Remote QReplication Db2 Logical Database Admin

$60 - $70 hourly

Job Category:Technology

Position Type:Contract / Temporary

Work Model:Remote

Location:Downers Grove, Illinois  [Remote]

Job ID:132903

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Job Description

LaSalle Network has partnered with an IT solutions company that is focused on creating digital transformation for their clientele. They are seeking a Remote QReplication Db2 Logical Database Admin to join their team. This is a contract opportunity, and we can support W2, 1099, or C2C. 


Remote QReplication Db2 Logical Database Admin Responsibilities: 

  • Handle all aspects of QREP, including starting, stopping, creating, dropping, or altering MQueues, subscriptions, publications and QMAPS 

  • Focus on the development, support and customization of new services and support efforts 

  • Collaborate with vendors to resolve database replication problems in a timely manner 

  • Fulfill client requests and change orders for mainframe z/OS clients related to Q Replication 

  • Provide primary support for reported client QREP issues 

  • Maintain 24/7 support across multiple time zones and participate in on-call responsibilities 

  • Assist project manager in migrating newly acquired clients, ensuring technical obstacles are addressed promptly 

  • Work with the Disaster Recovery Services team to successfully execute tasks related to client disaster recovery plans 

  • Adhere to ITSM change control procedures 

Remote QReplication Db2 Logical Database Admin Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience 

  • 10 years of experience in QREP DB2 administration and application support 

  • Extensive experience with administering and supporting databases on Mainframe DB2 and LUW DB2 

  • Ability to support multiple DB2 subsystems simultaneously 

  • Experience with replication setup, maintenance and troubleshooting 

  • Capability to fulfill client and internal requests for building DB2 objects of all types 

  • Familiarity with analyzing new versions of DB2 for potential system improvements 

  • Knowledge of refreshing test data and supporting DB2 security requests 

  • Ability to review DB2 security for potential risks 

  • Experience with reorganizing application data and consulting with vendors for problems and questions 

  • Strong skills in space calculations for new objects and environments, reviewing and tuning DB2 buffer pools and SQL code, and performing DR recovery of application objects 

  • Proficiency in solving issues related to MQ subscriptions, capture and apply processes 


If this role interests you, please apply today! 


Thank you, 

Conor Srebernak 

Project Manager - Technology Services 

LaSalle Network 


LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.