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Sr. Database & Data Replication Engineer

Job Number: 18811

Job Description

Our Client is in immediate need of a Sr. Database and Data Replication Engineer to manage diverse database gateways, data replication, DBMS (Database Management System) technologies, including but not limited to orchestration engineering, implementation, monitoring, infrastructure support & application support. This position will require a government approved background screening that verifies U.S. citizenship, education, negative criminal history and egregious financial history.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for planning, installing, customizing, testing and administering IBM DB2 Replication products, Sybase Replication Agent for DB2, Sybase Replication server, DB2 Connect gateway software. Support Direct Connect/Mainframe Connect gateway infrastructure.
  • Responsible for maintenance and support of IBM Optim Performance Manager (OPM) and its DB2 LUW (UDB) warehouse, DB2 z/OS and tools, Oracle OID.
  • Interface with clients and vendors to resolve system problems and provide technical support on-call 24X7 off hours support as needed.
  • Monitor gateway systems using Sybase Central, Perl scripts, and Mainframe tools such as CA/Insight and BMC/MainView. Assist Application Developers and the Business with application problem troubleshooting and performance issues.
  • Support enterprise infrastructure hardware and software upgrades. Participate in the planning and recovery of the gateway and application systems and as part of Disaster Recovery Exercise.

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline or 5+ years of equivalent work experience.

Other Requirements

  • 3-5 Years of experience performing IBM DB2 Connect engineering functions: Installation, configuration, support, monitoring.
  • 3-5 Years of experience performing Sybase Replication Server, Sybase Replication Agent for DB2, and Sybase Enterprise Connect Data Access (ECDA) engineering functions: Installation, configuration, support, monitoring.
  • 2-3 Years of experience performing IBM’s DB2 Replication products engineering functions: Installation, configuration, support, monitoring.
  • 1-2 Years of experience on installing, maintenance and support of IBM Optim Performance Manager (OPM) and its DB2 LUW (UDB) warehouse.
  • 1-2 Years of experience on installation and support of DB2 z/OS , experience with z/OS Mainframe and JCL.
  • 1-2 Years of experience with Microsoft SQL Server databases and stored procedures.
  • TRICARE Certification must be obtained within 3 months of employment (require a government approved background screening that verifies U.S. citizenship, education, negative criminal history and egregious financial history).

Additional Information

  • DBA experience with the gateway backend data stores: DB2 z/OS, UDB, Microsoft SQL Server.
  • Familiarity with network fail-over technology (CSS, GSS).
  • Excellent problem solving skills in Windows server and IBM z/OS Mainframe environments.
  • Proficient in system/application performance tuning and diagnostics.
  • Experience with shell scripting and Perl.
  • Strong soft skills: Communication (written & verbal) and teamwork.
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