Database Administrator



  • Information Technology
  • Job Code: 9F56102515
  • Posted: May 15, 2018
David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client to recruit for a Database Administrator.

The Role:

  • Support the budgeting and forecasting process coordinating with Financial Managers including development of the Annual Operating and 5-year strategic plans
  • Design and implement financial models to support business planning and sound decision making
  • Monitors the accuracy and quality of data for financial and management reporting, adds and populates additional fields, and identifies for the clients where to find data to meet reporting requirements
  • Monitors database performance, adds fields as required, creates new Oracle tables and Essbase databases, loads data and creates scripts to transform data
  • Provides first level support; log issues, resolve training and configuration problems, and action service requests
  • Deliver client enhancements; gather requirements, analyze solutions, present options to clients and manage and deliver new functionality
  • Manage and coordinate second and third level support; log issues with vendor support and outsourced IT support, follow-ups, monitors vendor performance, provide information to vendors, test solutions and liaison between support and the clients.
  • Training: Prepare and deliver training material and conduct user training and on-going mentoring of users

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Education (Degree, College, High School) AND field of specialization (Business, Engineering, etc.) and/or # of years of combined equivalent work experience and education
  • Minimum years of experience in the functional work experience (Marketing, Project Management, Consultation, Finance, etc.)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or another relevant field preferred
  • Minimum three (3) years of demonstrated experience in supporting financial planning applications including Essbase database
  • Minimum two (2) years of experience in supporting Oracle RDBMS database
  • Experience with Hyperion Planning and Smartview, Oracle ODI, and the Maxl and SQL languages required
  • Certification with Hyperion Essbase, Oracle RDBMS (11 or 12), SQL and Hyperion Planning preferred
  • Demonstrated experience working in a customer centric environment
  • Transparent, inspirational, and focused on outcomes
  • Fosters a culture of customer centricity and collaboration
  • Role models organizational cross-boundary effectiveness and collaboration
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to present in a logical and organized manner to various levels of Management
  • Constructively challenge the status quo, and drive continuous improvement efforts
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and strict deadlines
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively work independent and as part of a team
  • Strong technical skills and in-depth knowledge of Hyperion, Essbase and relational databases
  • Knowledge and experience with the ITIL change management standard
  • Project management expertise would be considered an asset
If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Farhad Saddiq, Consultant, Aplin Information Technology. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. #LI-GTA


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Farhad Saddiq

Information Technology

Greater Toronto Area

Senior Consultant

  • 905.247.5127

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