Position Description

Job Category Database Administrator
Job Location Calgary, AB, Edmonton, AB, Halifax, NS, Ottawa, ON, Regina, SK, Tiverton, ON, Toronto, ON, Vancouver, BC, Victoria, BC, Winnipeg, MB
Last Updated 13/09/17 4:13 PM
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SQL DBA with Informatica experience
Reference: 2379

As a SQL DBA, you will be part of the team to support a range of SQL servers.    


Key Areas of Responsibility


  • Design and implement database in accordance to end user information needs and views

  • Define users and enable data distribution to the right user, in appropriate format and in a timely manner

  • Use high-speed transaction recovery techniques and backup data

  • Minimize database downtime and manage parameters to provide fast query responses

  • Provide proactive and reactive data management support and training to users

  • Determine, enforce and document database policies, procedures and standards

  • Perform tests and evaluations regularly to ensure data security, privacy and integrity

  • Monitor database performance, implement changes and apply new patches and versions when required

Professional Qualifications & Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years hands-on working experience as a Database administrator with SQL servers

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with Informatica

  • Hands-on experience with database standards and end user applications

  • Excellent knowledge of data backup, recovery, security, integrity and SQL

  • Familiarity with database design, documentation and coding

  • Previous experience with DBA case tools (frontend/backend) and third party tools

  • Familiarity with programming languages API

  • Problem solving skills and ability to think algorithmically

  • BS degree in a computer discipline or relevant certification

  • Flexibility to travel onsite as required

Who we are

Headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia and founded in 1966, Sierra Systems is a top tier IT services and management consulting firm offering a full range of advisory services, systems integration, and managed application services.

With approximately 800 professionals across Canada, Sierra Systems has developed deep expertise in its targeted industries and has earned a reputation for delivering superior solutions that strengthen organizations’ operational performance.

Our unwavering commitment to our clients’ needs has allowed us to build long-term, trusting, and loyal relationships. It has given us the ability to set ambitious objectives for client projects and meet them time and time again with unparalleled speed and precision.

We offer a full range of management consulting, systems integration and managed services tailored to the unique needs of each industry in which we have deep expertise – including: Canadian government, justice, health, energy, and the commercial sector. We focus on delivering a boutique experience backed by the resources, deep knowledge, and expertise our 50-year heritage provides to tackle large scale projects.

What to expect

Sierra Systems is committed to a working environment that fosters professional and personal progression, communication, and collaboration. We offer opportunities for personal growth and professional development at every career level.

We are regularly recognized as a Top Employer, in part due to the compensation and benefits packages we offer which are just one of the many great reasons to join Sierra Systems.

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