Lead SQL Server DBA

Location Sydney
Discipline DevOps & Infrastructure
Job reference 173289
Salary Negotiable
Consultant email david.stretch@au.experis.com

Globally recognisable client requires a Lead SQL Server Database Administrator for a newly created permanent role. Working in the IT Operations team, the successful candidate will be responsible for a leading a team of DBA's and Application Support Analysts.


  • Proactively monitor the SQL and application environment, respond to incidents & requests promptly and resolve within SLA.
  • Manage incident, changes, and problems through Jira.
  • Perform RCA of incidents and work towards permanent resolution.
  • Manage the database and application platforms, ensure robust proactive monitoring and alerting is in place and ongoing operational security, stability and performance in maintained. * Proactively contribute to innovation and automation thereby improving the business value and quality of the IT platform overall.
  • Ensure regular system, database and application upgrades to maintain compliance and security obligations.
  • Ensuring best practices are followed and maintained for the SQL Database platforms

Required experience:

  • 3 to 5 years' prior SQL Server Database Administration experience.
  • Previous experience within the financial services industry
  • Team management and people leadership experience
  • Significant skills and experience with Data Extract, Transform and Load, Troubleshooting complex SSIS packages
  • Troubleshooting complex data validation errors as well as a track record of Root Cause Analysis and permanent resolution.
  • Proven track record of being able to design, manage, support, and troubleshoot complex issues within a SQL Platform
  • Proven track record Building and deploying SQL environments that are Secure, HA, have Log Shipping, SQL DB Encryption, SQL Reporting, SSIS Packages.
  • Experience with supporting and troubleshooting IIS Applications that leverage SQL back-end infrastructure.
  • Experience with deploying and adopting CI/CD automation
  • Detailed understand of SDLC, performing releases of SQL code into multiple environments using CI/CD tooling
  • Ability to learn complex environments quickly, learn data models, flows and concepts and hit the ground running.

David Stretch
Divisional Director, Experis

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