Database Administrator (DBA)

Database Administrator (DBA)

Toronto, Ontario, Canada  - Permanent

Job Description

Database Administrator Responsibilities:
• Install and maintain the performance of database servers.
• Develop processes for optimizing database security.
• Set and maintain database standards.
• Manage database access.
• Performance tuning of database systems.
• Install, upgrade, and manage database applications.
• Diagnose and troubleshoot database errors.
• Recommend and implement emerging database technologies.
• Create and manage database reports, visualizations, and dashboards.
• Create automation for repeating database tasks.
• Be available for on-call support as needed.

Must Have Skills:

• Strong command of SQL and relational Databases such as Postgres
• Knowledge and experience with Graph Databases such as Neo4J
• Advanced knowledge of database security, backup and recovery, and performance monitoring standards
• Understanding of relational and dimensional data modelling
• Unix shell scripting skills
• Hands-on experience with cloud-based environments, specifically AWS
• Strong mathematical and statistical knowledge
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Impeccable attention to detail

Education and Experience Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field or equivalent experience
• One to three years of experience in database administration, information technology, database architecture, or a related field
• AWS certifications preferred (Database, Data Analytics, etc.)
• Experience with Linux environments
• Extensive experience with database technologies (MySQL, PostgreSQL Oracle, MongoDB, Neo4J)
• Experience with cloud services (AWS, Microsoft Azure) a plus


Starting: ASAP

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