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Database Administrator

 

 

 

Location: Saint John, Fredericton, Moncton NB, Halifax NS  

 

 

 

We have an exciting opportunity for a Database Administrator (DBA) reporting to the Manager of DBA & Integration. The Database Administrator is a key member of the JDI IT team supporting the J.D. Irving group of companies in the creation, maintenance, and changes to key organizational data. 

 

 

 

A day in the life!

 

The DBA will be responsible for day-to-day management and upkeep of the MSSQL space in a large-scale environment. Supporting upwards of 300 Instance and thousands of databases, the DBA will be part of a dynamic team that works across a multitude of Business units, ranging from Forestry to Shipbuilding. All aspects of DBA support including performance tuning, security, governance and support of high availability and DR technologies will be in scope.  The successful candidate will need to have an ability to multitask through complex scenarios while maintaining strong communication with business solutions and core IT groups.


 

 

 

Your Focus:
 

  • Assist in production promotion by running scripts. Follow change management processes 
  • Maintain and strive to increase own technical knowledge, and is aware of latest developments in own area of expertise 
  • Provide ongoing maintenance of databases. Participate in on-call support rotation 
  • Solve straightforward, well-defined problems within technology of expertise 
  • Assist in providing Tier II application support. Ensure issues resolution is well documented on knowledge db. Create work instructions for Tier I & II support 
  • Understand how own tasks and activities connect with related technologies.  
  • Raise issues where specifications need clarification due to quality of requirements or application technical constraints 
  • Understand the importance of security to the enterprise 
  • Provide clear and timely communication to the customers and/or managers on the status of tasks especially when the task cannot be completed in the established time frame 
  • Seek help when faced with challenges on assigned work. Continues an adequate level of performance despite time pressure, challenges, or adversity 
  • Understand Daily Management processes and Database metrics 
  • Actively seek to increase skills level through coaching and mentoring from more seasoned DBAs 

 
 

 

 

You have

 

  • A University degree in Computer Science, College Diploma with IT specialty or equivalent experience 
  • 3-5 years Demonstrated experience working with MSSQL and Oracle RDBMS, including installation and maintenance. 


 

 

 

You are: 

 

  • Able to communicate efficiently with senior leadership on complex technical issues and topics 
  • Able to initiate and pursue independent work 
  • Familiar with Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel 
  • Highly organized and able to manage your time and prioritize appropriately 
  • Able to perform research and write technical documents 
  • Detail focused, thinking within a technical dimension typically at the database level 

 

 

 

 

Bonus

 

  • Exposure to Oracle PL/SQL programming 
  • Coursework or experience with Microsoft SQL Server or Sybase 
  • Exposure to Oracle Applications 
  • Exposure to WebLogic 
  • Exposure to relational database design and data modelling 
  • Experience installing and maintaining software on a Linux server 
  • Experience installing and maintaining software on a Windows server 
  • Exposure to a Solaris server 
  • Programming experience in any language using SQL to accessing databases 
  • Certified Oracle Database Administrator or Professional 
  • Knowledge of Sybase and DB2 considered an asset

 

 

 


JDI IT: Who we are and what we offer 

 

 
At JDI IT, the belief that what people experience matters more than technology is part of our foundational core.  

 

With over 300 employees, we offer the opportunity to create real value by helping people and businesses work smarter.  JDI IT supports the entire J.D. Irving Limited group of companies which means we offer opportunities and experiences across a wide breadth of IT areas, businesses and industries.  From forestry, to transportation, to shipbuilding, we are working directly with our business counterparts to align their strategies to continued advancements in IT.  As a member of the JDI IT team, you will be a key player in enabling the business to win by overcoming obstacles and “getting it done”!  


 
We believe in the power of diverse teams and invest in continuous professional growth.  We are seeking naturally curious change makers looking to join a collaborative and motivated team.  Come help JDI IT Raise the Bar!    

 

 

 

 

 

We appreciate your interest in our company! Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To learn more about our products and services, click here

 

 

 

J.D. Irving, Limited is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.

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