100% Remote DB2 DBA W2 requirement

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Job Description

Position Summary

Maintains, monitors, configures, and ensures optimal performance of the enterprise database. Performs regular back-up archiving and integrity checks.

Essential Duties

  • Configure and maintain DB2 pureScale database on Linux including performance, sizing, scaling, backup, high availability and disaster recovery for DB2 pureScale on Linux.
  • Configure and maintain Microsoft SQL Server on Linux including performance, sizing, scaling, backup, high availability and disaster recovery.
  • Perform tasks and activities on database security, backup and recovery, diagnosing/resolution of problems, systems monitoring, database performance on DB2 pureScale on Linux.
  • Architect, install and configure IBM DB2 pureScale on Linux.
  • The candidate will perform complex professional and advisory functions in form installation, configuration, testing, documentation IBM database software products in accordance with State policies and procedures.
  • Confers with agency technical and other section technical as well as agency business personnel to identify and resolve issues.
  • Works with vendors to implement, maintain, and correct problems related to target systems. Must work with multiple vendors when situation requires.
  • Must be able to suggest viable solutions to meet business needs.
  • Document all systems and performed actions in the approved manner.
  • Serves as project coordinator as needed across multiple agencies and locations to determine components, schedules and assignments providing expertise, guidance and direction to staff.

Qualifications & Experience

  • 5+ years working in Information Technology
  • 3+ years of experience administering, analyzing, and/or developing relational databases.
  • Experience working within an AIX/SuSe Environment required.
  • Experience creating data models of databases, and monitoring/tuning database performance.
  • Strong experience with QRadar Security Information and Event Management.
  • Strong experience working with DB2 management software.
  • Ability to travel.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology preferred.


  • Candidate must have experience in Q replication.
  • Candidate must have HADR experience (installation/configurations, troubleshooting).
  • Candidate must have database backups and recovery experience.
  • Candidate must have some experience in pureScale ENV databases.
  • Experience with Native encryption and SSL configuration.
  • Experience in daily DBA tasks.
  • Experience working with DB2 in a hosted environment (hosted environment experience is a major requirement).
  • Experience working within an AIX/SuSe Environment.
  • Experience as a DBA in a clustered environment.
  • PureApp experience.
  • pureScale DB experience.
  • HADR experience.
  • Good experience in IBM DB2.
  • Good experience in IBM MQ.
  • Good experience in IBM Guardium.
  • Good experience in setting up Native encryption on DB2 databases.
  • Good experience in backup, restore, recovery and performance tuning on IBM DB2 databases.
  • Good experience in command line (Linux, AIX, etc).
  • Good experience in any scripting language.
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