Required Skills

The Consultant must meet all the following minimum qualifications:

  1. Three (3) years of experience within the last five (5) years working with DB2 systems on an IBM mainframe under z/OS installing new releases and applying maintenance and performing user database requests.
  2. Two (2) years of experience within the last five (5) years working with MQ for z/OS installing and migrating to new versions and applying maintenance and performing MQ Admin activities.
  3. Three (3) years of experience within the last five (5) years in database administration and systems programming of DB2 for z/OS installing and migrating to new versions and applying maintenance.
  4. Two (2) years of experience within the last five (5) years on working with IMS Connect, ODBM Setup, OTMA and IMS MQ Bridge.
  5. Two (2) years of experience within the last five (5) years on working with WebSphere QREP / Infosphere Q Replication.
  6. Two (2) years of experience within the last five (5) years working with Cobol & MQ programming.

Responsibilities:

  • The Consultant shall perform all the following duties:
  • Install, maintain and support DB2, MQ and DB2 and all related products.
  • Install, maintain and support DB2 connect and DB2 UDB on z/Linux and windows platforms.
  • Perform Systems Administrator functions for all MQ systems.
  • Upgrade all DB2 Subsystems from V11.1 to V12.1 and roll over the changes across subsystems.
  • Define security policies to MQ.
  • Define MQ Bridge with IMS and help the developers with root cause analysis.
  • Download and apply fixes in a manner which minimizes risk and customer impact.
  • Support DB2 DBA’s when they have issues and resolve any issues reported by application groups.
  • Work with various vendors to report and correct any product defects.
  • Monitor the resource utilization of all systems and tune the DB2 and MQ systems as required.
  • Educate application groups with the new functionalities of each version of software (DB2, IMS and DB2).
  • Analyze space utilization reports for DB2 applications and add more packs when required.
  • Provide daily consultation to CAB Staff on MQ, DB2 and DB2 technical issues.
  • Tune IMS OTMA process.
  • Install, maintain and support DB2 QRep v12.1.
  • Assist all new development projects that need to connect to the mainframe to access IMS, DB2 or DB2 data.
  • Setup new WLM environment for each DB2 Connect server and create an interface for the open systems to access data on mainframe.
  • Install IMS Connect, ODBM Setup, DLIModel utility and IMS Enterprise suite for IMS.

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