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Your Role and Responsibilities
Currently we are looking for Mainframe z/OS DB2 System Programmer who will be responsible for DB2 software products. The responsibility includes ordering, installation, distribution, upgrading, customization, designing and recommending solutions, performing problem root cause analysis, troubleshooting, solving issues, database tuning, customer support, etc.
Mainframe Database Management DB2:
Ordering/installing/upgrading etc. of DB2
Error handling related to DB2
Removal/deactivation of DB2 products
Support for DBA related tasks
Ensuring backup, RUNSTATS and REORG routines
Health Checks, deviations, and analysis
Handle DBA Change requests, through the Change Management process
Participate in on-call duty
Incident Management/ Problem Management:
Checking & handling incidents
Perform root cause analysis of incidents/problems
Work on automation of incidents/problems
Internal and external trainings and certifications
Upskilling programs, wide possibilities of skills’ development
Private medical package (Medicover) and insurance package
Fresh fruits in the office
Cinema, ski, and mountain trips for IBMers
Holiday camps for children
Discounts for IBMers (for a wide range of services/products)
Social Fund benefits
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Experience in DB2 System Programmer/Database Administration
z/OS system programming knowledge
Knowledge of SMP/E and proven experience of mainframe software upgrades
Knowledge of installing & tuning monitoring tools, eg. Omegamon
Working knowledge of DB2 data sharing groups
Providing support with various backup/recovery scenarios
Practical experience in database tuning
Experience in support and deployment with DB2 z/OS database
Good verbal and written English communication skills
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
Familiarity with RACF security products with the ability to design optimal security solutions for subsystems and applications
Experience with IBM, CA, BMC or Compuware toolsets for managing DB2on.
French knowledge would be a plus
About Business Unit
At Global Technology Services (GTS), we help our clients envision the future by offering end-to-end IT and technology support services, supported by an unmatched global delivery network. It's a unique blend of bold new ideas and client-first thinking. If you can restlessly reinvent yourself and solve problems in new ways, work on both technology and business projects, and ask, "What else is possible?" GTS is the place for you!
Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?
Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.
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Being You @ IBM
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