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Post Date 1/7/2013 
Title Senior Technical Engineer 
Pay Rate Market 
Length 6-9 Months 
Location Eagan, MN 
Description Local candidates preferred, position not able to sponsor H1B candidates

Position is 6-12 month contract to hire.


Technical Engineer Senior
Job Summary:

We are looking for a senior SAP Basis/DB2 on z/OS administrator. Must be able to demonstrate extensive skills in SAP Basis/DB2 on Z/OS with problem analysis/determination, performance tuning and the ability to work independently and in a team stetting to generate plans, document procedures, and facilitate knowledge transfer.
Key Accountabilities:

• Problem Analysis/Determination in SAP R/3 with IBM DB2 V9 / V10 for z/OS
• Performance Tuning at all levels (sub-system, Applications, Database, SQL) on the fly or proactively using various tools: SAP NetWeaver, CCMS, DSC, Explain facility, and diverse SAP Transactions.
• Interact with SAP BASIS, DBA, DB2 Engineer, DASD, Network and z/OS teams in finding effective solutions
• Support internal/external customers and other DBA’s with issues originating in SAP systems
• Provide SAP/DB2 training/knowledge transfer to various DBA’s when required
• Open SAP/IBM tickets and work with vendors, when necessary
• Support SAP DBA activities associated with system copy refresh activities using homogeneous system copy Procedures
• Be involved in on-call rotation and shift work
• Research SAP notes and IBM APARS/PTFs in problem resolution
• Attend team meetings and significantly contribute solutions
Required Qualifications:

• Minimum _ years of hands-on DB2 DBA experience with IBM DB2 z/OS
• Minimum _ years’ experience in SAP Environment
• DB2 on z/OS / zSeries and SAP – technical and leadership capabilities
• SAP on Z/Linux experience
• Recent proven solid experience in DB2 V9 / V10, including LOB processing, partitioning large tables, stored procedures, DB2 Connect, and DB2 Utilities
• Demonstrated strong problem-solving skills and ability to multi-task

• Knowledgeable in using NetWeaver, Database Tools (CA or IBM), Detector, and
navigating SAP with various T-codes and Menus
• Understand High Availability requirements in a SAP/DB2 z/OS settings
• Capable of tuning active dynamic SQL and finding expensive SQL queries using DSC
• Excellent understanding of monitoring and tuning in SAP ECC landscapes
• Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
Additional (optional) Skills:

• IBM DB2 V9 / V10 for z/OS Certification - with solid experience
• Experience and training with SAP Solution Manager
• Verifiable references
• Must be team player 
Recruiter Ted Schwerzler 
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