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Data Management Support Specialist FTH 24 Months- Melbourne

Melbourne, VIC 3000
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Data Management Support Specialist FTH 24 Months- Melbourne
  • Work in a role where no two days are the same
  • Based in Melbourne
  • Fixed Term Hire 24 Months

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The IMS team is looking for a Senior Software Engineer/Technical Specialist to provide technical leadership, advice, expertise, and production support/delivery capabilities to the Mainframe IMS and DB2 database environment

What will I be doing?
  • Use technical expertise and judgement to define and implement technical solutions that support the business needs.
  • Participate in afterhours implementations.
  • Provide strategic input to design and quality assurance of technology solutions.
  • Confer with systems users to develop areas of change in requirements, which permit greater efficiency, systems integration or cost reduction
  • Technical design, coordinating the work on systems and integrating new applications with existing systems and files
  • Provide effective and efficient infrastructure support to customers
  • Assist application support teams with performance tuning and troubleshooting in
    the database space.
  • Support specific projects by providing expertise and technical assurance for key system components to support costing efforts
  • and to ensure the integrity of design. Execute tasks associated with the discipline; to maintain the integrity and quality of the operating environment
  • Ensure processes are in place for the analysis and provision of training and or capability enhancement initiatives
  • Continually evaluate working practices and procedures to help the implementation of cost-effective methodologies for high quality technology developments

What skills will I need?
  • IMS Fast Path DBA
  • IMS Full Function DBA
  • IMS Utilities
  • IMS and DB2 Recovery and Restart
  • IMS and DB2 Performance Management
  • DB2 z/OS DBA
  • Omegamon
  • Model204
  • Problem Diagnosis (Complex)
  • Batch operations

What experience do I need?
  • You will have worked on projects and have a sound knowledge of Systems Development life cycle and have shown an ability to add value to a selection of DBMS and to the design of an application to provide performance, integrity, security and recoverability
  • Your previous roles will have given you a general appreciation of the financial systems and technical environment but more importantly you will have in depth and up to date knowledge of Mainframe DBMSs with a focus on IMS.
  • You will have a track record of being able to problem solve on the spot, make the right decisions under pressure
  • You will have experience in communicating effectively with customers and technical contacts alike.
  • While the role is primarily for IMS DBA (Fast Path and Full Function), recent exposure to other mainframe and midrange RDBMS environments will be highly regarded and will make for greater flexibility.

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If you tick these boxes, and are ready to start your next challenge with a career at IBM click Apply today. To find out more, head to www.ibm.com.au/careers

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  • Computers Software and Hardware
Posted: 2019-05-27 Expires: 2019-06-26

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