IBM DB DBA Professional - Fixed Term Contractor -Technical Specialist Jobs in South Africa

IBM DB DBA Professional - Fixed Term Contractor -Technical Specialist Jobs in South Africa

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  • Database Administrator is responsible for providing database management and support for IBM DB2 production databases.
  • Provides database monitoring, backup/recovery and performance analysis..
  • Implement backup/restore policies for databases
  • Evaluate and execute non-application initiated queries
  • Investigate and resolve all database crashes, failures, and unexpected behavior.
  • Installation and support of DB2 software and patches
  • Troubleshooting performance issues, design and implementation of solutions
  • Work with Engineering to develop solutions to performance and availability problems.
    Helps identify underlying trends and production problems
  • Execution of database maintenance, including Reorgs, Deletes
  • Monitor capacities and utilization of database systems
  • Log calls in Call Tracking system, track, escalate, and close tickets as appropriate
  • Must be available on a 24x7 basis
  • 5 or more years DB2 DBA experience
  • 3 or more years hands on experience with SQL
  • Proficiency with UNIX and the shell environment
  • Experience supporting multiple medium scale databases (250G or more)
  • Experience in supporting critical production infrastructure
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects
  • Good oral and written communication skills

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 30th July, 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; IBM DB DBA Professional - Fixed Term Contractor -Technical Specialist Jobs in South Africa

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