Database Administrator

Job Title: Database Administrator
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Melbourne CBD, Victoria
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: TR/009285_1642647764
Contact Name: Erika Ventura
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 20, 2022 14:02

Job Description

FinXL I.T Professional Services is an innovative Australian owned company providing our clients with technology enabled business solutions and consulting services.
As the 'go-to' mid-tier Service Provider for many Australian and International clients, FinXL enjoys a diverse client portfolio, boasting some of the industry's leading: Telecommunication, Banking and Finance and Commercial Corporations, along with many State and Federal Government Departments.

We are looking for a Database Administrator to join our team. The Database Administrator role is to be part of the team that provides operational support, maintenance and administration for systems and services in our evolving database environment.

In addition to direct operational responsibilities, the selected candidate will participate in developing the operational models, processes and procedures required to maintain and support systems for our organization.

The successful candidate needs to be able to meet our high standards for quality, versatility and integrity while being able to adhere to our tight deadlines and time constraints

Reporting directly to IT Infrastructure Senior Database Administrator Team Leader.

As A Database Administrator you will be:

  • Sound knowledge of the Microsoft Windows Server operating systems with an emphasis on maintaining large data volumes (> 2 TB) on multi-disk arrays.
  • Knowledge of administering Microsoft reporting services and developing custom reports SSRS.
  • Designing and developing SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) packages and SSAS systems and Active Directory operation.
  • Proven experience in working alongside multiple teams
  • Understanding ITIL and deployment/release processes
  • Proven experience in large and complex corporate networks
  • Microsoft SQL certification required
  • Excellent analytical skills and the ability to make technical decisions
  • A preparedness to take the initiative and a strong desire to achieve results
  • Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly organized and with the ability to prioritize and multitask

Experience required:

  • 5+ Year experience in Database support
  • Extensive experience in SQL Server 2008R2/2012/2014/2016/2019 instance installation, configuration and security implementation
  • Skills in designing, managing, and supporting database for 24/7 business-critical applications
  • Extensive Experience of SQL Server Administration, upgrades, migrations, SSIS and SSRS
  • Experience in troubleshooting and resolving database integrity issues, performance issues, blocking and deadlocking issues, resource contentions, connectivity issues, security issues etc.
  • Experience in Performance Tuning, Query Optimization, using Performance Monitor, Profiler, SSMS, DMVs, system procedures and other troubleshooting tools to analyze and tune databases and SQL queries for optimal efficiency.
  • Strong knowledge of backups, restores, recovery models, database shrink operations, DBCC commands, Clustering and AlwaysOn databases
  • Strong knowledge of indexes, index management, integrity checks, configuration, patching, how statistics work, how indexes are stored, how they can be created and managed effectively.
  • SQL Development - ability to write and troubleshoot SQL Code and design (stored procs, functions, tables, views, triggers, indexes, constraints) and developing/automating database maintenance scripts

Next steps:

  • Roll your mouse over to that Apply Now button if you think your skills and experience fit the bill for this role. Submitted CVs must be in Word.

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