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Fiserv (Database Engineer, Sr. Advisor in Chicago, Illinois

What does a great Database Engineering, Sr. Advisor do?

The Database Engineering, Sr. Advisor will be providing large-scale IBM mainframe DB2 infrastructure technical and operational support in a highly technical global IBM mainframe environment

z/OS and ISV Systems Administration

As a Database Engineering, Sr. Advisor you will:

  • Conduct all aspects of DB2 z/OS database administration

  • Maintain USS objects for DB2 and related products

  • Create, modify, or maintain in-house written CLIST and REXX utilities

  • Participate in on-call rotation to provide 24/7 operational support

  • Execute DDL to create, alter, delete database objects

  • Create database backups and perform database restores as required

  • Troubleshoot service problems; determine root cause, and provide resolutions

  • Monitor database subsystem performance and derive solutions for performance problems.

  • Provide guidance on good database design and implementation practices to Developers

  • Ensure compliance with database policies and procedures

  • Support and participate in Disaster Recovery exercises

Basic Skills for Consideration:

  • 2 or 4 year college degree in Computer Science/Management or equivalent educational/work experience

  • 5+ years of production support on DB2 z/OS, including Data Sharing

  • Must be very proficient in JCL, DDL, DML, SMP/E, TSO, REXX, and CLISTs

  • Must be proficient in CA and BMC DB2 tools and monitoring tools such as CA-Sysview and BMC Mainview

  • RACF, HSM, USS and Workload Manager as it relates to DB2 z/OS

  • Database Performance Monitoring and Tuning

  • Excellent Oral and Written Communication Skills

  • Self-motivated, independent learner, reliable, dedicated, high-energy, problem solver with good people skills

  • Ability to work and deliver on multiple projects simultaneously

  • Able to translate and communicate technical-speak into well written and spoken non-technical terms

Learn more about Fiserv:

To support the total well-being of our associates, Fiserv takes a broad approach to our benefits. We offer a comprehensive benefits package that provides flexibility and affordability with a variety of medical, dental, vision, life insurance and disability options.

We are #FISVProud of our benefits and well-being programs. Our commitment to wellness, wellness education, preventive services and fitness activities are designed to meet you where you are.

Life moves fast. And as it does, we know most people aren’t thinking about “financial services”. But we are.

We help people and businesses move money and information every minute of every day. Our solutions connect financial institutions, corporations, merchants and consumers to one another, millions of times a day, behind the scenes, reliably and securely.

We’re Fiserv, a global leader in Fintech and payments enabling innovative financial services experiences that are in step with the way people live and work today. The company’s approximately 44,000 associates proudly serve clients in more than 100 countries, so their customers, members and consumers can move money when and where they need it, at the point of thought.

Our Aspiration is to move money and information in a way that moves the world. As a FORTUNE™ 500 company and one of FORTUNE Magazine World’s Most Admired Companies for the seventh consecutive year, we are committed to excellence and purposeful innovation.

We welcome and encourage diversity in our workforce. Fiserv is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran

Explore the possibilities of a career with Fiserv and Find Your Forward with us.

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