MS-SQL Database Administrator

Location: Montreal, QC
Date Posted: 12-06-2018
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Tangentia is one of the key Implementation partners with IBM and works closely with IBM services groups like GBS, GTS, and ISSW. Tangentia is authorized to sell and implement all IBM software brands across USA, Canada & India. Some of our key strengths are around  Identity & Access Management, IBM security, Sterling Commerce, Cognos, Tivoli, and WebSphere. Tangentia is also a key partner and works closely with the IBM training group.
We are hiring for :
Role: MS-SQL Database Administrator 
Location: Montreal
Duration: Fulltime
Position Description:
Be a hands-on Database Administrator responsible for the design, maintenance, integration and operational support for the MSSQL environment SQL Server 2008/2008R2/2014
Continuously monitor performance of SQL server, application and scheduled job performance and work to improve performance as well as establish performance baselines
Provide high-level database support and guidance to both the Development and Infrastructure teams
Own, resolve, and track all database incidents and requests across production, UAT, and development environments.
Be responsible for ensuring data consistency and integrity across all database systems.
Work closely with other IT resources (e.g. Windows Engineering team, Network Administrators) to create and implement new applications and technology
Implement and support production changes adherent to the change management/ release process
Manage, design and implement backup, recovery, and high-availability processes for all database systems
Support on-call duties on a rotation basis.
Required skills:
Minimum 5 years of MSSQL Server Database Administration experience.
Experience in supporting MSSQL platform in a large organization.
A bachelor's degree in Computer Science / Information Technology or equivalent.
Experience in SQL 2008/2008R2/2012/2014/2016 database management and related products from Microsoft including PowerShell, Windows 2008R2/2012 Server and desktop operating systems.
Experience with SQL Server Clustering, Strong Transact-SQL & SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) and SQL Server Integration Services is a must.?(SSIS) knowledge, experience with Replication and Always On, Performance Tuning, Backup and recovery methods, Log shipping, Database Mirroring, Database capacity planning and Users and Role creation and monitoring.
Desired skills:
Experience working in financial services and other DBMS products.
Ability to work under tight deadlines and quickly troubleshoot and resolve complex problems in a live environment
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to articulate complex ideas and solutions to users
Self-motivation with the ability to work independently and as a strong team player
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