DB2 Database Administrator (DBA)

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Your Role and Responsibilities
Who You Are...
The Data Services team for AI Apps is seeking a Database Administrator to support the DB2 database server’s installation, configuration and problem management/resolution of issues of systems for production readiness.
Possessing demonstrated ability to implement new technologies, tools, and methods, you have an in-depth knowledge of DB2 LUW with versions up to 11.5, including hands-on experience in installation, upgrades, backup technology, HADR and Performance Tuning.
What You'll Do...
Working in a 24 x 7 project team environment, you'll provide client 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. You'll ensure DB2 runs at optimal health, performance troubleshooting as necessary (I/O, CPU, identify bottlenecks, etc.), and will work with various backup procedures including storage level replication.
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Required Technical and Professional Expertise
In addition to your strong written and verbal communication skills, you'll possess at least 7+ years' experience in the following...

  • Demonstrated knowledge of DB2 on Linux and Windows environments

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Installing configuring DB2 with HADR & TSA

  • Demonstrated knowledge of various backup procedures including storage level replication, Disaster Recovery

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Database security compliance, patching, upgrading & applying PSIRTs

  • Experience with SHELL/Ansible scripting

  • Well versed with DB2 best practices with experience in configuring DB2 to various security standards like ITCS, CIS etc.

  • Knowledge of/exposure to shell scripting and automating Db2 jobs using Shell or Perl or Bash scripts

  • Experience in new database sizing, updating and amending existing databases

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • 8+ years of experience in Db2 Administration on Linux and Windows environments
  • 5+ years of experience in developing scripts for various DBA activities.
  • 5+ years of experience in sizing or designing the DB2 databases.
  • Exposure to Zabbix & DSM monitoring tools
  • Shell scripting experience
  • Experience on db2advis and db2expln tools

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