Database Administrator (Senior)
Job Description

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Senior DBA-SQL/Oracle On behalf of our largest financial client, Procom is looking for a seasoned and senior database administrator for a team who is responsible for design and support of a multitude of Database technologies in an Enterprise environment.

Senior DBA-SQL/Oracle JOB DESCRIPTION

Reporting to the DBA Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for installation design and support of Oracle and SQL Server databases, following the financial methodologies and architecture principles.

Senior DBA-SQL/Oracle Responsibilities

  • Strong knowledge of backup and recovery procedures.
  • Understanding of internal dictionary views and tables.
  • Strong performance tuning and optimization skills.
  • Good UNIX knowledge, including shell scripting and OS-level troubleshooting.
  • Oracle 11g and 12c experience.
  • SQL Server 2012 and 2016 experience.
  • Experience with large databases and clustered environments (RAC, DataGuard, PureFlex, DH2i).
  • Logical and Physical Database Design.
  • Advise clients on all aspects of Database Administration, Database tuning and Performance and Database solutions.
  • Monitor databases actively for tuning opportunities.
  • Plan proactively for growth.
  • Create and maintain procedural and operational documentation, disaster recovery plans and documentation that relates to database operating procedures.
  • It is expected that the candidate can support a flexible workday.

Senior DBA-SQL/Oracle Required Skills

  • Familiar with advanced database features, high-availability environments, high-end storage solutions.
  • Experienced with performance tuning, database security, database monitoring, upgrades and backups.
  • Familiar with operating systems, tools and architecture as they relate to supporting database environments.
  • Excellent SQL skills; ability to code DBA-related procedures and triggers.
  • Excellent trouble-shooting skills; can handle critical incidents with confidence.
  • Experience working with Cloud-based services and databases, including, but not limited to Microsoft Azure.
  • At least 5 years’ experience, including several years supporting large complex database environments.
  • Familiar with advanced database features, high-availability environments, high-end storage solutions.
  • Experienced with performance tuning, database security, database monitoring, upgrades and backups.
  • Familiar with operating systems, tools and architecture as they relate to supporting database environments.
  • Excellent SQL skills; ability to code DBA-related procedures and triggers.
  • Excellent trouble-shooting skills; can handle critical incidents with confidence.
  • Can develop a solid DRP and contribute to a business continuity plan; has performed production database recoveries.
  • Architecting database systems.
  • Developing best practices and standardized procedures and tools.
  • Experience working within structured change management processes for highly available enterprise database systems.
  • Experience working with Cloud-based services and databases, including, but not limited to Microsoft Azure.
  • Self-motivated; capable of working independently and being responsible for results.
  • Familiar with data modeling and data architecture - concepts and tools.
  • Confident; strong interpersonal, communication (both oral and written) and client-facing skills.
  • Committed to providing excellent customer service.

Senior DBA-SQL/Oracle Nice to have skills

  • Can provide overall direction for the database environment.
  • Ability to define upgrade paths and capacity planning requirements.
  • Current on new database features, 3rd party tools, latest technology and industry standards.
  • Experience with other database technologies such as Z/OS DB2,  UDB on Linux would be an asset.

Senior DBA-SQL/Oracle Start Date

Immediate

Senior DBA-SQL/Oracle Assignment Length

8 month inital contract



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Company Overview

For 35 years, Procom has been pushing the envelope in North American IT staffing solutions. Driven by a senior management team of seasoned recruitment professionals, we have offices in 14 locations in the US and Canada and service all major IT markets.

When we started out in 1978, tech jobs were just being integrated into the workplace. We have been a part of shaping the landscape of IT in Canada ever since, placing IT consultants in major businesses in all sectors, including banking, telecommunications, and retail.

Through all the peaks and valleys of the IT industry, we have consistently done one thing: helping IT professionals discover the next chapter in their career.

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