N/A Id: 15994 - Permanent

IT/IQ Tech Recruiters is seeking a DBA to join our client Vancouver, BC (Hybrid).

Why work with our client?

  • Competitive rates
  • Centrally located
  • Transit accessible


  • Manage many SQL instances and Availability Groups.
  • Support and monitor the existing SQL Server databases.
  • Write, tune, and review SQL queries and stored procedures.
  • Proactively determine storage requirements. Regularly reviewing forecast reports to ensure that our SQL Server databases have the storage capacity to handle continual growth, and that sufficient resources are available to meet needs around unforeseen events.
  • Ensuring our databases are kept secure by enforcing the security policies and practicing minimal permissions policy wherever possible.
  • Participate in and communicate a disaster recovery plan.
  • Performing SQL Server and operating system patching throughout the environment.
  • Maintenance of MongoDB instances.
  • Reviewing the next version of database software for migration paths.
  • Stay current with the latest database technologies and trends.
  • Mentor and support other team members in DBA roles.
  • Participate in the on-call rotation, including providing break-fix support and scheduled out of hours work.

Top Skills Required

  • 8+ years of experience with SQL Server. (SQL 2012 and newer)
  • Experience with public cloud such as Azure and/or AWS
  • Some experience with MongoDB, Redis, CosmosDB
  • PowerShell scripting.
  • T-SQL expertise.
  • A formal educational background in computer science or software engineering is an asset.
  • Familiarity with software release cycles is an asset.
  • Additional skills in C# / Azure Pipelines / SSIS or ADF a strong asset.
  • Experience with SQL Server replication an asset.

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.