design and implementation of new database environments and redesign of existing systems to fulfill business needs.
  • Monitors and evaluates the performance of IBMi databases
  • Troubleshoots database performance issues.
  • Manages database objects – Libraries, views, tables, stored procedures, and triggers.
  • Supports developers and testing team by maintaining test environments and configuring databases to development specifications.
  • Work with application development teams to develop data models that support business processes.
  • Ensure DB changes adhere to best practices.
  • Review all proposed database changes proposed by IBMi development team.
  • Creates technical support documentation for databases.
  • Acts as an SME on IBMI database structure and environment.
  • 65% DB2 DBA - 35% Application Developer (RPG).

  

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 10+ years of IBMi/iSeries/AS400 experience 
  • 7+ years of experience supporting DB2 for databases in an enterprise environment. Experience working with enterprise applications
  • Proven experience with key relational database concepts such as database normalization, referential integrity, index strategy, and transaction isolation.
  • Expert knowledge of the DB2 for I SQL language.
  • Advanced knowledge of trigger concepts, methodologies, and implementation.
  • In-depth experience diagnosing and remediating Db2 for iDatabase performance issues using tools such as Plan Cache, Visual Explain, Index Advisor, Detailed Database Monitor, or similar tools.
  • Expert knowledge of modern RPG programming language. (ILE/Free).
  • Strong analytic and problem-solving skills with attention to detail.
  • Hands-on experience using system performance tools such as Job Watcher, Collection Services, PEX Analyzer, or similar tools (preferred)
  • Experience using Turnover, Aldon, or similar change management tools

 

 U.S. Citizens or Green Card holders only, please. We are unable to accept 3rd party candidates, transfer a visa or provide sponsorship, at this time.



 


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