Mainline Information Systems

Job Summary:This is a remote/home office position.

We are currently seeking Systems Engineers with DB2 DBA skills for our z Managed practice.  Focus areas are DB2 DBA expertise within a z/OS environment. Primary responsibility of maintaining DB2 environments as either an in-house resource or as part of a managed team is required.

This position will provide z DB2 DBA support services to Mainline customers. Depending on need these services may range from basic maintenance through complex system implementations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide z DB2 related support services to Mainline clientele on either a project or managed basis.
  • Participate in the development of proposals and presentations to management and clients.
  • Assist in the identification of additional service opportunities.
  • Serve as a trusted advisor to our clientele. 
  • Work with client and Mainline Marketing to assure solution meets the client's business objective.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Design and implement DB2 databases.
  • Work with developers to create and maintain schema objects, plans, and triggers.
  • Understand the principals of, and know how to implement, relational integrity.
  • Know what constitutes a good primary index.
  • Know how to implement new stored procedures, and, if necessary, new stored procedure address spaces.
  • Monitor and tune performance using Omegamon for DB2 (DB2 PM) and Query Workload Tuner.
  • Implement utilities to reorg, clone, backup, and recover databases, including Disaster Recovery.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve job failures and technical issues.

Education and/or Experience

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent experience required.
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience.
  • Experience working with DB2 data sharing / multiple DB2 systems / multiple versions of DB2.
  • Ability to manage, re-organize, and back-up environment.
  •  Strong DB2 problem determination and resolution skills.
  • Experience with the following tools: DB2 Utilities Suite, Omegamon for DB2, Query Workload Tuner, Buffer Pool Tuner.
  • Written and communication skills are very important; this person must be able to present to client management.
  • Being well-versed in MS tools (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint) is a definite plus.
  • Any exposure to the systems programming aspects of DB2 would be an additional plus.


Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

  •  Physical environmental factors of this position include those found in typical business office environment or home office environment.
  • Requires use of general office equipment and personal computer equipment.
  • Ability to travel.  Various means of travel may be required, including auto and air travel.  This position requires travel: Occasionally
  • May be required to work irregular schedules including but not limited to as applicable:  Nights, weekends, holidays, on-call, and/or overtime.


Mainline Information Systems recommends, designs, and supports IT solutions that help businesses increase their effectiveness. Our US-based team of over 400 sales and technical professionals hold over 1000 vendor and industry certifications, and we have earned multiple industry awards and accolades, including the CRN Tech Elite 250. Mainline partners with the top IT manufacturers and solution providers to deliver best of breed IT solutions to our customers. With over 28 years of helping customers solve their business needs, we continue to seek and retain the best people.  

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