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Post Date 12/5/2013 
Title DB2 DBA with SAP 
Pay Rate Market 
Length 9+ Months 
Location Eagan, MN 
Description Senior DBA Administration, maintaining the software functionality, applying SAP application specific system patches and system upgrades when necessary and supporting the Basis infrastructure of the SAP environment. The SAP system will be available to the customers on a 24 x 7 schedule and will involve after hours work for maintenance and system administrative support for the SAP functional team.
Key Accountabilities:

• Problem Analysis/Determination in SAP R/3 with IBM DB2 V9 / V10 for z/OS
• Interact with DBA’s, DB2 Engineer, DASD, Network and z/OS teams to administer and find solutions related to performance Tuning at all levels (sub-system, Applications, Database, SQL) on the fly or proactively using various tools: SAP NetWeaver, CCMS, DSC, Explain facility, and diverse SAP Transactions including Implementing system performance processes to develop system buffer and memory configuration and/or adjustments to ensure system efficiency in alignment with industry standards.
• Support internal customers and other DBA’s with issues originating in SAP systems while providing SAP/DB2 training/knowledge transfer to various DBA’s when required
• Support SAP DBA activities associated with system copy refresh activities using homogeneous system copy Procedures
• Be involved in on-call rotation and shift work
• Research SAP notes and IBM APARS/PTFs in problem resolution
• Administer a variety of activities including: SAP Router administration, kernel upgrades, modify SAP delivered code per SAP OSS notes, SAP’s Early Watch Service, 3rd party software vendors (ex: Highjump, IXOS, BSI Tax Factory, etc.), hot pack and HR support pack administration and strategic planning for system/client architecture to provide ongoing system performance and reliability.
• Plan and implement SAP NetWeaver systems upgrades.
• Plan, implement and administer archiving tools to control the database growth rate.
• Develop Disaster Recovery procedures and participate in DR testing.
Required Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or related field and at least 4 years of IT Technical Engineer experience, or at least 8 years of IT Technical Engineer experience in lieu of a degree
• Minimum 5 years of hands-on DB2 DBA experience with IBM DB2 z/OS
• Minimum 3 to 5 years experience in SAP Environment
• DB2 on z/OS / zSeries and SAP – technical and leadership capabilities
• SAP on Z/Linux experience
• Recent proven solid experience in DB2 V9 / V10, including LOB processing, partitioning large tables, stored procedures, DB2 Connect, and DB2 Utilities
• Knowledgeable in using NetWeaver, Database Tools (CA or IBM), Detector, and
navigating SAP with various T-codes and Menus
• Understand High Availability requirements in a SAP/DB2 z/OS settings
• Capable of tuning active dynamic SQL and finding expensive SQL queries using DSC
• Excellent understanding of monitoring and tuning in SAP ECC landscapes
• Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
• Demonstrated strong problem-solving skills and ability to multi-task
• Strong customer focus and management of client expectations; ability to establish and maintain a high level of user trust and confidence in the IT group’s knowledge.
Preferred Qualifications:
• IBM DB2 V9 / V10 for z/OS Certification - with solid experience
• Experience and training with SAP Solution Manager 
Recruiter Amy Kilcoyne 
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