zOS DBA (Information Systems Analyst II/Personal Service Contract)

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Date:  May 17, 2023

Springfield, IL, US, 62762

Job Requisition ID:  27209

Agency:  Department of Human Services 

Posting ID: 10-28-27209

Opening Date: 06/05/23
Closing Date/Time:  07/03/2023 
Salary:  Anticipated Salary: $25.61 - $60.51 per hour 
Job Type:  Hourly Intermittent 
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Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  Personal Service Contract



Please attach a DETAILED Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV), a copy of your transcripts or diploma for all degrees earned, and a copy of any applicable professional licensures to the MY DOCUMENTS section of your application. Please note that the Department of Human Services must verify proof of higher education for any degree earned (if applicable) before any offer can be extended.  You WILL NOT be considered for the position if you attach a CMS100, CMS100b or any other document that is not a Resume or CV.

Position Overview

Provide IBM Content Manager support, and assisting the DBA's with Db2 z/OS SQL tuning and daily tasks.

Job Responsibilities

1. Provides IBM Content Manager support, performing complex professional and advisory database administration functions. Performs analysis of existing Content Manager software and implementation of databases within the department.

2. Conducts and coordinates DB2 Z/OS SQL tuning and daily tasks. Maintains the IBM DB2 for z/OS relational database software for the department; monitors the day to day operation of the software. Conducts analysis of program applications, databases and system software in order to tune performance, maintains overall performance of the program applications. Confers with manager to verify activities are consistent with department priorities.

3. Reviews and analyzes functional system requirements and compares to end user needs/requests for modifications and feasibility studies. Performs joint application design sessions, develops written recommendations and prepares presentations for management. Writes, debugs, tests and documents new programs or updates existing programs using Relational Database Management Software. Evaluates test results to determine conformance to desired system objectives. Utilizes Relational Database Management Software to conduct database/system software implementation relative to the interface functions between applications and the database/system software..

4. Conducts analyses of data and processes support departmental activities and program; designs or implements data architecture using Erwin and implements with DB2 software. Maintains relational database model which fits the strategic goals of the business and department as related to integrated data architecture. Confers with manager to verity activities are consistent with department priorities.

Minimum Qualifications

1. Knowledge and skill equivalent to four (4) years of college with coursework in computer science. 

2. Five (5) or more years of demonstrated experience in IBM Content Manager.

3. Five (5) or more years of demonstrated experience working with z/OS DB2 databases and SQL Tuning.

4. Must have strong analytical skills and good communication skills both orally and in writing.

Work Hours:  Mon - Fri, 8:30am - 5:00pm 
Work Location: Statewide
Agency Contact:  DHS.HiringUnit@Illinois.gov
Job Family: Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics; Social Services 



About the Agency

The Department of Innovation & Technology (DolT) is the state's IT agency delivering an enterprise approach to statewide technology, innovation, and telecommunication services, as well as policy and standards development, lifecycle investment planning, and cybersecurity services. With over 1,500 employees, DolT delivers IT services and innovative solutions to customer agencies to improve services provided to Illinois residents, DolT offers employees the opportunity to advance their careers, develop new skills and reach their potential, both personally and professionally. DoIT is committed to promoting and preserving a workplace culture that embraces diversity and inclusion. We welcome and value employees with different backgrounds, life experiences and talents. It is the collective sum of our individual differences that provides a broad perspective, leading to greater innovation and achievement. In recruiting for our team, we recognize the unique contributions of each applicant regardless of culture, ethnicity, race, national origin, sex, gender identity and expression, age, religion, disability, and sexual orientation.


The main form of communication will be through email. Please check your “junk mail”, “spam”, or “other” folder for communication(s) regarding any submitted application(s). You may receive emails from the following addresses:

  • donotreply@SIL-P1.ns2cloud.com
  • systems@SIL-P1.ns2cloud.com

Nearest Major Market: Springfield