• Senior Oracle DBA for PeopleSoft Environment

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    Senior Oracle DBA for PeopleSoft Environment


    About Us!

    An award-winning institution, Sheridan attracts students from across Canada and around the world. Sheridan’s 160,000+ alumni play a critical role in shaping the future of our society in the fields of arts, business, community service, health, technology, and the skilled trades. Founded in 1967, Sheridan has grown from a local college of 400 students to one of Ontario’s leading postsecondary institutions, educating approximately 22,000 full-time and 17,000 continuing and part-time studies students every year on four campuses in three Ontario cities – Oakville, Brampton and Mississauga.


    We strive to engage our employees by placing great value in work life balance, by finding and nurturing the strengths of each individual, by encouraging innovation and creativity and, ultimately having a supportive culture that inspires each and every employee to have fun while at work!


    Your role/What you’ll be doing:


    We’re currently hiring a Senior Oracle DBA and PeopleSoft Administrator to implement and administer Sheridan’s enterprise database and application environments. You will be planning and executing major upgrades to database and application environments, applying patches to the database and promoting application changes, as well as researching new database modelling and monitoring tools, end-user query tools and relevant technical development products.                                                        

    More details:


    Faculty/Department: Information Technology

    Campus: Trafalgar (May be assigned activities at any Sheridan campus)

    Reference Number: 18/S/03

    Employee Group: Support Staff

    Payband: L

    Hourly Range: $42.69 - $49.47

    Hours/Week: 40

    Hours:  8:00am – 5:00pm

    Application Details:  Position has been resposted to consider external details.


    About You:

    • 3 year diploma/degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related field and a minimum of 8 years of Oracle database administration experience is required, including a minimum of five years administering Oracle databases within a PeopleSoft environment (or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience)
    • Minimum of 2 years of experience delegating technical tasks to other staff
    • Highly technical and proven senior level Oracle DBA skills supporting PeopleSoft with Oracle 11G and/or 12C.
    • In- depth experience with Oracle backup and recovery techniques, performance tuning and security, PeopleSoft Internet architecture, SQL, Unix, Linux and Windows
    • Highly organized, results oriented person who can meet the challenges and pressures of implementing and maintaining enterprise databases and infrastructure
    • Incumbent is expected to be on-call periodically and be available to perform duties outside of regular business hours during the week and on week-ends


    Perks and Total Rewards:

    • Generous vacation + December holiday closure
    • Competitive Health benefits packages
    • Maternity/parental leave top-up of 93%
    • Defined benefit pension plan
    • Access to Employee Assistance Program



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    Sheridan welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Indigenous People, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Sheridan is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process.  At any stage of the hiring process, Human Resources will work with applicants requesting accommodation.


    Note: Copies of educational credentials are requested at the time of an interview. As a condition of employment, Sheridan requires confirmation of educational credentials in the form of an official Canadian transcript or an official evaluation of international credentials which determines Canadian equivalency.


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