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Database Engineer

Posted on: April 3rd, 2017 Kelowna, BC XAP Corporation

Position Summary:  In charge of company’s database availability, security and stability. Design OLTP and OLAP databases, schematics, layouts, and architecture.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

·         Perform analytical and capacity planning.

·         Design and develop effective metrics and monitoring processes.

·         Performance tuning, backup, recovery and high availability.

·         Ensure databases are compliant (SLA, PCI, SOX).

·         Provide technical support as needed.

·         Receive and review source documents for data input.

·         Check the accuracy and relevance of input and output data.

·         Verify output data against control totals

·         Conducts tasks and assignments as directed.

·         Solid system administration and automation skills.

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Team work: Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goal and objectives;  Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed; Recognizes accomplishments to other team members.

Professionalism: Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.

Problem Solving: Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations. Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

Oral Communication: Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.

Written Communication: Writes clearly and informatively; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.

Ethics: Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education: BA or BS is preferred.

Experience: Four to five years’ experience or equivalent education.

Language Ability:

·  Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

·  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. 

·  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Math Ability:

·  Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability.

·  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability:

·  Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

·  Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

 Computer Skills:

·  Proficiency in SQL server, ETL (SSIS) , Reporting tools (Crystal report, SSRS)

·  General understanding of Web technology, database design, and security and risk. Experience at a large-scale internet site

·  General understanding of FTP, SFTP, Oracle, cloud technology (AWS, Azure), Big Data (Hadoop, Hive, Pig).

How to Apply
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