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Senior Database Administrator

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Senior Database Administrator

This is an opportunity for a Senior DBA to join a leading global enterprise software company.  This role is a critical part of the software development team developing cloud Point-of-Sale (POS) solutions for the hospitality industry. Your experience in database architecture & design and support of databases in production, will be key to this role.


  • Responsible for the performance, integrity and security of our application databases in the cloud and on-premise.
  • Develop tools and procedures to monitor systems’ status and ensure the health of production databases.
  • Provide support as needed to maintain system availability including monitoring and responding to after-hours alerts as required.
  • Analyse bottlenecks of database systems, storage devices and networks to maximize database and application performance levels and storage capacity.
  • Plan database upgrades and modifications to maintain optimal functionality of applications.
  • Perform regular maintenance to prevent problems and maintain scheduled backups, ensuring they are completed successfully.
  • Work closely with development and drive data architecture and design to meet business requirements.

Required Talents and Experience:

  • Five to ten years experience in SR DB role
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technology-related field or equivalent
  • Experience working in a software development environment and supporting production databases in the cloud
  • Experience working with Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL. Certification is an asset
  • Disaster recovery experience
  • Experience in data modeling and scripting
  • Good written and oral communication skills

Please note: As of September 2018, Vivonet has been acquired by Infor.

About Infor

If you’re not familiar with Infor, we are a leading provider of cloud software for specific industries—including hospitality. We are based in New York City, with approximately $3 billion in annual revenue, 16,500+ employees, and more than 68,000 customers in 170 countries.

About Vivonet

Situated in the heart of Downtown Vancouver, within minutes of Stanley Park, the West End and the Seawall, Vivonet is a leading provider of cloud-based technology solutions for the hospitality industry. Processing millions of transactions every month for customers across Canada and the United States, our mission is to help every hospitality business in the world succeed by turning transactions and customer data into insights and opportunities.

How We Fit

Vivonet and Infor share the vision of providing smart, scalable, data-driven, cloud-based solutions for the hospitality industry. As one of only two global providers of industry-specific software for hospitality, Infor software is used by more than 20,000 hotels and casino locations in more than 100 countries. Its customers include 6 of the top 10 largest hotel brands, and its products are in use at almost 20,000 hotel and casino locations worldwide. Infor Hospitality solutions, which include robust capabilities for property management, revenue management, asset and incident management, analytics, and artificial intelligence, will be extended with Point of Sale (POS) solutions from Vivonet.

The Company does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race color, creed religion sex, gender, identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, marital status, age, veteran status, protected veterans, military service obligation, citizenship status, individuals with disabilities, or any other characteristic protected by law applicable to the state in which you work.

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If you are interested in the position outlined above, please apply with your resume and cover letter. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

All offers of employment are subject to Canadian criminal record checks and credit checks due to payment card industry compliance standards.

Posted: November 21, 2018
Closes: January 20, 2019
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About Vivonet

Vivonet was founded in 2005 as a pioneer of cloud-based solutions for the hospitality industry. With a full suite of consumer, operational and enterprise technology solutions, Vivonet is leading th...