Junior Database Administrator 

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Toronto ON
Job Term: Permanent

Junior Database Administrator 

We are currently seeking competent individuals to fulfil the role of Junior DBA to join our dynamic team for our client, one of the major banks.


The main function of a Database Administrator is to provide database support on a variety of hardware and software platforms and peripherals.

Typical day in the Role:

  • Provide on-site database and system support
  • Monitor, collect statistical information and provide reporting on capacity and system performance
  • Based on statistics, make recommendations to maintain and improve capacity and system performance
  • Monitor the system, and act upon system and application automated alerts
  • Perform diagnostics, testing, and troubleshooting of software, o/s, and database issues (ex. correcting the installation, configuration, or data problems)
  • Plan and perform software installation, configuration, upgrade and patching
  • Plan and perform database configuration, maintenance, upgrade and patching
  • Perform and manage system and database backups
  • Perform manual switch to redundant system/database components, in case of system failure

Must have skills:

  • 2+ years experience required providing technical support, covering database administration and operations including: monitoring, maintenance capacity, performance monitoring/planning and incident/problem troubleshooting and resolution
  •  2 + years experience working with SQL
  •  Proven ability to write excellent technical documentation (for technical analysis mainly before and after testing purposes)- proven with recent 1-2 years experience

Nice to have

  • Understanding of Help Desk tools and trouble ticket tracking processes
  • Understanding of support agreements and their implied service level
  • Jira, Confluence & ServiceNow
  • Database Mongo
  • Cassandra
  • DBA Certification is an great Asset

Soft Skills:

  • Strong communication skills – written & verbal (will be speaking with various teams)
  • Need someone willing to learn
  • Quick to pick up on new things


  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required

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