David Aplin Group, one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client to recruit for a Database Administrator.

The Role:

  • Responsible for all aspects of database administration including installation, configuration, performance tuning, product upgrades, security, auditing, capacity planning, backup and recovery.
  • Optimize queries, reports, and application code response time using tools such as Oracle Enterprise Manager, managing optimizer statistics, and SQL Profiles/baselines for tuning.The successful candidate should be intimately familiar with the Oracle Optimizer.
  • Conduct database patch analysis, including planning, risk assessment, testing, and implementation.
  • Planning and implementing software upgrades using best practices for mitigation of associated risk.
  • Support and participate in a mature department-wide change management process.
  • Act as a technical leader for a group of technical specialists. This involves contributing innovative and transformative ideas to leverage database technology to align with the ever-changing needs of our business and customers.
  • Liaise with other Information Technology staff to ensure that all operational requirements associated with the database environment are met.
  • Develop and implement contingency, backup, fail-over, and recovery measures related to the database operating environment.
  • Provide production on-call support (24×7) on a rotation basis.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • A bachelor’s degree or diploma in Computer Science or related technical discipline.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience working with Oracle and SQL Server database technology.
  • Previous experience in database performance tuning, including sound knowledge with respect to the Oracle Optimizer.
  • Strong technical knowledge of Oracle database technology components, including Recovery Manager (RMAN), Real Application Clusters (RAC), Data Guard, GoldenGate, Diagnostics and Tuning Pack, and Enterprise Manager.
  • Previous experience with RedHat Enterprise Linux, including high degrees of proficiency with the RHEL command line and associated shell scripting.
  • Experience with ETL technologies, database masking, and database virtualization technologies is a definite asset.
  • Overall IT knowledge of operating systems, networks, storage devices, along with how they relate to a database environment.
  • Strong troubleshooting & application support skills, along with excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential for the successful candidate.
  • Demonstrated relationship building and interpersonal skills.
  • A bachelor’s degree or diploma in Computer Science or related technical discipline.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience working with Oracle and SQL Server database technology.
  • Previous experience in database performance tuning, including sound knowledge with respect to the Oracle Optimizer.
  • Strong technical knowledge of Oracle database technology components, including Recovery Manager (RMAN), Real Application Clusters (RAC), Data Guard, GoldenGate, Diagnostics and Tuning Pack, and Enterprise Manager.
  • Previous experience with RedHat Enterprise Linux, including high degrees of proficiency with the RHEL command line and associated shell scripting.
  • Experience with ETL technologies, database masking, and database virtualization technologies is a definite asset.
  • Overall IT knowledge of operating systems, networks, storage devices, along with how they relate to a database environment.
  • Strong troubleshooting & application support skills, along with excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential for the successful candidate.
  • Demonstrated relationship building and interpersonal skills.

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 Deborah Dodd , Partner – Aplin Information Technology. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

WE APPRECIATE YOUR INTEREST IN DAVID APLIN GROUP.

If this is your first introduction to us, we invite you to become one of our satisfied candidates. David Aplin Group has been Canadian owned since 1975. Our professional consultants are passionate about helping you find a fulfilling job or career and ensuring your complete satisfaction with our process. Our proven track record, nearly 4 decades long, is largely due to our team of highly skilled and successful specialists. Through superior service and a commitment to long-term relationships, we provide deep specialization in core areas for complete recruiting and HR solutions across Canada – all from one source. We look forward to exceeding your expectations!

Learn more about David Aplin Group and view all of our current job opportunities, career tips, and tools at www.aplin.com . #LI-EDM

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