Data Acquisition/Replication Specialist

Baltimore, MD 21244

Post Date: 02/13/2018 Job ID: 34461 Industry: IT

Data Acquisition/Replication Specialist


Vision Technology Services, LLC (Vision) is a leading provider of IT talent and project management services to companies throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Western region including Maryland, Washington DC, Virginia, Colorado, and Florida. 


Vision has been voted by The Baltimore Sun as a Top Workplace in 2014, 2012 and 2011.  For five consecutive years, Baltimore SmartCEO named Vision the top 50 of Greater Baltimore’ s fastest growing companies based on employee headcount and revenue.  Vision has also been ranked as one of the top private companies by the Baltimore Business Journal.  First-class clients, talented consultants, and dedicated employees have been instrumental in Vision’ s growth since its founding in 2001.   Today, Vision is a preferred provider of staff augmentation services to some of the most recognized and respected companies and non-profit enterprises in the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond. 


Our unique business model is something that continuously sets us apart from our competitors and allows us to provide one-on-one interaction and support to both our clients and consultants throughout the weeks, months, and years of projects and engagements.  The end result is something that our Vision Technology team is very proud of, extremely satisfied clients with a 95% return rate and a 90% candidate return rate.


Currently, Vision Technology is seeking a Data Acquisition/Replication Specialist to join our team. 



Data Acquisition or Replication specialist. Expert in the replication technologies which allows synchronization of data between two or more database management systems either on the same or on different operational platforms.


Education/Experience Requirements:
  • BS Degree and 11 years of experience in IT
  • Excellent Communication skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in log based Replication technology to replicate data between different DBMS and platforms.
  • Demonstrated Experience in replicating data from DB2 z/OS and Oracle.
  • Experience in the installation, configuration, upgrades and day to day operation of replication technology.
  • Experience in the data transformation efforts from legacy to new and alternative technologies.
  • Hands on experience working on Linux environment and strong scripting experience in shell scripting and python.
  • Experience in acquiring and replicating data from various legacy and distributed databases including flat file replication.
  • Provide 24x7 on-call rotation and work on weekend as needed.

Desired Knowledge/Skills:
  • Experience working with DB2 mainframe database.
  • Experience with IBM InfoSphere Data Replication(IIDR) CDC replication technologies.
  • Experience with ETL tools and understanding ETL functionality
  • Experience in automating replication tasks and processes. Batch or bash scripting, python, Ansible experience is plus.

Vision Technology Services offers a competitive compensation plan and great employee benefits.  Vision’ s full-time, salaried employees receive world class style benefits from the nation’ s premier providers.  Benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K with company matching, Paid Time Off, Holidays, Educational Assistance, Long and Short Term Disability as well as Life Insurance Policies.


If interested in learning more about Vision Technology Services and the opportunity, please submit your resume for consideration to


Job Order Number: 34461 (Please reference in call or email)


Vision Technology Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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