Mainframe DB2 Cobol Developer – REMOTE FROM SWEDEN ONLY – English speaker

at Octopus Computer Associates
Location Atlanta, GA
Date Posted January 11, 2022
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


Mainframe DB2 Cobol Developer - REMOTE FROM SWEDEN ONLY - English speaker

One of our Blue Chip Clients is urgently looking for a Mainframe DB2 Cobol Developer.

For this role you can work remotely.

Candidates should be based in Sweden.

Please find some details below:


Must Have (Top 3 skills): IBM Mainframe on DB2 and Cobol, Good Analytical and programming Skill

Good To have: Agile DevOps knowledge, Production Maintenance of IBM Mainframe with DB2 and Cobol

Mainframe DB2 Systems DBA

Install, support, maintain and customise Mainframe DB2 ( and related ISV Tools ) version for Data sharing and Non-data sharing subsystem environments

Apply planned maintenance refreshes to supported DB2 ( and ISV Tools ) environments

Performing DB2 ( and related ISV Tools ) Disaster recovery, system database backups, restores, reorganizations, runstats etc.

Proactively monitoring and maintaining production system databases.

Work with REXX Scripts for Mainframe and interaction with DB2 databases

Provide timely resolution to DB2 ( and related ISV Tools ) software related problems, including 24/7 on Call support.

Work with technical support teams to identify DB2 software/ISV Products related problems.

Perform daily system admin type tasks in support of the DB2 subsystem environments (eg DB2 ZPARM, GRANTS, etc.)

Perform Performance Tuning and Monitoring and maintain & support the DB2 subsystems in a Top Secret/RACF/ACF2 environment

Build new DB2 subsystem environments, or relocate existing DB2 subsystem environments upon request

Work closely with Operations and Automations teams in defining operational procedures involving the DB2 subsystems

Provide technical recommendations involving the DB2 environments and tools upon request.

Driving the DB2 Project across planning, implementation, post implementation and client testing and closure

Use REXX/CLIST for automation of BAU tasks/to customize the panel flow

Manage DB2 System Performance

Experience in DB2 LUW software installation, configuration, and maintenance of the database environments, UAT, Staging and Production will be beneficial

Please send CV for full details and immediate interviews. We are a preferred supplier to the client.

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