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Senior SQL DBA

Job Title: Senior SQL DBA
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Parramatta, New South Wales
Salary: AU$720 - AU$780 per day + inclusive
Start Date: asap
Reference: BBBH5464_1601448559
Contact Name: Melissa Turkington
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 30, 2020 16:49

Job Description

The company
This government agency is moving to the cloud, with multiple opportunities to learn more about AWS and Azure. The have multiple high pressured projects happening and need a highly experience SQL engineer to add to the team.

The role
Working in a large team the role will focus on both BAU and project work; you will be able to troubleshoot, manage disaster recovery and most importantly get stuck in to ensure that any go live happens seemlessly.

Essential requirements

  • 5 year's + experience as a SQL DBA/engineer
  • Extensive experience in an enterprise organisation
  • Demonstrated extensive experience and/or qualifications in supporting enterprise Microsoft SQL Server environments.
    • SQL Always on, Failover SQL clustering, Log shipping & replication
    • SQL 2017 & SQL 2019 Experience
    • SQL monitoring
    • PowerShell experience
  • 5 years+ experience in applying advice, knowledge and skills in database server design and administration to provide database services which meet customer requirements and adopt/manage solutions that support high availability and disaster recovery

Selection Criteria

  • Demonstrated extensive experience in Windows Server environments and how Microsoft SQL Server interacts with the underlying technology.
  • Demonstrated experience in Incident, Change and Event management processes and technologies as aligned with ITIL methodologies.
  • Ability to be flexible and undertake a variety of roles and ownership within and across support and/or projects teams to deliver agreed outcomes with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to fault find and resolve issues in a complex Microsoft SQL Server environments.
  • Demonstrated ability to liaise with management, vendors, partners and customers both internal and external to eHealth.

Additional requirement:

  • AWS & Azure cloud technology knowledge and experience
  • Windows 2012 - 2016 experience

  • This organisation provides training to contractors for AWS and Azure and are keen to upskill contractors wherever possible
  • The current contract is until end June 2021 however very likely to extend
  • Currently the role is predominantly working from home

How to apply
Please apply asap with a word version of your CV