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Position: Intern - Database Administrator
Company: SAP Software
Date Posted:  January 14, 2011
City: Vancouver

Job Description:


As a Product Group Database Administrator for Business Objects, you will be part of an international team based in Vancouver, Paris, Bangalore, Ealing and San Jose. Your experience as a DBA will help prepare you for a challenging future that utilizes your comprehensive knowledge of databases.


Beyond daily DBA duties you will be required to support of all major database vendors in a research & development environment.

Installation and support for all major database vendors in an R&D context

Provide data migration, transformation, backup & recovery, performance and tuning and other services to support development, QA and testers world wide

Develop processes, procedures, and jobs to monitor and/or automate tasks required to maintain databases

Support of database tools used in database administration

Develop and communicate database performance metrics


Knowledge of at least 2 major database vendors (MS SQL, Oracle, DB2, Sybase, Informix,Teradata etc)

Client, server and connection based troubleshooting on a wide variety platforms. 

Ability to perform advanced database activities such as client and server based connection traces aswell as experience using other database profiling tools

Strong knowledge of database concepts (eg views, indexes, stored procedures etc).

Broad knowledge of relational database management systems and ability to work with avariety of database schemas

Experience in physical and logical modeling of database applications

Ability to program/script to help automate many common/repetitive duties.

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Experience with Microsoft Windows 2000/2003, Linux or other Unix Operating system



Requires candidates to currently be enrolled in an undergraduate, Masters, MBAor PhD degree program which is applicable to the position.


Previous co-op/internship epxerience a plus

Last updated on March 05, 2011