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Information Systems (IS) Database Administrator

by Trojan Technologies

Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Dec 06, 2020
Trojan Technologies

Job Description

Information Systems (IS) Database Administrator

The Information Systems Database Administrator (IS DBA) is responsible to the IS Director for the design, implementation, configuration, maintenance, and performance of critical SQL Server RDBMS systems. Their main goal is to ensure the availability and consistent performance of various corporate applications.



  • Manage SQL Server databases 
  • Configure and maintain database servers and processes
  • Monitor system's health and performance
  • Ensure high levels of performance, availability, sustainability and security
  • Analyze, solve, and correct issues in real-time
  • Provide data extraction, transformation, and loading guidance and assistance
  • Refine and automate regular processes, track issues, and document changes
  • Assist developers with query tuning and schema refinement
  • Provide 24x7 support for critical production systems
  • Perform scheduled maintenance and support release deployment activities after hours


Critical Competencies / Leadership Anchors:

  • Understands global business needs, anticipate future trends, implement improvement opportunities (Charts the Course)
  • Must be able to apply Voice of Customer (VOC) to understand customer needs (Drives Innovation and Growth)
  • Takes actions and makes decisions that support the DBS culture. (Leads through DBS)
  • Brings energy, direction and purpose to the workplace every day. (Builds People, Teams & Organizations)
  • Behaves in a way that is aligned with the Danaher Standards of Conduct.  (Models Humility, Transparency & Integrity)
  • Strong team acumen and ability to work collaboratively in a cross-functional environment
  • Attention to detail and tactical execution
  • Demonstrated temperament and ability to manage expectations with customers and deal in challenging, crucial conversational environments with a mature and professional approach
  • Ability to communicate effectively with multiple stakeholders in a global environment
  • Self-motivated and able to manage concurrent, conflicting priorities
  • Demonstrates the ability to manage unstructured, complex tasks



  • Post-secondary education in a related discipline (Computer Science, Engineering) or equivalent experience
  • Outstanding communication skills required (written and verbal)
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills required
  • 3 plus years of experience as a SQL Server DBA required
  • 3 plus years of experience with Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO)
  • 3 plus years of experience with backups, restores and recovery models
  • 3 plus years of hands-on experience with virtualized server environments
  • 3 plus years of experience of High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for SQL Server
  • 3 plus years of experience with Windows server, including Active Directory
  • Experience with ERP and related systems in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Experience with DBS or a similar business improvement system preferred
  • DBA and Data Analyst certifications a plus


Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here.

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