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Database Administrator

Giesecke & Devrient Systems Canada Inc., 316 Markland Street, Markham, Ontario, Canada Req #241
Wednesday, July 24, 2019


Job Title:

Database Administrator

Reports To:     

Database Manager


Information Technology


Job Summary: 

The Database Administrator is a technical role to manage day-to-day operations in cloud/datacenters, primarily in regards to setup, configuration, optimization and operations of databases. The Database Administrator is part of Service Operations in Professional Services.

Database Administrator works closely with IT Stack and Application Engineers in Professional Services. The Database Administrator is in charge of operations of databases (SQL and non-SQL) and supports the application and IT stack teams in regards to database topics whenever needed. In addition, senior Database Administrators are in charge of the setup, configuration and optimization of databases (SQL and non-SQL).


  • Support Cloud & DC Manager by providing the necessary information to be used in capacity planning
  • Inform Regional Head of Service Delivery & Operations and Global Resource Coordinator when unplanned work will impact planned work
  • Maintain CMDB and knowledge base in accordance with applicable processes and tools
  • Support Application and IT stack team in regards to database topics during projects or operations when needed
  • Participate in internal and customer projects
  • Provide technical input to Customer Service Manager in regards to incident and problem report creation
  • Provide input to compliance and information security related reports requested from Information Security Manager and Service Quality Manager
  • Provide input regarding future and continuous needs regarding new investments to maintain existing and future services to Cloud & DC Manager and Regional Head Service Delivery & Operations


  • University degree in Computer Science, IT or related technical/engineering field
  • Minimum of 3 – 5 years of database experience in similar position
  • Experience in R&D and IT
  • Experience in database management
  • Preferably Telecommunications and/or Payment industry experience
  • Preferably experience with working across different cultures
  • Preferably experience working with Oracle and/or Couchbase databases

Working Conditions

  • Strong communication skills with both internal team members and external business stakeholders
  • Sitting for extended periods of time
  • Office Setting 

Additional Information


Operating System:

Linux, Windows


MS SQL Server

HTTP Server:

Apache Tomcat

Application Server:

Apache Tomcat


JDK 1.8, C#, C++, SOAP, REST

IDE Tool:


Project Tool

Maven, UML

Version Control Tool:

Tortoise SVN

Communication Protocols:


Design Tool:

MS Visio, MS SQL Management Studio

Web Browsers:

IE, Chrome, Firefox



*This job description is not intended to be all inclusive.  The candidate hired will also perform other reasonable related business duties as assigned by the supervisor.  The company reserves the right to revise or change job duties as needed.  This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

Giesecke + Devrient Mobile Security Canada Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce, encouraging applications from all qualified individuals.

By applying to this position you are confirming you possess either a Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status or valid work permit.

Please note:  Reference Checks and Credit, Criminal Background Checks will be administered on suitably qualified candidates. Your application will be kept on file for up to two years.  

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Giesecke & Devrient Systems Canada Inc., 316 Markland Street, Markham, Ontario, Canada