AMTRA Solutions Ltd. Junior Database Administrator Contract in Calgary, AB

AMTRA Solutions Ltd.

Branch Calgary AB CA

Junior Database Administrator
Calgary, AB

Work with the Senior DBA, Development teams, and other internal teams. Junior Database Administrator….

Position Title: Junior Database Administrator

Position Type: Contract

Duration: 6 months

Rate: Negotiable

Location: Calgary, AB


AMTRA Solutions, is an Information Technology company that provides people + technology solutions. Our goal is to provide premier technical staffing services and ensure the best professional service solutions to our clients. We are committed to providing quality opportunities with reputable companies that provide healthy, ethical and challenging work environments.

Position / Project Overview:

This position will be responsible for assisting with daily database operations including our client’s SQL Server and Oracle database infrastructure encompassing all production and non-production environments.


  • Work with the Senior DBA, Development teams, and other internal teams.
  • Application support requests for data updates and extracts
  • Supporting SQL jobs
  • Backup and recovery
  • Maintain, update and debug various reporting applications.
  • Create custom reports as needed
  • Assist with maintenance, upgrading and monitoring of the MSSQL database environment
  • Assist in tuning, and performance monitoring of all relational databases.
  • Performs routine space and consistency checks
  • Maintain database maintenance plans (for backup/recovery/optimization) and proactively monitor database environments to ensure secure database services with minimum downtime.
  • Ensure availability and performance of databases that support Line of Business systems across the enterprise
  • Respond quickly and effectively to production database environment issues and take responsibility for seeing those issues through to resolution
  • Maintain documentation describing new and existing database environments
  • Provides support for various database and SQL issues fielded by Service Desk and Operations
  • Provides quality customer service through ongoing communication, feedback, and follow-through


  • Qualifications Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in computer science or a technology field
  • Hands on experience with SQL Server 2005/2008/2012/2014/2016 tables, queries, views and stored procedures
  • Experience with backups, restores and recovery models
  • Knowledge of indexes, index maintenance and statistics
  • Eagerness to grow and develop skill set
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and team skills
  • Ability to work independently, often under pressure of deadlines
  • Flexibility of working occasional evening/weekend hours, if necessary

How to Apply:

We would like to thank all applicants in advance for their interest. If you or anyone you know would like to speak with one of our recruiters about current and/or upcoming openings, we encourage you to complete an online profile on our corporate website.

For a complete listing of our current job openings please visit our website at www.amtrasolutions.com .

Job Type: Contract

Job Location:

  • Calgary, AB

Required experience:

  • Database Administration: 1 year

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Calgary, AB, CA
Posted on: 2017-04-02
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