Database / Infrastructure Administrator

Job Title: Database / Infrastructure Administrator
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 186296_1531441515
Contact Name: Kasey OHalloran
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 13, 2018 10:25

Job Description

Our Federal Government Client is seeking a skilled and savvy Database/Infrastructure Specialist for a long-term contract role. This is an initial 12-month engagement with 2 x 12-month extension options and is working out of our Client's Canberra CBD locale.

Within this role you will be responsible for:

  • Providing support and technical advice to direct system planning, design and implementation
  • Contribute expertise in the preparation, review and monitoring of scoping briefs, business cases, work requests and other documentation related to platform technologies
  • Take appropriate action to ensure complex issues which may span across multiple IT platforms, are resolved in a timely manner
  • Be accountable to undertake IT equipment assessment and testing to ensure proposed new equipment is suitable for integration
  • Build and sustain effective and influential networks and relationships with a range of stakeholders, clients and outsourced Service Providers in order to achieve business outcomes
  • Adhere to Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) practices and provide assurance over change requests
  • Encourage and actively engage in knowledge transfer; train others in area of expertise to ensure the achievement of the work area and team objectives

To be successful in this role you will possess:

  • Demonstrated experience as a Database/Infrastructure Administrator with experience across technologies such as SQL server, Mainframe DB2, Terradata (data warehouse) and Cloudera Distribution Hadoop platforms
  • Demonstrated experience of UML diagramming using tools like Sparx Enterprise Architect
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current application development, testing and operational trends Understand advanced application hosting techniques including containers, serverless, PaaS and SaaS
  • Familiarity with a Microsoft-based ecosystem including Operating Systems, Networking, Web Hosting and Databases
  • Experience with .net applications
  • Demonstrated experience in design and implementation of systems that are simple, modern, resilient, highly available and architected for digital and artificial intelligence future
  • Demonstrated ability to advise and champion IT best practices, industry trends and innovations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills Strong analytical and problem-solving skill
  • Ability to lead, direct, mentor and train technical staff and ensure a high-level of accuracy, consistency and integration across applications management and project delivery

Apply now for immediate consideration - contact Kasey O'Halloran on 02 6245 1740 quoting Job Reference: 186296.

Due to security clearance requirements for this role, candidates must be Australian Citizens who currently hold or are able to gain Federal Government security clearances.

Please note: only candidates that meet the above criteria will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in the position.