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Database Administrator

About iQmetrix:

With our POS and retail management solutions found in over 19,000 stores, iQmetrix is the largest retail software provider for the North American wireless industry. Beyond our POS, we offer powerful business intelligence, endless aisle, drop ship, e-commerce, and payment solutions, as well as an integrated network of over 35 partners – enabling us to be the single solution to multiple retail challenges. For nearly 20 years, we’ve proven our ability to be the #1 company for supporting wireless retail growth; helping carriers, dealers, and repair providers invest in software that reduces costly inefficiencies, increases profitability, and speeds up transaction times to create great customer experiences. Learn more at

iQmetrix has rated among the Top 50 Best Small & Medium Employers in Canada for five years in a row. We have free fitness classes, hobby groups for everything from a board game club to numerous sports teams, beer taps and a Retirement Planning Program consisting of a matching RRSP and/or Employee Share Ownership component. We balance hard work with a commitment to lifestyle, competitive benefits and exciting perks, but what really make iQmetrix a great place to work are our fun and smart employees!

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This specific role will be accountable for Database Query Performance and Tuning.  As an Junior or Intermediate member of the team you will be accountable for analyzing and optimizing queries and liaising with development teams.  Looking for someone to cover periods of weekend daytime work as well as a member of an on-call rotation.


  • Troubleshooting live database stored procedures, SQL and code issues.
  • Reviewing, creating and modifying indexes as necessary.
  • Fixing data integrity issues or assigning the issue to another team member as necessary.
  • Create, modify and maintain reference documentation on useful T-SQL coding tips and tricks.
  • Develop scripts and tools to help create great experiences for our clients and co-workers by automating or simplifying manual tasks.
  • Provide insight to developers on database coding best practices.
  • Offer database architecture suggestions to teams when appropriate.
  • Aid in the development of stored procedures.
  • On call rotation required.


  • 2 – 5 years of experience with SQL Server.
  • Able to read and write T-SQL.
  • Basic understanding of SQL query tuning.
  • An educational background in computer science or software engineering is an asset.
  • Familiarity with software release cycles is an asset.
  • Experience with MongoDB is an asset.
  • Experience with C#/.NET is an asset.

What does it mean to be an iQer?

  • Communication Skills and Emotional Intelligence, someone who can listen to others and take multiple perspectives into consideration when decision making.
  • Passionate about their work.
  • Someone with interpersonal skills who can build strong relationships from scratch.
  • Humility, someone not afraid to admit their mistakes and work towards preventing them in the future.
  • Thinks about the health of the company before personal agendas. Someone who understands the importance of P&L and how it fits into the big picture of a company.
  • Being a self starter, able to dive into the work without fear of making a mistake.
  • Flexibility and the ability to adapt to an evolving environment will go a long way at iQmetrix.
  • Not afraid to stick by their decisions and justify them, but willing to admit and learn from mistakes.

Application process:

If you are interested in joining our company and are committed to succeeding, please submit your resume and cover letter.  We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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