Database Engineer

Perth, Western Australia, au
Company: Datacom
Category: Computer and Mathematical Occupations
Published on 2021-06-12 19:07:16

Our purpose

Here at Datacom we connect people and technology in order to solve challenges, create opportunities and discover new possibilities for the communities we live in.

Our team

The Business and Data Platforms tower has many teams across New Zealand and Australia, providing loads of opportunity and support. The team you will be working in is geographically bridged across NZ and AU, and you will be part of a strong database team providing support to a variety of clients.

About the Role

As Database Engineer, you will provide complex solution design and implementation, technical maintenance and support services to our customer base. As the Database Engineer, you will be responsible for executing an “automation first” culture, reviewing the ongoing usage of relevant technologies, and participating in the development of future thinking strategies and roadmaps for Technology Operations that aligns with Datacom Group strategy while meeting current and future customer requirements.

What you’ll do

As an Oracle Database Engineer, your core objectives and responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Manage Oracle database systems
  • Manage Oracle Exadata systems.
  • Design, build and implement database systems to agreed specifications
  • Create/ provide input into High Level and Detailed Designs as requested
  • Provide input into or creation of Statements of Work (SoW) with accurate and realistic timeframes
  • Accurate delivery of services, on time and to budget
  • Understanding and delivery of all artefacts required for Project to BAU handover
  • Initiate and drive service and process improvement
  • Administer the on-going operation of databases for Datacom and their customers by adhering to production regimes
  • Administer, troubleshoot and maintains databases across all supported environments.
  • What you’ll bring

    You will have extensive Oracle Database Administration experience and will have the confidence and ability to effectively operate in an autonomous role. Other database technology skills are highly desirable – MS SQL Server, MySQL PostgreSQL, as are skills in Automation.

    You will bring hands on experience managing, installing and configuring standalone and RAC based database instances on different OS versions (Windows, Linux, Solaris, HP Unix). You will have had experience with complex Oracle database projects - migrations, upgrades, re-platforms, high availability and DR. You may have worked in cloud environments such as Oracle Cloud, AWS, etc; and have experience with database creation and tune DB, instances parameters as per business requirements.

    Ideally you will be able to produce high quality design documents and will have had some consultation exposure.

    Please note that you must be an Australian Citizen to apply for this role, and the ability to get NV1 and OSA clearance.

    The Nitty Gritty

    We have over 6,500 people across our global offices and generate an annual revenue of over NZ $1.2 billion annually. This makes us one of Australasia’s largest professional IT services companies.

    We have extensive expertise in operating data centres, IT services, software engineering and application management, as well as payroll and customer service design and operations.

    With this comes a long list of significant clients and Datacom is committed to hiring, developing and promoting the best talent from a diverse range of backgrounds to serve those clients.

    We are local at heart, yet world-class in capability.

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