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Leidos Mainframe DB2 Programmer in Washington, District Of Columbia


Job Description:

Leidos is a Fortune 500™ company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Through science and technology, Leidos makes the world safer, healthier and more efficient. Our Civil Group offers an array of exciting career opportunities for the best IT, energy, logistics and engineering professionals.

Come join our rapidly growing team and enjoy these benefits:

  • Accrue 3 weeks of PTO during your first year

  • Get ten paid holidays a year

  • Access to benefits on day one including medical and dental insurance

  • The potential to work from home during COVID-19

  • Employee discounts

  • Company HSA contribution

  • Excellent 401K

The ESA V program is an IT Services program supporting several customers within the Department of Justice. The program provides a range of IT services, including help desk, deskside support, Windows workstation engineering and maintenance, managed print services, ITSM, Active Directory services, and video conferencing, among others.

Leidos is hiring a Mainframe DB2 Programmer, will be a member of the Mainframe Services Team and will provide IBM Mainframe Services within z/OS.


  • Document all platform service processes and procedures and maintain the artifacts in a document repository;

  • Perform systems operation support, including server system administration, general troubleshooting, and troubleshooting of complex engineering issues for hardware, software, and network components;

  • Responsible for the installation, configuration, monitoring, automation, integrity, support and maintenance of DB2.

  • Serves as a Senior level Systems Admin/Programmer for DB2 Server and tools

  • Review and Support (DB2) Security Patches, STIGs, and POAMs

  • Operate DB2 instances on zSeries hardware within virtual machines on IBM z/Os Platform

  • Handling day-to-day DB2 administration activities as well as OS level installations, upgrades, updates (patching) and support migrations with customer.

Location: This position may be remote but must be open to on-site support in DC, post COVID

Required Education & Experience:

  • High school diploma with 12+ years related experience as a IBM systems programmer with an IT equipment vendor, service provider, or a data center

  • Candidate selected will be subject to a Government Public Trust security investigation from the Department of Justice prior to beginning work. US Citizenship is required. Current clearance is not required.

  • Solid Professional experience in DB2 administration on IBM Mainframe supporting z/Os.

  • IBM z/OS and tools Installations, Customizations, Migrations, upgrades, maintenances, diagnostic, Back Up, Recovery and additional duties

  • System (hardware) and application (software) installation and configuration

  • System monitoring using installed tools as well as external tools

  • Experience with configuration, troubleshooting

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

  • Ability to multitask and function in a fast-paced environment

  • IBM Z Mainframes

Desired Expereince:

  • DB2 Administration Tool for z/OS

  • DB2 Log Analysis Tool for z/OS

  • DB2 Query Management Facility

  • DB2 SQL Performance Analyzer for z/OS

  • DB2 Optim Query Workload

  • DB2 Optim PureQuery

  • DB2 Guardium Security product

External Referral Bonus:Ineligible

Potential for Telework:Yes, 100%

Clearance Level Required:None

Travel:Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Systems Administration

Leidos is a Fortune 500®information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected]

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

REQNUMBER: R-00042995

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.