Senior MongoDB Administrator
Sun Life
Waterloo, Ontario
7d ago

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Job Description :

This is an opportunity for someone that is interested in working with vibrant and dynamic team in support of emerging database technologies.

The successful candidate must have 5 years experience in Information Technology, high academic credentials, solid understanding of Linus and an passion for open source database technologies like MongoDB andPostgreSQL.

The candidate will be a member of a team within Data Management Servicescalled Emerging Database Technologies. Emerging Database Technologies is responsible database infrastructure architecture and operation support or teams using these technologies.

Emerging Database Technologies has members in Canada and India supporting a wide range of distributed applications. The core hours for this position are 9 : 00 16 : 00 EST to ensure proper crossover between North American and Indian team members.

All team members must have the ability to handle 7X24 rotational on-call duties, after hour change support and disaster recovery support.

Main Accountabilities :

  • MongoDB administration
  • Solid understanding of all NoSQL technologies.
  • Demontrated experience in Linux
  • Problem solving, technical and conceptual
  • Performance Tuning in all related platforms
  • Demonstrated experience in managing small, medium and large size infrastructure projects. Participate in projects throughout the entire project lifecycle, and define, manage and track project deliverables using defined technologies.
  • Maintain up-to-date documentation and procedures for all supported database related platforms
  • Define and document requirements in cooperation with other Database Administrators and Developers
  • Develop MongoDB strategies to support internal processes and improve system performance
  • Develop scripts to support the operations of Windows and Unix based platforms
  • Support project development following documented standards, policies and procedures
  • Participation in a rotational on-call schedule
  • Occasional participation in after-hours and weekend support of production implementations, infrastructure activities, and various disaster recovery exercises
  • Work closely with other team members, technical / team leads, management, specialized IT areas and application support teams to ensure consistent delivery and quality of database services
  • Define, document and implement consistent standards and procedures.
  • Evaluation of functionality and features within related database products.
  • Contribute ideas for best practice improvements, process improvement, and innovative solutions.
  • Qualifications :

  • University level degree in Computer Science or related information technology degree / diploma
  • Multi specialized; proficient in Database Development, Web Development, ETL and Reporting
  • Understand, can describe and can put into action database concepts .
  • Ability to lead
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in teams
  • Passion for database administration as a career.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to handle several tasks efficiently
  • Ability to contribute solutions that meet or exceed business requirements.
  • Willingness to share ideas and speak up in small, medium and large sized groups.
  • Willingness to provide on-call support and trouble shooting
  • Assets :

  • High academic credentials.
  • Open Sourcedatabase administration
  • SQL skills that include an understanding of system tables, stored procedures, functions, triggers, and indexes.
  • Knowledge of Web development, Extract, Tranform and Loadand Report development.
  • Database tuning experience
  • Unix or Microsoft Powershell scriptin languages
  • Experience with database administration tools
  • Security Architectures
  • Knowledge of database backup and recovery strategies
  • Knowledge of replication, mirroring, log shipping and maintenance strategies
  • Some knowledge of data-mapping and logical and physical data modeling
  • Enterprise Services, Working better together.

    Our teams are dedicated to providing the services and technology our business partners need to help Clients achieve lifetime financial security and live healthier lives.

    Through innovation and collaboration, we're striving to continually find new and better ways to bring value to Sun Life.

    Enterprise Services has employees in Canada, Ireland, the U.S. and Asia. We partner closely with groups and individuals throughout Sun Life Financial to provide products and services that deliver business value.

    To learn more aboutDigital Innovation and career opportunities at Sun Life, visit www.sunlife.ca / digitaljobs

    Diversity and inclusion have always been at the core of our values at Sun Life. A diverse workforce with wide perspectives and creative ideas benefits our clients, the communities where we operate and all of us as colleagues.

    We welcome applications from qualified individuals from all backgrounds.

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    mail a request to thebrightside sunlife.com’.

    We thank all applicants for showing an interest in this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    Job Category : IT - Technology Services

    Posting End Date : 14 / 10 / 2018

    14 / 10 / 2018

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