Senior DBA (IMS/DB2)

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12 month
Candle (Melbourne)
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This is a role in the Database Administration team and will provide specialist IMS/DB2 database administration duties.Playing a key role in supporting development teams,  you will ensure that technical designs provide for Recovery, Security, Integrity and Performance and that accurate work estimates are provided.Responsibilities include:
  • Plan for and support 24x7 availability (including Disaster Recovery) to maintain service to the business
  • Monitor new technologies and tools to keep pace with technology and ensure delivery future business needs
  • Assist within the team on mentoring and specific product training (as require)
  • Understand and provide input to database standards and procedures for DBA and Systems Solutions teams
  • Liaison with customers
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement in work practices
Experience will include:
  • Minimum of 8 years IT experience with at least 5 years in a Database environment
  • You will have in depth and up-to-date knowledge of IMS having worked in that environment as well as preferably having sound DB2 knowledge
  • Sound knowledge of the basic database utilities for IMS and DB2
  • Sound knowledge of the IBM High performance utility suites is an advantage
  • Data Management Systems (IMS FastPath, IMS Full Function, DB2, VSAM, OSAM)
  • Programming experience in REXX
This is an exciting 12 month contract opportunity so if you are keen please send  your details.Please quote Job Reference MELCCM_CB19181 when applying for this role.