Database Administrator
Cymax
Vancouver
6d ago

The Role

We’re looking for a Database Administrator to lead the day to day management of multiple databases across Cymax Group. Working closely with our DevOps Engineer, our Development team, and our Data team, in this role, you’ll have the opportunity to join a Cloud first organization and lead the charge on multiple database upgrades and migrations on our technology roadmap, while building and optimizing processes related to our databases.

The Team

In our dynamic, fast-paced technology team, each and every member plays a vital role in the planning, development, testing and launch of our projects.

Social team appreciation events are scheduled frequently as a way to take a breather from action-packed days!

What You’ll Do :

  • Act as the primary liaison between our Development and DevOps teams on database related inquiries and initiatives
  • You’ll be a go-to resource for high priority issues impacting our databases and will liaise with people throughout the organization on problems and resolutions
  • Lead all database upgrades and migrations you’ll ensure these types of projects are a success and that project milestones are being met along the way
  • Have overall accountability in ensuring our databases and their integrations run optimally and that issues are solved in accordance with our service level agreement
  • Identify opportunities for process development or improvement, make recommendations and roll out improvements to the IT department
  • Who You Are :

  • A proven database expert with a strong understanding of Microsoft Sequel and experience working with multiple, large enterprise databases
  • You have a few data migration and upgrade projects under your belt from both a leadership and detailed execution standpoint
  • Previous strong working experience with Microsoft Azure required
  • Working technical experience with designing, building, installing, configuring and supporting database servers, including Microsoft SQL Server 2018 Enterprise, Azure SQL
  • Working experience with table partitions within SQL server as well as archival processes
  • MCSA (SQL Server) or MCSE (Data Platform / Business Intelligence).
  • Strong understanding of relational database structures, theories, principles, and practices.
  • Knowledge of High Availability architecture such as Always-On Availability Groups.
  • Hands-on database tuning and troubleshooting experience.
  • Good understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives.
  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • Bonus Points :

  • Experience with modern big data solutions such as Spark, Azure SQL DW, Azure Data Lake Analytics, or Cosmos DB
  • Experience with AWS
  • Why work here!

    Based in Burnaby, BC, Cymax Group is one of North America’s largest e-commerce furniture retailers with over 230,000 furniture SKUs - making us a leader in online sales for all items home and office.

    We pride ourselves on our unique culture, consisting of impressive team members from all walks of life working together to contribute to the amazing growth we’ve seen.

    With regular company socials and tons of opportunities to learn, we strive to be the most engaging office in Canada.

    We’re looking to hire talented people (like you!) to join our passionate team that will support you as you continue to advance your career.

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