BuildDirect Data Warehouse Database Administrator Full Time in Vancouver, BC


Branch Vancouver BC CA

Data Warehouse Database Administrator
Vancouver, BC

Ensure user satisfaction through ongoing training and support. Work with the software R&D team to create detailed feature requirements….

BuildDirect is a privately held technology company that is knocking down walls, changing the foundation and building a smarter, simpler and empowered home improvement industry. With our BuildDirect Demand Rank™ and BuildDirect Product Rank™ custom analytic and forecasting tools, we can identify in real-time, consumer interest in a product, its competitiveness in the marketplace, and locations it will best perform.
We love the people we work with and the culture we’ve built. For us, curiosity is a mindset that sees a problem as the start of a great solution. We believe the best learning and greatest discoveries come from trying, even if you fail. We love that we aren’t perfect, but every day we are trying to get better at what we do.
You are good at finding ways to innovate using technology and always walk a mile in your customer’s shoes to deliver killer service and programs. You were an early adopter and supporter of the Cloud and see its potential for making organizations better, smarter, and faster.
As the Data Warehouse Database Administrator, you will be responsible for the design, management and deployment of the data warehouse. The Data Warehouse Database Administrator will apply proven experience and knowledge in databases, ETL, and data warehouses to optimize the organization’s data access, extraction and analysis.
What You’ll Do
Work with the analytics team to gather project requirements with focus on ETL and data warehouse
Provide high-level design, architecture and resource/cost estimates for ETL and data warehouse solutions
Implement a new ETL and data warehouse solution
Make data modeling recommendations based on customer needs
Conduct research and provide advice to DBA and analytics professionals regarding the selection, application, and implementation of database management tools
Create and maintain detailed design documents outlining proposed solutions
Monitor, troubleshoot and resolve issues for the deployed data warehouse solutions and perform root cause analysis
Provide database support and maintain support documentation in accordance with internal standards
Work with the software R&D team to create detailed feature requirements
Extract and format various internal and external data sources to build and manage the data warehouse
Plan and administer backup and disaster recovery procedures
Perform regular system checks to maintain and improve data warehouse and other IT infrastructure
Develop reports and documentation
Assist end-users in accessing the data warehouse and other IT tools
What You’ll Achieve
Architect an optimized data warehouse from disparate data sources, including user-friendly access
Ensure user satisfaction through ongoing training and support
Apply industry best practices to improve the data warehouse and other IT systems and enable comprehensive analytics
What You Need to Know
3– 5 years of database administrator experience in OLAP, SSIS, and SSRS, including 2+ years with data warehouses and ETL
Advanced understanding of ETL, data modeling and data warehousing architecture and design
High levels of integrity and a commitment to do what you say you are going to do
An entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to learn and continuously improve
Results oriented and the ability to manage multiple priorities with a sense of urgency and orientation to deadlines
Collaborative with experience working in an agile development environment
Well-developed analytical skills and the ability to identify problems and solutions
Post-secondary education in related fields
What You Must Have
An audacious spirit that embraces uncertainty and challenges with enthusiasm
High levels of integrity and a commitment to do what you say you are going to do
Strong entrepreneurial spirit that has grit, determination and challenges the status quo
High degree of empathy and the ability to see other’s perspective
Strong sense of curiosity and the desire to learn and get better everyday

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on: 2015-01-26
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