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Ensono CA Datacom Systems Programmer and Database Administrator in Olympia, Washington

CA Datacom Systems Programmer and Database AdministratorRemote - United StatesJR009671

Position Summary

The successful candidate will perform mainframe database software upgrades coupled with administration and tuning to support our customers’ CA Datacom environments. They will be called upon to perform a variety of tasks including database optimization, database performance reviews and tuning, and new client onboarding. The individual will need to work with vendor personnel to achieve timely solutions of database problems. They will also be responsible for day-to-day database maintenance such as database definition changes, backups and restores, monitoring space growth, database reorganizations, creating and maintaining disaster recovery procedures and overall support of customer needs and requests. 24×7 on call support will be required as part of a scheduled rotation with other team members. The individual will maintain documentation for all the tasks completed on a regular basis and adhere the change management policy.

Position reports to Senior Manager – Mainframe Database

Key Areas of Focus for this Role

  • Extensive experience with the following:

  • Best practices of software management, maintenance and documentation

  • Configure and manage CA Datacom, CA Datacom CICS Services, CA Datacom Server, CA Ideal and related products such as CA Dataquery, VSAM Transparency and CA IPC

  • Develop strategies, processes and best practices in CA Datacom systems programming

  • Establishing policies and procedures pertaining to database management, disaster recovery, product and database security, maintenance and utilization

  • Reviewing new versions of CA Datacom and related products for functionality, advising how they benefit the client

  • Interacting with vendors for problems and questions

  • Disaster recovery of system and application databases

  • Troubleshooting and solving production database issues

  • Identification and resolution of performance issues

  • Database administration including administering and customizing CA Datacom, CA Dataquery, CA Datacom CICS Services, CA Ideal and CA IPC

  • Database design and experience with batch and online CA Datadictionary

  • Database monitoring including space monitoring and performance monitoring using CA Sysview

  • Coding and usage of CA Datacom and related products utilities

  • Support planned (disaster recovery) and unplanned (emergency) database recovery activities

What the Ideal Candidate Brings to this Role

Required Qualifications help to assure new Associates are set up for success in their role with Ensono. To be considered for this career opportunity, it is important that you meet all Required Qualifications. Candidates that may meet some, but not all, Other Qualifications are still encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required and/or equivalent work experience.

  • 10+ years of professional experience in CA Datacom and related products for administration and systems programming support.

  • Experience in a large, 24×7 environment and the ability to manage competing priorities

  • Demonstrated ability to respond quickly and effectively to support requests from multiple clients

  • After hours on-call support

  • Ability to write, debug and tune SQL

  • Previous experience in a CA Datacom environment required

Other Qualifications

  • Self-motivated and able to work independently

  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal and presentations)

  • Ability to work as part of a team and assist teammates when needed

  • System programming knowledge of multiple DBMS’s is a bonus.

WhyEnsono ( ?

Ensono is a place we unleash Associates to Do Great Things – for our clients and for your career. This could mean achieving a professional goal, collaborating with your team on an innovative idea, learning a new skill, reaching a wellness milestone, or engaging in your community through volunteer programs. Whatever it means to you, we want Ensono to be the place where you can do great things.

  • We value flexibility and work-life balance. Positions that are not required to be onsite to support a client may offer the ability to work remotely or hybrid at an Ensono office location.

  • Unlimited Paid Day Off (PDO) Plan

  • Two robust health plan options through Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • 401(k) with a generous company match

  • Eligibility for dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life and AD&D coverage, and flexible spending accounts

  • Depending on location, ability to take advantage of fitness centers

  • Wellness program

  • Flexible work schedule

Ensono is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We are committed to providing equal employment to our Associates and building a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

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