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Senior Database Administrator

February 21 2017
Categories Database Systems, System administrator
Victoria, BC

bcIMC offers an exceptional opportunity to work at a world-class organization while living in a west coast setting. Our investments span the world. Our major clients are pension plans, and the work that we do helps to secure the retirements of hundreds of thousands of people. Our success depends on our high-performing employees. The people who work here are committed, passionate, and approachable. They aim for continuous improvement and share bcIMC's core values of accountability, transparency, integrity, and team cohesiveness. We are currently expanding our team and our skill base to equip bcIMC for the future.


The Senior Database Administrator manages bcIMC's Microsoft SQL Server database systems. This includes the development, review, and maintenance of database scripts, custom reports, data extracts, and ongoing optimization of databases and applications to ensure the highest level of database and application performance.

Reporting to a Director, Enterprise Information Architecture, the Senior Database Administrator will work closely with the primary DBA, business users, and developers to assist in managing multiple development and production database environments. This will include reviewing proposed database changes as well as recommending and implementing changes to optimize performance and ensure high availability. 

Qualifications & Experience 

Must have:

  • Academic qualifications in Computer Science with a minimum of four years related experience in database design, development, administration and support

  • Demonstrated expertise in database logical and physical design and implementation; database performance tuning and query optimization, and database security, backup and recovery operations

  • Strong analytical problem-solving skills

  • An ability to participate effectively in a team environment

  • Good communication and customer service skills


  • Demonstrated capabilities working with MS SQL Server, Oracle database technologies, and relevant database certification(s)

  • Experience with complex financial systems and cloud-based database technologies would be an asset

Closing Date: March 19, 2017 

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bcIMC provides employees with a productive and fast-paced work environment, competitive compensation, a performance incentive plan, four weeks of vacation, employer-funded health plans, and a defined benefit pension plan. Our recruitment process requires that the successful candidate agrees to undergo a criminal record search, education and designation verification, to provide a declaration of no previous or current criminal status, and to comply with our corporate Code of Ethics & Professional Conduct.

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