Database Administrator – MongoDB

  • Date Posted Jun 10, 2022
  • Location Toronto, Ontario
  • Job Type Contract
  • Job ID 14684

Do you seek challenges and personal development opportunities, and have the courage to make a difference? Do you possess excellent communication skills and are constantly looking for more efficient ways to manage processes and company assets? Then, Apply Now!

Working with one of the top financial clients this role calls for a Database Administrator – MongoDB who will be responsible for providing technical support, advice and guidance to all client’s business areas by implementing MongoDB-based solutions. This candidate must ensure the Mongo Databases are optimal, resilient and available at all times. The successful candidate will also be involved in many database migration projects from different RDBMS sources e.g. Oracle, SQL etc.


  • Taking ownership of and leading technical resolutions for production incidents
  • Communicating complex technical issues to stakeholders and Lines of Business partners
  • Complying with the client’s standards for change control and overall database security policies
  • Analyzing recurring incidents and identifying service improvements where possible
  • Providing on-call rotational/pager support where required
  • Participating in Incidents and Changes as part of BAU Operational activities
  • Participating in Scheduled Disaster Recovery or SCM activities
  • Participating in post-mortems and RCAs (Root Cause Analysis) of critical incidents
  • Demonstrating critical thinking in the day-to-day database maintenance, troubleshooting and issue resolution

Desired Skill Set:

  • 5+ years of good experience in MongoDB database administration
  • Experience with other technologies like MSSQL, Azure (IaaS, PaaS), and Cosmos DB
  • Experience Migrating data from Oracle or SQL to MongoDB and/or Cosmos DB
  • Setup/Installation and configuration of MongoDB products
  • Experience in Tuning, Query Optimization, Monitoring and Troubleshooting database issues
  • Exhibit knowledge of MongoDb backup restore and recovery
  • In-depth understanding of MongoDB HA strategies

Nice to have:

  • Previous experience working in a large enterprise
  • Strong critical thinking, problem solving and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver results

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