Database Solutions Architect

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Toronto

Moneris Solutions

Your Moneris Career – The Opportunity

The Database Solutions Architect will provide hands-on, technical leadership and oversight on technical architecture and design of Moneris database systems, on-premise and cloud-based, to ensure scalability, reliability, security and operational efficiency are in place to support our needs.

Location: You will be based in our Toronto office and will work in a Hybrid model.

Reporting Relationship : You will report to the Director, Data Platform and Services.

Your Moneris Career – What you’ll do

Provide technical leadership for the architecture, design, development, and operational support of Moneris database systems and its associated technologies to meet requirements of high availability, consistent performance, scalability, and security.

Continuously assess and identify inefficiencies and gaps in the current database technology portfolio and recommend solutions. Lead the evaluation and recommendation of emerging technologies in support of increasing cost-effectiveness and systems flexibility to meet our needs.

Design, plan and lead the implementations of solutions using database technologies and their functional capabilities based on business requirements while effectively integrating into existing database infrastructure, smoothly transitioning knowledge of the solutions to the members of the team for deployment and operation.

Establish and support the implementation and adoption of technology standards, processes and policies related to the Database Services functional area. Develop database architectural strategies at the modelling, design and implementation stages to address business and industry requirements.

Lead and participate in initiatives with Applications and Technology teams to design, develop, and deploy Database solutions following Agile methodologies and best practices.

Provide technology ownership, mentorship and support for escalated incidents and problems to Database Services team members.

Assist in the assessment and development of long-term strategic goals, products, and services for Data Platforms and Services

Your Moneris Career – What you bring

Bachelor’s degree in computer science/IT or a related field of study or 10+ years of equivalent IT working experience

10 or more years of experience and expertise in Database and Systems architecture design, development, and implementations in medium or large enterprise mission-critical 24/7 environments

Experienced and proficient in Microsoft SQL Server DBA discipline and Azure SQL solutions.

Strong background and experience with all High Availability, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery capabilities of Microsoft SQL Server including Always-On Availability Groups, Mirroring, Log Shipping, and Clustering. Practical understanding of other Infrastructure BC/DR capabilities

Extensive experience in logical and physical Database Systems design

Microsoft Data and Azure Certifications, MySQL and other relational and non-relational database systems experience are considered an asset.

Sound knowledge of current technology standards, process engineering approaches and data management practices

Experience working in the financial and payment processing business is considered a strong asset.

Possess ownership, problem-solving and collaboration skills to deliver against agreed timelines.

Excellent presentation and communication skills with the ability to interact with customers with accuracy and professionalism.

Your Moneris Career – What you get

Comprehensive Total Rewards Program including bonuses and flexible benefits plans starting from Day 1

RRSP matching & defined contribution pension plan

Learning & development programs and resources including unlimited free access to LinkedIn Learning, Coursera and an Educational Assistance Program

Holistic approach to your well-being, with an Employee Assistance Program for you and your family, monthly wellness events and a supportive workplace culture

Company-wide paid year-end closure & personal time off (including religious, personal, and volunteer days)

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Note: We welcome and encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, people of colour, people with disabilities, people of all genders, sexual orientation and intersectional identities.

We acknowledge that people from equity-deserving groups (including racialized individuals, women, gender diverse individuals, individuals with disabilities, neurodivergent individuals, members of 2SLGBTQIA+ communities and those born outside of Canada) are less likely to apply for jobs unless they feel they meet all the requirements posted.

At Moneris, we believe candidates bring experience to their work in many ways. We encourage you to apply and share, in the application form, the transferrable experience you bring, and how this will support your success in this role.


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