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DB2 Administrator
Ref No.: 18-00031
Location: Austin, Texas
DB2 Administrator
Austin, TX (Must be able to do FTF Interview and work onsite)
4-5 Month Contract with possibility of being extended

 
DB2 Administrator
The Worker will be responsible for installing, configuring, designing, administering, maintaining, developing and implementing policies and procedures to ensure the security and integrity of the agency databases; including patching, upgrading, and installation. This role optimizes the DB2 data environment by keeping databases finely tuned (queries/tables/indexes), by automating incoming and outgoing data feeds, and by troubleshooting any data access problems. Work is accomplished in a highly collaborative environment and independently with a focus on quality and customer service.
• Resolves database performance issues, database capacity issues, replication, and other distributed data issues
• Designs, builds, configures, and administers Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS's)
• Supports software developers with database operations including the development of complex SQL, tuning of DML, and the creation of stored procedures
• Develops strategies configuration, backup/recovery, high-availability, and disaster recovery solutions for DBMS's on Unix based platforms
• Troubleshoots existing DBMS's by monitoring and diagnosing performance related issues
• Works with Database Architect to deploy and fine-tune test databases for the purpose of production validation.
• Installs and configures RDBMS software
• Recommends and coordinates the upgrading and patching DBMS's
• Works with other departments to streamline data processes
• Supports star schema data warehouse
• Supports full life-cycle development (architecture, development, network, and software releases)
• Strong ability to create custom scripts (SHELL, Python)
Minimum Requirements:          
                Years  Skills/Experience
 7  Experience working in a UNIX/LINUX environment (including writing shell scripts and commands)
 7  Experience with logical and physical database design
 7  Experience as a Database Administrator in a Java development environment
 7  Experience developing stored procedures, scripting, SQL, and optimizing SQL calls
 7 Information technology, database administration, computer system analysis, computer programming, or closely related experience
 7 Experience supporting application development teams
 7 Considerable knowledge of software development life cycle methodologies
 7 Skill in identifying and resolving problems using strong analytical techniques, innovative approaches, and taking initiative in preventing and solving problems
 7 Skill in effectively sharing accurate information both orally and in writing
 7 Experience with IBM DB2 v8.x or above
 7 Experience with DB2 LUW

                Preferred
 Years  Skills/Experience
 10 Experience in providing technical support for system architecture planning and design
 8 Experience in Websphere Portal database support
 8 Experience in Websphere Process Server database support
 8 Experience with any of the following tools: Rational RequisitePro, Rational ClearCase, Rational ClearQuest, TOAD and InfoSphere Data Architect
 2 Experience working in Public Sector with PII data
  Experience with the Texas Child Support Program
  Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Engineering, Mathematics, or closely related discipline
  IBM Certified DB2 9.X DBA LUW