Database Administrator

Database Administrator

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London, ON

Information Technology




Location: London, ON, Canada

Job Type: Permanent

Date: 6/20/2022

Job ID: 9D128635620

Category: Information Technology

If you are a talented and experienced Database Administrator, David Aplin Group has the right opportunity for you!  Our client, a leader in their field, has partnered with David Aplin Group to grow their team! This role is hybrid, and the successful candidate can reside in the Calgary/Edmonton or London/Windsor areas.  
Our client has been recognized as one of Canada's Best Managed Companies & Most Admired Corporate Cultures in Canada!
In this role, you will be responsible for directing and performing all activities related to maintaining a successful database environment. Supporting the BI Team, you will ensure the databases and related applications operate functionally and efficiently.
  • Manage an environment of SQL Server, Azure SQL DB, AS400, and other databases through multiple product lifecycle environments, from development to mission-critical production systems
  • Configure and maintain database servers and processes, including monitoring of system health and performance, to ensure high levels of performance, availability, and security
  • Refine and automate regular processes, track issues, and document changes
  • Manage and ensure compliance with database backup strategies
  • Troubleshoot problems as they occur, including weekends, on-call rotation as required
  • Complete administration of SQL Server Replication (transactional, peer-to-peer)
  • Complete administration of SQL Server Clustering, including Always On; additional knowledge of other HA/DR options as an asset
  • Creating and deploying Power BI and SSRS dashboards.
  • Manage and maintain service pack updates, cumulative updates, and security patches
  • Positively communicate and demonstrate the company’s Core Values
  • A Bachelor’s Degree
  • Microsoft database-related certifications
  • 5-8+ years of experience in MS SQL Server production support in a mission-critical environment, Microsoft Azure SQL DBs, and AS400 environment
  • The ability to plan, organize and work on multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Experience in analysis and tuning of T-SQL queries to improve performance, providing baselines and reporting to higher teams on results
  • Experience with backup, restore, and recovery models
  • Familiarity with server troubleshooting in a Microsoft Windows environment
  • MySQL, MongoDB, and PostgreSQL knowledge is an asset
  • Experience with PowerShell Automation is an asset
  • Familiarity with Azure DevOps, Data Factory, and Azure Synapse is an asset
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Azure SecOps, IaaS, PaaS, and DBaaS is an asset
  • Familiarity with IPaaS solutions (Boomi, Informatica, Mulesoft) is an asset
  • Strong communication skills
  • The ability to work occasional after-hours or weekends as required
Job ID: 9D128635620
If you are interested in this position and meet the qualifications, apply today! We thank all applicants; however, only those who are authorized to work in Canada or are selected for an interview will be contacted.
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