Senior Microsoft SQL Database Administrators

Senior Microsoft SQL Database Administrators

Job Title: Senior Microsoft SQL Database Administrators
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2021-11-10
Reference: V-40272
Contact Name: Mohammed Samsam
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 11, 2021 13:42

Job Description

The Role:

One of our Federal Government clients is looking for experienced senior Microsoft SQL Database Administrators who will be required to manage your own workloads as well as guiding junior team members with administrative duties and project responsibilities including version upgrades and migrations.

You will need to have the ability to communicate effectively with a variety of stakeholders (both technical and non- technical) and take ownership and initiative of projects assigned. Assist a team of administrators by providing technical guidance and solutions to maintain on-premise SQL infrastructure and exploring cloud hosted database options. Liaise between technical services teams such as database and application developers SharePoint, SOE and Networks.

Essential Skills and Experience:
  • 5+ years solid experience as Enterprise Database Administration (DBA) for SQL Server 2012 to 2019.
  • Experience with Always On Availability Groups.
  • Extensive experience in Troubleshooting, Performance Tuning and problem solving.
  • Analytical and conceptual skills, and ability to produce high quality results within specified timeframes through strong organisational and time management skills.
  • Developed written and oral communication skills with a demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical staff
  • Experience or exposure to SQL Server database functions and related tasks such as indexing, query tuning and performance.
  • Ability to use PowerShell for automation tasks.
  • Additional skills desirable:
    • Source Control with Git/TFS
    • PowerBl 'Reporting Services
    • Temporal Tables, In-Memory Tables
    • DevOps Experience
    • Azure Database
    • SSISDB
    • SSRS

Location: Canberra

Contract Term: Until 30 November 2022 with 1 x 12 month extension option

Security Requirements: To be eligible for this role, you must be an Australian Citizen. Due to the work environment, our client has requested that all candidates must hold a minimum AGSVA NV1 Security Clearance.


How to Apply:

Applications close Tuesday, 16 November 2021

Please upload your resume to apply. Please note you may need to complete selection criteria to complete this application process. We will be in touch with instructions for suitably skilled candidates.