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Senior Database Administrators (SQL Server, DB2, Oracle) to configure and tune databases - 3819

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: May 16, 2022
Job End Date: Dec 30, 2022
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 118764
Location: Calgary, Edmonton, Halifax, Montreal, Ottawa, Regina, Toronto, Vancouver, Victoria, Winnipeg
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S.i. Systems enterprise public sector client is going through a massive cloud migration program. They are re-platforming 100+ applications and databases to the Azure cloud. The Database Services team needs to be augmented due to retirements and they need additional support. They are seeking a Senior DB2 Database Administrators to configure and tune databases.

JOB DUTIES:
  • Day to Day work within the team under the direction of the Manager of Database Services
  • Managing database instance performance tuning and implementation of database system software tuning improvements
  • Collaborating with software developers to perform application database performance tuning such as application query tuning, index creation, optimizer hints, and table and data model modifications
  • Collaborating with the security team on developing database security standards and practices by developing scripts that will perform security health checks for review by security and the manager of database services
  • Creating, implementing, and executing database cloning procedures to support application requirements and development and testing cycles
  • Developing, planning and executing tasks in collaboration with other team members and service providers in the refresh and masking of nonproduction systems including provide problem resolution to support iterative application development and cycles
Successful candidates may have the opportunity to be converted to staff later on.

MUST HAVE SKILLS:
  • FIRST CHOICE:
    • 6+ years experience working in DB2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows) and SQL Server
  • SECOND CHOICE:
    • SQL Server + Oracle experience will also be considered
NICE TO HAVE SKILLS:
  • IBM DB2 and Microsoft SQL Server certifications are an asset