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Database Analyst

Are you curious, motivated, and forward-thinking? At FIS, you'll have the opportunity to work on some of the most challenging and relevant issues in financial services and technology. Our talented people empower us, and we believe in being part of a team that is open, collaborative, entrepreneurial, passionate and above all fun.


FIS is looking for a Database Analyst to join our IST Development Team in Toronto, Canada. This position will work within the team to developing and support our current IST payment run against PostgreSQL. Oracle, both on prem and in the cloud.


Porting current IST applications to run against PostgreSQL. Define a database architecture for the IST applications which is highly availability and performance tuned both on prem and in the cloud environments. Sizing and performance tuning of the database solution
  • Work with application architects in support database of IST application
  • Define and implementing high availability, performance database solution for IST applications in Cloud and non-cloud environments
  • Work with development team in optimizing and tuning database in Cloud and non-cloud environments
  • Provide database sizing recommendations for Production installations.
  • Support Production issue fixes and database analysis as needed
  • Reviews proposed design and infrastructure. Troubleshoot system and database bottlenecks and identify performance hotspots and database issues
  • Recommends performance and reliability enhancements

  • Advance knowledge of PostgreSQL and Oracle.
  • Architecture of database solutions in the cloud and non-cloud for high availability
  • Proficient in understanding the hardware/infrastructure
  • Strong understanding of performance tuning Relational Databases (PostgreSQL, Oracle).
  • Ability to rewrite complex SQL queries/PLQSL procedures to optimize performance
  • Ability to troubleshoot database/SQL performance issues - analyze database reports (AWR/tkprof), capture SQL trace, analyze SQL execution plan, indexing, db optimizer configuration tuning etc.
  • Ability to analyze database workloads and assist with server capacity sizing -cpu, memory, disk and network size/ bandwidth requirements
  • Experience in database maintenance activities -backup, restore, recovery, maintain statistics, reorg, rebuild indexes etc
  • Positive outlook, strong work ethic and responsive to internal and external customers and contacts.
  • Hands-on expert in several technologies or technical areas
  • Can quickly learn and apply new technologies
  • You are looking to join our team and build a long-term career with FIS
  • Financial technology industry experience
  • Previous Software development experience on RHEL
  • Cloud Technologies - database services
  • Knowledge of Redis

At FIS, we value new ideas and we pride ourselves on providing a wide-range of opportunities for professional growth in a fast-paced environment. FIS offers an open-minded collaborative culture with enthusiastic technologists. A true partner. We are dedicated to our team members and our customers equally. We strive to create an environment to help you succeed.

Additional Perks and Benefits such as:
  • A generous paid time off program in which the benefits increase along with your tenure
  • Health coverage offered for you and your family through Health/Vision/Dental/Insurance plans
  • 401K with company contribution and Employee Stock Purchase Program with company match
  • Company Paid Volunteer Day
  • FIS Gives Back Program - charitable events and activities to help support our local community

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Sourcing Model

Recruitment at FIS works primarily on a direct sourcing model; a relatively small portion of our hiring is through recruitment agencies. FIS does not accept resumes from recruitment agencies which are not on the preferred supplier list and is not responsible for any related fees for resumes submitted to job postings, our employees, or any other part of our company.


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