Database Administrator (DBA)

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Database Administrator (DBA)

  • Initial contract duration: 12 months
  • Extension term: 6 months x2
  • Location of work: ACT, On site at least 3 days a week
  • Security clearance: Must have Baseline

Role Overview:
Our client in the Federal Government seeks an experienced Database Administrator (DBA) to maintain and sustain its database environment, including on-premises and cloud-hosted systems. The successful candidate will ensure that DBA project deliverables are met, working across multiple work packages in both project and business-as-usual teams.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and sustain client’s database environment.
  • Work across multiple work packages for both projects and business-as-usual operations.
  • Deliver work packages to support various projects.
  • Develop relevant documentation, including handover to BAU, SOPs, detailed designs, and high-level designs.
  • Provide on-the-job training and knowledge transfer to other staff to support internal capability uplift, as time permits.

Desirable Skills:

  • Effective team player and good communicator.

Essential Criteria:

  • Tertiary qualifications in ICT or a related field and/or equivalent experience as a database administrator (8+ years).
  • Experience administering SQL Server, from legacy SQL Server 2012 to all versions of SQL Server in the Azure cloud.
  • TSQL and PowerShell scripting experience.
  • Experience with on-premises high availability clusters.
  • Experience decommissioning legacy SQL Server 2012 servers and migrating databases between different versions of SQL Server.
  • Experience with Commvault backup and restore.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience with SAS Grid or SAS Viya.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to - Applicants must hold Baseline Level Security Clearance and be an Australian Citizen.

Applications close on Tuesday, 18th of June 2024