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Ensono ADABAS DBA Systems Programmer in Topeka, Kansas

ADABAS DBA Systems ProgrammerRemote - United StatesJR010230

Position Summary

The successful candidate will perform mainframe database Software upgrades coupled with administration and tuning to support our customers’ Software AG ADABAS environments. The individual will need to work with vendor personnel to achieve timely solutionstodatabase problems. The individual will 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. The successful candidate 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 provide 24×7on-callsupport as part of a scheduled rotation with other team members. The individual will maintain documentation for all the tasks completed on a regular basis andadhere tothe change management policy.

Position reports to Senior Manager – Mainframe Database.

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.

  • 5+ years of professional experience in Software AG ADABAS/Natural and related products for administration and systems programming support.

  • Extensive experience with the following:

  • Best practices of Software management, maintenance, and documentation

  • Configure and manage Software AG ADABAS and related products such as Natural

  • SME in the topics of:

  • ADABAS database administration, NATURAL Security, Fast Path

  • Database Design

  • Defining FDT and DDMs.

  • Performance tuning

  • Use of ADABAS utilities such as Delta Save Facility, ADABAS Utilities Natural utilities, SMA, Program Migration tool, Review, etc.

  • Knowledge of log archive and change accumulation utilities.

  • Knowledge of ADARUN Parameters and Buffer pools.

  • Knowledge of Protection logging and Command Logging.

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

  • Reviewing new versions of Software AG ADABAS and related products for functionality, advising how they benefit the client.

  • Manage vendors relations and quickly resolve problems and questions.

  • Applying Licenses for SAG products and applying ZAPs and Service packs for Software AG products

  • Cooperation with the Disaster Recovery Services, successfully execute tasks associated with any given customer’s disaster recovery plans.

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

  • Troubleshooting and solving production database issues

  • Identification and resolution of performance issues

  • Database administration including administering and customizing ADABAS/Natural

  • Database design and experience with batch and online Software AG ADABAS/Natural

  • Database monitoring including space monitoring and performance monitoring.

  • Maintenance and usage of Software AG ADABAS and related products and utilities

  • Experience in a large, 24×7 multi-database environments and the ability to manage competing priorities

Other Qualifications

  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal and presentations)

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

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

  • Follow ITSM change control procedures.

  • Self-motivated and able to work independently.

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

  • Must be able to multi-task and work under short deadlines and in high pressure situations.

  • Ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently.

WhyEnsono (https://www.ensono.com/company/culture/) ?

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.

Pay transparency nondiscrimination statement/posting OFCCP’s pay transparency policy can be found onOFCCP’s website (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/OFCCP/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf) .

If you need accommodation at any point during the application or interview process, please let your recruiter know or email [email protected] .