State Farm Hiring – Technical Administrator

Website State Farm

Job Description:

The DB2 z/OS Product Support Team is looking for a new team member! Join this collaborative team and help support numerous business critical application areas throughout the Enterprise. Among the many vital responsibilities of ensuring the ongoing, successful operation of the key systems that drive State Farm’s business, as a DB2 for z/OS Analyst, you can expect your role to include the following:

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist DB2 Developers and DBAs in using DB2 and related products
  • Ensure DB2 remains up and running for all of State Farm’s customers by managing the installation, maintenance and support of DB2 and related tools on the z/OS platform.
  • Work with vendors such as IBM and BMC on deploying new product releases, fixes and maintenance.
  • Troubleshoot product issues reported by users or pro-actively detected.
  • Monitor DB2 for stability and recommend/implement actions to address issues.
  • Participate in periodic Disaster Recovery exercises; be available on an occasional, rotating basis to support the 24×7 availability of DB2 systems.
  • Build, support and deploy tools, products and automation
  • Evaluate new DB2 development and function to determine the impact to infrastructure and applications.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experience with SMP/e is a plus
  • Minimum of 3 years work experience maintaining DB2 infrastructure
  • Strong ISPF skills
  • Ability to code in REXX for new software deployment, disaster recovery and internal tools
  • Proficiency in JCL
  • Strong communication skills and a customer service mindset
  • Experience installing DB2 and related products
  • Experience with DB2 system backup and recovery
  • Strong problem solving skills to address system issues and DB2 specific errors

Job Details:

Company: State Farm

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Bloomington, IL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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