Senior DBA (SQL and Oracle)

A leading organisation and innovator of ICT services and technology is seeking an experienced, dynamic SQL Server and/or Oracle Production Support DBA to join their team. 


This position is based in the Perth CBD and will work alongside a team of Senior SQL Server and Oracle DBA’s, with opportunity to work from home when applicable. You will be responsible for the installation, configuration, maintenance, support, and security of a large number of SQL Server and/or Oracle production databases (both on-premise and IaaS/PaaS environments). Training in other technologies such as Data CyberSecurity, MySQL and PostgreSQL will be available. Gaining key vendor certification is encouraged and supported.


The right candidate will:

  • Work both independently and part of the Support team. 
  • Possess excellent customer facing and written skills.
  • Work effectively under pressure.
  • Liaise with customers, vendors and be able to make technical decisions in accordance with the overall direction provided.
  • Be capable of assessing the effort involved with project/BAU tasks and make realistic estimations on their feasibility.

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor database system resources and performance ensuring that they meet agreed customer SLA’s.
  • Action customer Service Requests, and problem/incident management.
  • Install, create, configure, upgrade, and monitor databases to ensure optimum performance.
  • Evaluate, recommend, manage, and execute patching and upgrades.
  • Manage database security and integrity, availability, backup, restore and recovery systems.
  • Provide 24 x 7 Database Production Support as needed.
  • Undertake customer projects as needed.
  • Work effectively as part of a team, share knowledge with other team members, and provide guidance and advice.

General Skills and Experience:

  • Strong experience as a production DBA supporting SQL Server and/or Oracle database environments.
  • Expertise in all major versions of Oracle and/or SQL Server and associated technology stacks.
  • Performance tuning SQL Server and/or Oracle databases.
  • Experience with Windows and Unix Operating System environments.
  • Advanced database problem solving skills.
  • Experience in database scripting, automation, and performance monitoring.
  • Ability and commitment to working on call after hours as needed.
  • Ability and willingness to pick up and apply new technologies.
  • Ensure all existing systems are adequately documented to enable support.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.

Desirable SQL Server Specific Experience:

  • Strong experience in complex environments with various data sources and endpoints including on premise SQL Server, Azure managed instances, on premise SSAS, on premise CRM and Azure Dataverse.
  • Experience with IaaS environments: Azure, AWS.
  • Experience in the design, implementation, management, and testing of High Availability environments that include SQL Clusters, Always-On and AG’s.
  • Experience in the installation and management of SQL Server Reporting and Integration Services
  • Desirable Oracle Specific Experience:
  • Strong experience in complex environments with various data sources and endpoints including on premise, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) and AWS.
  • Experience with IaaS/PaaS environments: OCI, Azure and AWS.
  • Experience in the design, implementation, management, and testing of High Availability environments that include RAC, ASM and Data Guard.
  • Experience backup and recovery utilising RMAN.
  • Experience with Exadata and/or ODA implementation, administration and support.
  • Experience Forms, Reports, PL/SQL, Java, Enterprise Manager, SOA, WebLogic and JVM.

Desirable Oracle Specific Experience:

  • Strong experience in complex environments with various data sources and endpoints including on premise, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) and AWS.
  • Experience with IaaS/PaaS environments: OCI, Azure and AWS.
  • Experience in the design, implementation, management, and testing of High Availability environments that include RAC, ASM and Data Guard.
  • Experience backup and recovery utilising RMAN.
  • Experience with Exadata and/or ODA implementation, administration and support.
  • Experience Forms, Reports, PL/SQL, Java, Enterprise Manager, SOA, WebLogic and JVM.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent experience.
  • Certification in Oracle and/or SQL Server Database Administration desirable.

Salary will be dependent on skills and experience of the successful applicant.

How to apply:

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