Job Description

TCI has an immediate need for a Mainframe Database Administrator for a long-term government contract. This role can be remote as long as one resides in the EST or CST time zones.  This is not a Corp2Corp opportunity.  This is a long-term contract opportunity with the possibility of hire.  In addition to competitive, market-rate based pay, TCI provides all our Consultants with Comprehensive Medical/Dental Insurance, 401k, Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability benefits.
The Mainframe Database Administrator will ensure integrity, availability and performance of DB2 database systems by providing technical support and maintenance.
  • Monitor database performance and recommend improvements for operational efficiency.
  • Assist in capacity planning, space management and data maintenance activities for database system.
  • Perform database enhancement and modification as per the requirements.
  • Perform database recovery and backup tasks on daily and weekly basis.
  • Develop and maintain patches for database environments.
  • Identify and recommend database techniques to support business needs.
  • Assist in implementation of new features and program fixes in databases.
  • Maintain database security and disaster recovery procedures.
  • Perform troubleshooting and maintenance of multiple databases.
  • Resolve any database issues in accurate and timely fashion.
  • Monitor databases regularly to check for any errors such as existing locks and failed updates.
  • Oversee utilization of data and log files.
  • Manage database logins and permissions for users.
  • 5+ years of experience as an IBM DB2 for z/OS administrator.
  • Experience and recent working knowledge in the following:
    • DB2 for z/OS Function Level V12R0M508 experience.
    • DB2 for z/OS version upgrade experience.
    • DB2 for z/OS Data Sharing and z/OS SYSPLEX experience.
    • IMS for z/OS Database Administration experience.
    • CA Datacom/DB Database Administration experience.
    • Experience in efficiently working with LOBS, CLOBS, and BLOBS.
    • IBM TSO ISPF/PDF, SDSF, and JCL experience.
    • IBM DFSMSdfp (ADRDSSU) & ISMF experience.
    • Performance tuning, Explain, BIND, Package management.
    • Encryption of Data at rest and data in transit.
    • Vulnerability identification, response and remediation.
    • Efficient use of tools, including but not limited to QMF, Enterprise QMF, CA Tools, BMC Tools, BMC utilities, IBM Utilities, and SPUFI.
    • Experience with IBM DB2 Desktop tools, including but not limited to, Data Studio (IBM).
  • Must have the ability to obtain a Public Trust Security Clearance prior to start.
  • Remote work available in EST or CST time zones only.

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