Database Administrator, SQL

January 8 2021
Industries Bank, Insurance, Financial services
Categories Information Technology, Database Dev. & Admin.
Montreal, QC

Desjardins Group is the largest cooperative financial group in Canada, and one of the largest employers in the country. It offers a full range of financial products and services and is home to a wealth of expertise in property and casualty insurance, life and health insurance, wealth management, services for businesses of all sizes, securities brokerage, asset management, venture capital, and secure, leading-edge virtual access methods.

Job Level


As a database administrator, SQL, you support IT efficiency by designing, configuring, administering, maintaining and upgrading computer networks, management systems and database servers in accordance with the organization's needs.

You plan, design, modify, implement, update and develop data structures for important projects and initiatives in medium- to large-scale database environments. You install, configure and support database management systems. You ensure that the organization's databases are secure, accurate, consistent, maintained and used optimally. You plan and prioritize work to meet objectives. Your projects and initiatives require extensive knowledge of your line of work.

You help solve complex problems using your analytical skills and extensive knowledge of your line of business. Coordination is critical, so you frequently interact with stakeholders working in other fields.

You serve as resource person to the IT development team for database modifications and new development.

General Information on the Position

Main Responsibilities

  • Serve as an expert and provide specialized technical support to stakeholders and the project team.
  • Create and maintain medium- to large-scale SQL Server environments.
  • Install, configure and support SQL Server databases for target environments and applications, ensuring their security, integrity and performance.
  • Advise stakeholders on managing, using and accessing databases.
  • Draft and update system and database documentation.
  • Develop and implement automations for configuring, installing and maintaining SQL Server services via PowerShell scripts.

Other working condition

  • Workplace : Montréal or Lévis according to the candidate's preference
  • Number of job available : 1


  • Bachelor's degree in a related field
  • A minimum of 6 years of relevant experience

Please note that other combinations of qualifications and relevant experience may be considered

  • For vacant positions available in Quebec, please note that knowledge of French is required

Desjardins Cross-sector skills

Action oriented, Collaborates, Customer Focus, Innovation

Key competencies for the job

Complexity, Plans and aligns

Work Location

1050, Côte du Beaver Hall Montréal

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