Analyst III, Database Administrator (DBA), Systems Management

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Analyst III, Database Administrator (DBA), Systems Management

Computing and Communications Services (CCS)

Hiring #: 2022-0258

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Computing and Communications Services (CCS) is the central IT department at the University of Guelph, providing core IT services and technology solutions to the U of G community. CCS has a progressive organizational culture, including a strong learning and development focus, and is committed to its Core Values: Service Culture, Integrity, Individual Leadership, Teamwork, Agility and Communication.

Reporting to the Manager, Systems Management, the Analyst III, Database Administrator will be part of a team of Database Analysts and will play a critical role as a member of our Systems Management team as we support the University’s Enterprise Systems, focused on the Oracle databases, Microsoft SQL Server, and data integration tools. The incumbent will be tasked with:

  • Participating in the change management and system administration processes and implementing the required changes to keep the Oracle and SQL Server based systems updated and configured according to business, security, compliance, and other risk criteria.
  • Providing database support to clients, collaborating with CCS, on-campus teams, and partners associated with the University, working with vendors to resolve database and system issues and to tune the database systems. 
  • Participating in the enterprise information integration of data information across multiple systems both on campus and with external partners while ensuring compliance with security and information governance practices and policies
  • Supporting and participating in the evaluation and assessment of clients’ business processes and understanding of how improvements to database services can be used to enhance these applications and processes
  • Evaluating alternative solutions and recommending appropriate strategies and solutions to partners and clients across the University
  • The successful candidate will play a key role on CCS and University IT projects.

Requirements of the position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Information technology and several years of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience as a database administrator of either SQL Server or Oracle databases
  • Knowledge of current and emerging trends in database technologies and commitment to professional development.
  • Experience with Linux and Windows Server system administration.
  • Advance change management experience managing multiple enterprise environments with dependencies on multiple systems and maintaining related documentation.
  • Experience defining scope for new projects, participating in existing projects, and reporting project progress to management.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with ability to work effectively with both business clients and technical team members.
  • Excellent analytical ability and thorough understanding of large-scale information technology applications.
  • Certification with any of the Oracle database or Microsoft SQL Server technologies will be considered an asset and should be highlighted in your application.

Position Number         686-012
Classification               P04
Professional/Managerial Salary Bands

At the University of Guelph, fostering a culture of inclusion is an institutional imperative. The University invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to further diversification of our Institution.

Posting Date: 2022 04 11  
Closing Date: 2022 06 06 (extended)