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State of Iowa
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6 Months
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12 Aug 2013
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8 to 10 years of experience.  Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals, performs a variety of complicated tasks, may lead and direct the work of others, may report directly to a project lead or manager, a wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.


•             Define and modify IDMS database definitions (DDL).

•             Define and modify physical structures (files, DMCL).

•             Perform database changes (restructure, unload/reload, etc.).

•             Ensure that appropriate backup procedures are in place.

•             Perform data recovery, including rollback and roll forward.

•             Use online monitors to resolve run-time problems.

•             Maintain security definitions.

•             Migrate ADS and DC-COBOL programs to QA and production.

•             Assist users with utilities (maintain index, print space, etc.).

•             Assist users with planning for size and performance.

•             Assist users with questions and problems.

•             Maintain database-specific JCL and documentation.

•             Serve as backup for IDMS systems programmer.

•             Occasional overtime and on-call required.



Skill        Required / Desired          Amount               of Experience

IDMS system programming experience

Required             11           Years

Knowledge of IDMA database structures             

Required             11           Years

Ability to independently research and resolve problems              

Required             11           Years

Extensive JCL experience            

Required             11           Years

Experience using IDMS DBA utilities       

Required             11           Years

Monitor/tune CV and batch performance (SYGEN, DMCL buffers, etc.) 


Preform database changes (restructure, unload/reload, rollback and roll forward, etc)  

Highly desired                   

Experience and ability to migrate ADS and DC-COBOL programs to QA and production   

Highly desired                   

Experience installing and upgrading software for IDMS and third party products               

Highly desired                   

Maintain in-house web service software

Highly desired                   

Skills with other database platforms a plus (DB2, SQL Server, Teradata)  Highly desired                   

Experience with ADS and COBOL