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DB2 z/OS Database Administrator

Singapore Telecommunications Ltd
Keywords / Skills : DB2, Server, MS-SQL, MS-SQL Server, SQL, RDBMS, database, Database Administrator, hardware, IBM DB2, offline, JCL
4 - 9 years
Posted: 21st Mar 2017

Database Administrator (DBA)
Posted On
21st Mar 2017
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Job Description

Responsible for administering DB2 databases includes installation and ensuring performance, availability and security exceed the SLA requirements.

  • Responsible for ensuring availability and performance of the databases
  • Work to ensure that the associated hardware resources allocated to the databases and to ensure high resilience and performance tuning
  • To proactively monitor the database systems to ensure secure services with no or minimal downtime
  • Provide trend analysis and reports to management team to enable them to make informed decisions regarding resource management
  • Troubleshooting and problem solving of DB2, DB2 connect and other related tools
  • Improvement and maintenance of the databases to include rollout and upgrades
  • Implementation and release of database changes according to agreed timescales and costs
  • Installing and maintaining database system on a z/OS environment
  • Monitoring and optimizing the performance, security, backup, recovery or integrity of database management systems
  • Member in a team to provide 24X7 supports on rotation basis

Ideal candidate should possess the following:
  • In depth DB2 Database Administration experience
  • Experience of managing multiple versions of DB2 such as DB2 v10.1 and DB2 v11.1 RDBMS on large systems in a z/OS environment
  • Experience in handling and using tools such as IBM DB2 Performance Expert, DB2 Admin and Object Compare, IBM Log Analysis, and BMC Mainview for DB2
  • Strong self-sufficiency and initiative working on Database projects
  • Familiar in SDSF, Sysview, RMM, RACF would be an added advantage
  • Practical experience in monitoring and tuning a database to provide a high availability service
  • Experience of DB2 software Installation and upgrade and DB2 z/OS Datasharing in a sysplex environment
  • Good Knowledge of SMP/E, JCL, SQL, DB2 online and offline utilities, ZPARMS, DB2 logs and BSDS, DB2 Commands, DDF etc
  • Good knowledge of various DB2 utilities. Capable of troubleshooting issues and ability to provide good resolution
  • Experience in supporting for Disaster recovery exercises
  • Experience in version upgrade
  • Experience in other RDBMS such as DB2 on LUW, MS-SQL Server is an added advantage
  • Minimum 4 years experienced in managing and supporting production databases on a large scale.

About Company
The Singtel Group is Asia's leading communications group. Today, we are a leader in cutting-edge ICT innovations and digital advances, powered by a vast network of offices in countries and territories across Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Europe and the USA.

We work closely with our associates, leveraging our scale in networks, customer reach and extensive operational experience to lead and shape the communications industry. Together, the Group serves over 600 million mobile customers around world.

Come be a part of our dynamic organisation, as we create the infocomms landscape of the future.

We are a major communications player in Asia and Africa through our strategic investments in five regional mobile operators, namely Telkomsel (Indonesia), Globe Telecom (the Philippines), Advanced Info Service (Thailand) and PBTL (Bangladesh). The Group also has investments in Bharti Airtel (India), which has significant presence in Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Africa.

We are a long term strategic investor and work closely with our associates to grow the business by leveraging our scale in networks, customer reach and extensive operational experience. The Group serves over 500 million mobile customers around the world.

Singtel is the largest listed company on the Singapore Exchange by market capitalisation. We are also listed on the Australian Securities Exchange following our acquisition of Optus in August 2001. To serve the needs of multinational corporations, Singtel has a vast network of offices in countries and territories throughout Asia Pacific, in Europe and the USA, while Optus has a network of offices around Australia. The Group employs more than 22,000 staff worldwide.
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