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February 5, 2020
New York, New York
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This individual will provide engineering support as well as operational support of the Production, UAT, and Test environments.

The qualified candidate will assert him/herself into complex project assignments where he/she will represent the Database team in all dialogue and decisions around architecture, deployment, and/or management of database environments.  The individual will also take a role in the definition of operational best practices and automation of operational tasks.  To succeed at this function requires the individual to present subject-matter expertise on the SQL Server platform with real world experience performing field operations support.

Technical Skill Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of IBM DB2 LUW / UDB DBA experience
  • Strong experience with High Availability and Disaster Recovery
  • Experience with SQL coding and tuning
  • Must be hands-on, technically adept DBA, capable of performing required Database tasks
  • Deep knowledge with IBM DB2 LUX 9.x, 10.x, 11.x
  • Strong troubleshooting / performance tuning skills required.  Must be able to improve SQL performance
  • Ability to diagnose problems and triage/resolve issues across various tiers (application, network, database, server, or storage tiers)
  • Ability to implement automation to reduce manual administrative tasks through use of jobs, shell scripts, Cron or other techniques
  • Expert level of IBM DB2 LUW / UDB RDBMS installation/configuration, patching, troubleshooting, performance tracking/tuning, back-up/recovery, remote monitoring skills with hands-on experience in large and very dynamic environments
  • Experience with very complex database environments
  • Experience in SQL/TSQL, IBM Data studio and shell scripting
  • Experience in working controlled environment, change control, and validated systems
  • Experience with Optim/DSM is a plus

Functional Skill Qualifications:

  • Strong commitment to following SDLC/Change Management principles
  • Self-starter and be able to perform work with minimal supervisory direction
  • Knowledge of data quality, data management and data testing strategies and practices
  • Strong oral and written skills
  • Able to communicate efficiently and effectively to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Anticipate and handle critical situations
  • Ability to thrive in change.  Fast, flexible, cooperative work style

*Must be willing to work flexible hours