Sr. Database Administrator - Contract position
Alcor Solutions Inc. - Iqaluit, NU

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Education and Experience

  • Degree in Computer Science or IT related diploma/degree
  • Minimum 10+ years of experience in the below mentioned responsibilities
  • Related Industry Certifications, for example, Microsoft, Oracle, Sybase, ITIL or other database
  • certifications

Required Competencies

  • Proven ability to administer, manage and maintain a variety of SQL, Oracle and proprietary Databases and Applications

strong Oracle, SQL, Microsoft Access, Citrix and application support experience.
Experience within a satellite based environment is desired.

  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as work on individual tasks
  • Excellent writing and documentation skills
  • High level of organizational skills

Responsibilities

  • Install, administer, maintain, and monitor SQL, Oracle and proprietary databases in the GN production network environment Install, administer, maintain and monitor applications and programs installed on databases in the GN production network environment
  • Install and test upgrades to applications, programs and databases including service packs, patches, hot fixes and releases in a UAT/Test environment
  • Provide mentoring and Tier 3 support to Tier 1-2 technicians, Regional Technicians and a variety of end user departments specifically in support of these GN production applications and programs.
  • Provide communities with phone or remote support using administration tools provided by the GN.
  • There may also be travel to communities outside of Iqaluit.
  • Communicate with third party vendors and developers of applications, programs and databases used by the GN
  • Create technical documentations and edit and test vendor provided documentation
  • Provide expertise on identified internal IPS projects and other GN informatics projects relating to the GN IT infrastructure
  • Contribute to the post mortem analysis following any assigned project completion
  • Troubleshoot user connection issues, monitor disk space, monitor server and database performance, backup and restore schedules, create accounts related to databases and applications.
  • Provide recommendations to improve and enhance the GN Network environment both technically and procedurally.

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