Database Engineer III

Duluth, Georgia 55123

Job ID: 12121 Category: Professional

 

Voca Professional has immediate openings available for Database Engineer III professionals in Duluth , GA!

 

Voca connects professionals with fantastic companies nationwide. Our goal is full partnership with our employees, providing the tools, guidance, and opportunities to help reach their individual goals. Voca provides benefits including insurance, 401k, and dedicated support!

Assignment details are provided below, we’re very excited to hear from you!

 

Assignment Details 

Job Description:

  • This role is to provide technical support in the day-to-day operations of our Client's 7 x 24 mission critical DB2 LUW systems. You will be expected to enhance the ongoing Data Center Operations support across multiple data centers and to be a trusted advisor for solving complex problems and issues. This role promotes operational stability, process adherence, and help drive continuous improvement across the DB2 LUW environment. You will help tune systems, perform capacity planning, assist with system performance issues, and assist application teams with database issues. You will have an opportunity to work with a very talented and technical team that expects the best. 
    • Excellent communication (spoken and written) skills 
    • Experience supporting/administering DB2 LUW on IBM AIX and window environments 
    • Strong understanding and experience of DB2 backup and recovery 
    • Monitor and maintain the health of the production (and/or lower region) environments 
    • Advance DB2 troubleshooting skills 
    • The ability to document and implement standard operating procedures 
    • Work on documenting areas that need to be addressed 
    • Provide 24 X 7 production database support to help resolve production and application related issues (Severity 1 or 2) when on call 
    • Understand and utilize the Change Management process 
    • Perform updates/changes during maintenance windows 
    • Understand current capacity issues and the capacity planning processes 
    • Work with team to review change requests 
    • Participate in software deployment 
    • Solid understanding of database structures, theories, principles, and best practices 

Qualifications

  • Required Qualifications 
    • Education 
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Mathematics, Business, or equivalent. 
    • Bachelor’s degree or High School diploma with 8+ years equivalent work experience. 

    • Minimum # years’ experience required 
    • 3 years of DB2 LUW DBA experience and 5 years of DBA experience 

    • Type of work experience required 
    • Strong knowledge of DB2 LUW and how to tune it in a highly specialized fast paced, 24 x 7 operation environment 
    • Advanced knowledge of SQL tuning 
    • Knowledge of escalation and Root Cause Analysis, and industry best practices. 
    • Experienced in supporting DB2 LUW on IBM AIX and also windows environment 
    • Excellent communication (spoken and written) skills 
    • Experience supporting/administering DB2 LUW in an enterprise environment 
    • Monitor and maintain the health of the production (and/or lower region) environments 
    • Experience with backup processes & procedures 
    • The ability to document and implement standard operational procedures 
    • Work on documenting areas that need to be addressed. 
    • Provide 24 X 7 production database support to help resolve production and application related issues when on call 
    • Understand and utilize the Change Management process 
    • Perform updates/changes during maintenance windows 
    • Understand current capacity issues and the capacity planning processes. 
    • Work with team to review change requests 
    • Participate in software deployment 
    • Solid understanding of database structures, theories, principles, and best practices 


    Preferred Qualifications 
    • Education 
    • Master Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Mathematics, Business, or equivalent 
    • Certifications 
    • DB2 LUW 
    • Any recent DBA certifications in SQL Server, Oracle, Informix, and Progress 
    • Experience 
    • 5 years of DB2 LUW DBA experience and 7 years of DBA experience 
    • Preference will be given to Informix DBA experience 
    • Experience with Foglight 
    • Oracle, SQL Server, and Progress DBA experience

 

Benefits

Partnering with Voca comes with a number of benefits including:

  • Dedicated Recruiter
  • Insurance
  • 401k
  • Competitive, Flexible Pay Packages


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