Hiring Database Administrator | $47.67 Hourly

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Sheridan Department of Information Technology based in Oakville, ON is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Database Administrator. The Sheridan Department of Information Technology is a vital hub for technological innovation and education. The department offers a comprehensive range of programs and courses covering areas such as computer science, cybersecurity, and network administration. Committed to excellence and student success, the Sheridan Department of Information Technology is shaping the future of IT professionals. The candidates selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible.

Job Description:

Employer Name: Sheridan
Department: Information Technology
Position: Database Administrator
No of Vacancies: 1
Salary: $41.12 – $47.67 Hourly
Employment Type: Temporary
Employee Group: Support Staff
Location: Oakville, ON, CA
Campus Location: Trafalgar
Hours/Week: 40
Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
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Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English Language
Education: Candidates should minimum 3-year diploma/degree in computer science or information technology related field
Experience: Candidates should have minimum of 8-years experience working with information systems is required, including a minimum of 5-years of administering relational databases including but not limited to Oracle within a PeopleSoft environment, and/or Microsoft SQL Server. (equivalencies to be considered)

Other Requirements:

  • The candidates should be analytical thinkers with a knack for thinking critically about how processes flow and how to build systems
  • The candidates should have a highly collaborative spirit and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work with others to support establishing and achieving collective goals
  • The candidates should have research and analysis skills to facilitate the measurement, interpretation, and presentation of information in the most impactful way
  • The candidates should enjoy balancing many different tasks, staying organized, and planning, with the ability to integrate multiple streams of information, prioritize, and track multiple projects to meet a demanding workload and keep things running smoothly
  • The candidates should enjoy a start-up environment where they can support the day-to-day work while also seeing the bigger picture vision and strategy. They should be comfortable with entering uncharted territory and spotting new opportunities
  • The candidates should have 3–4 years of PeopleSoft Admin experience, including managing the administration, configuration, and maintenance of the application server; monitoring process schedulers; monitoring the release of patches, upgrades, and fixes; and assessing the impact on the current environment
  • The candidates should have a minimum of 2 years of development experience working with database technical tools and knowledge of database backup and recovery techniques, PeopleSoft Internet architecture, SQL, Unix, Linux, and Windows, which is an asset
  • The candidates should possess formal certification in Oracle or MS SQL Server database administration, which is desired


  • The candidates should be able to perform a variety of highly technical duties related to the design, maintenance, and operation of database and application system environments critical to the College’s administrative and academic systems
  • The candidates should be able to review new system initiatives, including major application upgrades, to determine database and server requirements, and meet with system owners to clarify resource needs such as number of users, concurrency, and system availability
  • The candidates should be able to advise supervisors on the significance and impact of new system initiatives on existing database and application environments, as well as new resource requirements for storage and servers
  • The candidates should be able to install database and application products, including related tools for web-based services and batch processes, as well as components for the web server, application server, and database server
  • The candidates should be able to develop and maintain system utilities and procedures for administering the database and application systems, including backup and recovery procedures, to ensure the reliability and availability of databases and applications
  • The candidates should be able to enforce policies and procedures to control access to administrative and production databases
  • The candidates should be able to develop and maintain policies and procedures to ensure data access, integrity, and availability when changing the production database
  • The candidates should be able to ensure that non-production databases and application environments are maintained and available to support the development and testing activities of other IT staff and users through periodic refreshes from the production systems
  • The candidates should be able to apply system patches and release upgrades to the database and application environments and promote application changes to the quality assurance and/or production environment
  • The candidates should be able to review technical release documentation related to system patches and upgrades and advise the application team of the impact of the system changes
  • The candidates should be able to provide specialized technical support for troubleshooting database and application performance issues
  • The candidates should be able to proactively monitor database and application performance to detect system problems as they arise, troubleshoot performance issues reported through the College’s helpdesk, and track and monitor the resolution of all reported issues
  • The candidates should be able to perform other related duties as assigned

How to apply:

If the position is fit for you and the basic requirements are fulfilled then you can now apply directly to the employer (along with your resume) through the below-mentioned details.

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