What is the opportunity?

The Senior Database Engineer will be responsible for providing expertise and oversight in building and maintaining highly efficient next generation Data Management solutions portfolio.

What will you do?

  • Responsible for the highly efficient Database design and solutions supporting container application to ensure alignment with programs needs of reusability, simplified integration and alignment with reference architecture direction
  • Provide technical direction, anticipate/obtain resolution of issues and implement solutions for the integration of DMI projects into RBC’s infrastructure environment
  • Ensure smooth implementation of system changes to mitigate impact to business unit daily activities and clients utilizing T&O best practices for release, build, configuration and environment management
  • Defines/supports application SLAs from Database solutions perspective
  • Provides work estimates using fact/metrics based model with supporting assumptions
  • Anticipates and quantifies tactical, operational and strategic risks applying risk-based approach to forecasting
  • Resolves complex issues and conflicts (including architectural direction vs project constraints)
  • What do you need to succeed?


  • 5+ years of proven working experience with MongoDB and experience working with enterprise Database systems such as SQL Server, Sybase, Oracle
  • Highly proficient with recent experience in query profiling, query optimization, performance monitoring, tuning on in-memory DB and relational database, and solid understanding of database concepts (CAP Theorem, Active-Active Architecture)
  • Hands-on experience with data modelling including logical and physical database design
  • Strong technical knowledge of database architecture, distributed data storage and management principles, with experience using related technologies
  • Recent experience working with Microservices (Docker), Container Orchestrator (Kubernetes), Continuous Integration Tools (Jenkins, UCD), Configuration Management platforms (Ansible, Puppet)
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience developing Java based solutions and environment configuration on Linux/AIX based systems
  • Nice-to-have

  • Familiarity with any Cloud Technologies
  • Integration of different data sources, like Big Data systems and relational databases
  • Ability to architect and implement end-to-end container management
  • Understanding of Networking concepts and related infrastructure components
  • What’s in it for you?

    We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper. We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual.

  • A comprehensive Total Rewards Program including bonuses and flexible benefits, competitive compensation, commissions, and stock where applicable
  • Leaders who support your development through coaching and managing opportunities
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • Opportunities to do challenging work
  • Opportunities to take on progressively greater accountabilities
  • Access to a variety of job opportunities across business and geographies
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    City: Toronto
    Address: 180 Wellington St W
    Work Hours/Week: 37.5
    Work Environment: Office
    Employment Type: Permanent
    Career Level: Experienced Hire/Professional
    Pay Type: Salary + Variable Bonus
    Required Travel(%): 0-25
    Exempt/Non-Exempt: N/A
    People Manager: No
    Application Deadline: 01/31/2021
    Platform: Technology and Operations
    Req ID: 301696
    Ad Code(s): None

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