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Oracle Database Administrator

Job no: 492553
Work type: Full Time
Location: Head Office, Canberra
Classification: DHA Level 6

The Oracle Database Administrator reports to the Data Operations Manager who manages a team of two Senior Database Administrators within Business Solutions & Technology. In this role you will be responsible for the administration of DHA’s databases ensuring the security and integrity of all enterprise databases, monitoring of database performance and availability, capacity planning, diagnosis of database faults and the administration of Linux/Unix servers.

Our ideal candidate will have

  • Proven experience in database administration ensuring appropriate database management practices are in place
  • Knowledge of Oracle Database Administration including Recovery Manager (RMAN) and Data Guard
  • Experience with Oracle upgrades, migrations, database troubleshooting and performance tuning skills
  • Experience in a decentralised Linux/UNIX and Windows environment
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate and collaborate with different stakeholders with varying levels of technical competence
  • Commitment to work within a team environment to deliver business outcomes.

Note: A Negative Vetting Level 1 Security Clearance is required for this role.

Appointments in the Australian Public Service are merit-based. We will make an assessment of your suitability by looking at what you have done previously – the knowledge, skills and experience you have built, your potential for development, and your personal qualities.

For this role, we will consider how well you can:

  • Assist in all areas of database administration including troubleshooting, backups and restores, capacity planning, performance monitoring and tuning of databases.
  • Maintain Non-Production and Production environments
  • Install, patch/upgrade and migrate Oracle Database and Enterprise Management software.
  • Assist in all areas of administration of Oracle Solaris and Enterprise Linux servers.
  • Monitor and report on database service availability.

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Applications close: AUS Eastern Daylight Time


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