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Oracle Database Administrator(Intermediate Experienced)

Req id:  37712

Waterloo, ON, CA Richmond Hill, ON, CA Mississauga, ON, CA



As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 



The Opportunity:


As a Database Administrator, you will:

  • Provide expertise in the various database platforms hosting our applications.  You will be an Oracle Server DBA but willing to ramp up and learn Azure SQL, RDS for SQL Server, MySQL, MongoDB and other database platforms.
  • Develop an understanding of our business applications architecture, and provide architectural guidance to improve database and systems operations and integration
  • Assure proactive monitoring, maintenance, and production support of a broad array of databases supporting several business brands
  • Build capabilities to quickly and effectively incorporate the management of databases of newly acquired companies
  • Provide effective communication, interaction and reporting to all stakeholders, including Operations, Engineering, Finance, Marketing and IT teams.


What It Takes:


  • Expert in database technologies, especially Oracle, SQL Server.  3-4 years of DBA experience.
  • Skilled with SQL Server Availability Groups, replication, and high availability, tuning and scalability
  • Experience with backup and disaster recovery solutions for databases.
  • Experience with MySQL database server on Linux platform.
  • Troubleshooting with Service broker.
  • Performance testing, SQL Security, SSIS with SQL server 2016/17.
  • Support Oracle Databases, Reporting Services and Integration Services.
  • Able to write complex SQL, stored procedures and database triggers.
  • Knowledgeable of SQL Server data structures and architecture.
  • Knowledgeable of database utilities and tools.
  • Eager to contribute to a team-oriented environment.
  • Excellent in communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Able to quickly grasp complex technologies
  • Experience with DevOps environments and automation desired including familiarity with scripting and other languages such as PowerShell, Bash and Python.
  • Eager to grow with an exciting company


Specific Objectives and Responsibilities


Your First Six Months:


  • Assume production DBA responsibilities across all product lines; 
  • Design, build and operate database environments.  Be a key extended member of the development team.
  • Develop solutions for monitoring, availability and reliability, performance, analytics, and security.
  • Document and provide training to peers relating to the database environments.
  • Learn and absorb responsibilities related to the application product lines.


Six to Twelve Months and Beyond:


  • Gain and share expertise in database technologies  including MySQL, MongoDB, Azure SQL and RDS for SQL Server.
  • Participate in various product development tasks.
  • Take greater responsibilities to deliver on database-related initiatives including:
    • Server consolidations
    • Performance optimizations
    • Enhancements to our existing monitoring and notification infrastructure
    • Security enhancements
    • Automation of repeated, manual steps
    • Insuring our 24 X 7 X 365 availability and recovery capabilities
  • Become an expert relating to the database systems supporting various Carbonite productions including Carbonite Safe, Carbonite Endpoint, Carbonite Recover, Carbonite Server Backup, Webroot SecureAnywhere and others.
  • Involvement in the adoption of more DevOps approaches to a database platform release process.
  • Begin to provide database consulting services to the development organization relating to best practices when dealing with our database platform.






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