PDS Tech Inc Jr. Mainframe (z/OS) & DB2 Systems Administrator in Saint Paul, Minnesota

PDS TECH INC. is seeking Jr. Mainframe (z/OS) SAP and DB2 Systems Administrator located in St. Paul, MN 55121

NOTE: 6 Months Contract-To-Hire. Applicant must be a US Citizen OR Green Card Must be able to obtain Public Trust Clearance

  • and must not have traveled outside the United States for a combined total of 6 months or more in the last 5 years. Candidates must have resided in the United States for the last 5 years.

CONTACT: Sana Khan, DIRECT#: 314-665-2124, EMAIL: skhan@pdstech.com

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  1. We seek for a Jr. Mainframe (z/OS) SAP and DB2 Systems Administrator to install, customize, and maintain the mainframe operating system, including z/OS, System Programmer(SMP/E), IBM Utilities, DB2, QMF, control products, and related system software and tools.

  2. This position requires a variety of technical solutions that are imaginative, thorough, practical, and consistent with organization objectives.

  3. This is an on-site position in Eagan, Minnesota. Telecommuting is not an option.

Basic Qualifications:

• Associates degree and a minimum of 3 years of experience; additional experience in lieu of degree may be considered.

• Minimum 3 years IBM z/OS experience.

• Working knowledge of the principles, concepts, practices, and standards related to z/OS System software installation and management.

• Demonstrated ability to independently install system software using System Programmer (SMP/e).

• Ability to maintain and repair mainframe software, including failure diagnosis.

• Experience with or knowledge of mainframe system software configuration and support, including:

o IBM Utilities

o DB2 V9 and/or V10 and QMF V10

o Compuware File-Aid for DB2 products

o Mainview for DB2 configuration

Preferred Qualifications:

• Complete suite of BMC DB2 Administration and Performance tools (Catalog Manager for DB2, SQL Explorer, etc.)

• Certificate for DB2 V10 System Administration

• DB2 Database Administration experience

• SQL coding and tuning skills

• Rocket Shadow Server

• REXX or CLIST coding, Dialog Manager Services

• Session Manager

• Automation

• Changeman

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.