SQL Database Admin

ASG Group

Highly regarded team supporting a client environment in the ACT. NV1 or higher = ideal

  • Canberra CBD
  • Permanent role
  • NV1 or higher = ideal
ASG are a leading IT solutions provider with global reach. Our capabilities span across complete digital transformation. We are customer focused. We are adaptive & we are not afraid to do things differently - but our focus is constant – we drive business outcomes, so our clients achieve their results.

Our values encompass initiative, accountability & grit. Do you own your own outcomes? Do you want to work alongside people who do the same? We want to hear from you. You will ideally have a NV1 security clearance or higher to ensure you can be immediately productive in this role.

The primary role of the SQL DBA engineer is to provide technical support to ASG clients in one or more of the following technologies:

Functional support including but not limited to the following:
  • Provide Microsoft SQL SME knowledge to projects and BAU improvements;
  • Install, repair or maintain existing technologies under an ITIL framework;
  • Liaise with external vendors where required to ensure timely resolution of issues;
  • Escalate issues which cannot be resolved within SLA and communicate with client/customer of situation;
  • Provide technology support to new and emerging technologies, facilitate/participate in engagements with client and 3rd party organisations on technology issues as required
  • Ensure performance, security, and availability of SQL databases
  • Managing the development, testing and production Database environments.
  • Installing, configuring and deploying Database systems, patches and upgrades.
  • Handle common database procedures such as upgrade, backup, recovery, migration, resourcing.
  • Monitoring, reporting and improving database service availability and resource usage.
  • Conducting all aspects of capacity planning, performance monitoring and tuning of databases.
  • Strong experience in ERP systems
  • Contributing to the development of procedures governing Database operations and related issues.
To be successful, you will be experienced in not only the range of technologies, but also: -
  • NV1 security clearance or higher ideally.
  • A minimum of five years of experience as a SQL Server Database Administrator
  • Demonstrable experience in developing and managing enterprise database environments across MS SQL
  • Skilled at writing and optimizing large complicated SQL statements
  • Knowledge of best practices when dealing with relational databases
  • Ability to plan and manage resource requirements from high level specifications
  • Capable of troubleshooting common database issues, integrity, performance, blocking and deadlocking, query plan pinning, tuning database queries, replication issues, log shipping issues, connectivity and network issues, security issues, etc. including detect and troubleshoot SQL Server related CPU, memory, I/O, disk space and other resource contention.
  • Familiar with tools that can aid with managing databases and profiling server resource usage.
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012/2014/2016/2017
  • SQL Server Clustering and Availability Groups
  • Have attention to detail;
  • Good issue resolution skills;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • ITIL V3 Foundations certificate would be highly desirable;
  • Be available to provide on-call support;
  • Flexibility as you may be required to work outside of normal business hours for planned out of hours work.
Technical skills required: -
  • Microsoft SQL (all versions)
  • Windows Servers (all versions)
  • PowerShell scripting
  • Experience managing backups;
  • Knowledge in storage Infrastructure
  • SQL Performance monitoring and tuning
What’s in it for you?
In exchange for your exceptional technical skills, customer focused performance & out of the box thinking you’ll be reward with a career changing experience only consulting can provide. Unwavering focus on professional development

  • Diverse & challenging project work
  • Paid certifications
  • Flexibility to juggle what’s important to you with work
  • Committed health & wellbeing plan
  • Competitive salary packages
  • Corporate partnerships
At ASG, we are strengthened by bringing together ideas from a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an equal opportunity employer we are always looking to create employment and career development opportunities for all our people. We value our collaborative culture and work together to support a variety of community organisations and social issues.
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