Robert Half Technology - Database Administrator
Database Administrator
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Job Overview
Company: Robert Half Technology
Location: CA-ALBERTA-Edmonton
Base Pay: N/A
Employee Type: Full-Time Employee
Industry: Other Great Industries
Manages Others: Not Specified
Job Type: Engineering
Information Technology
Req'd Education: Not Specified
Req'd Experience: Not Specified
Req'd Travel: Not Specified
Relocation Covered: Not Specified
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Ref ID: 05110-9502307731
Job Description
Ref ID: 05110-9502307731

Classification: Database Administrator

Compensation: DOE

Are you an excellent problem solver with strong technical skills? If you are an efficient problem solver with highly tuned decision-making skills and strong experience with Microsoft and Oracle Databases, we want to speak with you! Our clients are looking for highly qualified individuals for short term Database Administration contract in the Edmonton area.

Major responsibilities include:

* Establish the baseline for system performance, recognize deviation, and suggest and implement improvements to slow running queries

* Fix database service outages as they occur, including after hours and weekends

* Minimize false alarms by appropriately configuring database monitoring utilities

* Make suggestions regarding database design, tuning options, and other potential issues

* Verify that SLA objectives for database server topology, configuration, and maintenance are met in design and execution

* Install, configure, and maintain all relational database instances across development, staging, and production environments

* Find the most effective solution for increasing performance, including purchasing hardware and making changes to the server configuration or index/query
Job Requirements
* 5+ years of database experience

* Experience tuning queries to improve performance

* Proficiency in either PostgreSQL, MySQL, MS SQL or NoSQL desired

* Storage and server hardware knowledge a plus

* Experience developing and supporting documentation

* Solid grasp of relational database management systems

* Understanding of production environments and being on-call

Technology doesn't change the world. People do.

As a technology staffing firm, we can't think of a more fitting mantra. We're extreme believers in technology and the incredible things it can do. But we know that behind every smart piece of software, every powerful processor, and every brilliant line of code is an even more brilliant person.

Leader among IT staffing agencies

The intersection of technology and people — it's where we live. Backed by more than 65 years of experience, Robert Half Technology is a leader among IT staffing agencies. Whether you're looking to hire experienced technology talent or find the best technology jobs, we are your IT expert to call.

We understand not only the art of matching people, but also the science of technology. We use a proprietary matching tool that helps our staffing professionals connect just the right person to just the right job. And our network of industry connections and strategic partners remains unmatched.

Apply for this job now or contact our branch office at 888-490-4429 to learn more about this position.

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.

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