Manager Database Services

Date: Jul 22, 2021

At Rogers, we connect Canadians to a world of possibilities and the memorable moments that matter most in their lives. Every day we wake up with one purpose in mind. To bring loved ones together from across the globe. To connect people to each other and the world around them. To help an entrepreneur realize their dream. A sports fan celebrate a special moment.

Because we believe connections unite us, possibilities fuel us, and moments define us.

 

As we grow our team, the well-being of our team members remains our top priority. To ensure the health and safety of our team members, including those in the recruitment process, our team members are temporarily working from home.


Reporting to the Sr. Manager Database Services, the Manager Database Services is a critical role supporting database build activities within a large and complex environment. The role oversees solutions and delivery of all relational & NoSQL database, Golden Gate and emerging database technologies.
 

Successful candidate requires strong technical and delivery management skills as well as an ability to work in a fast-paced environment managing diverse activities. This individual will be a hands-on technical lead managing the build resources and maintaining a strong relationship with our outsourcing partners.

 

What you will be doing – key responsibilities:

  • Managing enterprise database build services for heterogeneous databases, ensuring smooth and efficient delivery of projects.
  • Working closely with technical team leads, IT specialists, management and application support groups to ensure quality of service and timely delivery of projects.
  • Managing the design, build and delivery process for relational and NoSQL databases and Golden gate replication.
  • Prepare project cost estimation by reviewing the design documents and estimating manpower utilization. Monitor ongoing project activities and track costs.
  • Guiding the team to troubleshoot complex database issues in installation, migration and/or upgrade for suitable and timely resolution.
  • Providing regular updates to management on database project status and ensuring database delivery and maintenance tasks are performed effectively.
  • Staying updated with new database technologies and analyzing such technologies to bring into scope of existing infrastructure.
  • Improving the database standards, consolidation, replication, disaster recovery strategies and overall delivery operations.
  • Evaluating and recommending service improvement actions to increase efficiency in Database and Middleware operations.

 

What you bring – preferred competencies & qualifications:

  • Degree in Computer Science or related field (or equivalent experience)

  • 10+ years’ hands-on experience in managing databases and deep understanding of infrastructure and database architecture.

  • Results oriented with a positive attitude, enthusiasm and a passion for servicing the business.

  • Experience in database delivery services and leading technical teams locally and offshore.

  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.

  • Self-starter with the ability to learn quickly and work independently with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to multi-task, solve problems, promote efficiency and identify opportunities to introduce process automation.

  • Expert level technical knowledge of database technology stack; mainly Oracle, Exadata, MS SQL Server, MariaDB & leading NoSQL Databases.

  • Oracle Database Certification (preferred)

  • ITIL Foundation (preferred)

  • Project Management (preferred)

Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 8200 Dixie Road (101), Brampton, ON 
Travel Requirements: None
Posting Category/Function: Technology & Information Technology
Requisition ID: 237909
 
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  1. Our people are at the heart of our success
  2. Our customers come first. They inspire everything we do
  3. We do what’s right, each and every day
  4. We believe in the power of new ideas
  5. We work as one team, with one vision
  6. We give back to our communities and protect our environment
 

What makes us different makes us stronger. Rogers has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Everyone who applies for a job will be considered. We recognize the business value in creating a workplace where each team member has the tools to reach their full potential. At Rogers, we value the insights and innovation that diverse teams bring to work. We work with our candidates with disabilities throughout the recruitment process to ensure that they have what they need to be at their best. Please reach out to our recruiters and hiring managers to begin a conversation about how we can ensure that you deliver your best work. You matter to us! For any questions, please visit the Rogers FAQ.

 
Posting Notes:  Information Technology & Engineering 


Job Segment: Database, Engineer, Oracle, Computer Science, Manager, Technology, Engineering, Management

Location: Brampton, ON, CA

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