Mainline Information Systems
  • Dallas, TX, USA
  • Full Time

Position SummaryThis is a remote/home office position.

We are currently seeking DB2 skilled Systems Engineers for our z Managed practice.  Focus areas are DB2 systems programming skills in an IBM z/OS environment. Experience with maintaining z DB2 environments as either an in-house resource or as part of a managed team is required.

 Primary responsibility for this position is to provide z DB2 system support services to Mainline customers. Depending on need these services may range from basic maintenance application through complex DB2 implementations.

Compensation is performance based.  Mainline also offers a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401K plan, life insurance, disability insurance, vacation and sick leave, UNUM supplemental insurance, medical and dependent care, and long term care. 

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

  • Proven ability to work with project teams, account teams, and customers to provide industry best professional services.
  • Strong communications skills.
  • Self-motivated, detail orientated and the willingness and ability to follow processes and procedures.
  • Strong attention to detail and follow-through skills.
  • Must have the ability to multi-task.
  • Must have familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite products.
  • Expertise with designing and implementing DB2 databases.
  • Ability to work with developers to create and maintain schema objects, plans, and triggers.
  • Understanding of, and knowing how to implement, relational integrity.
  • Knowledge of what constitutes a good primary index.
  • Stored procedures and new stored procedure address spaces implementation skills.
  • Monitor and tuning expertise a plus.
  • DB2 utility skills to reorg, clone, backup, and recover databases, including Disaster Recovery.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve job failures and technical issues.

Education and/or Experience

  • Minimum of six years of z DB2  systems programming experience.
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent experience required.
  • A minimum of five years of experience in customer facing environments with good presentation skills is desired.
  • Expertise with z DB2 related ISV products is a plus.
  • z subsystem experience such as CICS or MQ etc. are also pluses. 
  • IBM or other appropriate vendor certifications are desired.


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: Rarely - less than 5% travel
  • May be required to work irregular schedules including but not limited to as applicable:  Nights, weekends, holidays, on-call, and/or overtime.


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