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Oracle Application DBA Junior/Intermediate

Location: Stittsville, Ontario
Job # 1610856
Date Posted: 09-19-2012

Bell Canada’s Business Market Group (BBM) is headquartered in Montreal, with offices in Toronto, Ottawa, Quebec City, Edmonton and Calgary. BBM is in charge of delivering scaleable, integrated, end-to-end solutions to the largest organizations in Canada including government, healthcare, financial, manufacturing, utilities, transportation, and retail industries.

The BBM Staffing Office is in charge of sourcing of talent attraction for contractual resources for the delivery of BBM solutions.


Location:  Stittsville

Duration 6 months with possible extension

Job Description:

The candidate will be undertaking Support and maintenance of the Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD), the CAD Workstation and the mobile and communications portions of the core CAD technology with a focus on the system’s Oracle database.  The individual will work as part of a professional team with peer mentoring and a focus on skill and knowledge development. Candidate must have no impediments to obtaining a minimum Enhanced Reliability clearance.

The candidate will be responsible for maintaining, monitoring and managing  production and non production Oracle databases to maximize up time, provide optimal performance and ensure redundant backup of data. The candidate will work as part of a team to provide superior service to our customers on a 24/7 basis. The required candidate will be required to provide the following:

  • Create and maintain Oracle databases required for development, testing, and production usage.
  • Ongoing support and administration of operational databases.
  • Installation, configuration and upgrading of Oracle server software and related products.
  • Evaluate Oracle features and Oracle related products.
  • Implement and maintain database security (create and maintain users and roles, assign privileges).
  • Database planning for growth and changes (capacity planning).
  • Work as part of a team and provide 7x24 support when required.
  • Interface with Oracle Corporation for technical support.
  • Perform Oracle Patch Management.
  • Provide a strategic database direction for the organization
  • Good knowledge of  Oracle backup and recovery scenarios
  • Performing Database recovery operations when necessary.
  • Performs database re-organizations as required to assist performance and ensure maximum up time of the database.
  • Perform code migration, database change management and data management through the various stages of the software development life cycle.
  • Expert at writing and debugging SQL
  • Establish and maintain sound backup and recovery policies and procedures
  • Interface with the development team to establish proper database design and implementation procedures.
  • Perform database tuning and performance monitoring
  • Perform application tuning and performance monitoring
  • Setup and maintain database documentation and standards
  • Perform general technical trouble shooting and give consultation to development/support teams
  • Create database objects (tables, indexes, etc.)
  • Write and debug database procedures, functions and triggers
  • Assist developers with database activities
  • Tune database queries
  • Monitor application related jobs and data replication activities
  • Generate ad hoc reports based on customer requests
  • Assists with impact analysis of any changes made to the database objects.
  • Other tasks as assigned.

The following experience would be an asset

  • Experience with SQL Developer or T.O.A.D
  • Experience with Oracle Recovery Manager (RMAN)
  • Experience with Oracle Failsafe
  • Experience with Oracle DataGuard
  • Experience with Oracle 11g R2
  • Experience Administering Databases using Enterprise Manager (EM)
  • Experience with Oracle running in a Virtual Machine
  • Development Experience with any of the following: Visual Basic, PowerBuilder, C, C++, Java, Ruby
  • Experience with various RDBMS (SQL Server, SQL, DB2, PostgreSQL, MySQL, SQLite)


Etienne Malouin
Senior Resource Manager
Bell Business Markets/Professional Services (CRMO)
Ottawa, Ontario

Tel: (613)785-2314
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