Two (2) Senior Database Administrators

Eagle is assisting our client in the search for two (2) Senior Database Administrators and one (1) additional Senior Database Administrator with Hadoop experience.

These positions are permanent with a top tier organization, to begin in November.

Responsibilities:

  • Primary duties include implementing and maintaining backup and recovery procedures; maintaining data security, reliability and availability; capacity planning, usage monitoring, and performance tuning;
  • Implements RDBMS (Relational Database Management Systems) into all environments.
  • Provides a technical assessment of existing and new database software products including database engine and auxiliary software and makes recommendations for their use based on cost, suitability and performance requirements;
  • Participates in system development activities providing technical recommendations to application development teams and users;
  • Provides performance tuning recommendations and assistance to developers;
  • Provide complex technical support for existing hardware and software products;
  • Assesses and recommends release levels and updates of database software and utilities, taking into account the impact on resource utilization and the support of existing products;
  • Develops procedures and provides input to standards relating to technical aspects of database software;
  • Develops, implements and documents database related utilities and other standard activities;
  • Participates in the short- and long-term planning processes related to hardware, software, and capacity planning and disaster recovery;
  • Works with ITS (Information Technology Services) and security team to establish and maintain technical aspects of database security;
  • Acts as a liaison with ITS users and computer vendors to identify and resolve problems;
  • Provides information and analyses for forecasting purposes;
  • Provides technical input to formal tenders and information proposals;
  • Maintains a high level of technical knowledge of trends and products;
  • The Senior Analysts (Database Administrator) may also be required to participate in “on-call” support and must be willing to be “on-call” for after-hour technical support on a 3 week rotation;
  • Trains and educates ITS operations and technical staff, application personnel and user groups; and,
  • Performs typical duties inherent to the job.

Additional responsibilities for Senior Database Administrator with Hadoop experience would be as follows:

  • Installing Hadoop in a Linux environment;
  • Deployment in a Hadoop cluster and its maintenance;
  • Health check of a Hadoop cluster monitoring whether it is up and running all the time;
  • Analyse the storage data volume and allocating the space in HDFS. Resource management in a cluster environment. This involves new node creation and removal of unused ones;
  • Configuring Name Node to ensure its high availability;
  • Implementing and administering Hadoop infrastructure on an ongoing basis;
  • Required hardware and software deployment in a Hadoop environment; and,
  • Furthermore to expanding of existing environments

 What you bring to the table:

  • Must possess a minimum of 10 years of current senior database administration and support experience in complex production environments;
  • Must have experience designing, implementing and supporting complex high availability and disaster recovery database environments;
  • Significant experience designing, building, tuning and supporting relational database environments in one or more database technologies:
  • SQL Server;
  • DB2;
  • Informix;
  • Oracle;
  • Significant experience designing, implementing and supporting high availability and disaster recovery environments using one or more of:
  • SQL Server mirroring, clustering, Always-on
  • DB2 HADR;
  • Informix HDR and RSS;
  • Oracle Data guard;
  • Effective troubleshooting and problem solving skills to aid in the identification of root cause issues and develop creative solutions;
  • Strong SQL programming and tuning skills;
  • Effective strong problem-solving skills, self-motivation, and demonstration of pro- active work in the design and management of reliable and robust production systems;
  • Experience in one or more operating systems;
  • AIX/UNIX and Microsoft Windows Server;
  • Experience with working in a team environment;
  • Experience with working in a 7X24 environment;
  • Effective troubleshooting and problem solving skills to aid in the identification of root cause issues and develop creative solutions;
  • Strong SQL programming and tuning skills;
  • Effective strong problem-solving skills, self-motivation, and demonstration of pro- active work in the design and management of reliable and robust production systems;
  • Experience in one or more operating systems:
  • AIX/UNIX and,
  • Microsoft Windows Server;
  • Experience with working in a team environment;
  • Experience with working in a 7X24 environment;
  • Strong verbal, reading comprehension and written communication skills;
  • Self-motivated in learning new technologies;
  • Customer relationship and time-management skills;
  • Requirements and information gathering skills;
  • Collaboration and teambuilding skills;
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills; and,
  • Meeting facilitation and presentation skills.

In addition to mandatory skills for Senior Database Administrator having Hadoop experience in the following would be an added asset;

  • Must possess 2+ years in experience with maintaining a HortonWorks big data infrastructure in a critical 24/7 environment;
  • Must have 2+ years of Hadoop infrastructure administration;
  • Current certification in Horton works;
  • Significant experience designing, building, tuning and supporting HortonWorks Hadoop environment; and,
  • Experience with RedHat LINUX.

Don’t miss out on these excellent career opportunities, 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.

 

JOB ID# 57690

  • Posted On: October 09, 2018
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Job ID: 57690
  • Location: Toronto/GTA ON