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Senior Database Administrator

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Accepting resumes until: Position Filled
Location: Victoria, or remote anywhere in Canada

Salary: Commensurate with skills and experience

Are you looking to work with technology and maybe live on the west coast? Do you LOVE technology? Do you want to be challenged, but not overwhelmed, by your career? Do you want to be supported by your employer for professional development? And, most importantly, do you want to work with a team of like-minded people?

If your answer is yes, you sound like a fit for team MYRA!

We are MYRA Systems, and for 38 years, we have provided information technology (IT) solutions and technology infrastructure to our customers in the region.

We specialize in supporting enterprise grade clients that use Oracle Databases, Windows, networks, Linux, cloud computing, and related technologies.

We are building our hard-working team and require a new Senior Database Analyst in our Victoria office, or from anywhere in Canada.

Core requirements for this position include:

  • Excellent interpersonal, English verbal and written communication skills

  • Current technical certifications and/or experience

  • Experience should include support in enterprise environments.

  • Experience working closely with technical teams, external vendors, and customers to ensure smooth implementations.

  • Experience should include database implementation, performance tuning, upgrades and patches, backup and recovery, replication/disaster recovery, database security and deployment of database application changes.


Mandatory Skillsets:

  •  Oracle Experience: SQL, PL/SQL, backup/recovery, import/export, disaster recovery, high availability


Minimum requirements:

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience

  • Current OCA or OCP or better and/or sufficient experience to have learned the true limits and capabilities of Oracle: 18c and 19c.

  • Demonstrated ability to competently utilize Operating Systems supporting Oracle databases, e.g., Linux, Windows, or otherwise.


Things that will rate you higher for this position:

  • Familiarity with supporting Windows and Linux operating systems

  • Familiarity with implementing and supporting Cloud databases such as Azure SQL, Oracle Cloud, or AWS database services.

  • SQL Server Experience: T-SQL, backup/recovery, optimization, upgrades

  • Familiarity with Supporting other Oracle Applications

  • Familiarity with Oracle RAC

  • Familiarity with Oracle DataGuard

  • Familiarity with Oracle GoldenGate

  • Familiarity with Cisco or other vendors’ networking

  • Familiarity with virtualization and best practices for implementation

  • Familiarity with Microsoft SQL Server

  • ITIL Foundation Certification

  • Having successfully completed an Oracle 18c or 19c upgrade

  • Familiarity with SAN technologies such as EMC, 3PAR, or NetApp

  • MySQL or Postgres Experience: Installation, backup/recovery, optimization


In this position you will have the opportunity to:

  • Develop both professional and technical skills.

  • Receive on the job as well as formal training.

  • Work with a variety of highly skilled IT technical specialists


You should apply if:

  • You currently meet the minimum requirements for this position.

  • You can work effectively with project managers and technicians and be self-directed for a wide variety of assignments and projects.

  • You like change and to be constantly learning.

  • You like meeting customers and can represent the company and your own knowledge both in person and on paper clearly, concisely and with respect.



Please send the following to

  • a cover letter that articulates your skills and experiences, and references this opportunity: Senior Database Administrator – Victoria

  • your resume

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