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Toronto ON Permanent Posted: Saturday, 16 March 2019
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Requisition ID: 38168

Join the Global Community of Scotiabankers to help customers become better off.

Job Purpose:

The incumbent will be required to carry a pager and be on call for after hours support of the banks databases. The incumbent must be prepared to do shift work as well as provide remote dial in support, or occassionally on-site support in response to routine monitering alerts and schedulled & unschedulled maintenance tasks occuring after hours and on week ends.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Configuration planning and installation of SAP Sybase servers.
  • Performance and general health/capacity monitoring.
  • Tuning and load balancing of servers.
  • Do routine maintenance including database rebuilds/re-indexing/expansion and archiving.
  • Trouble shoot SAP Sybase server problems, and assist in the resolution of application problems.
  • Server upgrades and conversions.
  • Assist in promotions, data conversions.
  • Backup and recovery of local and remote replicated databases.
  • Provide beeper support to production systems as assigned; involves week end and after hours support on a rotating basis.
  • Provide DBA support to development/implementation projects as assigned, doing installations, database loading, conversions, testing etc.
  • Prepare change control documentation.
  • Maintain the Sybase monitoring systems. install/configure Sybase auditing.

Functional Competencies:

  • Sound practical knowledge of the following - Windows, Solaris operating system and utilities.
  • Bourne or Korn Shell script writing.
  • SAP ASE 16.x (device configuration, installation, stored procedures and sql script writing, BCP, Warm Standby Replication, database re-build/de-fragment techniques, logical & physical backup/recovery techniques. Application side tuning vs. server side tuning).
  • Perl script.
  • Replication Server v16.x.
  • Use of raid, disk stripping, shared memory etc.
  • Experience with Veritas Cluster.
  • Good analytical, problem solving and troubleshooting skills.

  • Quick learner, with good interpersonal and communication skills.


Minimum 5 years of practical DBA experience.

Location(s): Canada : Ontario : Toronto

As Canada's International Bank, we are a leader when it comes to inclusion. We are a diverse and global team, speaking more than 100 languages with backgrounds from more than 120 countries. We value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted directly. If you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. We will work with you to provide as seamless a recruitment experience as possible.

Toronto ON, Canada
2019-03-16 12:26:15 AM

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