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Fiserv Sr. Mainframe DB2 DBA in Des Moines, Iowa

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What does a great Sr. Mainframe DB2 DBA do?

The Sr. Mainframe DB2 DBA provides database administration and system support for existing production database environments to include performance of the following related tasks: query writing, configuration, database creation, security, system monitoring and tuning, disaster recovery planning, implementation and backup and recovery. The primary purpose of the Sr Database Administrator is to provide senior-level IBM DB2 technical support (administration, performance, design, and maintenance) for all Fiserv IBM mainframe-based DB2 applications. This support includes working with many different application teams and other Fiserv database administrators.

As a Sr. Mainframe DB2 DBA, you can look forward to:

  • Collaborating with Development, Operations, and other technical teams on new and existing DB2 project implementations

  • Maintaining DB2 system options and SQL for optimum performance and availability

  • Assisting with the development and maintenance of DB2 standards and roadmaps

  • Providing on-call support

  • Leading efforts to guide team to best practices for database usage, high availability and business continuity.

  • Creating and supporting databases across internal and end-user applications.

  • Maintaining databases, including all production, backup and development systems

  • Administering database security across all database environments as appropriate

  • Providing guidance to other database administrators to expand the role and capabilities of the database environment.

  • Maintaining a state-of-the-art knowledge of existing standard methodologies in database administration.

  • Mentoring Jr. level DBA's

  • Supporting application deployment and provisioning of database systems during business and non-operating hours

  • Crafting and developing database processes (i.e., stored procedures, configuration files, tables, views, and functions)

Minimum Requirements:

  • At least 5 years hands-on experience supporting DB2 in large IBM z/OS Mainframe environment

  • Associates degree in Computer Science/Management or related field

Preferred Skills, Experience, and Education:

  • Bachelors or Master’s in Computer Science or related field

Learn more about Fiserv: Life moves fast. And as it does, we know most people aren’t thinking about “financial services” But we are. We help people and businesses move money and information every minute of every day. Our solutions connect financial institutions, corporations, merchants and consumers to one another, millions of times a day, behind the scenes, reliably and securely. We’re Fiserv, a global leader in Fintech and payments enabling innovative financial services experiences that are in step with the way people live and work today. The company’s approximately 44,000 associates proudly serve clients in more than 100 countries, so their customers, members and consumers can move money when and where they need it, at the point of thought. Our Aspiration is to move money and information in a way that moves the world. As a FORTUNE™ 500 company and one of FORTUNE Magazine World’s Most Admired Companies for the sixth consecutive year, we are committed to excellence and purposeful innovation. Explore the possibilities of a career with Fiserv and Find Your Forward with us.

We welcome and encourage diversity in our workforce. Fiserv is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet

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