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Database Specialist

Saint John, New Brunswick
Entry Level, Early Career
Job Description

This position is multi faceted and introduces the team member to a variety of business functions. As a North America resource and participant in Global processes, the team member works with a number of staff in creating, developing and delivering the desired results to meet the ever changing business requirements.

This position as Tools/IT Specialist for System Operations focuses on the following key points:

  • Point of contact for all DBs'¬†access add ons or subtractions upon request
  • Modify forms or views when requested, and where feasible
  • Refine application code based on specified requirements
  • Update specific feeder forms that have control within other databases
  • Check reports from certain automated processes when mailed to you
  • Perform regular ACL audits to remove inactive IDs
  • Database/Application Performance Tuning

Location: St John, NB or Florenceville, NB


Required Technical and Professional Expertise:

  • Designing standard forms, views, frames and pages
  • Understanding of @Formulas commonly used in fields, functions, actions, agents, and events
  • Understand using Enterprise architecture data sharing between multiple databases
  • Strong working background using extensive and sometimes complex Lotus scripting
  • Able to trouble shoot and debug coding failures

Preferred Technical and Professional Experience:

  • Experience with most designer aspects of a Notes databases, R8 or higher
  • Able to design layouts to be comfortable to use, but staying within standard IBM guidelines
  • Basic knowledge of using API for web based data
  • Basic knowledge of Notes security and accesses, some admin would prove helpful
  • Good understanding of how Lotus script uses OLE to interact with external applications, both reading from & writing to
  • Able to create and configure new OLE objects from script commands or use of templates
  • Able to sign onto a remote Notes type server, and perform mail specific functions from it
  • Perform regular archiving on the larger Dbs and store in a long term shared web site for audit purpose
  • Familiar with other applications mostly Lotus 1-2-3 and MS-Excel

Eligibility Requirements:

Eligible to work in Canada

EO Statement:

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.