Junior Database Administrator

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Toronto ON

Junior Database Administrator


  • 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 skills

  • 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

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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