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Database Administrator

Job Title: Database Administrator
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Brisbane
Salary: Competitive Hourly Rate
Start Date: 2018-02-19
Reference: JO-1802-516979
Contact Name: Marissa Gough
Job Published: February 19, 2018 17:04

Job Description

We are currently seeking an experienced DBA / Data Migration Analyst to join our Queensland State Government client, based in Brisbane CBD on an initial 6-month contract. The DBA / Data Migration Analyst will be required to work with the project team to design and build the Data Warehouse and provide strong technical skills to ensure the solution is technically and functionally successful to meet business requirements.

Further to this, the DBA / Data Migration Analyst will be required to undertake the following key responsibilities as below;
  • Work with the business to gather business data requirements for data migration needs.
  • Work with subject matter experts and project team to identify, define, collate, document and communicate the data migration requirements.
  • Perform source system data analysis in order to manage source to target data mapping.
  • Prepare data migration plans including migration risk, milestones, quality and business sign-off details.
  • Work across multiple functional projects to understand data usage and implications for data migration.
  • Undertake and assist in designing, planning and managing the data migration process.
  • Develop best practice, processes, and standards for effectively carrying out data migration activities and manage assigned risks and monitor potential impacts as part of the data migration plan.
  • Perform migration and testing of static data and transaction data from one core system to another.
  • Perform data migration audit, reconciliation and exception reporting.
  • Manage cross-program data assurance for physical data items in source and target systems.
  • Apply data analysis, data modelling and quality assurance techniques, to establish, modify or maintain data structures and their associated components (entity descriptions, relationship descriptions, attribute definitions) based upon a detailed understanding of the business information requirements.
  • Develop and update documentation, including design, operational, build, handover or any other documentation as required. 
  • Provide advice and guidance to database designers and others using the data structures and associated components for key aspects such as data migration and creating complex reports.
To be carefully considered for this role, you will be required to demonstrate the following areas of technical and professional competencies;
  • Demonstrated experience with SQL code analysis, SQL data migration tools (e.g. T-SQL, SSIS and BCP) reports analysis, and understanding table structures.
  • Demonstrated experience in database architecture design and options analysis, scalability (capacity planning), security and performance tuning and monitoring including experience writing custom logic and joining data sets together to achieve results.
  • Demonstrated experience working on large data migration projects, including the investigation and analysis of key data sets and their relationship with business reporting.
  • Demonstrate analytical, conceptual, and innovative problem solving skills with a strong focus on meeting outcomes and delivering a quality client service.
  • Demonstrated well-developed communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills, including demonstrated experience in conducting workshops, maintaining positive relationships with stakeholders, ICT Operators and other service providers.
Desirable Skills:
  • 5+ years of relevant Database Administration (Production) and Database Development experience
  • Demonstrated experience in database architecture design and options analysis, scalability (capacity planning), security and performance tuning and monitoring
  • Experience writing custom logic and joining data sets together to achieve results.
  • Experience with SQL code analysis, SQL data migration tools (e.g. T-SQL, SSIS and BCP) reports analysis, and understanding table structures.
  • Hands on experience with Oracle 11g/12c, Microsoft SQL Server /2012/2014, Sybase and/or Ingress, AWS/Azure
If you are interested in this position please apply online or send your resume to marissa.gough@talentinternational.com.