Database Administrator (DB2)

Location: Remote, Remote
Date Posted: 09-07-2018
Strategic Business Systems, Inc. (SBS) is hiring a Database Administrator (DBA) with experience in business analytics. This position will support a new program that provides Managed Services to a Proprietary Customer. This effort will transition the customer's current site-based processes and practices to SBS’ management. Candidates based on the east coast are preferred. It requires some nationwide travel.

  • Maintenance of custom-built database server and application with development team. Database type(s) include, but are not limited to: DB2, Lotus Notes, and IBM Cognos Business Intelligence reporting database. 
  • Planning and allocating system storage requirements for the database system
  • Creating primary database storage structures
  • Creating tables, views, indices
  • Modifying the database structure, as necessary
  • Enrolling users and controlling user access
  • Database performance optimization Recovery of database information
  • Data backup, synching, and recovery management 
  • Working with a team of engineers to develop user-based customer reports and analytics through platforms such as IBM Cognos Business Intelligence
Required Skills:
  • Implementation and troubleshooting of programming changes and modifications
  • UNIX and/or Windows operating systems and Relational Database Management Systems (RDBS) administration 

Desired Skills:
  • Experience with Systems (Windows, Unix, or Linux) systems maintenance 
  • Design, document and build physical database environments from table, column, index and view definitions to storage requirements and drive spacing and growth accommodations
  • Design and document data security and asset protection techniques that meet business requirements
  • Willingness to take on new challenges and environments including learning new database platforms and schemas
  • Understanding and ability to work under established configuration management practices and policies
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively plan workload and meet established deadlines
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Scripts for the creation of the physical database schema(s), data security and protection, managing performance, performing backups/ restores, and archiving data
  • Security requirements for databases, developing, documenting, and implementing backup and recovery procedures
  • Configuration, management, and maintenance of the operation of complex relational databases
This position is contingent on contract award.
SBS encourages a flexible work environment that is focused on work-life balance. Additionally, SBS provides personal opportunity for growth through vendor led training, access to technical conferences and workshops, big vendor shadowing as well as a tuition reimbursement program. All of our positions are full time permanent positions. We have a comprehensive benefits program, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, Life Insurance, etc. SBS provides the opportunity to work with the best in the industry on a wide range of cutting edge enterprise technologies in a fast-moving culture that rewards leadership and creative thinkers.
If interested in learning more about this opportunity, please send your resume to paul.demetriou@sbsplanet.com or sarah.owens@sbsplanet.com.
Strategic Business Systems, Inc. (SBS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.
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