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Sr. Database Engineer - DB2 on z/OS and LUW

Lowell, AR - JB Hunt Corporate B & C


Job Title:
Sr. Database Engineer - DB2 on z/OS and LUW

Data Analytics/Warehousing, & Business Intelligence

United States of America



Full/Part Time:
Full time

Job Summary:
Under general supervision, the position is responsible for monitoring database and related systems, improving database performance, resolving highly complex problems, automating complex tasks, and handling change management for existing database systems. This position mentors junior team members.

Job Description:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Sets standards for, creates, maintains, and ensures integrity of database objects by running advanced database commands and scripts. 
  • Standardizes and migrates data to facilitate testing by utilizing database and third-party tools and custom scripts. 
  • Designs, implements, and automates security for databases. 
  • Defines, creates, and maintains database metrics and documentation for database configuration and support. 
  • Diagnoses and resolves highly complex database problems and participates in database on-call rotation. 
  • Research new database technologies to evaluate, install and upgrade database software products. 
  • Architects the automation of routine DBA tasks and database maintenance plans. 
  • Works with application developers to optimize complex SQL statement and provide specialized database support and training. 
  • Maintains database systems to improve and optimize performance.
  • Solve problems both independently and by collaborating well with others.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or related field, or foreign equivalent.
  • 5 years of Database Administration or Database Engineering experience.


Experience in areas or using technologies such as: DB2 for z/OS Version 11+ or DB2 for LUW 11+, Toad for Db2, DB2 DDL and DML commands, optimizing complex SQL statements, DB2 database backup and recovery procedures, RACF security, REORG, IMAGECOPY, DSN1COPY, Omegamon, RC/Query, Mainview, DBI Performance Suite, Quest SQL Optimizer.

Bachelors: Computer and Information Science (Required), Bachelors: Computer Engineering (Required), Bachelors: Management Information Systems (Required)

Work Experience:
Database Engineering, Database Administration

Business Intelligence Certification - Vendor Specific Certificate (varies), Database Certification - Vendor Specific Certificate (varies), Structured Query Language Certification - Vendor Specific Certificate (varies)

Job Opening ID:
00500348 Sr. Database Engineer - DB2 on z/OS and LUW (Open)

“This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is committed to basing employment decisions on the principles of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, persons with disabilities, protected veterans or other bases by applicable law.”

Posted 9 Days Ago

Full time


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Headquartered in Northwest Arkansas, J.B. Hunt is a dominant force in transportation and logistics, offering exciting career opportunities both at corporate and at field locations across the country. There are a variety of job types that support our business, so no matter your passion, J.B. Hunt is the place to jumpstart your career.

Why J.B. Hunt?

J.B. Hunt is a leading transportation and logistics company for one simple reason – our people. The career possibilities and benefits of working at J.B. Hunt are endless. From competitive salary and benefits packages, to defined career paths and growth opportunities, we take care of our people and take great pride in our efforts to build and sustain an inclusive workplace for all employees.

What are we looking for?

J.B. Hunt welcomes high-energy, forward-thinking people of all backgrounds and experience levels to join our team. We offer full-time, entry level, professional and management opportunities across all departments. Whether you are fresh out of school or bring years of industry experience, a role at J.B. Hunt could take your career to the next level.