Perform daily database administration against DB2 databases, including software installations and patching, backup and recovery, database refreshes, database maintenance tasks and problem resolution.
The position provides 24X7 production support, and therefore may include weekend and holiday hours.
Major Responsibilities: • Database Administration support for DB2 for z/OS, v11 or later. • Overall maintenance, administration, monitoring, problem resolution for DB2 databases • Database data refreshes • Backup & Recovery • Support of high availability databases • Database performance and tuning • SQL query optimization and tuning • Documentation development and maintenance • Database and data security / RACF • Production support 24x7, with an on-call rotation
Desired Qualifications: • Mainframe software upgrade / migration experience, using SMP/E • Experience using IBM DB2 Tools, Omegamon monitoring • Experience with other database technologies
Education: • Bachelors Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Math, Engineering or equivalent work experience.
Critical Competencies for Success: • Attention to detail – does not let important details slip through the cracks. • Ability to communicate effectively – speaks and writes clearly, listening effectively, relating ideas/concepts to various groups of people (customers, service provider groups, technical partners). • Teamwork – reaches out to peers and cooperates with supervisors to establish an overall collaborative working relationship. • Flexibility and adaptability – adjusts quickly to changing priorities and conditions. • Honesty and Integrity – does not cut corners ethically, does what is right. • Strong work ethic – pride in work product. • Critical thinking, analytical ability – Able to structure and process qualitative and quantitative data and draw insightful conclusions from that. Exhibits a probing mind, asks questions to get to the root cause. • Management of priorities for timely completion of assignments with minimal supervision. • Adhere to Standards & Audit requirements following the established processes, change control procedures and toolsets.
Minimum Requirements (Requirements that are essential for performing the job): • 5+ experience as a DB2 Database Administrator • Strong understanding of IBM z/OS Mainframe Technologies • Experience with at least 1 programming language • Strong SQL skills • Experience with JCL and ISPF
Additional Salary Information: Based on experience
Internal Number: 9537
About United States Steel
United States Steel Corporation, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pa., is an integrated steel producer with major production operations in the United States, Canada and Central Europe and an annual raw steelmaking capability of 27 million net tons. The company manufactures a wide range of value-added steel sheet and tubular products for the automotive, appliance, container, industrial machinery, construction, and oil and gas industries.
U. S. Steel’s integrated steel facilities include Gary Works, which is made up of Gary Works in Gary, Ind., East Chicago Tin in East Chicago, Ind., and Midwest Plant in Portage, Ind.; Great Lakes Works in Ecorse and River Rouge, Mich.; Mon Valley Works, which includes Edgar Thomson Plant and Irvin Plant near Pittsburgh, Pa., and Fairless Plant near Philadelphia, Pa.; Granite City Works in Granite City, Ill.; Fairfield Works in Fairfield, Ala.; U. S. Steel Canada's Lake Erie Works in Nanticoke, Ontario; and U. S. Steel Košice in the Slovak Republic. U. S. Steel is also involved in several steel finishing joint ventures in the United States, Brazil, Canada and Mexico.
U. S. Steel prides itself on being a leader in both process and product technolog...y and has four research and development facilities dedicated to advancing the boundaries of steelmaking: the Research and Technology Center in Munhall, Pa.; the Automotive Center, a research and sales facility in Troy, Mich.; the U. S. Steel Tubular Products Innovation and Technology Center in Houston, Texas; and USSE Research in Košice.