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Mainframe iSeries DB2 - DBA
Position Title: DBA
The request is for two DBAs with extensive iSeries DB2 experience. Nelnet is in the process of migrating one of our large line of business systems from a large COBOL-based mainframe Z/OS to an iSeries platform. This engagement involves trouble shooting DB2 issues where there are differences between mainframe DB2 and iSeries DB2.
- Start as soon as possible
- Contract length 3-months with likely extension to 6 months or more
- Expect onsite in our Madison location the first week for onboarding
- Work beyond the first week can be done onsite or remote (or combination of both), although preference is onsite
- Strong iSeries DB2 knowledge
- COBOL experience
- RPG experience
- CL experience
- iSeries DB2 SQL performance tuning experience
- Mainframe COBOL / DB2 experience a plus
- Comfortable using an Agile development methodology and adhering to development standards and procedures
- Demonstrated ability to successfully deliver assignments on time, on budget, and with the required functionality
- Solid communication and interpersonal skills
- Excellent problem resolution, judgment and decision making skill
A Federal 5C background check is required for this role
• iSeries system configuration information is as follows: IBM I release V7R3M0; iOS 7.3 is the latest which also means the latest versions of RPG, COBOL, DB2