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  • LocationRemote
  • SalaryCompetitive rates
  • Job TypePermanent
  • ReferenceDANI001
  • Date posted28-Mar-24

Vertex Solutions has been providing an excellent service to our clients in Enterprise Software, FinTech, Insurance, Mobile, R&D, Finance and IT since 1997. We work for some of the most innovative names in their respective markets.


Location: remote from Poland

Language: English

Type of contract: B2B



Full-time employee for period of 6 months (potential extension).



IMS Database Management - Systems Programmer

As a IMS Database Administrator - System Programmer, you'll have the opportunity to shape the very foundation of the technology that drives our world. Your work will involve developing, testing, and maintaining the software that controls a computer's operating system, hardware, and other systems software. You'll be a master troubleshooter and problem-solver, with the skills to fix even the most complex issues that arise.


You will:

  • provide database support and aid in problem identification and resolution.
  • work closely with team members to assure successful application implementations and continued effective use of installed database resources.
  • analyze, test, and implement changes and enhancements to database management software and databases.
  • provide complex database changes, support activities, and application implementations.
  • design and complete database administration maintenance tasks.
  • install, implement, test and tune IMS Database and Transaction manager systems.
  • provide Database Administrator (DBA) Support for application developers.
  • prepare Disaster Recovery for IMS by maintaining and tuning backup and recovery.


In this role, you'll provide the underlying Mainframe operating system platform programming and IMS database support that forms the backbone of our applications. You'll guide functional objectives on technologies and make use of your expert knowledge to drive solutions to complex problems.


Responsibilities include database instance tuning, patching and upgrades, managing space, code migration and change controls, schema management, SQL tuning, and application database design support.



  • Excels in problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Experience in IMS
  • High accuracy and attention to details
  • Ability to build and maintain working relationships
  • Experience in tools & techniques to extract and format database data
  • Strong skills in relational database technology


Bonus points:

  • experience in a mainframe IT environment, with good skills in TSO/ISPF, JCL, CICS, COBOL
  • Knowledge of DBDC would be an asset

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