• Database Administrator

    Job Locations AU-Eight Mile Plains
    Posted Date 3 months ago(23/1/2018 9:19 PM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Job Function
    Database Administrator
    Job Schedule
    Permanent Full-Time
  • Project/Position Introduction

    MAX Solutions is committed to improving the lives of others. Providing employment, health, training and humanitarian services in more than 250 locations around Australia, MAX Solutions invests strongly in the development of our people. We foster strong relationships between staff, clients and the community and are driven to make a difference.


    Position Overview


    The position of Database Administrator is a key role within the Applications Team. This position includes responsibilities around the performance, integrity and security of databases within the MAX Solutions IT service. This would entail, among other things, proactive database monitoring & tuning, capacity planning and trouble shooting. The Database Administrator will be responsible for the recoverability of a database in an emergency. This positon may also include the design, development and implementation of new database solutions to meet the business needs of MAX Solutions.



    Key Responsibilities


    • Working with database software to find ways to store, organise and manage data
    • Assist with database support
    • Liaise with programmers, applications/operational staff, IT project managers and other technical staff
    • Managing database access
    • Business as Usual tasks from the ticketing system
    • Proactive SQL job monitoring and maintaining
    • Performance analysis and Profiling
    • SQL Maintenance
    • Backup and Restore management
    • Capacity planning
    • Release and risk management
    • Change Management
    • SQL Development (T-SQL, Stored Procedures, SSIS, SSRS, SSAS, Power BI)
    • Azure and AWS experience

    The Ideal Candidate will Possess the Following Additional Education and Experience

    Personal Attributes 

    • Thirst for knowledge, always looking for new ways to build new skills and improve database functionality
    • Interested and across any new technologies that are released
    • A desire to automate
    • Understanding of the need to manage many tasks and maintain a strategic focus
    • Deep understanding of backup and disaster recovery
    • Positive, ambitious attitude
    • A solutions focus to any issues that may arise 
    • Patient with the ability to actively listen
    • Communicate effectively via written documents including emails and verbally
    • A logical, systems thinking approach
    • Excellent organisational skills
    • Ability to problem solve an issue through to resolution



    Key Skills

    • T-SQL programming experience
    • Database security and routine maintenance
    • SSRS report maintenance
    • SSIS programming and ETL automation experience
    • Experience with or desire to learn new best patterns and practices:
      • Azure Data Factory
      • Data Warehouse and Data Vault
      • Tabular Analysis Services
      • Power BI.


    Required Experience


    • Familiar with computing operating systems and database technology (design, software and structure)
    • At least 5 years’ experience working in database administration


    Qualifications (state if Mandatory)


    • 5 Years SQL DBA relevant experience (Mandatory)
    • Bachelor or Master Degree or relevant experience (Desirable)
    • Microsoft SQL (2008 or above) certification

    EEO Statement

    At MAX Solutions we welcome employees from diverse backgrounds and aim to create a work environment where Employee differences such as gender, age, culture, disability and religion are valued.

    MAX Solutions applies the principles of reasonable adjustment for people with disability. Workplace adjustments are changes introduced into the workplace that take account of a person’s disability so that they can use their skills effectively and access the same benefits, terms or conditions of employment as other employees. If you are a candidate considering a role with MAX Solutions and require a workplace adjustment for this position, please advise the MAX Solutions Recruitment Consultant or contact MAX Solutions Recruitment on 07 3727 1306.


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