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Database Administrator (DBA)

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Financial Services

  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Marianne Koessler

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  • Published:

    22 days ago

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  • Client Details:


  • Consultant:

    Marianne Koessler

  • Skills tags:

    MySQL , Oracle DBA , Powershell

DBA required to join a growing team responsible in the design of database structures, database and application performance tuning.  You will be  required to design and implement recovery strategies, provide 24x7 support, identify and resolve performance problems in mission critical OLTP, data warehouse and web enabled environments 

Skills and Experience Required:

  • MQF Level 6 qualification  (or higher) in Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent, and/or at least two years’ experience working in an enterprise IT environment 
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of Microsoft SQL Server and/or Oracle database systems, including performance tuning, backup and recovery techniques, and capacity management 
  • Good knowledge with some programming/script languages (such as Powershell, Perl, UNIX batch script) 
  • Ability and genuine interest to learn, understand and apply new technologies; 
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English 
  • Ability to work effectively both independently with minimum supervision and as part of a team 
  • Ability and willingness to be on call on a 24x7 basis if required 
  • Knowledge in MySQL database administration, including clustering and replication, would be considered an asset 
  • Database development experience would be considered an asset 
  • Familiarity and/or certification in Amazon AWS or Microsoft Azure would be considered an asset
  • Preferably familiar with JIRA issue and project tracking systems
  • Database development experience would be considered an asset;