Remote Db2 Systems Programmer

$60 - $70 hourly
Job Category: Technology
Position Type: Contract / Temporary to Hire
Work Model: Remote
Location: Downers Grove, Illinois
Job ID: 136034
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LaSalle Network is partnered with technology solutions company that is looking for a Remote Db2 Systems Programmer to join the team. The ideal candidate will provide premium support and services to clients, handle mainframe database software upgrades coupled with administration and tuning to support environments. This is a contract-to-hire opportunity and is fully remote.

Remote Db2 Systems Programmer Responsibilities:
  • Expertise and work efforts will focus on the development and support and/or the customization of new services and support efforts
  • System programming knowledge of multiple DBMS’s is a bonus
  • The individual will need to participate in on-call responsibilities
  • Fulfill customer service orders for mainframe z/OS customers in a timely manner as they pertain to DB2
  • Provide primary support for reported problems related to DB2 tables spaces
  • Provide support on a 24 x 7 x 365 basis across multiple time zones
  • Provide key support for customer migration services (new customer transitions) as they pertain to DB2 and related OEM software products
  • Assist the assigned project manager in the migration of newly acquired customers such that all technical hurdles are addressed in a timely manner and do not impede the expected progress of the transition nor the targeted migration date
  • In cooperation with the Disaster Recovery Services, successfully execute tasks associated with any given customer’s disaster recovery plans
  • Adhere to a schedule that efficiently manages resources and allows timely implementations

Remote Db2 Systems Programmer Requirements:
  • 10+ years of professional experience in DB2 for administration and systems programming support. CA and IBM tools for DB2 a plus
  • Knowledgeable in best practices of software management, maintenance and documentation
  • SMP/e experience
  • Experience with configuring and managing DB2 in a parallel sysplex environment
  • Ability to develop innovation, strategies, processes and best practices in software management
  • Experience with establishing policies and procedures pertaining to database management, DR, security, maintenance and utilization
  • Experience with reviewing new versions of DB2 for functionality, advising how they benefit the client
  • Ability to evaluate change requests and determine impact to assigned clients and troubleshooting and solving production database issues
  • Experience with reorganization of application data
  • Experience with reviewing, tuning of internal DB2 buffer pools and SQL code
  • Demonstrated ability to respond quickly and effectively to support requests from multiple clients

If you are interested in this opportunity and meet the qualifications, please apply today!

Thank you,

Conor Srebernak
Project Manager – Technology Services
LaSalle Network

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