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Mainframe DB2 DBA Onsite

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Date: Dec 28, 2018

Location: Worcester, MA, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 31779 


At NTT DATA Services, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees are key factors in our company’s growth, market presence and our ability to help our clients stay a step ahead of the competition. By hiring the best people and helping them grow both professionally and personally, we ensure a bright future for NTT DATA Services and for the people who work here.


NTT DATA Services currently seeks a Mainframe DB2 DBA Onsite to join our team in Worcester, Massachusetts (US-MA), United States (US).



This is a DB2 DBA (DB2 Mainframe) position, responsible for supporting the organization’s DB2 databases and ensuring their performance, availability, and security.  The Lead is viewed as an expert in the administration and support of database technology.  The candidate is expected to communicate common goals and direction for the team and provide superior technical leadership.


NTT DATA Services currently seeks a “DB2 DBA” to join our team in “Worcester”.



3 to 5 years of experience in:-


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Role Responsibilities

  • Database creation and Maintenance along with backups and DB2 support.
  • Review and evaluate current installation of DB2.
  • Review Hold Data.
  • Evaluate Upgrade Prerequisites. Develop Implementation Plan.
  • Configure Sandbox Database for use by staff (including configuration of test CICS region).
  • Review and remediate known upgrade requirements such as: converting DBRM based plans, and plans not using DRDA protocol, etc).
  • Create JCL needed to perform DB2 migration, failback, and verification for each DB2 instance.
  • Experience managing and tuning static SQL and dynamic SQL environments.
  • Analyze subsystem performance using Omegamon.
  • Optimize current poorly performing DB2 components. Optimize CICS region performance for all CICS regions.DB2 for z/OS performance monitoring and tuning.
  • Completes specific team task activities as outlined in the project work plan and other job-related duties as assigned.
  •  Maintains close coordination with the Analysts at various geo locations with respect to the status of tickets, issues etc
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  • Strong working knowledge of the mainframe environment, including proficiency and skill in z/OS, TSO/ISPF, JCL, COBOL, CICS, VSAM, REXX
  • Hands on experience on DB2 V10 and above
  • Experience in supporting large RDBMS systems
  • Mainframe System administration: Environment – MVS, TSO, OS/400 o Language – COBOL, RPG, PL/I,ASSEMBLER, Natural, COOLGEN o File Management – DB2, VSAM, o TP – CICS o Standard Tools



This position is only available to those interested in direct staff employment opportunities with NTT DATA, Inc. or its subsidiaries.  Please note, 1099 or corp-2-corp contractors or the equivalent will NOT be considered. We offer a full comprehensive benefits package that starts from your first day of employment.                                                                                


About NTT DATA Services


NTT DATA Services partners with clients to navigate and simplify the modern complexities of business and technology, delivering the insights, solutions and outcomes that matter most. We deliver tangible business results by combining deep industry expertise with applied innovations in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services.


NTT DATA Services, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is a division of NTT DATA Corporation, a top 10 global business and IT services provider with 118,000+ professionals in more than 50 countries, and NTT Group, a partner to 88 percent of the Fortune 100. Visit to learn more.


NTT DATA, Inc. (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs.  The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law.  To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.




Nearest Major Market: Worcester

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