Apply By: Tuesday, November 28, 2017 11:59 pm EST

DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR

Organization:
Ministry of Government and Consumer Services
Division:
Government Service Integration Cluster, Enterprise HR Systems Branch
City:
Toronto
Job Term:
1 Permanent
Job Code:
17162 - Systems Officer 6
Salary:
$82,657.25 - $103,260.30 Per Year*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Open
Job ID:
114173
The Government Service Integration Cluster (GSIC), Enterprise HR Systems Branch requires a highly skilled and innovative database administrator to support the installation, maintenance, change management, optimization, trouble-shooting and planning of PeopleSoft environments.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:
• provide technical direction to application developers
• support production and development systems to ensure integrity and performance levels
• support critical business operational requirements for current/future database systems, installations, maintenance, optimization, trouble shooting and back-up and recovery services
• research, evaluate and recommend innovative solutions
• perform daily administration functions and change management in support of IT operations

How do I qualify?

Database Administration Knowledge:


• Demonstrated knowledge of database management technologies and database design methods, techniques and practices (e.g. PeopleSoft HCM 9.0, 9.1, and 9.2, application, database using Mainframe, DB2, v10 & V11)
• Demonstrated knowledge and experience with mainframe z/OS operating system platforms, database backup/recovery and security requirements
• Knowledge of data and information architecture (e.g. logical and physical architectures) to develop data architecture and models
• Knowledge of application database and software installations (e.g. scripting, SQL and programming), configuration, upgrades (e.g. application and database change management, capacity management)
• Demonstrated knowledge of technical performance and monitoring software to ensure database integrity and performance standards are met

Communication, Analytical and Problem Solving Skills:


• Oral and written communication skills to prepare business cases, conduct feasibility studies, and to prepare and present findings and recommendations to senior management
• Demonstrated negotiation and conflict resolution skills
• Analytical and problem solving skills to lead the development of IT solutions

Application Development Knowledge:


• Knowledge of the theory and principles of business design, systems analysis, design and development, acceptance and performance testing and related methods, including the application development life-cycle using the appropriate methodology

Project Management and Technical Leadership Knowledge and Skills:


• Demonstrate knowledge of project management methodology and techniques to lead a project team and to oversee all phases of projects from concept to implementation
• Demonstrated technical leadership skills to provide direction and support to team members

Additional Information:

Address:
  • 1 Permanent, 222 Jarvis St, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:
6
Category:
Information Technology
Posted on:
Friday, November 10, 2017
Note:
  • C-MG-114173/17

How to apply:

  1. You must apply online.
  2. Your cover letter and resume combined should not exceed five (5) pages. For tips and tools on how to write a concise cover letter and resume, review the Writing a Cover Letter and Resume: Tips, Tools and Resources.
  3. Customize your cover letter and resume to the qualifications listed on the job ad. Using concrete examples, you must show how you demonstrated the requirements for this job. We rely on the information you provide to us.
  4. Read the job description to make sure you understand this job.
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Please be advised that the results of this competition may be used to form an eligibility list of qualified candidates to potentially fill future vacancies represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU). In accordance with the Collective Agreement, eligibility lists are shared with OPSEU representatives. By applying to this competition, you are providing consent that your name may be shared with OPSEU representatives.
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Tuesday, November 28, 2017 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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