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Database Administrator - Junior, LINAMAR CORPORATION

Guelph, ON, CANADA
Posted Mar 30, 2011 1 Position(s)



· Minimum of 1 years work experience in an application support, application development, database administrator role is required

· Degree or diploma in Computer Science from a recognized university or college is preferred

· MCITP: Database Administrator 2008 certification an asset

· Oracle Certified Associate certification an asset

· Strong understanding of database and data warehouse structures, theories, principles, and practices

· Strong understanding of, and experience with, server-client computing, relational database, and multi-dimensional database environments

· Working technical experience with configuring and supporting database servers, including Microsoft SQL Server, Integration Services, Analysis Services, and Reporting Services

· Good knowledge of reporting and query tools and practices

· Hands-on database tuning and troubleshooting experience

· Ability to conduct research into database issues, standards, and products

· Knowledge of ITIL and COBIT processes and controls

· Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws

· Able prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment

· Strong customer service orientation

· Good knowledge of network and PC operating systems; current network hardware, protocols, and standards, including TCP/IP

· Proven ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment

· Proven analytical and creative problem-solving abilities

· Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

· Ability to learn new technologies

· Ability to work independently and/or in teams

· Strong verbal and written communication skills are a necessity. The understanding of when to email versus phone call versus have a face to face discussion is very important.

· Ability to communicate on a technical and non-technical level depending on the audience.

· Ability to read and interpret technical and non-technical documents.


· Display understanding of Linamar Core Values

· Assist in the Development and administration strategies for the control and sharing of company database resources and services Ensure database backups are completing without errors and in a timely manner as outlined in 5.4.2 Data Backup Policy

· Design and aid in implementation of redundant systems, policies, and procedures for disaster recovery and data archiving to ensure effective protection and integrity of data assets

· Assist Senior DBA in Developing long-term goals for production databases in conjunction with data owners and department managers

· Perform database transaction and security audits

· Ensure SQL Server Integration Services are completing successfully and troubleshoot failed jobs where necessary.

· Ensure the stability and reliability of data access and data quality across the organization via on-going database support and maintenance

· Respond to and resolve database access and performance issues

· Monitor database system details within the database, including stored procedures and execution time, and implement efficiency improvements

· Work with application development staff to develop database architectures, coding standards, and quality assurance policies and procedures

· Assist with the installation and configuration of relevant network components to ensure database access, consistency, and integrity

· Create and maintain effective system documentation

· Provide training as necessary with regards to the effective and efficient use of database tools and resources

· Look for ways to reduce costs and enhance productivity throughout Linamar, proposing any suggestions to management

· On-Call availability as outlined in the 11.1 IT On-Call Policy as amended

· Assist System Administrator team with Level 2 Active Directory account and group administration

· Assist System Administrator team install and configure servers in a windows environment

· Respond to Service Incidents as assigned within required SLA's

· Perform other miscellaneous duties as assigned

Activation Date: 3/30/2011
Expires: 4/9/2011

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Alternatively, please attach your resume and cover letter to an e-mail. When responding, please indicate position name and source of advertisement. We thank all applicants but advise that only those to be considered for an interview will be contacted. No Agencies. If you do not qualify for the positions listed above, but you are a skilled individual with attributes that can enhance our company, please do not hesitate to attach your resume and cover letter to an

Last updated on April 2, 2011