Global Information Services - Jackson, MS

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Note Please reply ONLY if you 1) have all the Required skill set and have worked as a DB2DBA (ZOS) in a large Complex IT Environment 2) can meet the min required experience as defined under the MANDATORY Skill 3) can provide at least three (3) verifiable experience from completed andor substantially completed jobs that closely match this request + fill out a detailed skill Matrix 4) have A Competitive Rate and can go through a complete background check (EVERIFY Fingerprinting drug check etc) if selected Note This is a REPLACEMDENT position and we have the PO cut till Sept 2013 This is an on site position and the rate is very competitive In the future the client plans to move to SQL SERVER database so it will be real helpful if any candidate has exp with SQL SERVER in addition to DB2 OVERVIEW AND BACKGROUND Our Client is in need of a DB2 zOS database administrator (DBA) to assist the current inhouse staff and contract personnel with support of their mission critical applications This new position will be responsible for new development and for transferring their current systems to a new platform SCOPES OF WORK DB2 (ZOS) Database Administrator duties include at a minimum the following tasks Design implement monitor and troubleshoot DB2 databases and DB2 database system applications Migrate from nonrelational databases to relational databases Consider and recommend the most appropriate normalization level for the DB2 environment Train developers in the protocols involved in accessing and updating in DB2 Provide project leadership for various initiatives in the DB2 services area Perform logical and physical database designs implement and support new and existing tables Monitor DB2 space usage and database performance Perform database reorganizations as necessary Maintain current disaster recovery plan for mainframe operating systems infrastructure including DB2 system utilities Establish and maintain recoverability performance and capacity planning facets of the database systems Evaluate client specifications design all databases necessary to complete client requests and provide technical guidance to other members of a project team Create DB2 performance statistics for the agency Perform new development work and Transfer current systems to a new platform MANDATORY TechnicalBusiness Skill Set Requirements Expertise in administration of DB2 databases 5 Years Expertise in Relational database design and maintenance 4 Years Expertise in the use of zOS OS390MVS and DB2 version 8 or higher database utilities 2 Years Experience in creating and maintaining DB2 database systems 2 Years Experience in establishing and maintaining recoverability performance and capacity planning facets of the DB2 database systems 2 Years Proficient in performing DB2 database and system administration on an IBM Mainframe zOS operating system Ability to effectively communicate in English verbally and in writing Ability to interact with functional users and technical staff regarding business and information technology needs Ability to listen and solve problems Ability to work effectively with a team to accomplish team projects and solve technical problems Ability to conceive andor develop creative solutions and possess strong problemsolving skills Experience working with outlined standards Able to quickly and efficiently manage multiple tasks and projects in a fastpaced dynamic environment PREFERRED EXPERIENCE Individual(s) proposed may be given additional consideration for the following skills SQL Server 2005 or higher Knowledge of Federal Assistance programs under the direction of Health and Human Services Java Net ADABAS Natural When replying please make sure to list your (All Inclusive) Compensation requirements Note This is a Full Time ONSITE CONTRACT position The individual(s) must be available during the hours of 800 am to 500 pm Monday through Friday Individual(s) may occasionally be required to work outside of these hours START ASAP No phone calls please Local Citizens are encouraged to Apply ONLY candidates with an exact match will be contacted No relocation assistance provided Candidates should be authorized to work in the US

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