Database Administrator
iQmetrix
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
23d ago

About iQmetrix :

iQmetrix is a privately-held software as a service (SaaS) company that leads the way for simplifying complicated industries and helping businesses deliver great experiences.

We specialize in POS, retail management, e-commerce, and interactive retail technology to deliver a complete experience from start to finish of any transaction.

You can find our offices in Canada and the U.S. Learn more about iQmetrix and our subsidiaries at www.iQmetrix.com, www.

Covasoft.com, and www.ReadyToPay.com.

iQmetrix has rated among the Top 50 Best Small & Medium Employers in Canada for five years in a row. We have free fitness classes, hobby groups for everything from a board game club to numerous sports teams, beer taps and a Retirement Planning Program consisting of a matching RRSP and / or Employee Share Ownership component.

We balance hard work with a commitment to lifestyle, competitive benefits and exciting perks, but what really make iQmetrix a great place to work are our fun and smart employees!

Take a look at the links below to get a feeling for what it’s like working at iQmetrix :

  • Want a glimpse into life in the Q? Check out our blog.
  • Top 10 Reasons to Join iQmetrix (view the full list)
  • Peek into our five offices on our Staff Lipdub Video!
  • Check out our giveback initiatives
  • Our YouTube channel including numerous videos on iQmetrix and what we do
  • Last year’s iQmetrix Odyssey trip
  • Our recent giveback day during our trip to Mexico this past year
  • Purpose :

    As an intermediate to senior member of the team you will be accountable for the system uptime, performance and data integrity.

    Another accountability of the role is architecting database design and growth strategies.

    Accountabilities :

  • Research and determine which patches should be applied.
  • Manage contracts and expectations with vendors.
  • Maintain and plan appropriate system resources to ensure system performance.
  • Troubleshoot live database issues efficiently.
  • Enforce index policy.
  • Assess database integrity issues.
  • Conduct established security check protocol.
  • Consider and grant security access requests.
  • Review availability groups and assess for high availability.
  • Continually research disaster recovery technologies
  • Perform and plan SQL upgrades.
  • On call rotation required.
  • Escalation for team members with high priority issues.
  • Qualifications :

  • 5+ years of experience with SQL Server.
  • Advanced T-SQL querying ability.
  • An educational background in computer science or software engineering is an asset.
  • Familiarity with software release cycles is an asset.
  • What does it mean to be an iQer?

  • Communication Skills and Emotional Intelligence, someone who can listen to others and take multiple perspectives into consideration when decision making.
  • Passionate about their work.
  • Someone with interpersonal skills who can build strong relationships from scratch.
  • Humility, someone not afraid to admit their mistakes and work towards preventing them in the future.
  • Thinks about the health of the company before personal agendas. Someone who understands the importance of P&L and how it fits into the big picture of a company.
  • Being a self starter, able to dive into the work without fear of making a mistake.
  • Flexibility and the ability to adapt to an evolving environment will go a long way at iQmetrix.
  • Not afraid to stick by their decisions and justify them, but willing to admit and learn from mistakes.
  • Application process :

    If you are interested in joining our company and are committed to succeeding, please submit your resume and cover letter.

    We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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