Database Administrator


Posted 1 year ago

We are looking for a Database Administrator! Reach out if you are interested and feel free to refer friends/colleagues!


Type of Employment: Contract to hire
Title: Database Administrator
Term: 5-months – 37.5 hours/week
Location: Toronto – Hybrid
Job ID number: C1164


Brief description of duties:


  • Provide on-site database and system support
  • Monitor, collect statistical information, and provide reporting on capacity and system performance
  • Based on statistics, make recommendations to maintain and improve capacity and system performance
  • Monitor the system, and act upon system and application automated alerts
  • Perform diagnostics, testing, and troubleshooting of software, o/s, and database issues (ex. correcting installation, configuration, or data problems)
  • Plan and perform software installation, configuration, upgrade and patching
  • Plan and perform database configuration, maintenance, upgrade and patching
  • Perform and manage system and database backups
  • Perform manual switch to redundant system / database components, in case of system failure

MUST haves:


  • 5-7+ years of experience as a Database Administrator in providing technical support, covering application and/or database administration and operations to include monitoring maintenance capacity, performance monitoring/planning and incident/problem troubleshooting and resolution
  • Hands-on experience with Quality Assurance (QA) medium/large projects
  • Establish test cases and criteria to complex business functions and requirements
  • Hands-on experience with SQL development for MySQL, PostgreSQL, Cassandra, MongoDB OR Oracle. MongoDB is preferred
  • Experience with JSON, Python, Linux/AIX Shell Scripts
  • Proven ability to write excellent technical documentation


Nice To Have:


  • Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, ServiceNow
  • Agile methodology
  • Insurance or Banking experience


Soft Skills:

  • Excellent written, presentation, and verbal communication skills to be able to work well with technical peers and business stakeholders at different levels within the organization.
  • Strong decision making, forward thinking and creative problem-solving skills to anticipate and respond quickly to technological/market influences.
  • Ability to work as part of a team, as well as work independently or with minimal direction.

Job Features

Job CategoryDatabase Administrator
Database Administrator5-7+
SQL development for MySQL, PostgreSQL, Cassandra, MongoDB OR Oracle. MongoDB is preferred5-7+

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