ObjectStar Database Administrator expert

Posted 08 March 2024
Salary$880 - $990 per day, Benefits: Plus Superannuation
Job type Contract
DisciplineInformation Technology

Job description

  • Long Term opportunity to work with a large Federal Government department
  • Working across Contemporary ICT Systems
  • Hybrid Canberra based team
DFP Recruitment has partnered with a large community focused federal department to source an experienced ObjectStar Database Administrator who will be working closely with an established team managing the migration and decommissioning of ObjectStar databases.
They will apply innovative analysis techniques and help to model results and scenarios, whilst maintaining the integrity of the system. ObjectStar Database Administrators are proficient in the ObjectStar environment, experienced in COBOL, JCL, VSAM and knowledgeable in CICS and DB2.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the migration of data from ObjectStar Table Data Store (TDS) to DB2(z/OS). This migration may include duties in the following: Migration of ObjectStar TDS to DB2(z/OS).
  • Create table definitions in DB2 (z/OS).
  • Creation of alias of ObjectStar to new DB2 tables.
  • Usage of FORALL INSERTS to copy data to new datastore Analysis, modification and recompiling of existing COBOL modules.
  • Remap existing IMS mapped tables into the DB2 mapped gateway (IM2 Gateway).
  • Solve complex data migration problems and deliver high quality outcomes.
Essential Skills:
  • Strong experience in ObjectStar database environment.
  • Extensive experience in COBOL, JCL and VSAM.
  • Experience in the DB2 database and Db2 tools (Recovery expert, clone tool etc.).
  • Experience with z/OS interfaces (ISPF and REXX).
  • Understanding of z/OS software installation methodologies (SMP/E etc.).
To Apply:

If you are ready to take on a rewarding challenge and contribute to the success of this organisation, we encourage you to click on "apply now" button with your updated CV in MS Word/ reach me directly at mmutyam@dfp.com.au / 02 9200 3674.

DFP welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with disability. In addition, DFP will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via adjustments@dfp.com.au or 1300 337 000 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email, phone, text) so we can keep in touch and meet your accessibility needs.