IBM DB2 Systems Programmer in Houston, Texas
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Your Role and Responsibilities
JRSS - Systems Programmer: DB2 z/OS Support.
This role provides the underlying system platform programming support on which applications are developed and/or deployed. Their expertise is required in many environments which may include operating systems, application development platforms, networking, packaged software, etc.
Ability to install, maintain and perform problem resolution on z/OS DB2 System Software and associated supporting products. Can independently install and upgrade DB2 running on z/OS, using currently supported versions
Can independently install and upgrade commonly used DB2 Tools from IBM & 3rd party vendors (e.g. BMC, CA & Compuware)
Can independently build & configure DB2 subsystem environments on z/OS (incl. DB2 Datasharing)
Can independently support problem determination efforts (prime & off-shift) involving DB2 & related software
Can independently manage day to day DB2 system admin requests (e.g. DB2 security, DB2 Healthchecking utilities, etc.)
Can independently execute DB2 system level recoveries (local and in support of Disaster Recovery)
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Ability to Install maintain and perform problem resolution on DB2 z/OS System Software and associated supporting products. Can independently install and upgrade z/OS running on z/OS, using currently supported versions
Can independently install and upgrade commonly used z/OSTools from IBM & 3rd party vendors
Can independently build & configure z/OS system environments on z/OS
Can independently support problem determination efforts (prime & off-shift) involving z/OS & related software
Can independently manage day to day z/OS system admin requests (e.g. z/OS security, z/OS Healthchecking utilities, etc.)
Can independently execute z/OS system level recoveries (local and in support of Disaster Recovery)
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
- An Associate’s degree in Computer Science or other related discipline is preferred, but not required
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IBM intends this job to be performed entirely outside of Colorado.
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