First listed on: 07 July 2020

SQL Server Database Administrator

About AFSA

AFSA is an executive agency in the Attorney-General’s portfolio. We are responsible for Australia’s personal insolvency and personal property securities systems, which provide Australian consumers and business with enhanced financial risk management, investor confidence and enhanced access to finances. We support this through our expert trustee and registry services, and risk-based regulation—ensuring our systems operate in a reliable manner with predictable outcomes and facilitate financial decision-making in the Australian economy.

About the Role

The SQL Server Database Administrator will be part of a multi-disciplinary ICT Service Delivery team providing operational support to AFSA’s SQL databases. In maintaining and remediating incidents you will deploy and maintain system monitoring requirements. You will also ensure the security and protection of data by applying security patches and assisting with the commissioning and installation of new fit-for-purpose applications. You will develop and maintain productive relationships with vendors to in relation to incidents, problems and solutions.

About You

To be successful in the role you will be an effective operator and continually leverage technology to improve business processes and mitigate risks.  You will have an ability to achieve results in an environment of collaboration and change, influence stakeholders and effectively present technical matters to non-technical clients/staff.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Experience administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 or higher
  • T-SQL programming fundamentals – database backup and recovery processes
  • Working knowledge of Database Mirroring and Log-Shipping
  • Certification in Administering Microsoft SQL Server Databases 2012 or higher


You will enjoy excellent conditions including generous superannuation (15.4%), a modern work environment, flexibility to balance work and personal life, and professional growth. 

We encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, peoples from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.

We value employee commitment and contribution and we provide a working environment that supports staff to reach their full potential.

Applications close on Wednesday 22 July 2020

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