DB2 DBA/Developer

Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Date Posted: 02-21-2018
About Seneca Resources:
Seneca Resources is a client driven provider of strategic Information Technology consulting services and Workforce Solutions to government and industry.  Seneca Resources is a leading IT services provider with offices in Reston, Virginia, Alabama and Columbia, Maryland that service clients throughout the United States.  The key to our success lies within our strong corporate culture which drives our business.  We challenge our staff through engaging work, and we reward our staff through competitive compensation, extensive professional training, and excellent opportunities for career advancement.  In turn, we look for only the best and brightest to join our team.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace.
Position Title: DB2 DBA/Developer
Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Position Status: Full Time
Position Description:
Our client is looking for DB2 DBA/Developer candidates for a position located in Birmingham, Alabama.             
  • Understands cross domain strategic vision and maintains team process alignment to achieve objectives
  • Has a comprehensive understanding of key operational processes and executes the team's role without guidance
  • Ensures core team processes are operating properly and assists in team work load balancing.
  • Drives and supports operational process change within the team, ensuring successful implementation
  • Actively collaborates with all areas across IT and the business to successfully operate core team processes
  • Consistently demonstrates initiative for supporting and implementing change within the respective domains
  • Identifies and executes real-time actions to achieve rapid return to service, perform complex root cause analysis across domains and implement corrective measures to prevent future service interruptions
  • Configures, maintains and monitors systems infrastructure to enhance availability, improve performance, and ensure adequate capacity
Required Education:
Bachelor's degree or 4 additional years of related experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree
Required Skills:
  • 6+ relevant business support and/or general information technology support experience
  • Advanced knowledge of systems administration and/or systems programming skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Websphere, Unix, Windows Server, Desktop OS internals or Mainframe domains
Desired Skills:
  • 2+ years of mainframe DB2 work experience
  • Install and configure DB2 for z/OS and associated DB2 for z/OS Tools
  • Perform system management tasks and maintenance experience
  • Working knowledge of the underlying z/OS operating system platform
  • Working knowledge of networking concepts
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of DB2 for z/OS architecture
  • Working knowledge of TSO (Time Sharing Option) and JCL (Job Control Language)
  • Familiarity with VSAM (Virtual Storage Access Method) concepts and Access Method Services
  • Familiarity with Data Replication for DB2 on z/OS
  • Familiarity with IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator
  • Conduct performance tuning experience
  • Perform troubleshooting
  • Automating operations & Capacity Planning experience
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