Standard Bank Technical Specialist, Mainframe DB2 DBA Jobs in South Africa

Standard Bank Technical Specialist, Mainframe DB2 DBA Jobs in South Africa

Job Description

Perform deploy and operate work that pertains to Mainframe DB2 database administrators. The installation, maintenance and performance management of the Mainframe DB2 related vendor products. Support application teams. Support other infrastructure teams i.e. (z/OS ; Capacity Management; Storage; CICS and different application teams running on Mainframe DB2).

Provide guidance as required to the architecture and design teams re: Database Design and Performance monitoring and tuning. Perform deployment work for projects on demand and in accordance with project schedules.

With respect to Mainframe DB2 Applications

  • Upgrades and fixes in accordance with related deployment and release schedules.

  • Assisting in tool upgrades and fixes

  • Ensure systems perform optimally by monitoring performance and make recommendations to the various teams.

  • Perform DR exercises as directed by the BCM regime.

  • Resolve incidents and problems and escalate 3rd level support requirements to 3rd party support contractor(s) and coordinate support provision. Service restore shall satisfy service level agreements.

  • Maintain run books for Mainframe DB2 operations utilising deployment- and maintenance guides directives originating from Products & Services.

  • Interact with Applications teams/Architecture to optimise and maintain Mainframe DB2 infrastructure and operations service levels at a level that fully endorse GTI’s service level agreements with its customers.

  • Support Operational Controls processes (Audits,
    Risk and DR& BCM governance, business processes improvements, performance management, and finance and business management), supply requested information and implement corrective actions as applicable.

  • Perform standby and call out duties as required.


  • Type of Qualification: First Degree

  • Field of Study: Information Studies

  • Type of Qualification: First Degree

  • Field of Study: Information Technology

    Experience Required

  • Software Engineering

  • 4-5 years broad experience in translating business and functional requirements into technical specifications and developing the programming code to create the solutions.

  • 4-5 years knowledge of DB2, and related IBM products.

  • COBOL and Rexx would be advantageous.. The incumbent must be comfortable with the use of JCL and SQL and have mainframe insight.

    How to Apply

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