Database Administrator – Intermediate

  • Contract
  • Toronto

EmpITsolutions EmpITsolutions

Job Title: RQ06249 – Database Administrator – Intermediate

Duration: 12 months

Location: 777 Bay Street. Toronto, Ontario

Estimated start date: 2024-06-10

Closing date: 03 Jun 6:00

Description

Lead the development and delivery of functional and ministry-specific analytics to support evidence-based decision-making and produce actionable insights. Work closely with client groups to assess current data analytics and reporting capabilities, gather future-state requirements and identify further opportunities for improvement. Facilitate decision-making and manage client expectations. Own the execution of analytics initiatives including end-to-end reporting and data set delivery. Participate in documentation, development, testing.

Work with functional area experts, Data Architects and ETL Developers and stakeholders to understand complex business issues and develop appropriate Business Intelligence solutions. Design methods to capture, structure, transform and process data to be used to generate models. Build data models that provide information which is accurate, easy to understand and unbiased. Communicate complex quantitative analysis in a clear and precise manner, providing useful visuals and summaries. Provide interpretation, advice, and expertise to client groups and other stakeholders, including direction on how to transform analytics into actionable information and proactive insights that support decision making.

General Skills

  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills, verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal skills and teamwork skills
  • Outstanding consulting and relationship management skills, with proven ability to elicit requirements, develop/consult on options and solutions, and provide effective guidance
  • Adept at communicating to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Experience with a range of analytical methods, techniques and tools such as, but not limited to: statistical analysis and modelling, data mining, machine learning and algorithms, natural language processing, and other related disciplines at the specified experience level
  • Ability to manipulate and analyze complex, high-volume data from structured and unstructured sources
  • Experience developing data extraction, transformation, and load functionality for large relational and multi-dimensional data stores
  • Experience designing high quality interfaces to present information in a meaningful way to end users
  • Broad understanding of data management, financial and business analysis, database architecture, and information visualization
  • Proficiency in query languages and experience constructing complex query statements
  • Experience in one or more programming or scripting languages
  • Strong investigative and logic skills. Proficiency in mathematics and statistics
  • Awareness of emerging Business Intelligence trends and directions
  • Experience with analytical software such as R,
  • Proficiency with desktop analysis software including Microsoft Excel, Access, VBA, Power BI

The general scope of work for the Database Administrator involves:

  • Assisting with the transformation/cleaning of data from a legacy database into a new data warehouse
  • Determine appropriate data structure for remaining relevant legacy data
  • Develop mapping and transformation rules to align the two databases
  • Create data dictionary for new data
  • Develop connections with multiple other government databases and develop system to maintain the connection so that it does not go out of date
  • Supporting Power BI visualization and report building
  • Develop and test any automated data validation tools deemed necessary

MUST HAVES:

  • Experience with one or more database technologies
  • Experience designing data architecture for new databases
  • Experience in monitoring and enforcing database rules
  • Experience is creating and applying data standards
  • Experience in developing documentation on data standardization and requirements

Experience and Skill Set Requirements

Database Skills – 70%

  • Experience with one or more database technologies
  • Proficiency with SQL and experience writing SQL scripts
  • Experience designing data architecture for new databases
  • Experience in monitoring and enforcing database rules
  • Experience cleaning, transforming and joining data
  • Experience is creating and applying data standards
  • Experience with dimensional data models
  • Subject matter expert in database design of data warehouse or data marts.

Communication Skills – 25%

  • Experience in developing documentation on data standardization and requirements
  • Demonstrated consulting and relationship management skills, with proven ability to elicit requirements, develop/consult on options and solutions, and provide effective guidance
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; with both technical and non-technical audiences
  • A demonstrated team player with a track record for meeting deadlines

OPS Experience – 5%

  • Previous public sector experience in an organization of equivalent size and complexity to the Ontario Public Service.

Phone Number: 647-490-7552
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