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109-2021 - APS6, Database & Systems Administrator, Information Services Branch

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ACT, Canberra
Information/Communications Technology (ICT)

About the Role

Now is an exciting time for Database Administrators at the Treasury as we begin our migration to the cloud. You’ll be part of a close-knit team as we start at the ground floor with our new cloud environment. You’ll have the opportunity to learn from experienced cloud architects and you’ll get your hands dirty as we investigate the many different data tools and SQL flavours the Azure cloud has to offer.

Our ideal candidate

We are looking for a team player and motivated individual to join the Database and Corporate Systems Administration team as part of the Integrations unit. As part of the small DBA team, you will get to engage with a range of stakeholders and work with various systems across the department. We offer you a great career opportunity as you deliver solutions to business problems leveraging on-prem and Cloud technologies. We will provide training, support and mentorships to develop and grow your skills.

Cultural fit is important for the Integration unit. You’ll have the opportunity to work with application developers and the SharePoint team as we cross skill many of our staff. We’re after someone who is self-motivated and positive and who will contribute to the integration unit’s role in implementing the Treasury’s strategic plan.

What you will do

  • Administer and manage Treasury’s Microsoft SQL Server instances including highly available clusters
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of our BAU processes in the cloud
  • Monitor support queues for BAU work
  • Support and upgrade database components of key corporate systems including Aurion, SAS, Microsoft Dynamics CRM and Microsoft SharePoint Server
  • Collaborate with internal support teams and vendors to deliver outcomes that meet the business needs

Skills and experience


  • Demonstrated skills in configuration and administration of Microsoft SQL Server, including Integration and Analysis Services with SQL Server Management Studio and Transact SQL (T-SQL).
  • Experience in monitoring health and performance of Microsoft SQL Server instances to proactively identify and resolve critical events to ensure high availability, performance and security compliance.
  • Experience in troubleshooting database related issues and outages.
  • Demonstrated excellent communication skills, and ability to maintain close, positive working relationships with other support teams and service providers.


  • Tertiary qualifications in ICT or a related field and/or equivalent experience as a database administrator (2+ years).
  • PowerShell scripting expertise.

Next Level

  • Coding skills in ASP.NET, MVC
  • Knowledge of SharePoint
  • Knowledge of SAS


Employees of the Treasury are required to be Australian citizens and must hold a current security clearance or successfully complete a clearance prior to commencement.

How to apply

Please refer to the Position Description for further information about this opportunity and how to apply.

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Applications close: AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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