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Database Administrator III

Richmond, BC
Full Time
6 days ago

Want to use your expertise to connect to an IT career with a difference? As a database administrator III withinWorkSafeBC, you'll do just that. Using leading-edge technology, you'll help connect British Columbians to healthy and safe workplaces - providing support for injury prevention programs, rehabilitation services, workplace insurance, and strong health and safety cultures.

Are you a skilled DBA with the ability to implement and manage DB2, SQL, and other databases? You'll assist the manager of Database Services to ensure the integrity of databases, lead and coordinate the work of project teams, and resolve complex technical database problems encountered by DBAs and developers.

Your role will be instrumental on a team that ensures data is available and secure for users across our organization - presenting the opportunity to advance your skills with exposure to supporting various mission applications like our Claims Management System and involvement in performance tuning of our mission critical applications.

What you'll do

As a database administrator III you will:
  • Participate in and contribute to the operational and tactical plans for database administration
  • Coordinate and lead teams for large projects which could involve conversions, data design and database implementation
  • Develop and implement a variety of quality assurance guardrails and procedures relating to database design, performance tuning, automation and scripting and ensure adherence to these procedures are established within Database Services
  • Resolve complex technical database problems faced by database administrators or software developers
  • Design and maintain the test DB environments for application development
  • Develop requirements for the procurement of vendor supplied support tools for database system management.
  • Participate in the installation, configuration and support for Database Management system tools
  • Participate and provide direction on the Disaster Recovery plan, documentation and execution to ensure Disaster recovery scripts are kept up to date with changes that occur throughout the year
  • Develop processes for data replication method and synchronization across the enterprise
  • Respond to database system monitoring alerts and exceptions and provide database system problem recovery and resolution
  • Provide guidance on automation opportunities as well as scripting standards and practices

Is this a good fit for you?

We're looking for someone who can:
  • Build group commitment towards common goals through encouraging, planning, prioritizing, and conceptualizing issues and solutions with involvement from stakeholders.
  • Take initiative to advise, persuade and motivate others to act in a recommended way in an environment of minimal supervision.
  • Organize and deliver complex information clearly and concisely to the intended audience both verbally and in writing; responding to unanticipated questions with thoughtful, clear answers.
  • Establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with individuals, teams and diverse groups at various levels of the organization in an objective and diplomatic manner.
  • Maintain personal and team effectiveness by adapting and adjusting to changes and difficult situations.
  • Implement an appropriate solution using judgement and resourcefulness in sometimes difficult circumstances.
  • Critically think through complex problems, often under pressure, and make decisions that may impact multiple levels of the business, projects or programs.
  • Provide 24x7 on-call procedures and support on a rotational basis

Your experience and educational background:
  • A degree in Computer Science or STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)
  • A minimum of nine years of experience working with Relational Database management systems including DB2 and/or SQL Server
  • Knowledge of Agile and Scrum methodologies

We'll consider an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Application requirements:

If you require an accommodation in the assessment process, please email the HR Testing Accommodation (SM) at the time you submit your application.

Who are we?

At WorkSafeBC, we're dedicated to promoting safe and healthy workplaces across British Columbia. We partner with workers and employers to save lives and prevent injury, disease, and disability. When work-related injuries and diseases occur, we provide compensation, and support injured workers in their recovery, rehabilitation, and safe return to work. We also work diligently to sustain our workers compensation system for today and future generations. We're honoured to serve the 2.4 million workers and 245,000 registered employers in our province.

WorkSafeBC requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In implementing the policy, WorkSafeBC will consider its obligations to accommodate those staff who are unable to be vaccinated.

We recognize that our ability to make a difference relies on building a team with a rich variety of skills, knowledge, backgrounds, abilities, and experiences, and which reflects the diversity of the people we serve. We are committed to fostering a welcoming, inclusive, and supportive work culture where everyone can contribute as their best, authentic self. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply.

What's it like to work at WorkSafeBC?

It's challenging, stimulating and hugely rewarding. Our positions offer tremendous diversity and excellent opportunities for professional growth. Every day, the work we do impacts people and changes lives. What we do is important and so are the people we do it for.

Our benefits

Being part of WorkSafeBC means being part of a strong, committed team. Along with a competitive salary, your total compensation package includes vacation, optional leave arrangements, health care and dental benefits , and contributions toward your retirement pension. As a member of our team, you'll have access to services and benefits that can help you get the most out of work - and life. Learn more about what we offer .

You will be required to successfully meet WorkSafeBC's requirements with regards to a criminal record clearance.

This position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

Thank you, in advance, for applying.
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