DB2 Engineer (SME)

Birmingham, Birmingham, England
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Job reference:
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


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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