Database Administrator Job at WCG Services – Canada

Program: RSVP

Location: Remote (Canada-wide)

Who are we looking for?

Database Administrator

Like WCG, you believe in the power of work to transform lives. As a Database Administrator, you’ll use your critical thinking, technical expertise and problem-solving abilities as part of a team that delivers a wide range of rehabilitation services to veterans of the Canadian Armed Forces and their families.

WCG’s Rehabilitation Services and Vocational Assistance Program (RSVP) is delivered on behalf of Veterans Affairs Canada and in partnership with Lifemark Health Group. This role ensures data integrity and accuracy and provides reports and other analytical outputs, supporting the integration and maintenance of business systems to support operational requirements.

As a member of our strong and professional team, you provide technical support for the Business Intelligence and Information Technology teams, maintaining and improving a large technology platform database for RSVP. You use data to drive sound business decisions and measure change.

What you’ll do

Develop processes for optimizing database security, set and maintain database standards and manage database access

Collaborate with stakeholders to ensure business and technical architecture solutions aligns with program requirements

Install, upgrade and manage database applications, and diagnose and troubleshoot database errors

Create and manage database reports, visualizations and dashboards

Ensure reliable system availability through optimization and security provisions

Contribute to development, implementation, administration and maintenance procedures

Design and implement redundant systems, policies and procedures for disaster recovery and data archiving to ensure effective protection and integrity of data assets

Install database software releases and system upgrades, and evaluate and install database patches

Monitor and maintain the day-to-day operations of the environment

Coordinate with vendor resources to facilitate access and implement changes to vendor-integrated systems

What you bring

A minimum of three (3) years’ recent and demonstrated experience with a minimum of one (1) relational database system in the IM/IT industry within the last five (5) years, which must include:

Providing specialized expertise and practical assistance in use of database management systems and the manipulation of data for information systems, including work at any stage of the database life cycle (feasibility, design, development and service delivery)

Defining security requirements for all data elements

Defining and customizing data conversion strategies, specifications and routines

Managing and organizing electronic databases in order to ensure share ability, coherence, availability, accuracy, completeness and integrity to meet informatics needs

Experience with ETL technologies and processes

Direct experience with SQL, at least one programming language, ETL technologies, databases and big data platforms

MS SQL Server or Azure Administration experience

Experience with Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO), using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools

Experience with back-ups, restores and recovery models

Knowledge of High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for SQL Server

Experience working with Windows server, including Active Directory

Employment conditional on obtaining federal Reliability Status security clearance

What we offer

Competitive salary

Comprehensive and flexible health and dental benefits

Ongoing learning and development opportunities

Generous time off policy to encourage work/life balance

A diverse and inclusive workplace with a track record of high employee engagement and teamwork

For complete job requirements, see the full Job Description here.


About the Company

Company: WCG Services –

Company Location:  Canada

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