The Contraste Europe Group builds strong relations with its clients. It offers a range of IT services such as: Advisory, Solutions, Applications and Infrastructure. The Group’s sector focus is with finance, utilities, public institutions and non-commercial organisations. We are operating on three countries located in Belgium, Luxemburg and France. For one of our major clients in the financial sector, we are looking for a DB2 Administrator.

Your role: 

You will be part of the Data Services team, in charge of the DB2, Oracle and MS SQL Server Database infrastructures as well as the Business Intelligence & Analytics infrastructures. The team takes care of the installation, configuration of the software as well as the support of the production, test and development systems.

Your main responsibilities:

  • Providing technical support for the database environment, including support of the production but also supporting the development and enhancement of applications;
  • Helping to achieve a state-of-the-art environment that meets current and future business objectives, highest reliability and performance possible;
  • Software installation and configuration;
  • Release management;
  • Day-to-day administration of the infrastructure;
  • Disaster recovery plans;
  • Defining standards and guidelines;
  • Replication of data;
  • Performance tuning;
  • Research & Development: Assessment and implementation of new technologies and providing IT with a long-term perspective on the relationship of database technology to the business opportunities.
  • Providing and designing tools to assist in the management of the databases.

Your profile: 

Technical skills:

  • Proven administration experience working with:
  • DB2 for z/OS
  • Q Replication
  • DB2 Connect (client & gateway) on Windows servers
  • QMF for Workstation and QMF for WebSphere interfaces on Windows servers
  • Strong operational focus including security, patch revision control, performance management and tuning and high availability.
  • JCL, Rexx/PL1/ASM, ISPF, DFSort, CA7/OPC, DB2 Administration & Monitoring tool, SMP/E, …
  • Some experience with IBM Infosphere Data Replication (IIDR) (installation, configuration & usage) is a plus.
  • Some experience with SAS (installation, configuration & usage) is a plus.
  • Some experience with other RDBMS like SQL server and/or Oracle is a plus.
  • Knowledge of the Windows Operating Systems.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Fluency in English is required. Fluency in French can be an asset.

Soft skills:

  • Complexity & problem solving: Handle standard situations covering known domains of expertise. Propose process and procedure improvements within domain of expertise.
  • Decision making: Might rely on existing processes and policies to make decisions but also use knowledge and expertise to support the decision process in own domain.
  • Strategic approach and impact: Focuse on execution in own domain expertise. Run and maintain the operational process.
  • Autonomy and leadership: Work autonomously within own domain of expertise. Independently, co-ordinate and plan activities within given constraints.
  • Strong team player, flexible and pro-active.

We offer: 

  • A challenging position in a fast growing company with an international presence.
  • A stimulating working environment with a really good team spirit maintained by lots of internal events (teambuilding, ...).
  • A dynamic culture focused on personal development.
  • A wide range of training and career development opportunities.

Interested ?

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