Senior Database Administrator


Salary:

$120000 - 130000 / annum

Location:

North Shore

Date posted:

13 September 2018

Employment type:

Permanent

Job reference:

JBYYY1907

Specialisation:

IT and technology


Description

THE COMPANY:

This organization is a mid-sized Financial Services-based organization who operate in the trading space and employ approximately 700+ staff across Australia.

THE ROLE:

As the Senior Database Administrator, you'll be working in a team and be undertaking a lead role through leading projects, setting standards & best practice, leading designs, and driving process improvements.

This is a business-critical role where you'll also be responsible for the installation, administration, monitoring, maintenance, performance tuning, and security of the company's corporate databases.

This is a newly created role due to systems expansion and to contribute to the long-term IT roadmap.

Duties include:

  • Troubleshoot, install, configure, build, maintain and secure corporate application databases - predominately Oracle and Microsoft SQL.
  • Monitor and improve database performance
  • Assist with performance, capacity planning and database development
  • Contribute to identifying process improvements
  • Interaction with development teams and other business stakeholders
  • Mix of BAU & projects.
  • Participate in on-call roster as required

Upcoming projects:

  • Introduction of Postgres & Cassandra to the tech stack
  • Evaluation of current processes and identifying then implementing process improvements

A SUITABLE CANDIDATE?

Suitable for Senior Database Administrator with strong Microsoft SQL & Oracle DBA skills experienced being a technical leader setting standards, implementing best practice, automating repetitive tasks, and driving process improvements.

An innovative think with an ability to consult with technical and non-technical stakeholders to elicit requirements and solve business problems is a must.

The following is required:

  • Extensive Microsoft SQL and Oracle DBA experience inside high availability environments.
  • Display a mindset of multitasking, maintaining stability, bolstering processes, risk assessments, and leading designs.
  • Data architecture and modelling experience in complex applications integration environments.
  • Good knowledge across Windows & Linux OS.
  • Programming experience.
  • Experience with MYSQL, Postgres, Cassandra, Oracle Rdb, and/or Netezza is beneficial.
  • Business Intelligence experience is beneficial.
  • DBA consulting experience is beneficial.

This is a full time permanent role located North of the Sydney CBD and is offering $120,000 - $130,000 including super - depending on experience

*Please note, full permanent Australian working rights are required to be considered for this position and successful applicants will be contacted.

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