Database Administrator (Z/OS, DB2)

Hartford, Connecticut 06510-3326

Post Date: 02/18/18 Job ID: 6039 Category: IT Infrastructure

Position Title: Senior Infrastructure Engineer

Job Location: Hartford, CT

Interview Expectations: Phone and In Person Interview or Skype

Local Candidate: Preferred, not required

Required Skill Sets:

Job Summary:
This person will provide engineering support and services associated with technology infrastructure. Applies to one or more of the following systems disciplines/environments: Open system & mainframe computer platforms, middleware technologies, telephony, database and/or network systems.
  1. Designs, configures, administers, recommends, integrates, and/or constructs infrastructure solutions & systems.
  2. Provides aforementioned infrastructure services in support of information technology and business project activities, often serving as members of a project team.
  3. Infrastructure Engineers are accountable for management and resolution of incident, problem, service request and change management assignments, as well as providing level 2/3 support & services (evaluate, diagnose & resolve) for complex work items level 1 support cannot resolve/satisfy. Frequently requires engagement with internal KofC departments, external partners and/or vendors.

Job Responsibilities:
  1. Designs, configures, administers, recommends, integrates, and/or constructs infrastructure solutions & systems.
  2. Provides aforementioned infrastructure services in support of information technology and business project activities, serving as a member of a project team.
  3. Manages and resolves incident, problem, service request and change management assignments and provides level 2/3 support & services.
  4. Participates in disaster recovery & business continuity planning and testing.

Systems / Technical Knowledge:
  • Requires in depth knowledge of technologies associated with specific role assigned to engineer.
  • Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Education:  BS or BA in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field or equivalent combination of experience and training.

Experience:  7 – 10 years of information technology experience.

Licensing / Certification:  ITIL Foundation certificate.

In Addition:

Primary Skillsets:
Advanced knowledge of z\OS operating system and associated technologies used for monitoring and troubleshooting.
Advanced knowledge of IBM DB2 Database on Mainframe Systems and associated technologies, including tuning and performance monitoring.
 
Secondary Skillsets:
Advanced knowledge of IBM DB2 LUW and SQL Server and associated technologies, including tuning and performance monitoring.
Advanced knowledge of Windows and Linux operating systems and associated technologies used for monitoring and troubleshooting.
Advanced knowledge of IBM DB2 Database on Mainframe Systems and associated technologies, including tuning and performance monitoring.

Responsibilities:
Manages, coordinates and escalates Database service requests with other support teams.
Manage Database Backup and Recovery Operations, Promote DB changes into Production.
Manage database security and access permissions as required by the Information Security Department.
Work with Developers, Schedulers, Security team, and Mainframe team to resolved problems.
Perform on-call duties to support a 24/7 operation.
Monitor DBMS performance and provide tuning recommendations.
Ability to work efficiently both as an individual and as a team member.
Strong customer support and communications skills.

Brian Pedersen


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