Infrastructure Id: 15202 - Permanent

IT/IQ Tech Recruiters is seeking an AWS DBA to join our client in Toronto, ON.


Why work with our client?

  • Competitive rates
  • Centrally located
  • Transit accessible



  • Aurora PostgreSQL RDS experience with sound knowledge in SCT, DMS, Elasticsearch, Oracle RDS and DynamoDB.
  • Experience in providing enterprise solutions leveraging AWS services such as S3, EC2, VPC, Glue, Lambda, Athena, Redshift, EMR, Elasticsearch.
  • Experience in Oracle to PostgreSQL migration using EDBMTK or SCT-DMS.
  • Experience with cloud infrastructure, required AWS and good to have Azure/Google cloud.
  • Experience with development and support of large-scale production systems working within a 24x7 operations environment.
  • Require scripting skill’s like shell/python to automate daily activities.
  • Working experience of automation tools such as Ansible, CloudFormation, Terraform, awscli.
  • Good to have AWS certifications - Solutions Architect - Associate or Professional Level


Top Skills Required

  • Overall 5+ years of experience in PostgreSQL, Oracle database Administration.
  • Good to have experience in Oracle DB administration.
  • Planning and scheduling Backups, Database Recovery, taking Logical Backups & Physical Backups.
  • Hands on experience of Recovery scenarios.
  • Experience in table partitioning in PostgreSQL 10 and 11.
  • Cloning of Databases.
  • Upgrading and applying security patches to the databases on VM and also RDS’s.
  • Having experience of DR setup through various synch methods.
  • Database Tuning Abilities – Tuning Applications, Tuning Memory, and Tuning Disk Usage.
  • Experience in PostgreSQL Performance Tuning using tools such as pgBadger and debugging of code using plprofiler.
  • Experience in Oracle Performance Tuning using various tools Statspack, TKPROF, SQL Trace and Explain Plan.
  • Support to team members for any database related issue
  • Designing strategy towards Capacity Management for DB tracks.
  • Required to work on shifts supporting client, any shift 24*7
  • Must be legally eligible to work in Canada


Why work with us?

  • Build a long-term relationship with an experienced recruitment expert
  • Access to the ‘hidden’ job market – opportunities across Canada that aren’t posted on job boards
  • Get a high-level understanding of market dynamics affecting your industry
  • Gain insight into the culture of the company you’re applying for before submitting your profile


About Us

IT/IQ Tech Recruiters provides contract and permanent IT recruitment services to employers across Canada. We have a specialized approach to recruiting, segmenting our recruitment teams into specialty practice areas focusing on Development, PMO, Infrastructure and BI/CRM/ERP skill sets.

This approach enables our recruiters to become specialists; they know the market and work hard to understand each candidates’ capabilities, goals, career ambitions and quickly present them with the best possible opportunities.  We are committed to helping candidates develop their careers and to helping our clients grow their business and complete important projects successfully.


We create opportunities for IT Professionals to empower business.