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Mainframe Administrator & DBA

Location Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Posted 07-September-2021

Job description for the role of Mainframe Administrator & DBA

A Good understanding of the zOS and experience in DB2, IMS DB2
Action of DB2 (Table) Changes
Monitor storage usage
Monitor performance
Upgrade DB2 software
Upgrade Third Party Vendor software
Test DB2 software maintenance
Test Third Party Vendor software maintenance
DB2 Performance issue Resolution
DB2 DB Capacity Planning
DB2 Monthly Space Reporting

Monitor Production Database Usage Reporting
IMS Monthly Production Database Space Reporting
IMS Daily Storage Pool Space Reporting
Innovations FDR (Mainframe)
MF DASD space management
MF DASD FDR/ABR backups and recovery
Restoring (Non-Database)
Restoring (Database)
Investigation and Fix of Backup failures.

Mainframe Storage Administration
ACS changes
TWS scheduling requests
Restore m/f datasets for ITAD
Batch job failure/reruns
Space allocation reporting (capacity planning)
TLMS tape management
Disk initialisation
Manage disk address ranges (2copy/4copy)
Data retention controls

Mainframe Mirroring (GDPS)
Adding disks or ranges of disks to GDPS
Removing disk or disk ranges from GDPS
Config updates in GDPS
Testing in GDPS for 1/4 maintenance
Setup PPRC pairs
Manage GDPS links (GEOPARM)
z/OS Maintenance
z/OS Upgrade
TWSz upgrade
MQ upgrade
Netview upgrade
Netview Access upgrade
Ported tools upgrade
Systems Automation upgrade
DB2 Maintenance & Upgrade

IMS Planned dynamic resource definitions - requests for new, updates or removal of IMS transactions, programs or databases
IMS Unplanned dynamic resource definitions - requests to temporarily amend IMS transaction definitions to accommodate particularly complex application processing
IMS Maintenance
IMS Upgrade
IMS Tools Maintenance
IMS Tools Upgrade

Employer details:

The prospective employer is the Large Global IT Services giant. Provides opportunity for better performance, Reliability, Security, and Flexibility with good Bonus and Benefits Structure and have a good work Culture that everyone loves to work with.

We (Avance Consulting Services) are one amongst the UK's fastest growing talent acquisition companies. Head quartered in London, we are a global reach agency with a large presence in India (Gurgaon and Hyderabad) and United Arab Emirates (Dubai).

Awards & Accolades for MyTechLogy
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Finalist at HR Vendor of the Year 2015 Awards under the category Best Learning Management System
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