Database Administrator

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Full Time Mid-level / Intermediate
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Our purpose

Here at Datacom we connect people and technology in order to solve challenges, create opportunities and discover new possibilities for the communities we live in.

Our team

The Business and Data Platforms tower has many teams across New Zealand and Australia, providing loads of opportunity and support. The team you will be working in is geographically bridged across NZ and AU, and you will be part of a strong database team providing support to a variety of clients.

About the Role

This role can be based in: Brisbane or Adelaide. As Database Administrator, you will provide complex solution design and implementation, technical maintenance and support services to our customer base. As an Oracle Database Engineer, you will be responsible for executing an “automation first” culture, reviewing the ongoing usage of relevant technologies, and participating in the development of future thinking strategies and roadmaps for Technology Operations that align with Datacom Group strategy while meeting current and future customer requirements.

Please note that you must be an Australian Citizen to apply for this role, and the ability to get NV1 and OSA clearance.

What you’ll do

As an Oracle Database Administrator, your core objectives and responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Manage Oracle database systems
  • Manage Oracle Exadata systems.
  • Design, build and implement database systems to agreed specifications
  • Create/ provide input into High Level and Detailed Designs as requested
  • Provide input into or creation of Statements of Work (SoW) with accurate and realistic timeframes
  • Accurate delivery of services, on time and to budget
  • Understanding and delivery of all artefacts required for Project to BAU handover
  • Initiate and drive service and process improvement
  • Administer the on-going operation of databases for Datacom and their customers by adhering to production regimes
  • Administer, troubleshoot and maintains databases across all supported environments.

What you’ll bring

You will have extensive Oracle Database Administration experience and will have the confidence and ability to effectively operate in an autonomous role. Other database technology skills are highly desirable – MS SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL, as are skills in Automation.

You will bring hands on experience managing, installing and configuring standalone and RAC based database instances on different OS versions (Linux, Solaris, Windows). You will have had experience with complex Oracle database projects - migrations, upgrades, re-platforms, high availability and DR. You may have worked in cloud environments such as Oracle Cloud, AWS, etc; and have experience with database creation and DB tuning as per business requirements.

Ideally you will be able to produce high quality design documents and will have had some consultation exposure.

Culture and Benefits

Datacom is ones of ANZs largest suppliers of Information Technology professional services. As an ANZ company, we have managed to maintain a dynamic, agile, small business feel that is often diluted in larger organisations of our size. It's our people that give Datacom its unique culture and energy that you can feel from the moment you meet with us.

At Datacom you'll be recognised and valued for your contributions. We're growing year on year and can provide stability, career opportunity and a collegial, agile, flat-structured environment that empowers people and promotes autonomy. We care about our people and provide a range of perks such as social events, chill-out spaces, a gaming zone, remote working, flexi-hours, professional development courses and health insurance to name a few. We operate at the leading edge of technology to help ANZ’s largest enterprise organisations explore possibilities and solve their greatest challenges, so you will never run out of interesting new challenges and opportunities.

If you would like to know more and this sounds like you. Please apply online today!


COVID-19 Requirements

Datacom is committed to the health and safety of its people and the wider community. Based on our site access requirements for this role, and/or potential customer site and customer’s vaccination requirements which are constantly developing, the successful applicant will need to be able produce evidence of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or a valid exemption. Datacom will consider whether any accommodations can be made for candidates who are partially vaccinated (with remaining vaccine doses booked), or who are unable to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and hold a valid exemption.

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