Database Administrator

Toronto, ON | Contract

Job ID: 50440 Industry: Database

Database Administrator

Location: Toronto

Type: 5-Month Contract

Our client, a major organization within the public sector, has asked Bagg Technology Resources to assist them in finding a Database Administrator to join their esteemed organization on a contract basis. The Database Administrator will identify database requirements by interviewing stakeholders; analyzing department applications, programming, and operations; evaluating existing systems and proposing new systems.

Why Join?

This is an excellent opportunity to work for a large government organization that can help maximize your potential and develop your career while helping the people of Ontario.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provides solutions by defining database logical / physical structure and functional capabilities, data import/export, data migration, database security, data back-up, and recovery specifications.
  • Installs revised or new systems by working on specifications and flowcharts; optimum access techniques; coordinating installation requirements.
  • Maintains database performance by calculating optimum values for database parameters; implementing new releases; completing maintenance requirements; evaluating computer operating systems and hardware products.
  • Provides DBA support services by answering questions and requests.
  • Supports database functions by coding utilities.
  • Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; bench-marking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • 6+ years’ solid experience supporting DB2/UDB (V9.7 up) on the AIX platforms
  • 6+ years’ solid experience supporting Oracle on UNIX/LINUX (11g up) platforms
  • 6+ years’ database creation and the ongoing support and administration of databases for large applications
  • 6 + years’ solid experience with UNIX Operating system and UNIX shell scripting
  • Proven ability to perform database change management, performance tuning, and problem solving
  • 6+ years’ experience in writing and debugging complex SQL scripts
  • 6+ years’ experience in installing new DBMS versions and applying maintenance fixes supplied by the DBMS vendor
  • Strong troubleshooting capability
  • Good communication skills to interact with business users, functional and technical teams and SMEs.
  • Strong knowledge sharing and knowledge transferring skills
  • Ability to work in an environment of high growth and constant challenges.
  • Good team player who takes instructions, can work in a fast-paced project team with strong listening skills


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