Mainframe DB2 System Administrator

Publication Date:  May 28, 2024
Ref. No:  505004

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Do you see the bigger picture when it comes to z/OS database management? We're seeking a forward-thinking DB2 System Administrator to join our team. 


Your job in a nutshell:

The successful candidate must have experience in DB2 for z/OS database management and administration.


What will you be doing:

  • Install, configure and upgrade DB2 database software;
  • Assist with testing, implementation and installation of new/improved systems, as well as product upgrades;
  • Build policies, standards and procedures for the Database system support and usage;
  • Supervise and maintain database systems to ensure efficient performance and availability;
  • Perform routine backups and recovery procedures;
  • Conduct regular performance analysis and tuning to optimize query performance;
  • Identify and resolve performance bottlenecks;
  • Collaborate with application developers to craft and implement efficient database schemas;
  • Maintain data dictionaries and documentation;
  • Implement and maintain database high availability solutions (e.g., clustering, replication).



Professional Skills:

  • Experience as a DB2 for z/OS System Programmer or in a similar role;
  • Understanding of DB2 for z/OS database management and administration, DB2 Recovery scenarios;
  • Familiarity with database security standard processes.

Nice to have:

  • IBM DB2 certification.

Behavioral Skills:

  • Excellent problem-solving skills;
  • Proficient English – level B2 or above;
  • Excellent and effective communication skills with management;
  • Ability to work effectively in diverse, multi-national and virtual environments.


Rewards and benefits:

  • Join the ranks of tech champions: in groundbreaking digital projects, where you craft the future of technology and positively impact our clients and society;
  • Wellbeing programs & work-life balance - integration and passion sharing events;
  • Opportunities for professional growth and career advancement;
  • Remote and hybrid working possibilities;
  • Benefits platform –culture, shopping, sport;
  • Continuous learning programs and online courses;
  • Extra vacation for significant moments;
  • Possibility to participate to charity and eco initiatives.


If you're ready to don the cape (figuratively or literally, if you prefer), and embark on this exciting adventure with us, sign in on and contact our recruiter, Madalina.


Join our phenomenal mainframe team!

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