Radiant Digital

Db2 for Linux, Unix and Windows-24286-TX

Database Administrator in Irving, TX

Posted 2019-10-24

Irving, TX only
Must be able to attain GSA Clearance

DB2 LUW Job Description

Looking for DB2 LUW DBA to support enterprise level mission critical applications.


- Minimum 5 years of experience dealing a mix of applications
- Experience with DB2 LUW versions 9.7 to 10.5
- Experience with software installation and database upgrades
- Experience with database performance monitoring both with tools and home grown scripts
- Capable of identifying performance issues at both a database and individual SQL level
- Experience in writing complex SQL code
- Capable of assisting application teams with rewriting SQL code to improve performance
- Should be able to administer databases on premises and in AWS / OCI cloud
- Should be capable of writing Cloud Formation scripts in JSON and YAML to spin up resources in AWS. Console access is not available
- Knowledge of HADR, SQL-Replication and Q-Replication, Log Shipping, Oracle Goldengate is a must
- Competent with operating in a Unix environment
- Capable of creating and maintaining scripts to support all the DBA related activities.
- Possess good communication skills and be able to support on shore and off shore staff
- Be able to coordinate a complex application release schedule and manage conflicting demands on his/her time
- Should be able to plan and coordinate changes occurring in different pre-production and production environments
- Position entails being part of a rotating 7x24 on call support requiring rapid response, problem identification and resolution
- Familiarity with Websphere, Workflow and SOA
- Familiarity with ETL processes

Desirable skills:

- Be able to support at least one additional database platform such as Oracle, PostGress, MySQL, Sybase etc.
- Experience in migrating application from one database to another database. For example, DB2 LUW to Oracle
- Ability to read and understand languages such as Java and be able to assist the application teams with production issues

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