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DB2 Subject Matter Expert (# 6372)

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Job Description

Job Title: DB2 Subject Matter Expert

Location: Winston-Salem, NC

Duration: Full-Time


Job Description:

Essential functions and responsibilities:

  • Provide subject matter expertise and support all aspects of the Db2 and SQL Server environment including administration and maintenance, business continuity, backup and recovery, capacity management, change management, security management, and installationconfiguration management in production and non-production environments.
  • Work with other technical staff to coordinate activities and implementations, follow and document procedures, respond, track, and escalate systems incidents
  • Follow change management and configuration management procedures and guidelines
  • Serve as technical lead /mentor /representative and provide technical guidance and mentorship
  • Serve as a representative for all technical issues/discussions with peer support teams
  • Manage and delegate daily technical group tasks and efforts to appropriate staff/skills
  • Oversee and manage BAU projects such as infrastructure software upgrades, patch management, and continuous improvement
  • Provide oversight for technical deployment plans and system utilization reports
  • Extensive knowledge of core infrastructure components such as high availability/federation/replication
  • Provide assistance and problem support to infrastructure partners, application developers, business analysts, and business users while assessing impacts and communicating effectively
  • Recommend innovative solutions aligned with the organizational initiatives and recognized problem areas
  • Architect, deploy, and champion adherence to an enterprise approach facilitating best practice methodologies to stakeholders across the estate
  • Create, maintain, and present detailed technical documentation and executive summaries for key stakeholders, including senior management
  • Ability to facilitate productive meetings at the workgroup and steering committee levels of TCH

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Work with Senior Managers and Business Users to design effective Business Analytics & Data Visualization Dashboards, assist with Data Analysis, Data Cleansing and Data Transformation
  • Work closely with internal and external partners to guarantee continuous infrastructure availability
  • Suggest and implement standard processes and procedures, continuous improvement, and automation efforts across the enterprise
  • Provide technical leadership advice and industry best practices as first contact to stakeholders and clients pertaining to enterprise infrastructure-related requests
  • Perform special projects and initiatives as assigned
  • Serve as technical lead/mentor/representative and act as a proxy for a manager when required

Qualifications required:

  • B.S. degree in Computer Science/Engineering, MIS or equivalent
  • 5-10 years as a Db2 subject matter expert in IT/financial services
  • Deep knowledge of Db2 11.5 (and later) Database Administration techniques and strategies in a high-availability HADR environment
  • Database Administration experience in a Db2 environment utilizing high availability/disaster recovery features.
  • Extensive knowledge of core infrastructure components such as high availability/federation/replication
  • Ability to travel up to 10% (between NYC and NC)
  • Strong facilitation skills with working committees and steering committees
  • Experience with cloud technologies
  • Very good knowledge within the Infrastructure ecosystem in the execution of implementation initiatives, capacity management efforts, and design of high availability and backup & recovery solutions
  • Positive track record of delivering large-scale complex projects & initiatives
  • Ability to communicate with highly technical/quantitative as well as non-technical partners

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