DB2 (Z/OS) Admin DB2 (Z/OS) Admin …

Cognizant
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
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Competitive
Cognizant
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
DB2 (Z/OS) Admin
Cognizant is hiring for DB2 (Z/OS) Admin.

Job description:

• Excellentunderstanding of System z architecture
• Excellentexperience with IBM z/OS operating system (V2.2, 2.3 , 2.4)
• Experiencein building Mainframe LPAR and OS Upgrades
• Knowledgeon Catalog management, IBM system utilities
• Installationof patches and fixes
• Installationand maintenance of ISV products, REXX, RMF, SMF
• Systemparameters/parmlib maintenance
• Managingincidents on z/OS related issues
• z/OSperformance monitoring and reporting
• Knowledgeon DFSMS, DFSMShsm, Flashcopy, ICF Catalogs, HCD
• Capableof planning and supporting Disaster recovery exercises
• Performancetuning & Development of operational procedures
• Experiencewith system indicators (logs, dumps, error) logs for pro-active management ofsystem problems
• Installationand maintenance of ISV products - OPS/MVS, CA-1, CA-7, CA-11, ACF2 Suite, CACommon Services, CASpool, Easytrieve, Compuware Enterprise Common Components,Strobe, Xpediter/TSO, FileAid, Abendaid / Batch, Xpediter Code Coverage,DevEnterprise, MXG, NetView

Key Responsibilities:


• IncidentManagement / Problem Management by performing problem analysis and resolutionimplementation
• Supportmaintenance release and major OS upgrades.
• Processclient requests for system software modifications
• Reviewsystem indicators (logs, dumps, error) logs for pro-active management of systemproblems
• Workwith operations to monitor, maintain and IPL systems to improve consistency andavailability
• Monitor/ Tune system performance and work with performance engineering and capacityteams
• Ensureavailability and performance objectives, as required by clients and management,are maintained for operating systems and for system software components
• Implementappropriate tools and processes to automate repeated tasks
• Managevarious license codes for infrastructure software.
• Capableof planning and supporting Disaster recovery exercises
• Performancetuning & Development of operational procedures
• Implementchanges as needed to support other towers and day-to-day operations.
• Workwith IBM and other Independent Software Vendors on a regular basis
• Provideregular management reports / analysis to senior management team regardingIncidents, Changes and requests
• Support& work at Sungard NJ location for DR drill
• DB2 L3 DBA skills who can review current DB2 accessprocedures, prepare access-gathering scripts, prepare access reports, mapaccess reports to best practices & provide recommendations for remediation

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