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Senior Database Administrator

Senior Database Administrator

All submissions must include both a cover letter and current resume. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Accepting resumes until: Position Filled

Location: Victoria / Vancouver / Vancouver Island regions, BC (hybrid)

Salary: $100,000 - $130,000 a year 

Position: Full-Time

Submissions for consideration are to ONLY be sent to the email listed ( and indicate Senior Database Administrator in the subject line. Resumes will be accepted in confidence until position filled. All submissions must include a cover letter. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Are you looking to work with technology and live on Vancouver Island?  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 39 years, we have provided information technology (IT) solutions and technology infrastructure to our customers in the region.

We specialize in supporting our clients in Microsoft Windows, Azure/M365, networks, Linux, cloud computing, security, and related technologies. For more information, visit us at

We are building our hard-working team with the addition of a Senior Database Administrator in our Victoria office, Vancouver, or Vancouver Island in British Columbia.

Role Overview:

As a Systems Administrator - VMware/Virtualization Specialist, you will play a pivotal role in the design, implementation, administration, and escalation support for our customer’s infrastructure. The ideal candidate will be multi-disciplined and will have a proven track record in VMware virtualization technologies, Microsoft administration, cloud administration, storage devices and backup infrastructure.

Preference will be given to applicants with current exam certifications in VCP - VMWare Certified Professional and VMCE (Veeam Certified Engineer), others? Applicants moving through the interview process could be required to produce validation of active certification.

Core requirements for this position include:

  • 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 Oracle Database 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 (3 years of Managed services experience and 5 years managing Oracle Databases)

  • You can work effectively with Service Delivery Managers, 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

  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • You want to work with a great group of likeminded people

  • You want work/life balance, with a supportive and collaborative work culture

Please note – some of MYRA’s customers require our team members to be fully vaccinated to provide support


All submissions must include both a cover letter and current resume. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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