SQL Database Administrator

Job Title: SQL Database Administrator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne C B D
Salary: $100000 - $125000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-11-12
Reference: JO-1811-92085-2
Contact Name: Gabrielle Cassidy
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 13, 2018 10:08

Job Description

Our client is a major life insurance organisation that is well recognized in the industry. They provide innovative, competitive and flexible solutions for their clients every day and they genuinely love what they do.
As an employee of this organisation you will collaborate with a diverse range of stakeholders and vendors to oversee and optimise the Database layer of the Infrastructure, whilst providing advice and practical guidance through your deep expertise to enable business outcomes. This is a once in a life time opportunity for you to build the database layer, architecture and strategies from the ground up in a new organisation using a cloud model.
  • Proven hands-on experience in building and running Microsoft SQL Server with Always On Availability Groups and Log Shipping
  • Hands-on experience in Windows Server Failover Clustering in a virtualised environment, particularly VMware with NSX networking
  • Sound programming skills in T-SQL, with solid understanding of best practices with a focus on performance tuning and optimisation
  • Good working knowledge of Storage Area Networks, ideally Dell Compellent Storage Centre
  • Exposure to modern database technologies, including NoSQL databases and eventual consistency, ideally AWS RedShift and Cassandra
  • Been responsible for the full life cycle of the database layer, with experience in a DevOps/continuously integrated environment with high levels of automation
  • Driven value from third party partners in a software defined infrastructure environment
  • Contributed to and delivered database technology strategies, architecture and policies
  • Influenced stakeholders and built lasting relationships across teams.
It is an exciting time for our client and an even better time for you to get on board. If you wish to be considered for this opportunity, click apply now!