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Senior SQL Database Administrator At BRP


Valcourt, Qc

Job Description


At BRP, we have a visceral connection to our consumers, one created from a shared passion for the Ultimate Ride. Our teams have a unique ability to develop market-shaping products and services that move people physically and emotionally.

Distributed throughout more than 100 countries, our product line-up includes Ski-Doo and Lynx snowmobiles, Sea-doo watercraft, side-by-side all terrain vehicles, Can-Am Spyder roadsters, Evinrude marine propulsion systems, marine propulsion systems and motors for Rotax karts, motorcycles, and small planes, as well as a full line-up of parts, accessories, and clothing.

Our 10 000 employees make up a big family of diverse cultures who all share a common value: innovation. Our people are passionate and qualified; by joining BRP, you will evolve at the heart of an experienced team that will welcome you with open arms.

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The Senior SQL Database Administrator is responsible for provisioning, installing, configuring, and providing maintenance of SQL Database systems, software and related backend infrastructure for servers and storage.


  • Detect and troubleshoot SQL Servers related CPU, memory, I/O, disk space and other resource contention;

  • Manage backups, restores, recovery models, database shrink operations, DBCC commands, database mirroring, replication;

  • Work efficiently on indexes, integrity checks, configuration, patching;

  • Work efficiently with SQL Server tools ( Profiler, DTS, SSMS, SSRS, SSIS, PerfMon);

  • Manage security and report incidents

  • Create, maintain and refresh instances/databases for development and production environments;

  • Act as liaison between application programmers and project teams to assist with resolving problems;

  • Follow standards, write, maintain and document monitoring scripts needed in support of databases;

  • Communicate and collaborate effectively with staff of varying technical expertise;

  • Participates in technical research and development to promote innovation within the infrastructure environment

  • Establish maintenance procedures and system documentation.

  • Provide level 3 support for servicedesk

  • Participate in incident’s resolution and documentation

  • Provide off-hours on call support



  • College Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field. Or equivalent work experience

  • 7 years experience

  • Experience in Performance Tuning, Query Optimization, using Performance Monitor, SQL Profiler and other related monitoring and troubleshooting tools;

  • In depth knowledge of MS-SQL Server 2008 and higher

  • Experience with mission critical high availability environments

  • Excellent knowledge on infrastructure technologies (servers, virtualization, networking, end user computing, etc)

  • Windows operating systems experience

  • Bilingualism (French & English).

  • Server and SAN storage hardware experience

  • Virtualization experience (VMWare)

  • Data Protection experience

Critical competencies and personal characteristics

  • High level of analytical and independent problem-solving abilities, self-direction.

  • Strong communication skills and technical writing skills.

  • Ability to provide technical support in a professional manner

  • Ability to conduct research into technical issues and products as required.

  • Attention to detail with the ability to determine root cause.

  • Ability to work under pressure


The Eastern Townships are located in the southern part of the province and share a 300km+ long border with the United States. The region’s breathtaking landscape features 15 mountains, 19 lakes, 7 rivers, 33 beaches and 3 national parks. 80% of the territory is forested, making its more than 200 km of hiking trails possible. In the fall, the landscape becomes a festival of colours, delighting young and old alike. Nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts are sure to find what they’re looking for among the many seasonal and year-round activities available, which include hiking, cycling, camping, skiing and golfing, not to mention hunting and fishing. Food lovers can treat their taste buds to the refined flavours of the region’s vineyards, microbreweries and local products. There are also plenty of options for those who want to relax, with over 15 spas and relaxation centres, all of which are surrounded by idyllic vistas. The Eastern Townships offer unmatched quality of life.

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