Database Engineer - DB2/LUW

  • Quess Corp Ltd.
  • Remote, OR, United States
  • Jan 13, 2023

Job Description

Seeking qualified applicants to fill an open Database Engineer – DB2/LUW position with one of our Banking clients. In this role, you will join a team of Engineers within Database Operations team with heavy focus on "Operations as Code”. We are in search of a Level 4 Database Engineer with proven experience, aptitude towards Continuous Improvement and with a strong desire to challenge status-quo of IT operations.
  • Be part of Enterprise Database Operations team that has accountability for Incident Management, Problem Management, Database Performance Optimization, tuning, vulnerability management, patching, Audit remediation, Operational Risk reduction, Configuration and Drift Management, lifecycle management, operational automation (codify/automation BAU activities), Change planning and execution among others.
  • The Engineer is expected to excel at teamwork while being a Subject Matter Expert (SME) and extremely reliable individual contributor.
  • You will have ongoing partnership with multiple teams including offshore L1/L2 Database Operations, L3 Database Engineering and Application (internal IT customers) teams.
  • You will be expected to embrace and implement ideas like "Automate this year's job away”, "Empower L1/L2 teams to be self-sufficient and independent”, "write robust code to reduce Toil for reducing operational risk and for work/life balance”, "Identify opportunities in every Incident”.
  • The Engineer is expected to excel in interactions with IT leadership and senior engineering teams - both internal and external (vendor).

The ideal candidate would bring the following:
  • 10+ years of experience as DB2 LUW (Distributed) Operations Engineer role; Performance tuning, troubleshooting and problem determination skills
  • Exposure and working knowledge of AIX HACMP, DB2 LUW (Distributed) HADR, UNIX environments including AIX and RHEL
  • Excellent UNIX/Linux Shell scripting, database design, implementation skills
  • Design and development skills – PL/SQL, Stored Procedures, Packages, Triggers
  • Compliance and deep appreciation of Change Management discipline as it pertains to rolling out Changes in various environments
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment as a member of cross-functional teams in a fast-paced Agile environment
  • Passionate about data and for delivering high-quality data solutions in an agile fashion
  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills, coupled with a desire to take on responsibilities
  • Experience writing good documentation - detailed design, functional specifications, or technical requirements
  • Track record of being detailed oriented, self-starter and deliverables with minimal defects
  • Must be solutions-oriented, a critical thinker and an excellent communicator – both written and verbal communication
  • Must be able to communicate technically and non-technically, tailoring communication to audience
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; Ability to quickly grasp complex concepts and learn new technologies
  • Proficiency with Unix/Linux Shell scripting (Korn Shell (KSH), BASH, etc.) and experience with job scheduling systems
  • Participate in on-call rotation as the Engineer is expected to provide 24/7 support in a team rotation basis
  • Ability to streamline and organize documentation, share knowledge, ideas, and concepts with the team, collaborate and truly believe in the concept of teamwork
  • Willingness to effectively manage multiple, competing, high-priority projects with varying deadlines and be able to work under pressure during production issues