Database Administrator and Application specialist (DBA)
3 weeks ago

Job title: Database Administrator and Application specialist (DBA)
Work Location: Dorval
Department: IT
Reports to: IT Application Manager 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • DBA expertise with MySQL and MSSql with best practices to scale and optimize the data base services;
  • Experience with DB performance tuning – a must;
  • Expert with SQL clustered servers;
  • Manage SQL in production/QA/dev environments including installation, configuration, backup, recovery, upgrades, schema changes, etc;
  • Perform database health monitoring and diagnostics;
  • Implement monitoring, auditing, and alert systems for SQL databases;
  • Troubleshoot and resolve problems with SQL;
  • Design, implement, maintain and automate the appropriate backup and recovery architecture required;
  • Architect, design, implement and maintain site-to-site data replication;
  • Work with various teams for performance tuning and optimization, query optimization, index tuning, caching, buffer tuning, etc.
  • Perform capacity planning exercises to properly identify required hardware, software, database configuration/architecture necessary to support application needs\;
  • Perform related duties as assigned by supervisor;
  • Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures.


Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

  • University or College degree in IT Related field;
  • A minimum of 7 years in IT Database Administration;
  • Cloud Computing experience with Microsoft Azure;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude;
  • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within accepted practices;
  • Ability to perform all work in support of our Corporate Values of Excellence, Integrity, Service and Teamwork;
  • Demonstrates strong and visible support of our values.
  • Position requires Level II Clearance with the Canadian Government and the ability to gain access to the Canadian Controlled Goods Program.


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