Senior Database Administrator (MongoDB)

R&D - Research and Development Ottawa, ON Toronto, ON


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Database Administrator (MongoDB)

You'll be responsible to help support reliability and scalability of production mission-critical customer-facing cloud services distributed across multiple regions.  As the Mongo Subject Matter expect you will be responsible for tactically executing on projects such as developing/optimizing schema, queries, or ETL pipelines. You'll frequently collaborate with our software engineers to define schema enhancements and create a consistent structure by which they store and access data - holding them accountable to using industry best practices.

 Key Responsibilities & Tasks

  • Work closely with the development teams to understand what modifications are coming in a build/patch, and conduct an impact analysis, fine-tuning queries where required. 
  • Collaborate with development teams to create and document database standards. 
  • Collaborate with other development teams to create optimized queries, indexes, and data structure.
  • Monitor and support database environments and serve as an escalation point for complex troubleshooting and interactive production support. 
  • Use database vendor provided tools as well as 3rd party applications to performance. tune various database system, specific queries and, applications scenarios as presented by the service teams. 
  • Diagnose and address database performance issues using performance monitors and various tuning techniques. 
  • Identify areas of opportunity and recommend appropriate improvement suggestions. 
  • Work with our SRE organization to configure and deploy High-Availability and Disaster Recovery solutions for critical applications to meet SLAs.



Competencies and skills:

The skills and qualifications required for this role:

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in database maintenance, design, SQL coding/tuning, NoSQL document database administration. 
  • Hands-on Experience using MongoDB Atlas in any production cloud environment. 
  • Experience utilizing Redis as a caching layer would be considered an asset. 
  • Experience with structured methodologies and participation in design and development of large-scale applications in a distributed computing environment. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and command of the English language. 


Experience & Qualifications
Desired experience with successful track record in one or more of the following areas:


  • Strong sense of responsibility and the ability to take initiatives and getting things done.
  • Strong analytical skills and you find unconventional solutions to problems.
  • Open mind to innovation and new solutions. 
  • Highly motivated team player, reliable and dependable, dedicated not only to the craft and science of software development but also to the success of the company.
  • Goal-oriented multi-tasker who approach problems with intellectual rigor and zest for software delivery  


This role is located in Ottawa, Canada


About Qlik 


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