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Database Administrator, The Financial Information Services Agency and The Office of Payroll Administration (FISA-OPA), New York, NY

Job Description 

The Financial Information Services Agency and the Office of Payroll Administration (FISA-OPA) has a vacancy for a Mainframe (Z/OS) Database Administrator (DBA) with experience in DB2 and/or IMS to support our HR/Payroll and Pension Payroll systems.

Primary Responsibilities include:

The qualified candidate will work closely with application development teams to design and maintain our database environments, perform DB2 and IMS data refreshes to support application testing, SQL performance and tuning.

Individual will be required to provide 24/7 DBA coverage on a rotating basis, support production migrations and disaster recovery exercises. Candidate should have experience with performing database Backups, Recoveries, Reorgs, Unloads, Loads, and good understanding of Cobol packages and plans within DB2. 

Minimum Qual Requirements 

1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college in computer science, engineering, human computer interaction, interactive media, digital and graphics design, data visualization, communication or a related field, and four years of satisfactory full-time experience related to the area(s) required by the particular position and a specialization in a relevant technology, process, methodology and/or domain; or

2. An associate degree from an accredited college in computer science, engineering, human computer interaction, interactive media, digital and graphics design, data visualization, communication or a related field, and six years of satisfactory full-time experience related to the area(s) required by the particular position and a specialization in a relevant technology, process, methodology and/or domain; or

3. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college, and eight years of satisfactory full-time experience related to the area(s) required by the particular position and a specialization in a relevant technology, process, methodology and/or domain; or

4. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to "1", "2", or "3" above. 

Preferred Skills 

- Years of experience as a DB2 Database Administrator on mainframe Z/OS

- Proficient SQL performance and tuning

- Logical and physical database design skills

- Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills

- Good understanding of COBOL programming structure and debugging

- Experience with IBM/DB2 utilities

- Experience with JCL, TSO/ISPF, and Z/OS utilities

- Self-motivated individual and a team player

- Experience with IMS databases would be a highly desirable 

Additional Information:

FISA/OPA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. 

Hours/Shift: Monday – Friday, 9am to 5pm. 

Residency Requirement: New York City Residency is not required for this position. 

To Apply 

External applicants please visit https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/ to apply to Job ID #379259. Current NYC employees may apply via Employee Self Service (ESS). While all complete applications will be given consideration, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted by FISA-OPA.