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Responsible for development and support of application databases, deployed within Experian UK DB2 Development Class systems. To provide technical assistance to CS Development communities. Supervision of junior staff s work flow and skills development. To contribute to the achievement of departmental objectives Database Administration of Development & Test Level Environments Perform physical database design optimisation to meet Non Functional Requirements, maintaining physical data models in Erwin as required Provide general advice and guidance for DB2 developers regarding DB2 best practices, including new DB2 features Provide test data management support for DB2 developers Provide a Design Review service, to ensure that DB2 physical designs, DB2 application code and associated SQL statements are efficient and meet non-functional requirements for performance and availability (part of TDA quality process) Implementation / support of DB2 application schema changes and BIND operations within all Experian UK development-class DB2 systems Scheduling and support for routine DB2 application data housekeeping activities within Experian UK development-class DB2 systems Out of hours support for DB2 application related issues within Experian UK DB2 development-class systems (by prior arrangement) DB2 application backup and recovery within Experian UK DB2 development-class systems Maintain and enforce DB2 application development standards, including DB2 naming standards (on behalf of the DB2 Council) Assist GTS Sysprogs with planning and implementation of DB2 version upgrades for Experian UK DB2 development-class systems Liaise with Experian z/OS, CICS, storage and capacity planning teams as appropriate Deliver to agreed time, cost and quality whilst controlling scope Technical competence within a delivery platform (Mainframe, Windows, Linux etc.) Awareness of different development methodologies (Waterfall and Agile) and a range of technologies (ETL, .Net, Web Services, DB2, Cobol etc.) Proactively instigate system improvements by identifying areas of program change The creation/approval of test plans as required. Reviewing of test results to ensure software meets customer requirements. Evaluation of third party tools/products as required. Full understanding, monitoring and enforcement of processes such as ChangeMan, TIR, CAB and TDA Creation of work/timescale estimates as required. Timely and appropriate escalation of issues to line manager with recommended solutions. Action solutions where authorisation permits. Creation of the artefacts required for the Technical Design Authority and attendance at TDA meetings Business and Technical Knowledge Pre and post-sales technical support for internal customers, using language appropriate to the audience in internal product or system related meetings Technical support/assistance for estimating and scheduling of small projects In-depth knowledge of at least one product, system, service produced/maintained by own division and good working knowledge of some of the rest Product/system demonstrations to internal and external staff as required Undertake Knowledge Sharing sessions within own team and contribute to sessions to the rest of the department Communications Good communication within the team or project group, both in sharing knowledge, skills and experience (particularly to Juniors and Trainees) and in being able to ask for and receive assistance (from more experienced colleagues) Management of own tasks and time to ensure meeting project deadlines, escalating in a timely manner when necessary Delivery of small or self-contained projects by monitoring progress against the project plan and escalating any slippage, where required Coaching / Teamwork / Leadership Technical support/induction for new members of the team as required Proactive coaching/mentoring of junior staff in the development of their technical skills, and identification of their training needs Sharing technical knowledge/expertise with team colleagues, management, internal and external customers. Provision of technical updates regarding own or team s product/system/service to others in the team, department, division, other divisions and / or customers. Management of own tasks and time to ensure meeting project deadlines. Production of accurate work time/effort estimates. Allocation and supervision of work within the team. Co-ordination and allocation of resources and distribution and control of team work schedules. Conduct/contribute to appraisals where appropriate Delivery of projects and project components by monitoring progress against the project plan, escalating and contributing to the resolution of any slippage Understand and participate in performance management processes Service Matters Proactive provision of technical support, including relevant documentation for internal or external customers, directly or via a divisional help desk. Thorough investigation of the cause of queries/problems, and recommending appropriate solutions, including system impact analysis Able to answer question on own programs and carry out investigations as required Actively contribute to a culture where the fair treatment of customers is at the heart of the Experian business. Take personal responsibility to ensure that you adhere to all regulatory requirements and apply appropriate controls in the interests of our customers 3. KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONSQualifications Essential Degree level qualifications or equivalent Desirable User interface design skills advantageous Communication skills and the ability to explain solutions to technical and non-technical audiences Customer facing skills Experience Experience of the full development lifecycle Strong database administration and analysis skills Demonstrable experience in IBM Mainframe development technologies and/or Microsoft/Javao DB2 o CICS / COBOL and associated test/development tools o Unit testing/Quality Assurance o SQL, VSAM
Degree: M.Com. (Commerce) | M.Pharm. (Pharmacy) | M.Sc. (Science) | MA (Arts) | MBA/ PGDM | MCA/ PGDCA

Additional Degree: BE/ B.Tech (Engineering)

Experience: 3-5


Application Programming | Mainframe | Quality Assurance/Testing | Software Engineer
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