C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Senior Datacom Database Administrator in Edison, New Jersey

Company Overview

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. , based in Keene, NH, is the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 6,000 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases, and institutions with over 150,000 different products. At C&S, We Select the Best® – those with the motivation, pride, and drive to succeed in our fast-paced world.

Working Safely is a Condition of Employment at C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. C&S Wholesale Grocers is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

Position Overview

Responsible for configuration, installation, operation, administration and development support of Datacom Database and Application throughout the enterprise, including database development, production support of production, QA, and development systems. Supports application development following SDLC process.”


  • Install, configure, patch and administration of Database system for Development, QA and Production environments on advanced platform.

  • Review schema design plans and changes.

  • Monitor and tune the enterprise database for optimal performance, working with developers to tune the application.

  • Provide ongoing support of the environment by developing processes and executing object migrations, security and access privilege setup.

  • Maintain Documentation for all the tasks completed on a regular basis and adhere the change management policy.

  • Provide 24x7 support and ensure all critical Database and Application system problems are resolved in a timely manner, carrying on call Pager to support Production on rotation basis.

  • Develop and test disaster recovery procedures.

  • Provide 24x7 on call support as part of a scheduled rotation with other team members.

  • Develop strong working knowledge of key applications and their interaction with the database(s).


  • BS Degree, computer science or similar technical discipline, (experience can be substituted for degree)

  • Five to eight years as a mainframe database administrator required.

  • Experience in a large, 24x7 environment required.

  • Experience with large scale, multi-application databases required.

  • Functional and Technical Requirements

  • Previous experience in a CA Datacom environment required.

  • Experience with Online and Batch Data Dictionary

  • Experience with Online and Batch URT

  • Experience with Datacom/DB Utilities

  • Ability to write, debug and tune SQL

  • Proficient with mainframe MVS/JCL and Utilities

  • Experience with database monitoring and tuning tools required

  • Preferred skills:

  • Experience with supply chain systems and related applications

  • Experience with IBM DB2 UDB and/or DB2 for z/OS

Requisition ID 9703

Company C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.

Category IS/Technology