Database Administrator – MSSQL & OLAP

Database Administrator – MSSQL & OLAP

ProViso Consulting

Story Behind The Need

• Project Summary : The main function of a Database Administrator is to provide database support on a variety of hardware and software platforms and peripherals.

Candidate Value Proposition

• The successful candidate will have the opportunity for growth while working with a supportive team.

Typical Day In Role:

• 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

Job Responsibilities:

• 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 Have Skills/Requirements:

• 5+ years Database Administration experience
• Experience in providing technical support, covering database administration and operations to include monitoring maintenance capacity, performance monitoring/planning and incident/problem troubleshooting and resolution
• Experience with MSSQL 2017/2016/2014/2012/2008R2/2008
• Experience with Windows server 2012/2008R2/2008.
• Experience with Windows 10/8/7 client operating systems.
• Experience with SQL Always-On, mirroring, clustering and data replication.
• Experience with MSSQL services (SSRS/SSAS/SSIS/Fulltext/Polybase/R) and OLAP.
• Experience with application side tuning versus server-side tuning.
• Experience with VB, C#, Power shell, Azure Cloud would be an asset to the role.
• Experience with use of PostgreSQL and Linux, ksh

Best vs. Average:

• Technical skills are critical to this role

Degrees or certifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required

Interviews:

• 1-Step Process: 1 Technical In-Person Interview with Hiring Manager
• There may be second round interviews
• Interviews to take place ASAP

Additional Notes:

• DBAs title but they’re not actual doing the entire function – they’re only doing part of the functions
• Need someone who takes care of the entire process:
• Database Sub-tier deployment – SQL integration – installing components
• Data Platform/Application Support – DBA should know which technical services need to be provided to get the application running on the database created
• Ongoing support – after goLive, ensuring everything runs smoothly not looking for candidate who can only do part of function, can’t just be familiar with sub-function of requirements
• Need to provide end to support on databases
• Need experience with SQL installation and deployment, supporting project before GoLive, working with application teams to get the database customized for the application, managing afterlife after GoLive – manage any issues that arise – need to be able to answer questions such as (need experience with at least 75% of the requirements – Manager will consider candidates who show interest and potential to learn any missing experience)

Job Details

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Contract

6 Months

Toronto

 





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