Job: Senior DBA

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Job Title Senior DBA
Type Contract

Matrix Staffing Group is a SAP Recruiting firm with clients across North America. We are a preferred vendor at SaskPower, and they have requested us to provide them with a Senior Level DBA to join their team in Regina, SK on contract.  For more information please contact a resource manager at 403-313-8994 or email


The DBA at Saskpower maintains various types of databases.  The main purpose of the position is to provide support for various types of Databases including large and small databases;  Access, Sybase, DB2, Postgresql, mysql, ect.


The daily tasks involve any action necessary to resolve production application and data problems such as, fixes, vendor supplied patches and upgrades and other activities deemed necessary to keep production systems available, operational and stable.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Complete Database upgrades, patches and fixes and overall Database maintenance
  • Monitor and Control Database environments
  • Application and database design
  • Create and configure database environments with effective utilization of resources;
  • Assist in application and database enhancement projects (application and database design);
  • Configure and manage database environment to maintain integrity of data;
  • Maintain availability of database services according to arranged targets;
  • Implement changes to database environment;
  • Apply product patches to address security or functionality issues;
  • Install product upgrades; and
    • Configuration Management
    • Capacity Management
    • Performance Management
    • Technical Documentation
  • Database support may also include supporting other databases in order insure support coverage is maintained.  Knowledge transfer will be required.
Position Qualifications:
  • ITIL Certification (Foundation, Service Manager).
  • Database Certification (OCA, OCP, OCM, etc.).
  • Significant experience with using coding language or a significant background in application development using different coding languages to develop applications.
  • Senior resource with significant analytical experience, demonstrating problem solving ability.
  • Proven testing skills and techniques.
  • Proven documentation skills
  • Able to function within a high level of activity (working with deadlines on several concurrent initiatives).
  • Senior resource with at least 6 + years experience with database concepts and operations:
    • Basic AIX knowledge
    • Experience with Data Modelling
    • Project experience
    • Experience with Windows command scripting.
    • Significant experience with working on multiple platforms and operating systems which include Windows & Citrix.
    • Ability to analyze systems across platforms for System performance.
Location: Regina, SK
Available: Feb 2020
Salary: Hourly – All-Inclusive
Apply: Please send your resume and contact details to: