Database Administrator level 4 (TSPV)

Database Administrator level 4 (TSPV)

Job Title: Database Administrator level 4 (TSPV)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2021-03-16
Reference: V-38775
Contact Name: Kate Kornsasi
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 17, 2021 16:16

Job Description

The Database Administrator is accountable, under general direction from the team lead and Data Architect, to undertake complex database administration including service sustainment, incidents, changes, problem outages, upgrades and patches.
Skills and Knowledge:
  1. Essential - Extensive experience and comprehensive knowledge of database administration and database server management in a Microsoft environment
  2. Essential - experience configuring and managing database servers for backup and disaster recovery
  3. Essential - Experience with one or more of load balancing, data warehousing, scripted data transformation, database architecture troubleshooting.
Major Responsibilities:
  1. Configure and sustain (monitor, test and apply patches and upgrades for) database servers and supporting tools to ensure system integrity and security, adhere to change management processes in coordinating outages. Diagnose and resolve database system and environment problems; implement break-fixes to aid dependent ICT service restoration with a focus on creation of self-healing capabilities and automated scaling of services to support demand growth.  Draw on external resources as needed and provide specialist advice to colleagues.
  2. Conduct secure and robust transformations of existing data sets to meet environmental changes and business requirements; test database server software and supporting tools under environmental changes such as version updates, load management and user identity changes.
Location and Contract Term: The role is based in Canberra. 12 or 24 month contracts will be considered.
SFIA security level required: The Specified Person will be expected to demonstrate attributes of SFIA Level of Responsibility 4.
Security Requirements: Current Top-Secret Positive Vetting (TSPV) security clearance is strongly preferred, however candidates who have held a TSPV in the previous 12-month period (which has since been downgraded) may be considered.
How to Apply:
Please upload your resume to apply. Please note you will need to complete selection criteria to complete this application process. We will be in touch with instructions for suitably skilled candidates.
Applications open until 2 April 2021 or until position is filled.
Call Kate 0447 199 931 for any further information.