Senior Database Administrator

Swinburne University of Technology
March 12, 2024
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  • Senior Database Administrator role within Swinburne University
  • Full time position at our Hawthorn campus
  • Hew 8 + 17% Superannuation
  • About the Role We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Database Administrator.

    The Database Administrator position at Swinburne University reports to the Director Digital Technical Delivery and involves managing the Oracle and SQL Server databases and associated applications. The role includes anticipating and addressing database and application usage challenges, database optimisation, performing recovery procedures, and taking a leadership role in database management.

    The ideal candidate will be an expert in SQL Server database administration, and utilization of database systems. Additionally, the position involves strategic planning for long-term database management, ensuring database security, and implementing disaster recovery measures. The Database Administrator will also mentor and support junior team members in their development.

    About You To be suitable for this role you will need to have experience in the below key accountabilities:

    • Ensure the continued reliable operation of databases and ensure that data is at all times protected. • Install, maintain and upgrade Database Servers and associated applications, and tools. • Set up and maintain appropriate production, test and where appropriate, training and development environments. • Monitor and manage primary database storage structures and objects (e.g. tablespaces, tables, views, indexes, etc.) of applications and modify the Database structure where necessary to optimize performance and availability. • Create and Manage databases and where appropriate application users. • Ensure compliance with licensing.

    Qualifications • Bachelor's degree in computer science, Information Technology, or a related field. • 7+ years of experience as a DBA or in a similar role. • Relevant professional certifications such as SQL Server DBA, Oracle DBA, or Azure DBA • Experience in cloud environments, (AWS and Azure)

    About Swinburne University of Technology Swinburne Horizon 2025 draws upon our understanding of future challenges. With this new strategic plan, we choose to build Swinburne as the prototype of a new and different university – one that is truly of Technology, of Innovation and of Entrepreneurship, and proud of it. We are committed to a differentiated university proposition in education and research, so that:

    • Every Swinburne learner gets a work experience • Every Swinburne graduate gets a job • Every Swinburne partner gets a tech solution • Swinburne is the prototype of global best practice

    The achievement of our 2025 moon shots depends on our capacity to work collectively, always, as One Swinburne.

    To Apply Please submit your CV and cover letter addressing your suitability for this position.

    To review the Position Description and to apply, please scroll down to the bottom of the page.

    If you are viewing this advert from an external site, please click ‘apply' and you will be redirected to Swinburne's Jobs website to access the Position Description at the bottom of the page.

    For more information on this role please contact Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant Melissa Trousselot on [email protected]

    Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children Check.

    If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Swinburne Talent Acquisition Team on [email protected].

    Applications Close: March 12th, 2024 at 5pm

    Swinburne offers flexible working options, leave and parenting/carer policies to support work life balance.

    Equity and Diversity Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation and we are proud of our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion through key initiatives. For further information on all our initiatives visit our Equity & Diversity website.

    We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

    We are committed to making the recruitment process fair and equitable for all our candidates. If you have specific accessibility or support requirements please contact [email protected]

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

    For any support please contact [email protected] or for more information on our Indigenous strategies please follow the link to our RAP Reconciliation Action Plan

    Victoria's Commitment to Action: Improving international student employment outcomes As a signatory to Victoria's Commitment to Action, Swinburne seeks to remove barriers to international graduate employment. We welcome and encourage applications from international graduates.

    We are a 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant


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