Database Engineer (Oracle)

Job Title: Database Engineer (Oracle)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 173499_1495006767
Contact Name: Dan Carn
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 17, 2017 17:39

Job Description

Our client is seeking to urgently engage an Oracle Database Engineer to work on a project in within a government department.

As an Oracle Engineer you will:

  • maintain and monitor the databases system to prevent any potential issues focusing on database health and capacity planning;
  • attend audit meetings and Change Advisory Board (CAB) to review changes
  • quickly respond to business requests and application support team to remove any working bottleneck and persistently seek innovative ways to improve dba work efficiency and quality;
  • be involved with projects from the requirements phase to post production support. This means each team member has a tight, on-going relationship with product owners, project managers, storage, network and platforms team to maximise delivery of high-quality, high-satisfaction products.

To be successful you would have:

  • have a minimum of 5+ years' experience in administering, maintaining and managing Oracle databases and be well-versed in:
    • Database upgrades, patching and migrations
    • Database replication
    • Materialized Views
    • Snapshot technology to facilitate database backup and recovery
    • Monitoring using Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM)
    • Source control tools such as CVS and GitHub
    • Troubleshoot and resolve performance issues
    • The flexibility to work after hours and weekends as required
    • Raising Technical Assistant Request (TAR's) with Oracle Support
    • Installing and configuring new Oracle databases
    • Disaster recovery scenarios
    • Knowledge of Oracle auditing, security and best practices
    • Excellent documentation and communication skills
    • PL/SQL programming fundamentals would be an advantage
    • Working knowledge of LDAP, Weblogic and JBoss

To be successful you would have:

Apply now for immediate consideration or for a full job description of this role, contact Dan Carn on 02 6245 1724

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

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