Unisys Database Engineer, Senior

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/19/17
West Des Moines, IA
5 - 7 years experience
Financial Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/19/17

About the Role: The Database Engineer is responsible for effective provisioning, installing/configuring, operating, and maintenance of the Unisys DMSII databases on the FS Series mainframe infrastructure for Fiserv.  The successful candidate will work with a talented team of system administrators and database architects while supporting multiple systems and technologies in a fast pace environment.

Essential Job Responsibilities:  

  • Primary responsibility
  • General DMS admin and support:  Update and maintain the production and testdatabaseenvironments, including:
    • Continual maintenance of the database environments to ensure the needs of the users and projects are consistently supported
    • Coordinate with Operations and Bank Solutions all database software maintenance
    • Logical and Physical Design and configuration of all Cleartouch DMSII databases
    • Prepare schedules for significant database implementation and support efforts
    • Capacity reporting and planning
    • Support recovery from loss of data
    • Database disaster recovery planning
    • DMS trouble shooting
    • DMS Upgrades
    • DMS patches & updates
    • DMS WFL and program maintenance
    • Monitor DMSdatabase populations
    • Monitor DMSdatabase backups
    • DMSdatabase application installs
    • DMSdatabase loads
    • DMSdatabase garbage collects/set balancing.  Reorganize, refresh or defragment the database using appropriate tools
    • DMSOn call
    • DMS coverage for DR
    • DMS PCI and otheraudits
    • Progeni Macro Directory generation
  • Support Application development and deployment
    • Resolve problems and answer questions related to the environment; contact vendor support when necessary; facilitate application development and user problem resolution
    • Analyze, design, code and install database application releases
    • Mentor staff assuming responsibilities for Unisys systems utilities and tools.
    • Maintain the Unisys Documentation Library on SharePoint.
    • Day-to-day system support of the development and runtime environments and deployment efforts of projects, including:

      Database issue resolution

      Corrupt data recovery

      Database environment support testing

      Performance monitoring to identify problems and implement solutions

  • Identify requirements for new databases or modified database and mainframe systems
  • Contribute in general project discussions
    • Contribute to project status, planning and technical discussions as key member of the team
    • Communicate regularly with internal technical, applications and operational staff, as appropriate, in order to ensure the database integrity, security and availability
    • Coordinate with team members of other existing application systems to establish data migration procedures as needed
  • Provide consulting services to support the development of applications and the integration of third party applications
  • Experience with SQL DBA and Server functions which involves implementation,engineering ofdatabases
    • Mainframe to SQL host connectivity
    • Mainframe to SQL DBA functions
    • SQL Query, T-SQL and Stored Procedures
  • Management and implementation of various encryption technologies to support PCI FFIEC directives

The above statements are intended only to describe the general nature of the job, and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of position responsibilities.

Required Qualifications:

  • Education
    • BS Degree in MIS, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent work related experience
  • Certifications
    • Unisys Database Management System DMSII
    • Unisys MCP Operating System and Environment
    • SQL DBA
  • Minimum # years’ experiencerequired : 5 years
  • Type of workexperiencerequired
    • Expert in Unisys DMSII database design, management, and support
    • Expert on Unisys FS Style Mainframes
    • Expert on Progeni (Implementation. Maintenance and Management)
    • Experience in implementation and management of Windows Servers
    • Expert in implementation and management of SQL Servers and Databases
    • Experience with Storage Area Networks (EMC DMX , VNX, Isilon and VMAX)
    • Experience and management of VMware , Hyper-V
    • Experience and management of encryption and CAs (Certificate Authority)
    • Unisys ClearPath systems: operating system, MCP, Cande, Coms, Marc, utilities, etc.
    • Expert in Unisys ALGOL, WORKFLOW (WFL), DASDL and COBOL 74/85
    • Experience with Fiserv Cleartouch Banking Product (VISION)
  • Supervisory/Management experiencerequired None

Travel Required: 10 %

On-Call and after hours support: Yes

Job ID R-10081511

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