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System Database Administrator

Guadalajara, JAL 44100
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At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities
zOS Database Administrator is in charge of creating, and updating tablespaces, tables, views, indexes, constraints and triggers. She/He is the subject matter expert on SQL, uses joins, outer joins, CASE expressions, identifies the impact of summary tables, temporary tables; advises the application development teams on the proper use of databases.; uses complex subqueries; installs DB2 products, configures interfaces and connections between databases and sources such as ODBC and DRDA; monitors and fine tunes the performance of the database.
zOS Database Administrator is part of the Incentives Cloud Services group within IBM CIO organization that supports and manages highly critical IT infrastructure for a set of financial applications with a strong focus on security and compliance. We administer and manage a hybrid environment including bare metal, virtualization, containers and cloud services, both OS and middle ware products for development and testing purposes
We are a mixed group of experienced and emerging talent. We are looking to transform and modernize our operations with best practices and automation tools in the industry in order to give the best customer experience to our stakeholders and host large scale mission critical infrastructure.
We strive to keep learning and improving. We cultivate an open, healthy, diverse, and engaging work environment where team members are continuously gaining new skills which align with individual interests.
  • Support DB2 databases in both production and development on zOS environments - collaborate with cross-functional teams to secure, tune and upgrade existing DB2 infrastructure.
  • Install and configure DB2 products on zOS environments
  • Develop, test and maintain database connectivity between environments including ODBCs, DRDAs.
  • Migrate databases, table spaces, or tables between DEV, TEST and PROD
  • Optimize the existing environment and maintain exceptional service levels - work in partnership with application team and developers.
  • Perform as subject matter expert and advisor on SQL for application teams
  • Provide recommendations to ensure adequate computing and storage capacity

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Either A) experience as zOS System Administrator with some knowledge and good interest on learning DB2 or B) strong experience as DB2 Database Administrator with some knowledge and good interest on learning zOS.
  • BS in computer science or equivalent
  • 2 to 5 years experience with large databases and complex systems
  • Ability to learn quickly and pick up new skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to work independently across functions
  • Excellent time management and interpersonal skills

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
You get extra points if you have:
  • A good knowledge of z/OS environment will be a significant plus
  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies and principles, experience in an Agile team
  • Understanding of DevOps practices (Continuous Integration/Delivery/Monitoring/etc)
  • Understanding of networking fundamentals
  • Understand Site Reliability Engineering practices

About Business Unit
The IBM Finance organization is responsible for driving enterprise performance and transformation. We are the financial stewards of IBM, delivering IBMs financial strategy, developing new business models, and mitigating enterprise risk.Do you have a passion for creating business value? Join our team in accounting, financial planning, pricing, business controls, tax, treasury, business development (acquisitions & divestitures), and global financing.

Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when youre looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM
IBMs greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You @ IBM
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.



  • Computers Software and Hardware
Posted: 2019-10-11 Expires: 2019-11-10

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