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DB2 DBA (SC Cleared)

  • Salary: £500 - £575 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
  • Sector: Oracle
  • Date posted: 11/11/2016
  • Job reference: J358118A

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Our client has an exciting opportunity for an experienced DB2 DBA to join their team based in Newcastle on an initial 4 month contract

Due to the nature of the role, candidates are required to possess SC Clearance or be willing to undergo clearance


  • Making schema changes to production objects where necessary
  • Setting up and maintaining housekeeping jobs to ensure that all objects are recoverable, stats kept up to date and objects reorged where necessary
  • Monitoring of objects for capacity issues and resolving were necessary
  • Monitoring of applications for performance problems and resolving where necessary
  • Provide out-of-hours support for all production DB2 subsystems
  • Handle problem/change requests as appropriate

Skills required

  • 5+ years experience as a production DBA on DB2 V8 - V10 and or LUW
  • Ability to set up and maintain DB2 utility jobs across all supported versions
  • Ability to make production schema changes with or without 3rd-party tools
  • Knowledge of CA-Insight for performance monitoring and resolution of performance problems
  • 5+ years general z/OS and Tso experience and ability to code REXX where required
  • 5+ years experience of DB2 LUW
  • Ability to set up/modify scheduled jobs using OPC
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