DB2 Database Administrator

Orlando, Florida
Not Specified
Sep 23, 2016
Nov 22, 2016
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The DB2 Database Administrator is responsible for maintaining Universal Orlando's relational and non-relational databases and ensuring the data is available to users. The DB2 DBA will work with programmers and key users in the analysis and design to determine how data should be organized. The DB2 DBA will be responsible for implementing database designs based on best practices and provide ongoing operational support.

  • Technical contact for DB2 Database design and support. Implements complex database designs for the core enterprise applications, including software installation, creation, tuning, and management of all production and non-production databases.
  • Work closely with programmers, reviews code, and provides direction on effective efficient queries, appropriate indexing, and overall integrity to insure a high performance environment.
  • Establishes and recommends policies on database use and services.
  • Configures database access and allocates database resources for optimum configuration and performance.
  • Provide complex problem analysis, determination and resolution using industry standard utilities / tools as well as creative thinking.

SCOPE: This position is responsible for the installation, configuration, documentation, and support of software related to relational and non-relational database systems. The DB2 Administrator is also responsible for mentoring peers and other UPT IT staff on technology and processes. This position also requires working with partners, vendors, and NBC/Comcast to resolve issues. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

    Technical Requirements
  • Must be able to demonstrate detailed technical knowledge in the following areas:
  • Database performance tuning and troubleshooting
  • DB2 backup and recovery techniques
  • Database upgrades and patches
  • IBM Cloudant
  • NoSQL (CouchDB, MongoDB)
    Knowledge in the following areas is a plus:
  • Big Data Platforms (Spark, Hadoop)
  • IBM Infosphere and Websphere software stack
  • Microsoft SQL
  • Netbackup Enterprise backup solution

    5+ years of the following:
  • Architecting, designing and implementing data infrastructure
  • Implementing and administering DB2 databases on Windows and Linux platforms
  • Implementing and administering non-relational (NoSQL) databases
  • Implementing and administering database monitoring
  • Implementing and administering database failover environments
  • Implementing and administering enterprise database back-up solutions]

  • R - IBM Certified Database Administrator
  • P - Redhat: RHCSA or RHCE.
    Your talent, skills and experience will be rewarded with a competitive compensation package.

    We regret, due to the volume of responses, only applicants of interest will be contacted. Universal is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Universal Orlando via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written Statement of Work in place for this position from Universal Orlando HR/Recruitment will be deemed the sole property of Universal Orlando. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Universal Orlando as a result of the referral or through other means.

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