Database Administrator


Posted 7 months ago
We are looking for a Database Administrator! Reach out if you are interested and feel free to refer friends/colleagues!


Type of Employment: Contract
Title: Database Administrator
Term: Contract – 12 months with extension
Location: Toronto – Hybrid 2 days/week
Job ID number: C1323


Brief Description on Duties: 


The contractor will be responsible for providing subject matter expertise on the selection, design, development and integration of mainframe databases including IMS, DB2 and CICS. This position requires a solid understanding of mainframe application development and database technology with an emphasis on database administration. The candidate would provide technical guidance on related database and mainframe software updates, in addition to providing database admin support for IMS, DB2 or CICS. A good understanding of application code development using Cobol is required and knowledge of mainframe assembler is an asset.

This role provides guidance and technical support for mainframe database issues, code development processes and assists other team members in provide technical expertise in investigating functional, application performance and capacity related issues.


Must Have Requirement:


  • Strong experience in one or more of IMS, DB2, CICS. Expert skills in working in a z/OS TSO/ISPF environment. Experience and knowledge of mainframe tools including: MACRO4, DB2 and IMS administration tools, IBM Application Performance Analyzer (APA) or equivalent, knowledge of CA-7 scheduler functionality, strong familiarity with code/change management process using Service Now, Endevor.

Nice to Have:

  • Skills in Easytrieve, SAS, DB2 Connect, TOAD are an asset.

Soft Skills:

  • Good communication skills (English) are required for this position.

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