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Post Date 3/25/2014 
Title DB2 DBA Contract Position 
Pay Rate Market 
Length 9+ Months 
Location St. Paul, MN 
Description We are working with our direct end client in St. Paul MN who is looking for a DB2 DBA for a 6+ month contract. If you are interested in this position, please forward your resume to: . Due to export control laws, this candidate must be either a Green Card Holder or US citizen. Thank you.l
The Database Administrator will be responsible for supporting DB2, DB2 LUW Global SAP DB2 systems at 3M and maintain the systems at optimal performance, availability and efficiency.

Roles and Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Implementation of relational databases at an enterprise level
Provide expertise related to DB performance, HA, and scalability
DR Planning and execution in HA environments
Physical database tuning
Bulk loading of source data and source data conditioning
Database security and diagnostic maintenance
Capacity planning of database.
Database user security and permissions
Database automation through scripting and stored procedures
Evaluation and utilization of software products to assist in the management of data
Planning, installation, and maintenance of DBMS software
Support/recommend reporting, query and analysis tools ensuring efficient database access
Diagnosis of problems and resolution for application software
Measurement of DBMS performance and tuning; diagnosis of problems
Modification of system-level configuration to optimize performance
Interface with developers for performance and data access requirements
Development of standards and procedures for the DBMS environment
Consultation with system administrator regarding O/S - DBMS requirements
Maintenance of physical integrity of all production databases
Regularly scheduled verification procedures and error correction.
Monitoring errors.
Stay current with new database technology developments and techniques, research new software and tools, proactively recommend improvements
Participate in on-call rotation to ensure 24/7 operations of these critical systems

Basic/Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum three (3) years IT experience
Minimum three (3) years experience mainframe DB2, DB2 LUW

Preferred Qualifications:

Production support work experience with JCL, IMS Utilities
Experience with tools such as ENDEVOR, CA7, CA DB utilities and various performance and space reports.
3+ years experience providing Database Administration support for the DB2 LUW and/or DB2 z/OS Database environment (i.e. backup and recovery, reorgs, runstats, table partitioning, database cloning).
Experience supporting the SAP application running on DB2 LUW or DB2 z/OS.
Experience with Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Experience with Database high availability technologies (i.e. HADR, Data Sharing, TSA, CDC).
Experience in Shell/Perl scripting
Minimum 3 years experience with DBA support of Enterprise Resource Planning, Customer Relationship Management, Manufacturing Systems, Supply Chain Management, Supplier Relationship Management, or other relevant corporate systems
1+ years in a regulated environment (SOX, FDA, etc.) subject to compliance controls
Excellent interpersonal, written and team collaboration skills
Relationship building skills
Thank you,
Barb Connelly
Manager, Consulting Services
York Solutions
Recruiter Barb Connelly 
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