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IBM Senior Mainframe DB2 Database Administrator and System Programmer in Szekesfehervar, Hungary


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Your Role and Responsibilities

This role is responsible for providing service as ongoing operational management and control, including the overall operational health of DB2 for z/OS subsystems. Also responsible for handling problems and changes by using the required tools and following appropriate procedures, and acts as the first point of contact in case of escalations.


  • Advanced planning and installation of new DB2 for z/OS subsystem releases to maintain software currency.

  • Planning and installation of upgrades/new software when required.

  • Open requirements and/or fix requests for software updates

  • Advanced management of DB2 for z/OS subsystem & software configurations (via change control).

  • Ensuring that all work is actioned in accordance with security standards.

  • Use of the current processes/tools to assist with security healthchecking and maintenance of security standards.

  • Ensuring that Security APARS/PTFs are managed and applied before due date.

  • Creation and maintenance of documentation.

  • Working to establish and build on collaborative working relationships with customer groups and other teams.

  • Reviewing and approving change control plans.

  • Resolution of problems relating to the DB2 subsystem and associated software.

    • Consult with product vendor support resources to identify problems and potential fixes.

What we can offer:

  • Competitive salary

  • Health/insurance related benefits (private health insurance, pension plan contribution, life insurance)

  • Flexible benefit elements (SZ├ęP card, AYCM sports card, School Support, Local Travel Pass)

  • Commuting and relocation support

  • Special discounts with IBM card

  • International environment

  • Development and career opportunities

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Requires 2 years of experience in the design, maintenance, and administration of relational databases

  • Understanding of relational data base technology.

  • Knowledge of data base modeling and design techniques

  • Interest or experience in JCL, SQL including DDL, DML, and DCL and database management utilities (Image Copy, Recovery, REORG, RUNSTATS, Load, Bind, Explain, etc.)

  • Ability to assist development teams in troubleshooting

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

Experience with the following or comparable products - DB2 Database Administration tool, QMF, DB2 Automation tool, Omegamon for DB2


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