Database Administrator

at University of Western Australia

Database Administration (University IT)

  • Make a real difference at a Top 100 World University
  • Level 7-8, full-time appointment on a permanent/ongoing basis
  • Salary range (Level 7): $86,801 to 96,427 plus 17% superannuation
  • Salary range (Level 8): $96,934 to $106,055 plus 17% superannuation

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities. With an enviable research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to 'innovate and inspire' there is no better time to join Western Australia's top University.

About the team

UWA is making significant investments in the Information and Technology Services to enable its strategic direction and goals. UWA is also looking to utilise technology advancements to expand its services and create new and innovative teaching and research models. Robust, flexible, integrated and agile enterprise architecture, information and technology services are vital to enabling the university strategic objectives.

About the opportunity

Reporting to the Manager for Database Services and joining a team of three Database Administrators, you will manage the performance, integrity and security of the University's databases, ensuring that database performance and availability adhere to service level agreements set with the University. You will also be responsible for the environment set up and administration for application, database and web servers.

About you

With relevant tertiary qualification or equivalent competency and a thorough knowledge of database and web technical architectures and integration techniques (particularly SQL Server, MySQL, Oracle, WebLogic, IIS etc.), you will have substantial experience in recommending, planning and executing database/web architecture changes to support implementations and upgrades. You will also demonstrate experience in developing operational standards and in coordinating activities across multiple disciplines and within the DBA team. In addition, you will have highly developed problem analysis and critical thinking skills and a demonstrated ability to self-educate and research creative solutions to operational issues.

Note: A Current National Police Clearance Certificate is required.

About the campus

We work at one of Australia's most beautiful university campuses, with some of the most inspiring people on the planet. In addition to facilities such as gym, library, swimming pool and childcare, we have great public transport links and end of trip facilities so you can ride, run or walk to work.

Closing date: Thursday, 25 July 2019

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the Position Description and applicants should clearly demonstrate they meet the selection criteria in a separate document.

Please see the position description prior to applying: Download File 503159.pdf

Diversity and Inclusion

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce. We celebrate inclusion and diversity and believe gender equity is fundamental to achieving our goal of being a top 50 university by 2050.

  • We have child friendly areas on campus, including childcare facilities. Flexible work arrangements, part-time hours and job sharing will all be considered.
  • UWA has been awarded Platinum Employer Status for being a Top Ten Employer for LGBTI Inclusion by the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2019).



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