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Database Administrator 2 - 18814

Vancouver, BC, BC

Are you an energetic team player with solid experience as a database administrator?

Our Provider Solutions Operations team is looking for a highly motivated DBA to support and develop database solutions in our national portfolio. Join us and be part of the client Health journey to provide better access to health information and enable better health outcomes for Canadians.

Here’s the impact you’ll make and what we’ll accomplish together

You will join a high performing team of DBAs on a diverse range of projects. Work on the team is customer focused with an on-call support component to ensure we deliver on our customer-first commitment. Responsibilities include database tuning, implementing and testing upgrades and patches, and defining backup and recovery strategies. You will develop documentation, provide technical support and resolve incidents and performance problems. By collaborating with other teams you will design and deliver quality, innovative solutions for our customers.

Here's how

As part of our team, you will:
• Ensure availability and performance of production, staging and development databases
• Provide trend analysis to management team to enable informed decisions regarding capacity management
• Lead project initiatives to improve database functionality and design
• Migrate products from one database platform to another (ie Oracle to PostgreSQL)
• Collaborate with other teams (Development, Architecture, QA) to develop database systems for new products and advise on product updates
You're the missing piece of the puzzle

You are:
• A team player with strong collaboration and communication skills
• Able to handle pressure and act quickly to deliver results
• Willing and able to learn new technologies on the fly
• Effective in investigating, analyzing and solving problems
• Skilled in managing/coordinating small projects
You have:
• A degree in Computer Science or equivalent
• Knowledge and expertise on Oracle V12C (Windows), PostgreSQL and MySQL
• Solid experience troubleshooting and resolving database issues (performance, integrity, recovery, security)
• Proven skills in monitoring, tuning and optimizing database performance (tools such as Datadog, OEM, Check_MK)
• Experience designing database solutions for new products

• Cloud-native databases (AWS RDS, GCP CloudSQL)
• MongoDB
• MS SQL Server
• Experience in at least one programming or scripting language
• Health Industry experience


Must have skills:
1. Oracle 12c (Windows Version) as most of our clinics are primarily on this platform
2. PostgreSQL, as the position will be working with our Oracle to PostgreSQL database conversion program
3. Good communicator; data migrations, planning and scheduling involve close collaboration and communication

Nice to have skills:
1. MySQL to augment our support
2. Microsoft SQL Server to augment our support
3. Cloud native database experience (GCP, AWS), as we look to migrate databases to the cloud

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