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City / Ville Edmonton
Province Alberta [AB]
Title / Titre +Database Administrator
Job ID 13140
Position Overview


Our Edmonton client requires Database Administrators for upcoming projects. 


Database Administrator
The responsibilities for an Database Administrator may include any or all of the following activities:
  • Perform Analysis and Requirements Definition for custom applications
  • Create design documents with a technology perspective that provide custom solutions to address and resolve business problems
  • Design logical and physical databases
  • Develop conversion or interface processes.
  • Develop test plans and procedures for quality assurance
  • Install and test software
  • Develop and configure and/or code the software
  • Develop and code interfaces and any customizations to third party packages
  • Develop interfaces to other systems
  • Develop technical documentation
  • Perform unit testing, integration testing and system testing
  • Install Database Management Systems (DBMS) and custom software
  • Perform DBMS hardening and OS hardening for security
  • Conduct system acceptance testing
  • Rollout the new system
  • Monitor on-going operations and perform on-going system administration tasks, including: fix bugs; create enhancements; release new versions; DB tuning; disaster recovery preparation and testing; capacity planning; historical archiving; database consistency and integrity checking; log file analysis; job scheduling; shell scripting; change control; and server requirements analysis
 Mandatory Requirements
  • Experience in at least one of the following Database Management Systems (DBMS): Sybase, ORACLE, MS/SQL and/or ADABAS
  • Experience with databases greater than 4GB in size and 100 concurrent users
  • Experience with database migrations between different versions/releases (e.g. v10 to v11), and instances (e.g. Development, UAT, Production).
  • Experience scaling up and scaling out a DBMS
  • Experience with data warehousing, database replication, log shipping and failover clustering
  • Experience with virtualization using VMWare or Hyper-V
  • Experience with automation of database maintenance functions
  • Experience with IIS or Apache web server administration
  • Experience with advanced database tools
  • Experience with SAN administration

The candidate must have one of the following combinations of education or certification and experience: 

  1. University graduation in computer science or a related discipline; and two years of experience, or,
  2. two-year diploma in computer science or a related discipline from a recognized post-secondary institution; and four years of experience, or,
  3. a one-year certificate in computer science or a related discipline from a recognized post-secondary institution; and five years of experience, or,
  4. a currently active professional certification or accreditation in a related discipline from a recognized issuing body; and five years of experience
  5. or eight years of experience.
Job Type Contract
Date Added 11/5/2013
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