Mainframe Database Admin

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  • Published date: June 18, 2020
    • Pennsylvania, United States

Mainframe Database Admin

Harrisburg, PA

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Database Administrator 4 (DBA4) - 7 plus years relevant experience

This Senior Database Administrator is responsible for designing, developing,
and implementing infrastructure to provide highly-complex, reliable, and
scalable databases to DLI?s mainframe IMS (OSAM, HALDB), DB2 and VSAM
databases. The Database Architect needs to be familiar with a variety of the
mainframe database technologies, concepts, methodologies, practices, and
procedures and rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
The Database Architect is able to perform a variety of complicated tasks with
minimal or no direct supervision. They assist in defining system and
application architecture and provide vision, problem anticipation, and problem
solving ability to organization. They consult with the client and the
development support staff to define needs or issues, conduct research, perform
studies and surveys to obtain data, and analyze problems to advise on or
recommend solutions, utilizing knowledge of theory, principles, or technology
of specific discipline or field of specialization.

Role Description:

· Possesses extensive knowledge of one or more mainframe database systems, and
is capable of hands-on work in all phases of database design and management.

· Design, develop, and implement infrastructure to provide highly-complex,
reliable, and scalable database to meet the organization's objectives and

· Analyzes organization's business requirements for database design, and
implements changes to database as required.

· Performs systems analysis on database, and resolves performance, capacity,
and replication issues as necessary.

· Provides detailed design and specification documentation, including
flowcharts, for all aspects of the databases.

· Works with the application support staff to develop methodologies, report
views, queries, and table replications

· Ensures that all the data is in the proper format.

· Participates in the identification, prioritization, and development of
technical initiatives and strategies.

· Develops and maintains database standards and naming conventions.

· Keeps up-to-date on relevant mainframe emerging database architectures,
technologies, and methodologies, and attends training classes as necessary.

· Actively participates in the extract and load of IMS and DB2 data for all
Disaster Recover Exercise Programs

· Actively participate in the Disaster Recovery effort if required

· Assist as directed in the data conversion effort to a new Benefits
application database


Data dictionary analysis and design and data model analysis design

4 year college degree or equivalent technical study.

Experience supporting application system development life cycle

Business systems analysis and design experience

Administration and scripting experience

IBM DB2 experience

IBM IMS experience


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