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Disaster Recovery and Mainframe Database Support Administrator

Location: Toronto, Ontario M5H 2N2
Posted:Mon, November 04, 2019
Salary:Up to US$0.0 per hour
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Disaster Recovery and Mainframe Database Operational Support Administrator and Analyst

  • Contract Term: 6 months possible extension
  • Work onsite: downtown Toronto, ON

Our client, a global leading IT company, is looking for a Mainframe Support Administrator (IMS, DB2 database, and Disaster Recovery).


  • Self-motivated Disaster Recovery and Mainframe Database operational support administrator and analyst with proven experience in Mainframe code build, documentation and testing
  • Experience in disaster recovery and business continuity techniques, processes and procedures for IMS and DB2 database platforms.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Mainframe applications, databases, products, tools and z/OS environment to support production environment and assist in DR planning and test execution
  • Experience in IMS and DB2 database environments and their connectivity with ability to troubleshoot problems arising during building DR environment at the 3rd party site
  • Operational understanding of hierarchal and relational database concepts and software including IBM DB2 v11 and IMS v13 with the ability to create Method of Procedure (MoP) for the DR testing
  • Operational understanding of IMS processes and concepts such as IMS Packaging, Transaction Flow, Scheduling and Execution, IMS Locking, IMS Logger, and IMS to DB2 connectivity.
  • Knowledge in the design, installation, configuration, management, triage and operational support of IBM DB2, including associated administrative tools.
  • Advanced knowledge in troubleshooting, tuning and optimizing database performance
  • Knowledge of maintenance procedures for DB2 and IMS database platform, including assessing and installing fixes and patches that are required to maintain operational efficiency, performance, functionality, support and security.
  • Knowledge of installing and supporting ISV DB2/IMS program products
  • Experience in implementing changes into production environment and DR builds
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative, as well as collaborating in work and contribute to an agile team environment
  • Experience in upgrading IBM DB2 database platform on z/OS.
  • Normal working hours are required on day to day basis with on-call off-hours support for change requests (CRQ) implementation, DR test support and production issues troubleshooting

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  • Lam Guan

Experis is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA)

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