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16 Apr 2022

Full-Time Mainframe Database Administrator III

Black Knight Financial Services – Posted by BKInc2018 Jacksonville, Florida, United States

Job Description

Black Knight is the premier provider of integrated technology, services, data and analytics that lenders and servicers look to first to help successfully manage the entire loan life cycle. Our deep understanding of regulatory and compliance issues complements the knowledge, technology and solutions we offer to help our clients achieve their business goals. Black Knight offers leading software systems; data and analytics offerings; and information solutions that facilitate and automate many of the business processes across the mortgage life cycle.


Provides support to and maintains multiple production and/or non-production databases of significant and/or strategic impact across the enterprise. Responsible for standards, design, and maintenance.


  • Performs backup and recovery on Database Management Systems, configures database parameters and prototype designs against logical data models.
  • Optimizes database access and allocates/re-allocates database resources for optimum configuration, database performance and cost.
  • Ensures service level agreements are met for internal and external clients.
  • Provides status reports that detail issues for escalation to management.
  • Performs configuration, scripting, analysis, installation, monitoring, administration and tuning for database management systems.
  • Will participate in a 24×7 on-call rotation.
  • Performs data analysis to provide management with timely and accurate information and predict future requirements
  • Develops, implements and tests database backup and recovery policies and procedures.
  • Creates and maintains documentation for database policies, procedures, and processes.
  • Performs/schedules routine maintenance on databases to keep them running at peak performance.
  • Monitors database performance, availability, and capacity.
  • Participates in continuous business process redesign to improve internal operations.
  • Interfaces with user departments remotely and on-site to assist in the implementation of work requests and provide operational support.
  • Troubleshoots issues and recommends solutions.
  • Performs other duties as required.


Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or the equivalent combination of education, training, or work experience.


  • Knowledge of IBM z/OS DB2 database management systems
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment with minimal supervision
  • Must be self-motivated, a team player, and have a strong track record in customer satisfaction
  • Thorough database design and analysis skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to learn and apply new skills in a constantly changing technical environment
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of SQL and SQL performance and tuning
  • Knowledge of z/OS platforms
  • Experience with CA/Broadcom DB2 Administration and performance tools a plus
  • Familiarity with IBM SMPE, z/OSMF and DB2 Restful services a plus
  • Ability to monitor and tune databases and instances
  • Ability to maintain and monitor availability, security, and integrity of databases
  • Knowledge of backup and recovery operations for database management systems
  • Demonstrated experience with successful system and project implementations
  • Ability to adapt to the use of new software tools as they are acquired or adopted within IT
  • Focused on production and customer needs
  • Knowledge of relational database concepts and terminology

Mainframe Database Administrator III

Advanced professional level role. In-depth technical and business knowledge in multiple disciplines/processes. Supports multiple services and multiple databases of high complexity (complexity defined by database size, technology used, systems feeds and interfaces) with multiple concurrent users, ensuring control, integrity and accessibility of data. Defines and discerns key aspects of problems that require analysis and research, and develops a solution within a broad technical and business context of significant impact within one or more business segments. Works on small to large, varied, and complex projects that require increased skill in multiple technical environments and possesses knowledge in a specific business area. Works on one or more projects as a project team member or often as a project lead. May coach and/or mentor more junior technical staff. Typically requires six (6) or more years of experience wor king with various database management systems in database design, testing, implementation, maintenance and administration in a multiple platform environment.

Black Knight is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, and protected veteran or military family status. Our employees’ diversity is our strength, and when we embrace our differences, it makes us better and brighter. Black Knight’s commitment to inclusion is at the core of who we are, and motivates us in how we do business each and every day.

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