• Job code: QR9127
  • Dev Database/DWH/BI

Middleware Engineer MDM (DB2, DBA)


For our client in Leeuwarden, we are looking for a Middleware Engineer MDM (DB2, DBA)

Our client’s platform is a marketplace created at an international level in the infrastructure to enable value-creating interaction between producers and consumers of products and services (internal and external to the organization). Inside the platform, the area represents the data layer and ensures one single source of truth for all party, agreement and permission data shared across all country and customer segments.

At the core of the layer in the platform, the IBM InfoSphere MDM suite contains all global parties and is the source of PSD processes for person/party data. We are responsible for the maintainability and distribute the data keeping always in mind the interests of the end customer. You will be working in close co-operation with stakeholders (feature squads) and you will be actively participating in the extension of the platform’s capabilities by deploying and configuring new features, components and releases in a controlled way. You take initiative in coordinating dependencies with other teams and you feel responsible for the quality and availability.

Job Requirements:

Knowledge and experience:

• Proven experience in administration, maintenance, design and lifecycle management of Db2 databases

• Monitor database performance, application changes, perform data change/refresh requests, upgrade, patches.

• Experience in Db2 monitor tooling

• Experience in Microsoft Azure DevOPS

• Experience in Linux

• Experience in Shell scripting

• Monitoring the performance of hardware and software

• Configuring servers and databases

• Preserving data integrity

• Db2 database performance tuning skills and a solid knowledge of distributed architectures.

• Experience in Database Disaster recovery setup (HADR) planning and implementation

• Knowledge of automated testing tools.

Nice to have:

• Experience in SQL Server

• Experience in Python

• Knowledge in Websphere Application Server

• Knowledge of and/or experience with IBM MDM

• Knowledge of and/or experience with Elastic Search

• Drive to enforce the right levels of Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability of the application

• Experience with distributed teams is a plus


• Strong problem solving and analytical thinking - ability to diagnose and resolve ambiguous problems

• Strong resilience to stress and constructive and collaborative mindset

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills – ability to explain technical solutions to both technical and non-technical audience

• You are customer-focused and communicative, and enjoy working as part of a team

• You work in a meticulous and structured way

• You can set up and follow a schedule

• Strong capabilities to build internal confidence in a situation of constant change

• Willingness to continuously improve technical skills

• Willingness to support and coach less experienced members of you team; provide help when needed and criticize in a constructive manner

• Support for creating a friendly work environment based on respect, trust and partnership values.