Database Administrator

Contract Duration: 6 months

Location: Remote


  • Administering and supporting Oracle and SQL database in a day to day operations role. Experience working with PostgreSQL will be a bonus.
  • Trouble shooting database related incidents, performance issues and tuning. Capacity monitoring.
  • Provisioning databases, making schema changes – all the normal DBA tasks
  • Work with data architects to build ETL jobs on-prem and in the cloud.
  • Required Skills:

  • 10+ years of hands on experience in working with one or more of the following: SQL, Oracle, ETL, and database diagnostic tools;
  • Ability to make critical decisions aligned to GIS direction and strategy
  • Thorough understanding of database design principles and database theory;
  • Advanced knowledge of Structure Query Language (SQL) and procedural extension language e.g. PL/SQL, SQL/PSM and/or Transact SQL, Business Objects ETL or Microsoft SSIS package, Serverless SQL as Service, Containerization and Oracle database technologies.
  • Thorough understanding of: client-server architecture, storage and compute platforms including hybrid-cloud and related services, Active Directory, Windows/Solaris operating systems, virtualization and hypervisors.
  • Solid understanding of Apotex Incident, Problem and Change Management processes.
  • Demonstrated ability to make decisions, solve and troubleshoot problems based on analysis, experience and judgement;
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with ability to manage multiple priorities to accomplish objectives and goals anticipating and adjusting for problems and interruptions/roadblocks;
  • Exceptional communication and problem-solving skills. Excellent interpersonal skills;

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