IBM Application Database Administrator: PeopleSoft in BEDFORD, Nova Scotia

IBM Global Business Services (GBS) helps our clients fundamentally redesign experiences to create new sources of value, digitally reinvent their operations for great efficiency and transform their entire enterprises through cognitive. We invite you to consider joining IBM's global reach, outcome-focused methodologies, domain skills and deep industry expertise that are helping transform the way we live and work. IBM's state-of-the-art Client Innovation Centre (CIC) opened in Nova Scotia in March 2013 and is the first of its kind in Canada. The Centre weaves together IBM’s business insights and industry-leading software portfolio and is ideally suited for any client that needs flexible access to emerging or niche skills that may not be cost effective to grow internally. In addition, our focus on our team is unparalleled as demonstrated by the following:

  • The CIC NS is one of IBM’s highest performing delivery centres worldwide – for retention, client satisfaction and utilization. Our employees are empowered to stay and grow within IBM.

  • More than 100 of our employees received promotion in 2015 alone. Structured career development programs are helping us grow our future leaders from within.

  • We are very focused on continuous skill development – staff training is our third largest annual Centre investment. Employees are immersed in a culture of learning and constant growth.

  • Investment in key partnership with universities, government and private sector groups which has resulted in IBM having a key influencing role in Nova Scotia’s ICT industry, especially in talent development.

IT Specialists in this job role will have expertise in one or more relational and non-relational data management-based software product areas. Examples include mainstream data management software, such as those from IBM and Oracle.Typical examples of the deliverables are building proof-of-concept solutions with data management technology and architecting data management solutions to address client requirements.Roles and Responsibility:

  • Application configuration - Oracle Applications configuration and maintenance including load balancing, Apache SSL encryption, Integration between applications, reporting support

  • Problem diagnosis & recovery - day-to-day administration and operations of application components, Break/Fix production maintenance, backups of Oracle objects

  • Incident/Problem ticket resolution

  • Minor Updates - Third Party Software Installation of Minor Updates including bug fixes for Third Party software e.g. Weblogic or Apache upgrade/patches

  • Tax Updates

  • Oracle Fix / Feature Packs, Tools Upgrade

  • Migration - Oracle Objects, External objects

  • Critical patches/fixes – apply vendor supplied software critical patches/fixes

  • 4 years experience as an DBA is a must.

  • The PeopleSoft DBA is responsible for installation and technical configuration of the PeopleSoft ERP system and databases in multiple environments. The DBA provides systems and database administration for the PeopleSoft application technical environments, and applies necessary patches and upgrades.

GIC- Halifax