Database Administrator (Temporary) - Job ID 9793

  • Regional Municipality of Durham
  • Whitby, ON, Canada
  • Mar 27, 2018
Contractor Information Technology

Job Description

Reporting to the Manager, FIMS Projects, the incumbent will:

  • Research, plan, design and maintain efficient databases, including Oracle and Microsoft databases and related systems that meet user requirements, including designing and developing customized systems, installing database software and organizing multiple databases across multiple servers
  • Research, plan, design and maintain all data management, including Enterprise Architecture planning, design, and implementation
  • Research, plan, develop, implement and maintain backup and recovery procedures to ensure minimal loss of data and system downtime
  • Design and administer system security and user accessibility to various databases and applications
  • Develop, evaluate and maintain system performance and capacity to meet or exceed requirements for production and development database systems
  • Upgrade, maintain and patch databases, software and operating systems, ensuring they are current and tested in a physical and virtualized environment
  • Analyze and correct system problems to provide uninterrupted use of all production systems
  • Maintain detailed and accurate technical documentation, including, architecture diagrams, configuration, versions, patches and customizations
  • Present enterprise architecture and future state recommendations to FIMS Management to assist in the planning and prioritizing of upcoming projects and tasks
  • Liaise with vendors to ensure processes meet current and future capacity requirements, as well as ensure the currency of existing infrastructure and database systems

The successful applicant will possess:

  • A university degree in Computer Science or a related discipline
  • Oracle and Microsoft certifications such as Oracle Database Architecture and Administration (MCDBA) or similar is an asset
  • Several years senior experience writing or modifying programs, establishing backup and recovery procedures, system analysis and design
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft, Oracle, Unix, Linux, Windows, VMWare; other operating systems would be considered an asset
  • Demonstrated problem solving and troubleshooting experience
  • Excellent analytical and time management skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, coupled with the capability to use tact and diplomacy
  • The ability to work independently and within a team environment

Salary: - Start: $52.19 - Six Month: $55.09 - Job: $57.99

To learn more about this opportunity, please visit our website at and apply online to Job ID 9793 no later than May 8, 2018.

We thank all applicants; however, only those to be considered for an interview will be contacted.

An Equal Opportunity Employer