Cloud Database Administrator - Azure (Mississauga/Virtual, CA)

Cloud Database Administrator - Azure

Job Summary:

You are a Cloud Database Administrator who will guide and mentor the development and operationalization of Next-Gen Database Architecture. The Cloud Database Administrator must possess experience and the necessary leadership and technical experience, knowledge, and skills to establish themselves as database domain expert for the Cloud Team. Additionally, he/she work with internal development and product teams to provide direction, guidance and mentorship in the development, architecture, standards, principles, patterns, and best practices for database operations within the cloud.

You will work as a member of the Cloud Center of Excellence team and will provide Cloud infrastructure and Cloud based applications solutions and support to product, sales, and development teams. You are also expected to have strong background in Azure Cloud Operations (PaaS), Database Administration, and general networking and monitoring experience.

Why you should apply:

  • • You love a challenge, and are thrilled to solve difficult problems
  • • You want to improve the overall architecture and security of our cloud solutions
  • • You want to work with a team that strives to follow best practices for cloud and security
  • • You are an advocate for our customers, ensuring that solutions are built with them in mind
  • • You are collaborative, willing to teach and learn from others
  • • You are fun and expect to work with other fun people, respecting a proper balance of work and life


Job Description:


  • Help product teams build out Cloud Database architectures and costing models to better understand how their products will work in a PaaS and SaaS model.
  • Act as a mentor across the teams to enable a best of breed approach to Cloud Database administration and management
  • Capture and share Cloud Database best practices between product teams, architects and other technical leaders
  • Provide guidance on best practice to monitor, operate and improve system up-time, performance, high availability, and disaster recovery readiness
  • Help identify system defects at the architecture level and test possible workarounds or patches before implementing them in production
  • Provide feedback to internal teams re efforts to re-architect, expand and improve data layers for SaaS offerings
  • Write and maintain system documentation, architecture documents and operational procedures
  • Help build best practices and a sound Cloud Database architecture for our applications
  • Help build database change control policies
  • Document common problem patterns and create knowledge base articles to improve customer self service capabilities and resolution times
  • On-call after-hours support will be required




  • BS or MS in Computer Science or related discipline
  • At least 10+ years of experience in a Database Administrator related positions
  • 2-5 years of experience with Azure cloud databases (SQL Database, SQL Managed Instance required)
  • Cloud Database Migration with Database Administrator Experience
  • Experience and knowledge of Cloud resources across IaaS and PaaS
  • Hands on Experience on ARM and PowerShell
  • IT certifications are a plus such as Microsoft Azure Certifications – Data Track
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to adhere to policies, standards and procedures related to change control and other operational best practices
  • Knowledge of Cloud Database services and Big Data solutions an asset
  • Experience with Azure application management, monitoring and security tools would be an asset
  • Comfortable with collaboration, open communication and reaching across functional borders

Personal Competencies:

  • 100% Team player with strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Self-motivated, with a passion for Cloud Services, security, IT and learning new technologies
  • Keen to learn and keep up with new technology
  • Great team player with great communication and writing skills
  • Great mentor to other team members to help share knowledge and best practices


About Trapeze

Here at Trapeze, we strive to ensure that our employees succeed in all aspects of their career. Our culture provides individuals with the ability and opportunity to collaborate, learn and grow. We encourage our employees to openly contribute ideas, whether you are a student, graduate, or current member of the team. From day one, you will be assigned tasks that are meaningful to both the success of our business and your career development.

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