Our client, a premier Federal Healthcare organization in Washington, DC has an immediate job opening for a IBM DB2 UDB Database Administrator to provide day-to-day database support for the data warehouse environment running in an IBM AIX, DPF, DB2 UDB technical environment.

**What are the expectations**
- IBM AIX, WebSphere Application and WebSphere MQ
- Data Partitioning Facility - Physical Partition
- 24x7x365 Production Shop
- Strong technical skills
- Receiving and acting on instructions
- Work off-hours and weekends when necessary
- Weekend Support
- Updates performed on Sunday mornings
- On-call, once every 6-7 weeks for weekend support

**What will you be doing**
- Support for data replication between production site and disaster recovery site
- Troubleshooting of system and application performance related issues and recommend fixes
- Performance Testing
- Reading, writing, executing, troubleshooting user scripts

**What you can expect**
- This position is anticipated to convert to direct hire employment after 6-12 months of contracting
- 100% remote support until the COVID-19 pandemic has subsided. Target date to return to the DC office is late 2021/early 2022
- Fast paced environment where initiative and flexibility are prized
- Working cross functionally with Developers, Testers, Analysts, Project Managers etc..

Please contact Elite Technical for further information/consideration!

Required Skills

- Seven (7+) years technical hands-on experience with the following:
- Realistic, practical, real world database administration skills
- IBM AIX or equivalent UNIX platform
- Data Partitioning Facility (DPF) This is physical partitioning
- Command line processing
- Reading, writing, executing, troubleshooting user scripts
- Q Replication application with WebSphere MQ message queues to transmit transactions between source and target databases
- Experience and skilled on 1 or more of the following:
- in Performance monitoring/testing COGNOS applications
- IBM TSM (Tivoli Storage Manager)
- IBM TSA (Tivoli System Automation) for DB2 on UNIX systems.
- IBM WebSphere Application Sever
- IBM WebSphere MQ
- HADR setup
- WLM, DSM, Optim data growth
- IBM MQ Series

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Anticipated Start Date

Monday, October 18, 2021

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Anticipated Duration

12 months T2P

Date Posted

Monday, September 13, 2021

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