Database Administrator - 4

Toronto, Ontario | Temporary

Job ID: 54034 Industry: Database

Role: Database Administrator – 4

Location: Downtown Toronto

Duration: 6 Months (Possibility of extension)

Pay Rate: Up to $65/hr.(INC)

The main function of a Database Administrator is to provide database support on a variety of hardware and software platforms and peripherals. 

Job Responsibilities: 
• Provide on-site database and system support 
• Monitor, collect statistical information, and provide reporting on capacity and system performance 
• Based on statistics, make recommendations to maintain and improve capacity and system performance 
• Monitor the system, and act upon system and application automated alerts 
• Perform diagnostics, testing, and troubleshooting of software, o/s, and database issues (ex. correcting installation, configuration, or data problems) 
• Plan and perform software installation, configuration, upgrade and patching 
• Plan and perform database configuration, maintenance, upgrade and patching 
• Perform and manage system and database backups 
• Perform manual switch to redundant system / database components, in case of system failure 

• Bachelor's degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required 
• 8-10 years’ experience required 
• Experience in providing technical support, covering database administration and operations to include monitoring maintenance capacity, performance monitoring/planning and incident/problem troubleshooting and resolution 
• Strong knowledge of SQL 
• Understanding of Help Desk tools and trouble ticket tracking processes 
• Understanding of support agreements and their implied service levels 
• Proven ability to write excellent technical documentation 

Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: 
1) Senior Oracle DBA, MS SQL- 7-10 years 
2) DBA creation and updates from 11G to 12C 
3) RAC- 5 years 
4) ASM- automatic storage management- 5 years 
5) Data guard for replication 
6) Security auditing to take on performance issues, familiar with grid control 
6) Nice to have: golden gate, cloud environment, oracle exadata 


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