My client in Downtown Chicago is looking for a proven track record as a DB2 Database administrator for a critical system in the application area of the business. Should have performed the typical DBA duties, performance tuning, data cleanup, table maintenance, recovery, planning, upgrades to DB2 etc. Also, in the DBA position should have supported the application teams and worked with the system administrator(s) in dealing with DBA systems issues. Should also be intimately familiar with the following: DB2 performance monitoring and tuning, DB2 database design and maintenance, DB2 database recovery, DB2-IBM utilities and development and a thorough knowledge of Design.At least 5 years of real-time DB2 DBA experience is needed to qualify. Experience with both UNIX and Mainframe is preferred. Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical personnel.Multi-tasking skills with an attention to detail are required along with solid analytical capabilities.A candidate that has authored DB2 books and/or has presented at database conferences is preferred. Please forward your resume to the contact information below.