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Intermediate Database Administrator to support SQL Server and Oracle on premises database migrations to Azure cloud

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Dec 01, 2022
Job End Date: Dec 15, 2023
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 125191
Location: Calgary
Our large Oil & Gas downtown Calgary client is seeking an Intermediate Database Administrator to support SQL Server and Oracle on premises database migrations to Azure cloud. This is an initial 1-year contract to start ASAP. 

Must-Have Skills:
  • 5+ years' Database Administration (DBA) experience with MS SQL Server 
  • Experience with Oracle RDMS products and databases 
  • Cloud Fundamental Certification and/or hands-on Azure or AWS cloud migration experience
  • Experience completing database installations and migrations 
  • Experience working with High Availability, Disaster Recovery & Replication configurations with MS SQL Server and Oracle.
  • Understanding of database monitoring requirement and demonstrable proficiency working with different database monitoring tools (ie. DataDog, OEM, SCOM, DPA etc.)
Nice-to-Have Skills:
  • IaaC and scripting tools such as Terraform, Ansible, or PowerShell
  • Working knowledge with PaaS database
  • Understanding of Cloud Infrastructure Deployment (such as IaaS, Vnet, Subnet, Storage account)
  • Understanding and working knowledge of open-source DB technologies MySQL and PostgreSQL
  • Experience with JIRA, SCOM, Database Performance Analyzer, ServiceNow
  • Participated in Disaster Recovery exercise
  • Experience with Always On
Project Scope:
  • Install database products (MS SQL Server & Oracle), apply service packs, security patches, PSU patches
  • Migrate & Upgrade legacy databases (MS SQL & Oracle)
  • Deploy database in Cloud environment and migrate database to cloud from on-premises
Location: Must live in/near Calgary as this client comes into the office 3 days/week.