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Database Administrator

Ref: BROADBEAN_795071659423867

on 02 August 2022
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Contract Type

One of our premium government clients based in Canberra are looking to fill a Database Administrator position. This position is for an initial 12-month contract, where you will continue be given the opportunity to make a tangible contribution to the continued innovation and success of this client.

---NV1 Clearance OR Higher required---

About the role:

The Department is seeking the services of an experienced Senior Database Administrator to facilitate the support for Microsoft SQL databases which is the preferred technology for client. SQL supports many platforms and applications such as PeopleSoft, EDRMS, official Website, Intranet, Consular Information Systems as well as several other production critical Australian Passport Office applications.

The successful candidate will have:

  • demonstrated experience managing MS SQL Server on-premise and SQL Azure in a large operational environment;
  • experience in Transact SQL and SSIS;
  • demonstrated ability to undertake SQL database administration in a complex MS Windows - Active Directory based server environment;
  • strong written and verbal skills with the ability to liaise with team members, management, end users and vendors;
  • proven critical thinking and strong problem-solving skills; and
  • the ability to work under pressure, deliver business outcomes and work effectively as part of a team.

The duties of the role will include, but not be limited to:

  • Must be able to demonstrate experience working with a Microsoft SQL infrastructure supporting SQL server 2016/2019 environments.
  • Ability to work with Transact SQL and PowerShell.
  • Experience integrating and analysing diverse data sets in complex and business critical environments.
  • Assist with performance and capacity management of SQL server systems.
  • Experience supporting Microsoft SQL availability groups implementation.
  • Provide specialist SQL server services for upgrade projects.
  • Provide technical advice as required for the departments SOE.
  • Demonstrate skills and knowledge to implement and manage the operational aspects of hybrid solutions built on Microsoft Azure and SQL Server.
  • In conjunction with managers, prioritise, analyse, and complete tasks according to the nature and urgency of requests.
  • Proven critical thinking and strong problem solving skills required.
  • Ensure that tasks and progressive action history are duly recorded and concluded to the client's satisfaction

Joining Modis:

  • Weekly Pay/Monthly
  • No payrolling processing fees
  • Upskilling opportunities and training discounts
  • Associate gatherings events
  • MODIS SME meet ups/information sessions
  • EAP Support Program
  • Dedicated Account Management support team

About Us:

Modis delivers cross-industry IT and digital engineering expertise to accelerate innovation and digital transformation. By combining a unique service offering of Tech Consulting, Tech Talent Services and Tech Academy solutions Modis enables businesses to progress, scale and perform. Modis has a global footprint with 30,000+ consultants in over 20 countries focused on Cognitive Technologies,

Digital Transformation, Cloud & Infrastructure, Smart Ecosystem, and Industry 4.0 across the key sectors of Automotive & Transportation, Environmental & Energy, Software, Internet & Communication, Financial Services and Industrial Manufacturing.

Talented, committed, can-do individuals have always been the cornerstone of this dynamic business. If you have what it takes to thrive in this role and want to know more, please reach out to Rhyce Lawson on

(M) 0498 451 619

(T) 02 6103 1896



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