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Senior DBA

Location: Toronto

Position Description:

We are seeking a Senior DBA to administer large, complex databases and provide system level guidance/ solutions. The DBA will own multiple SQL server and Oracle databases on production, testing, and staging environments across the company. We prefer a skilled DBA who enjoys providing technical guidance and who can play a key role in supporting and driving forward our database developments.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, implement, and maintain our SQL and Oracle databases.
  • Maintain our SQL processes.
  • Take ownership of DB performance and ensure DB availability.
  • Manage and maintain security standards and controls.
  • Execution of data migration jobs and scripts as required.
  • Support and collaborate with engineering teams.
  • Create and maintain disaster recovery plans and backup strategies
  • Performance testing and evaluation to ensure data security, privacy and integrity

Technical Skills:

  • 5+ years ‘experience with Oracle and SQL databases, preferably in a lead role.
  • Fluency in SQL and expert in writing/understanding complex queries
  • Experience with physical database design, capacity planning, security planning, backup, and recovery systems, data modeling, performance, and testing.
  • Experience in performing database migration and upgrades.
  • Experience with database clustering, mirroring, and replication
  • Experience with architecture design principles, partitioning, views, and procedures.
  • Experience using oracle management tools and SQL server management studio.
  • Ability to balance multi-task and multiple priorities while maintaining a high level of customer satisfaction.
  • Strong and effective written, verbal and presentation skills with the ability to collaborate with team members at all levels of the organization.
  • Self-starter, proactive, positive, creative, and flexible.


  • Bachelor’s degree/University degree or equivalent experience

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