DB2 Engineer (SME)

Location:
Birmingham, Birmingham, England
Job Type:
Contract
Industry:
Engineering
Job reference:
BBBH144194_1631540051
Posted:
12 days ago

Experis are now recruiting for a DB2 Engineer for a contract position within the Financial Sector.

Location: Remote

Rate: £450 per day (via an umbrella company)

Length: 3 months with likely extension

Note: Only those who are based in the UK and hold a Right to Work in the UK will be considered

Scope:


To work in the Application production support teams to provide subject matter expertise to maintain the existing infrastructure and to recommend best practices for the supported infrastructure.

Responsibilities :

  • Db2 LUW (for Linux/Unix/Windows) DBA
  • Installation, Configuration, Upgrade, and Migration
  • Working with cloud pure scale database and maintaining it.
  • Working on automation of dba activities.
  • Conceptualize and verbalize the benefits of technology in solving real business problems.
  • Mentor team members to help them solve problems and grow, especially as it relates to the database.
  • Create, communicate, and maintain best practices and coding standards for team.
  • Work with multiple technologies and in projects with high complexity.
  • Database Security.
  • Work to consistently improve internal processes
  • Storage and Capacity Planning
  • Backup and Recovery


Required Technical and Professional Expertise:

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in IT industry
  • Working knowledge on Db2 LUW (UDB) setup and configuration
  • Experience in Db2 administration on Linux environments
  • Solid understanding the Linux and basic OS concepts
  • Hands-on experience with creating/maintaining/optimizing a database (Db2 experience preferred)
  • Working knowledge on designing High Availability Disaster Recovery (HADR) systems
  • In-depth knowledge on Cloud infrastructure (IBM/Aws/Azure) along with DB optimisation / application optimisation
  • Proficient in Performance Tuning, defining Stored Procedure & triggers
  • Ability to understand application


Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise:

  • Experience in configuring and supporting HADR environment with high availability using TSA
  • Experience in developing scripts for various DBA activities along with sizing or designing the DB2 databases
  • Knowledge in Db2 installation and configuration on Linux and Windows environments

If you meet the above requirement, please apply to be contacted by an Experis consultant.

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