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Junior Database Administrator

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Eagle is currently seeking a Junior Database Administrator for a ten (10) month contract opportunity, scheduled to begin immediately.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Monitoring database system details within the database, including stored procedures and execution time, and implement efficiency improvements;
  • Installing and configuring relevant network components to ensure database access as well as database consistency and integrity;
  • Responding to and resolve database access and performance issues identified via the IT Help Desk;
  • Monitoring, optimizing, and allocating physical data storage for database systems;
  • Planning and coordinating data migrations between systems;
  • Creating models for new database development and/or changes to existing ones;
  • Developing, implementing, and maintaining change control and testing processes for modifications to all production environments and databases;
  • Creating, maintaining, and administering all development, test, and staging environments;
  • Creating or supporting creation of reports in response to business user needs;
  • Establishing appropriate end-user database access control levels;
  • Ensuring data quality and integrity in all production databases;
  • Providing application support to mission critical applications;
  • Developing and maintaining policies, procedures, and standards for the database environment and other documentation as may be required;
  • Working with application development staff to develop database architectures, coding standards, and quality assurance policies and procedures;
  • Conducting research and making recommendations on database products, services, protocols, and security enhancements in support of procurement and development efforts;
  • Assisting with the automation of regular database support activities;
  • Developing, implementing, and supporting ETL operations in SQL Server; and,
  • Writing PowerShell and/or transact-SQL scripts to perform monitoring and maintenance tasks.

Skills and Qualifications

The qualified candidate must have:

  • Strong understanding of database structures, theories, principles, and practices;
  • Working technical experience with designing, building, installing, configuring and supporting database servers, including SQL Server 2014;
  • Significant Microsoft background such as Reporting and Integration Services, Web Server, Windows;
  • Experience with Forms and Web Services application design;
  • Hands-on database tuning and troubleshooting experience;
  • Enterprise Architect or Visio experience for data and process design modeling;
  • Knowledge of applicable practices and laws relating to data privacy and protection;
  • The ability to read and understand technical manuals, procedural documentation, and OEM guides;
  • A positive attitude towards complex challenges and problems as well as routine maintenance and administration tasks;
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a polished and professional manner;
  • The ability to take existing processes, procedures, and checklists and improve on them;
  • The ability to be comfortable dealing with all levels of management;
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise judgment and work independently or as a member of a team;
  • The ability to prioritize project and task based work in a demanding environment and be a self-starter;
  • Excellent organizational and prioritizing skills;
  • The ability to work according to and within parameters defined in corporate policies and standard operating procedures;
  • Proven analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills;
  • The ability to work effectively as both a member of a team and independently;
  • The ability to communicate technical issues to business leaders and groups in a clear and concise manner;
  • Excellent attention to detail; and,
  • The ability to work after hours and on weekends as determined by the project.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity, apply online today!

Eagle is an equal opportunity employer and will provide accommodations during the recruitment process upon request. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with Eagle and that employment with Eagle will only commence when placed on an assignment as a temporary employee of Eagle.


  • Posted On: June 20, 2018
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Job ID: 55600
  • Location: Vancouver BC