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DB2 Database Administrator

Position: DB2 Database Administrator
Reports To: Vice President, Database Systems
Location: Winston-Salem, NC

Position Summary:

Responsible for the DB2 Database Administration within the Database Systems organization at The Clearing House.

Qualifications Required:

  • Collaborative focus with the ability to work efficiently in a high demand and fast-paced environment as a member of the DBA team;
  • Experience in supporting critical 24x7 production transactional and analytical database environments on AIX/Linux platforms
  • Extremely detail oriented with excellent organizational, communication, project management and analytical skills;
  • Ability to think tactically, identify and quantify key processes\metrics related to the database while clearly articulating success factors and results effectively;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with experience in process\program management and documentation.
  • Deep knowledge in DB2 Advanced Enterprise Edition 10.5 (or later) Database Administration techniques and strategies in a High Availability environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology/Computer Science or related area (or relevant experience) is required;
  • Five to seven years of Database Administration experience in a DB2 Advanced Enterprise environment utilizing high availability / disaster recover features

Qualifications Desired:

  • IBM Certified Advanced Database Administrator
  • Dell Software Foglight

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Deploy new databases and database changes to support application processing;
  • SME regarding database technology support addressing production incidents in a timely manner;
  • Production incident support including after hours and on-call support as required;
  • Provide 3rd party application support with relation to databases – testing, architecting and implementation enterprise solutions;

Performance Standards:

  • Review, plan and deploy DB2 assigned product maintenance releases in accordance with prioritized lists of enhancements and defects.
  • Assist in the DB2 architecture, design and prototyping initiatives.
  • Maintain a customer centric approach with our internal and external clients on behalf of the Database Systems organization.
  • Provide SME technology support of DB2 areas that addresses production incidents in a timely manner.
  • Participate in technology strategy and planning initiatives respective to the TCH Database estate and enterprise landscape.
  • Collaborate with the application development staff to implement new database technologies.
  • Adhere to change management best practices in all deployments and database implementations.
  • Provide SME support 7X24 and be a technical liaison for the DB2 platform across the TCH technology estate.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

  • Must be able to view and comprehend information on a computer monitor
  • Must be able to effectively utilize a PC workstation keyboard and mouse
  • Must be able to work at a PC workstation for extended periods

Apply Below*:

  • A letter of interest describing your experience and interest in the position
  • Your resume
  • Names and contact information of three references, or three letters of reference

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