Senior DB2 zO/S Database Administrator

Baltimore, MD

Posted: 10/31/2018 Industry: IT Job Number: 36821

Senior DB2 zO/S Database Administrator


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. 


Currently, Vision Technology is seeking a Senior DB2 zO/S Database Administrator to join our team. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • This work effort involves providing DB2 DBA maintenance and development support of mainframe DB2 application databases in all environments (development, validation, integration, and production). The resource will conduct performance monitoring and tuning activities on DB2 databases. The DBA will be required to evaluate physical data models using ERwin. The DBA will be participating in the troubleshooting of slow running applications to determine modification to enhance performance. Direct interaction with the application development teams will be required. This position will be responsible for:
  • Administration of databases throughout the development and production lifecycles.
  • Conduct performance monitoring and tuning activities on DB2 databases.
  • Provide advice and support to development resources.
  • Create and maintain the performance of stored procedures.
  • Provide guidance in the creation and modification of standards and procedures.
  • Supporting the standing standards, policies and procedures of the customer team.
  • Provide mentorship to group members and will be expected to help develop and support mid and junior level staff.
  • Will be scheduled for after hours on-call support and will be required to apply production packages during non-peak hours.


Education/Experience Requirements: 
  • Bachelor's Degree and three years of IT Experience or Intermediate IT certifications, or equivelant.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Mainframe DB2 DBA expertise with at least Version 10.
  • Experience with ERwin Model Manager.
  • Experience with CA or BMC DB2 tools.
  • Experience with IBM Utilities and JCL.
  • Ability to independently research problems and provide solutions.
  • Availability to provide weekend/off-hours support as needed.


Desired Knowledge/Skills: 
  • Mainframe DB2 DBA experience Version 11
  • Prior experience in mainframe application development accessing DB2 databases.
  • Experience working with Java and distributed application teams.
  • Experience with Web Services, JPA (specifically OpenJPA) and WebSphere.
  • Experience with Omegamon for DB2


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


Job Order Number: 36821 (Please reference in call or email)


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.


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.


Vision Technology Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Vision Technology Services, a Brand of BG Staffing, Inc. (NYSE American: BGSF), is a leading provider of IT talent and project management services to companies throughout the mid-Atlantic region and selected markets across the country. We open doors for IT professionals to top employers with a wide variety of IT needs and opportunities. To learn more about our services, visit

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