Application closing date: Sunday, 19 June 2022 • 11:59pm, Canberra time (in Canberra)

Estimated start date: Friday, 01 July 2022

Location of work: ACT

Length of contract: 1 July 2022 to 30 June 23

Contract extensions: 12 months

Security clearance: Must have Negative Vetting Level 1

Rates: $90 - $120 per hour (inc. super)

The Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet (PMC) require experienced SQL Database Administrators to join the Infrastructure Support team.

The Infrastructure Support team are responsible for the design, delivery and maintenance of PMC managed infrastructure platforms, and provide infrastructure services to a range of internal and external stakeholders. 

SQL Database Administrators will be responsible for contributing to the operations of the Infrastructure Support team, including; maintenance and support of existing infrastructure, delivery of technical projects and improvements to departmental ICT systems, with a particular focus on designing, implementing and supporting database services across a range of platforms and operating systems.

Duties include:

  • Configuration and maintenance of databases and database infrastructure to ensure the ongoing stability, availability, security and optimised performance of Microsoft SQL & MySQL Services and database infrastructure.
  • Contribute to solution design, in conjunction with Information Services Branch Architects and the CTO.
  • Producing and reviewing project/services delivery documentation including Architecture, Designs, ‘As built documentation’ and Operating Procedures.
  • Building and Maintaining Stakeholder relationships (Including Executives, Business Representatives, project Managers and staff across government).
  • Coordination of projects under the direction of the CTO and Infrastructure Manager
  • Complete a diverse range of technical tasks within a secure environment.  
  • Work as part of a high functioning multi-skilled team.
  • Other duties as directed by PM&C Representatives.

The successful candidate will also have a range of generalist skills, and will be able to work collaboratively with business, other system owners and administrators to progress initiatives. 

The position is expected to be full time – an average of 40 hours per week, and will be based at 1 National circuit Barton.  Minimal but occasional out of hours work may be required.

Essential Criteria

  1. Demonstrated capability to scope, plan and execute on small projects – including managing, risks and issues, approvals and the balancing of multiple competing priorities.
  2. A working knowledge of the Information Security Manual (ISM), the Protective Security Policy Framework (PSPF), and other International Standards (ISO’s).
  3. The resource will demonstrate advanced skills in the following technologies: Microsoft SQL Server 2012 - 2019, PaaS and IaaS platforms, such as Azure SQL, SQL Server Integration Services, SQL Server Analysis and SQL Server Reporting Services, SQL Replication, Clustering and Availability Groups, T-SQL coding - Stored Procedures, Functions, Views, XML
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