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Database Administrator

Thomson Reuters Technology Operations 3/5/2018 6:45:55 AM Bangalore, KA India
Job Description

This technical position is responsible for operation, maintenance and support of DB2 databases on AIX and Windows based systems, with the majority of the responsibilities being on AIX.  This role will require a strict adherence to best practices as our systems are required to be highly available, scalable, and secure.  This role will require close coordination and partnership with the several organizations in Wealth Management, Technical Operations, and business unit teams to ensure all objectives are accomplished in a cost effective and seamless manner with well defined processes and standards.

A focus on system availability, reliability, and maintainability is critical for success of the Thomson Reuters Wealth Management business.

Required skills:

  • 3-5 years of experience in software development/maintenance
  • Solid understanding of RDBMS concepts and DB2 LUW database
  • Experience in DB2 LUW instance and database creation and upgrades in AIX environment
  • Experience in Unix shell scripting, shell command, and vi editor
  • Experience with DB2 backups and recovery procedures and processes
  • Create, schedule, and monitor database maintenance jobs
  • Knowledge of SQL
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to multitask
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Participate as a team member in projects that require outages, upgrades and patches to databases
  • Available to handle secondary on call duties when primary is on vacation or unavailable

Preferred skills:

  • Knowledge on DB2 HADR and Federated Server setup is a plus
  • Experience with DBMS performance, database tuning and query tuning
  • Experience with a scheduling package, such as ASG-Zena or Control-M
  • Professional Certifications for DB2 LUW

Preferred Experience:

  • DB2 LUW DBA: 3-5 years
  • AIX/scripting: 3-5 years

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 45,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

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Req #: JREQ090681
Locations: Bangalore-India
Job Function: Technology Operations
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