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SQL Database Administrator - DBA

Location: Toronto, ON
Job # 1703497
Our client, a fast growing technology company, seeks a SQL Server DBA to join their team.
 
The Database Administrator (DBA) is responsible for ensuring the security, availability and functionality of the production database databases and servers.
 
Responsibilities
- Install and configure database servers both in standalone and clustered environments
- Capacity and load planning
- Performance analysis and tuning
- Stored procedure, trigger and function T-SQL programming
- Write routines to automate day-to-day administrative tasks
- Disaster recovery planning and testing, including backup and restore 
- Maintain documentation and support internal IT processes
- Creating and maintaining data models
 
Required Skills & Experience
- Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent
- 3+ years of experience working in SaaS environment
- 5+ years of experience working with large databases in a highly available 24x7 environment
- 5+ years of experience administrating MSSQL environments (MSSQL 2005/2008)
- Experience with log shipping, mirroring and other disaster recovery methods
- Expert in creation and optimization of T-SQL stored procedures, triggers, functions and indexes
- Experience working with clustered environments
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
 
Desired Skills
- Exposure to MSSQL 2012
- 3+ years of experience administrating MySQL environments
 
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