Job location: Toronto, Canada

NOTE: Local candidates only please!

Under the supervision of the Senior Manager Database Administration, manage and provide support for the banks Sybase databases. As a member of the database administration group, the incumbent will assist in the team effort to maximize the availability, security, and performance of the databases.

Key accountabilities for this role:

* Configuration planning and installation of 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 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.


* Sound practical knowledge of the following:

o Sun Solaris operating system and utilities;

o Bourne or Korn shell script writing;

o Sybase 12.5.x & 15.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);

o Perl script ;

o Replication Server v12.x & 15.x.

o Use of raid, disk stripping, shared memory etc;

* Experience with Sybase HA and Veritas Cluster;

* Minimum 5 years of practical DBA experience;

* Good analytical, problem solving and trouble shooting skills;

* Quick learner, with good interpersonal and communication skills.


* Post secondary education in computer science, math, or related discipline;

* Sybase certification in "professional DBA" category preferred.


* The incumbent will be required to carry a pager and be on call for after hours support
* 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.

Please only fully qualified and interested candidates submit an updated copy of your resume for immediate consideration to khkit@rogers.com

Compensation is excellent but will be based on experience!