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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Sr. DB2 Database Administrator

Jobid 23768-369287

Location: Orlando, FL, 32806, USA

Description **Job Number** 33805BR

**Job Title** Sr. DB2 Database Administrator

**Business Segment** Universal Studios

**Sub-Business** Universal Orlando

**Posting Category** Technology/Engineering

**About Us** Universal Parks & Resorts is comprised of Universal Orlando Resort, Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal Studios Japan, Universal Studios Singapore, as well as a new destination coming in 2020 in Beijing, China. We are a universe of opportunities for people who have a lot to offer. It takes a special kind of person to work at all of our destinations. An individual who knows how to be part of a team. Someone with a sense of fun who’s serious about their work. A person who knows it doesn’t take magic to put a smile on a guest’s face… it takes hard work, dedication, knowledge and just the right amount of Universal attitude. Universal’s theme parks offer exactly the kind of vacation families crave – bringing together popular culture’s most compelling stories, characters and adventures to create some of the world’s most innovative and entertaining attraction experiences. These are immersive, next-level, adventures such as The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™, outrageously fun attractions such as Despicable Me Minion Mayhem and highly themed, authentic experiences based on cutting-edge television, such as Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon. We embrace the power of cultural diversity and inclusion and continuously strive to maintain a team that is a reflection of our global audience. Universal Parks & Resorts adheres to ‘The Universal Way’ by not just meeting guest expectations, but exceeding them, every time. Join us if you want to collaborate, innovate, develop, and deliver the most compelling entertainment experiences imaginable that drive growth for the Universal brand around the world. Universal Parks & Resorts provides world-class entertainment destinations with signature theme parks that create unparalleled entertainment.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** Florida

**City** Orlando


The Sr. DB2 Database Administrator is responsible for all activities related to the administration of DB2 LUW databases throughout Universal Orlando. The main roles for this position include monitoring, change control, incident troubleshooting, database standardization and optimization, and risk identification and remediation. The Sr. DB2 Database Administrator will be responsible for implementing database designs based on best practices and provide ongoing operational support.


+ Technical contact for DB2 Database administration and support. Implements complex database designs for the core enterprise applications, including software installation, creation, tuning, and management of all production and non-production databases.

+ Work closely with programmers and provides direction on effective efficient queries, appropriate indexing, and overall integrity to insure a high performance environment.

+ Establishes and recommends policies on database use and services.

+ Configures database access and allocates database resources for optimum configuration and performance.

+ Provide complex problem analysis, determination and resolution using industry standard utilities / tools as well as creative thinking.

**SCOPE:** This position is responsible for the installation, configuration, documentation, and support of software related to relational and non-relational database systems. This position requires working with partners, vendors, and NBC/Comcast technical staff to resolve issues. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.



+ Technical Requirements

+ Must be able to demonstrate detailed technical knowledge in the following areas:

+ DB2 Database Administration on Linux and Windows

+ Database performance tuning and troubleshooting

+ DB2 backup and recovery techniques

+ Database upgrades and patches

+ Knowledge in the following areas is a plus:

+ IBM Infosphere and Websphere software stack

+ IBM Cloudant

+ Microsoft SQL

**EDUCATION:** Bachelor’s degree from a four year college or university is preferred.


+ 5-7 years of the following:

+ Implementing and administering DB2 databases on Windows and Linux platforms

+ Implementing and administering database monitoring

+ Implementing and administering database failover environments

+ Implementing and administering enterprise database back-up solutions


+ Required – IBM Certified Database Administrator

+ Preferred – Redhat: RHCSA or RHCE

Your talent, skills and experience will be rewarded with a competitive compensation package.

**We regret, due to the volume of responses, only applicants of interest will be contacted. Universal is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Universal Orlando via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written Statement of Work in place for this position from Universal Orlando HR/Recruitment will be deemed the sole property of Universal Orlando. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Universal Orlando as a result of the referral or through other means.**

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