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Production Database Administrator in Abbotsford at Computershare, Inc

Date Posted: 1/3/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Abbotsford
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/3/2019

Job Description

Computershare Technology Services - Global Planning and Delivery (CTS-GP&D) group manage the lifecycle of infrastructure across three regions including planning, design, strategy, roadmap development, project delivery and AU operations.

About the role:

We have an exciting opportunity for a Production Database Administrator (Production DBA) to join our tight-knit Global Planning and Delivery Team!

Reporting to the Team Lead - DBA, the Production DBA will be involved in delivering database / data services, supporting completed applications, assuring availability, optimising efficiency and promoting usability.

Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

  • Build database / data environments according to standard build process and best practice
  • Ensure the production environment is operating with all OLA’s and SLA’s
  • Monitor and maintain optimal server health which allows for maximum throughput and minimal resource contention
  • Manage database security
  • Monitor all SQL Agent jobs
  • Troubleshoot availability and performance issues and perform remedial action/s
  • Gather internal and external audit requirements
  • Deploy database upgrades and scripts
  • Develop and test disaster recovery plan
  • Develop and test backup and recovery procedures to ensure RTOs and RPOs are met

To be successful in this role you must have the following:

  • Previous experience working as a Production DBA
  • Proficiency with SQLServer 2008R2/2012/2014/2016 and T-SQL
  • Experience with Oracle 11g/12c and PL/SQL
  • Sound understanding of change management systems (preferably TFS/HP Service Manager)
  • Strong investigative and problem-solving capabilities
  • The ability to be adaptable and flexible, and to work autonomously when required
  • The ability to work collaboratively and effectively in a team environment

Desirable skills/experiences:

  • Exposure to other data platforms and Cloud technologies
  • Knowledge of High Availability technologies and dispersed data centres
  • Experience working in a high security environment
  • Experience providing after hours emergency support

Benefits and Culture:

  • The opportunity to work for a large global corporation (over 16,000 employees)Great discounts and benefits from various companies and Employee Share Plan
  • A wide variety of internal training courses
  • A supportive work environment with friendly peers and management

To apply, click on the ‘apply’ button and follow the application process.


We want every person who joins our team, every customer and every supplier to feel welcome. We see diversity as a source of strength - the more perspectives we have, the better equipped we’ll be to meet the demands of our diverse global customer base. We believe in equality for everyone, regardless of age, ethnicity, gender identity, race, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Please go to our website to read our Diversity and Inclusion Policy.

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