DB2 Database Admin Team Leader

Rullion Limited
Milton Keynes
10 Oct 2018
14 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
DB2 Database Administrator Team Leader

This role is for a DB2 Database Administrator Team Leader who will be managing team of DBAs responsible for the configuration, installation and maintenance of databases. The Databases run on IBM Mainframe platforms, strong skills in leadership, automating tasks, an ability to identify areas for improvement, performance tuning, as well as significant experience in managing data across multiple data sharing environments is required.

Mandatory participation in 24x7x365 On Call Support Rota – Onsite (Local) within 1 Hour (Max)

Key Responsibilities:

* Respond to Monitoring alerts regarding availability, capacity or performance of the Databases. Perform Database tuning (eg performance ratios, I/O load balancing, memory buffers), Review Database performance and tuning recommendations.
* Perform proactive preventative Database reorganizations etc. Participate in and perform major Database software version upgrades.
* Implementation of Security Policies and procedures.
* Perform Database recovery.
* Perform Disaster recovery testing.
* Manage and coordinate team workloads to meet the demand of the business
* Support for Database refresh activities and migrations.
* Review technical change requests commenting on potential risks or issues.
* Assess data change requests and work with batch team to schedule approved data updates.
* Respond rapidly to production alerts and implement fixes in line with group working practices – both during the day and whilst on-call.
* Proactively pick up and follow Production change processes.
* Adhere to production change discipline.
* Be accountable for all production changes.
* Ability to work with other technical teams, developers, third party suppliers and users to advise them, formulate appropriate solutions and implement accordingly.

Rullion celebrates and supports diversity and is committed to ensuring equal opportunities for both employees and applicants

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