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Toronto, ON, CANADA

Technology and Digital Media

Permanent - Database Analyst

Our client…

Our client is one of the largest retailers in Canada. With a strong team, they focus on not only bringing in the right technical talent, but also the right personalities. The right candidate will be focused on contributing to the environment as part of a team.

What's in it for you?

Our client is located in Saskatchewan and offers a competitive compensation, relocation package & employee benefits plan as well as an RRSP At the same time, our client empowers its teams to harness new ideas, and allows staff unleash their imaginations to create innovative products and services to improve service and respond to customer needs.


The Senior Database Administrator's role is to design, install, monitor, maintain, and performance tune 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. Provide stable, consistent, well-managed databases for the CRS.

Administration roles include the installation, configuration, and patching of RDBMs' (Oracle, MS-SQL, DB/2). Design, implement, and maintain database security (create and maintain users and roles, assign privileges) to ensure the highest standards to availability, resilience, integrity, and performance across the CRS..

Assess and develop long-term strategic goals for databases in conjunction with data owners and department managers. Work with application development staff to develop database architectures, coding standards, and quality assurance policies and procedures. Design and implement redundant systems, policies, and procedures for disaster recovery and data archiving to ensure effective protection and integrity of data assets.

Conduct research and make recommendations on database products, services, protocols, and standards in support of procurement and development efforts. Consult with Sr. Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence Architect to provide a strategic database direction for the organization. Research & evaluate new releases of the database as well as third party products in order to determine the appropriate tools for the organization. Conduct research into database issues, standards, products as well as client needs, regulations, technologies, and data conditions as required.

Must Have:

  • . 7-10 years of hands-on experience working as database administrator with Oracle / MS-SQL / DB2 in an enterprise environment with multiple database servers
  • 5years hands-on database tuning and troubleshooting experience
  • Degree in Computer Science / Engineering.
  • Certifications in Oracle (OCP/OCM) or MS-SQL (MCSE Data management and analytics / MCSA DBA) or IBM DB2 required.
Nice to Have:

  • Supply Chain experience
  • Experience with SAP or JDA.
isgSearch is a member of the ISG Group of Companies, operating in Canada since 1990. Throughout the 1990's, ISG (Informatics Search Group) was built into one of Canada's leading search firms, and sold in 1998 to a leader in North American Recruitment & Solution Services. In 2007, the same ownership that drove ISG to success, created isgSearch with a boutique-style approach, catering to the very specific needs of hiring clients and talented professionals in the IT space.