Database Administrator

Posted 04 December 2023
Job type Contract

Job description

Canberra ACT

Long-Term Engagement

Must be Australian Citizen and be able to obtain NV1 Clearance

The Federal Government Department has an ongoing inquiry for a Database Administrator to support the Federal Government Department in Canberra, Brisbane, Adelaide.


  • Recent experience in operating and supporting SQL Server clustered implementations and Azure SQL Managed Instance systems.
  • Skilled Senior SQL Server DBA with a passion for data, automation and designing robust, reliable systems.
  • Demonstrated experience in writing complex stored procedures and scripts with
  • Microsoft SQL Server T-SQL.
  • Ability to performance tune, trouble shoot and optimise SQL Server code for poor running queries.
  • Experience in standardisation of database objects, design, naming and documentation of databases and data dictionary including source of truth and data lineage.
  • Experience in Relational Database concepts, primarily based on Microsoft SQL server 2017-2022
  • Ability to design, build, maintain and decommission database systems.
  • Management and maintenance of SQL Server HA and DR including Clustering, Availability Groups, Replication and backup recovery.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with On Premise, Virtual and cloud SQL offerings.

Desirable experience:

  • Data modelling and management
  • Data visualisation products including PowerBI
  • Experience of other RDBMS products, for example Postgres, Ingres, MySQL, Cosmos DB
  • Experience working in Linux environments.
  • Ability to work with geographically dispersed teams.
  • Ability to work with technical and non-technical staff at all levels.
  • Ability to collaborate and mentor team members to promote team harmony.

If you are a dedicated and experienced Database Administrator with a passion for making a difference in the public sector, we encourage you to apply by Clicking the "APPLY" Button or call Alvin on 0433399966 for a quick chat.

FinXL does not accept unsolicited resumes or appreciate unsolicited calls from recruitment agencies.

FinXL encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.