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Database Administrator- (GHD Digital)

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eSolutionsGroup (a GHD company) is a multi-disciplinary consulting firm. We specialize in web, brand, communications, marketing and creative strategies. We build and offer customized and out-of-the-box digital solutions for our clients. 

We are looking for a Database Administrator to join the GHD Digital team. The primary focus of this specialist will to design, install, monitor, maintain, and performance tune production databases while ensuring high levels of data availability. This individual is also responsible for developing, implementing, and overseeing database policies and procedures to ensure the integrity and availability of databases and their accompanying software. A successful candidate is highly self-motivated solid team player, with excellent analytical and creative problem-solving skills, with keen attention to detail, and the ability to work on multiple projects at the same time.

What the candidate will be doing:

•Responsible for strategy and planning relating to databases and database servers.
•Collaborate with Software Development Team to plan and design database architectures, coding standards and procedures.
•Responsible for the design and implementation of highly available database systems, database disaster recovery and data integrity processes.
•Conduct research and make recommendations on database products and services.
•Responsible for installation and configuration of database servers, databases and related software and services
•Responsible for monitoring and maintaining databases and database servers.
•Responsible for performance monitoring and tuning of databases and database servers. 
•Evaluation and troubleshooting of database performance issues and implementation of performance tuning strategies and solutions.
•Plan and coordinate database migrations and upgrades
•Responsible to align database activities with organizational security and compliance objectives. 
•Establish best practice security controls for database administrators, and end users.


•3 years of experience in the IT Industry and related post-secondary degree.
•Must be skilled in working with database technologies such as: Azure SQL, Microsoft SQL, MySQL, and Elasticsearch.
•Strong understanding of database structures, theories, principles, and practices
•Able to use and build SQL scripts and other automation and scripting frameworks.
•High attention to detail and ability to handle multiple concurrent tasks.
•Highly effective troubleshooting skills.
•Must possess the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
•Good written and oral communication skills.

Other assets that would be useful are:

•Familiarity with Jira Atlassian
•Understanding of CI/CD tools and processes.
•Ability to develop automation using Powershell or other scripting methods
•Some understanding of web development, coding and javascript.

GHD Digital helps public sector clients across North America to connect with communities and deliver services more efficiently through award-winning design integrated with advanced web and mobile applications. 20 years in business. 350+ clients. More than 120 marketing and technology awards in the past 5 years. It all adds up.

We offer a professional working environment and culture and believe that work/life balance contributes to the success and happiness of our people. We also offer competitive salary packages based on qualifications, skills and experience.

As a multicultural organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD Digital is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, GHD Digital will provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process.


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