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Title:  Senior Database Analyst




Requisition ID: 129610

Join a purpose driven winning team, committed to results, in an inclusive and high-performing culture.


The Team

Database Services Department at Scotiabank is looking for an Advisory Database Administrator to design, test, and implement Oracle, Cassandra, Mongo, PostgreSQL, and MySQL databases on various initiatives. This group provides database administration for over 30 applications that provide investments, products, sales and services for Retail and Commercial banking in Canada and International. This role will report to Senior Manager of Database Administration leading this department


Is this role right for you?

  • Provide on-site database and system support
  • Perform diagnostics, testing, and troubleshooting of software, o/s, and database issues
  • Make recommendations to maintain and improve capacity and system performance
  • Plan and perform software installation, configuration, upgrade and patching
  • Perform manual switch to redundant system / database components, in case of system failure
  • Participate in projects and database design/test/implementation
  • Weekly rotation for 24x7 production support calls
  • Work in agile fashion, and join daily morning scrums


Do you have the skills that will enable you to succeed in this role?

  • 5+ years of experience as a DBA
  • Experience in AWR, ADDM, ASH, RMAN, SQLT, Golden Gate, Exadata
  • 5+ years of hands on experience in providing technical support, covering database administration and operations to include monitoring maintenance capacity, performance monitoring/planning and incident/problem troubleshooting and resolution
  • 3+ years of hands on experience with Cassandra, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, or MySQL
  • 5+ years of hands on experience with either JSON, Python, Linux/AIX Shell Scripts, SQL, PL/SQL
  • Proven ability to write excellent technical documentation
  • Nice to have Jira, Confluence & ServiceNow experience
  • Nice to have RAC, RMAN certifications/trainings


What's in it for you?

  • We have an inclusive and collaborative working environment that encourages creativity, curiosity, and celebrates success!
  • We provide you with the tools and technology needed to create beautiful customer experiences
  • You'll get to work with and learn from diverse industry leaders, who have hailed from top technology companies around the world
  • Dress codes don't apply here, being comfortable does
  • Onsite cafeteria
  • We offer a competitive total rewards package that includes a base salary, a performance bonus, company matching programs (on pension & profit sharing), generous vacation, personal & sick days, personal development funding, maternity leave top-up, parental leave and much more.


Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Scarborough 

Scotiabank is a leading bank in the Americas. Guided by our purpose: "for every future", we help our customers, their families and their communities achieve success through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets.  

At Scotiabank, we value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. If you require technical assistance, please click here. Candidates must apply directly online to be considered for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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