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Ensono Senior Datacom Database Administrator in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Senior Datacom Database AdministratorRemote - United StatesJR010139

Job Description

Position Summary

The successful candidate will perform mainframe database software upgrades coupled with administration and tuning to support our customers’ CA Datacom environments. They will be called upon to perform a variety of tasks including database optimization, database performance reviews and tuning, and new client onboarding. The individual will need to work with vendor personnel to achieve timely solutions of database problems. They will also be responsible for day-to-day database maintenance such as database definition changes, backups and restores, monitoring space growth, database reorganizations, creating and maintaining disaster recovery procedures and overall support of customer needs and requests. 24×7 on call support will be required as part of a scheduled rotation with other team members. The individual will maintain documentation for all the tasks completed on a regular basis and adhere the change management policy.

Position reports to Senior Manager – Mainframe Database

Key Areas of Focus for this Role

  • Extensive experience with the following:

  • Best practices of software management, maintenance and documentation

  • Configure and manage CA Datacom, CA Datacom CICS Services, CA Datacom Server, CA Ideal and related products such as CA Dataquery, VSAM Transparency and CA IPC

  • Develop strategies, processes and best practices in CA Datacom systems programming

  • Establishing policies and procedures pertaining to database management, disaster recovery, product and database security, maintenance and utilization

  • Reviewing new versions of CA Datacom and related products for functionality, advising how they benefit the client

  • Interacting with vendors for problems and questions

  • Disaster recovery of system and application databases

  • Troubleshooting and solving production database issues

  • Identification and resolution of performance issues

  • Database administration including administering and customizing CA Datacom, CA Dataquery, CA Datacom CICS Services, CA Ideal and CA IPC

  • Database design and experience with batch and online CA Datadictionary

  • Database monitoring including space monitoring and performance monitoring using CA Sysview

  • Coding and usage of CA Datacom and related products utilities

  • Support planned (disaster recovery) and unplanned (emergency) database recovery activities

What the Ideal Candidate Brings to this Role

Required Qualifications help to assure new Associates are set up for success in their role with Ensono. To be considered for this career opportunity, it is important that you meet all Required Qualifications. Candidates that may meet some, but not all, Other Qualifications are still encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required and/or equivalent work experience.

  • 10+ years of professional experience in CA Datacom and related products for administration and systems programming support.

  • Experience in a large, 24×7 environment and the ability to manage competing priorities

  • Demonstrated ability to respond quickly and effectively to support requests from multiple clients

  • After hours on-call support

  • Ability to write, debug and tune SQL

  • Previous experience in a CA Datacom environment required

Other Qualifications

  • Self-motivated and able to work independently

  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal and presentations)

  • Ability to work as part of a team and assist teammates when needed

  • System programming knowledge of multiple DBMS’s is a bonus.

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