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Database Analyst

Bring us your passion for digital or data analytics, and we’ll put you to work on exciting initiatives that answer the challenge: "How can we do that better?” Working with a dedicated team of energetic, forward-thinking innovators, you’ll stretch your imagination and sharpen your skills on the leading-edge projects that are keeping Sun Life Financial ahead of the curve. You want more than a job; you want a career – a career with a company that encourages learning and personal growth. You want to be “one of the best”.

Job Description:

Enterprise Services, Working better together.

Our teams are dedicated to providing the services and technology our business partners need to help clients achieve lifetime financial security. Through innovation and collaboration, we’re striving to continually find new and better ways to bring value to Sun Life. Enterprise Services has employees in Canada, Ireland, the U.S. and Asia. We partner closely with groups and individuals throughout Sun Life Financial to provide products and services that deliver business value.

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This candidate will be part of the Oracle Data Base Services Team within Data Management Services, responsible for full DBA support of Sun Life Oracle Applications including vendor packages such as Oracle Financials and Siebel as well as in-house developed applications.


  • Design, implement, and maintain Oracle databases
  • Monitor and tune physical databases and provide guidance on SQL tunings to developers.
  • Perform data migration and database cloning.
  • Perform database upgrade
  • Ensure all necessary database maintenance and utilities are run to achieve smooth operations of the applications.
  • Perform database backup and recovery where necessary.
  • Deploy automation where applicable for day-to-day operations.
  • Adhere to Sun Life standards and implement security in compliance with the SOX and audit requirements.
  • Perform database changes and code promotions according to Sun Life change management process.
  • Assist application developers with data-related components of the development cycle, particularly logical & physical database design
  • Contribute to team work and to providing service excellence


  • Candidate must work well in a fast-paced, changing environment and be able to manage multiple tasks, projects, and initiatives all with different priorities at the same time
  • Candidate must possess a genuine desire to provide service excellence to our IT customers
  • Must demonstrate proven ability to analyze problems, propose solutions, and drive issues to resolution
  • Candidate must be able to adapt to new procedures and processes quickly
  • Must be results oriented, willing to take responsibility and accept accountability for own actions
  • Must work well in team environment and adhere to Sun Life process and procedures.
  • Preferred Skills:
  • Strong Knowledge of Oracle database on Solaris, AIX, and Linux platform.
  • Practical experience with SQL tuning and database monitoring.
  • Knowledge and practical experience of Oracle Financials, Siebel application is an asset

Diversity and inclusion have always been at the core of our values at Sun Life. A diverse workforce with wide perspectives and creative ideas benefits our clients, the communities where we operate and all of us as colleagues.We welcome applications from qualified individuals from all backgrounds.

Persons with disabilities who need accommodation in the application process or those needing job postings in an alternative format may e-mail a request to ‘[email protected]’.

We thank all applicants for showing an interest in this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Category:

IT – Technology Services

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