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Direct IT Recruiting Inc. Toronto, ON
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Job Title: SQL DBA

Company: Direct IT Recruiting Inc.

Location: Toronto

Job Category: Full-time

Career Level: Intermediate to Senior

Work Experience: 5+ years SQL DBA

Industry: Financial


  • Configuration planning and deploying MS SQL servers on cloud and on-premise servers.
  • Performance and general health/capacity monitoring.
  • Tuning and load balancing of servers.
  • Do routine maintenance including database rebuilds/re-indexing/expansion and archiving.
  • Trouble-shoot MS SQL server problems, and assist in the resolution of application problems.
  • Server upgrades/migrations.
  • Assist in database code promotions & data fixes.
  • Disaster Recovery/High Availability (DR/HA), backup & recovery of local and remote replicated databases.
  • Provide DBA support to development/implementation projects as assigned, doing installations, database loading, migrations, testing, etc.
  • Prepare change control documentation.


  • 5+ years of progressive technical working experience as a SQL Database Administrator.
  • MS SQL Server 2017/2016/2014/2012
  • Windows Servers, versions 2012 and up
  • Windows Client
  • Linux
  • Azure IaaS, MI and DBaaS database deployment and tools
  • Firewall IP/Port, domain trust/authentication
  • Database Device Configuration/Installation
  • Stored Procedures
  • Setup SQL Always-On & Database Replication
  • Data Encryption & Masking
  • Database Re-build / De-fragment techniques
  • Logical & Physical Backup / Recovery techniques
  • MS SQL Services (SSRS/SSAS/SSIS/PolyBase, R Service)
  • Application side tuning vs. server-side tuning
  • You have good analytical, problem-solving, troubleshooting and automation skills.
  • You are a quick learner, with good interpersonal and communication (verbal/written) skills.
  • Experience with the following would be an asset: Postgres (PostgreSQL), .NET, ASP, C#, Power shell, Linux shell scripting & NoSQL database system.
  • Post-secondary education in Computer Science, Math, or related discipline.
  • MCSE - an asset


Direct IT Recruiting Inc.

Why Work Here?

Full-time role, full health benefits

Direct IT Recruiting is a Canadian Recruiting Agency established in 2007 by owner, Darla Somerville. Specializing in IT recruitment for full-time and contract placements. Direct IT Recruiting Inc. has persistently punched above its weight when pitted against larger recruiting agencies. Customers frequently praise our unceasing attention to detail, in addition to our relentless quest to find the best fit for a role. We mold ourselves to the unique requirements of our valued customers, as opposed to a one-size-fits-all approach. Whether you are looking for a job opportunity or hoping to hire, we are always willing to help you succeed. Direct IT Recruiting Inc. currently works in numerous industries, including (but not limited to) Banking, Financial, Capital Markets, Investments, Wealth Management, Insurance (Personal Lines, Commercial, Life), Software Development Companies, Internet-Based Companies, Fashion and Beauty, Mining, Legal, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Engineering, Education, IT Consulting Firms, and Government Entities.


315 Front Street West, Toronto, Ontario M5V 3A4
Toronto, ON