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Database EngineerCanberra, Australia

Leidos


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Company Description

Every person at Leidos plays an important and valued role bringing science, engineering and technology together to produce practical solutions for our customers’ most complex problems. It’s how we help to make the world safer, healthier and more efficient - work that matters and a mission, like those of our customers, we are passionate about. We’re open minded, ambitious and committed to enabling our people to do their best work, to be inspired by what they can achieve and the impact they can have.

Here in Australia, we’re agile and growing fast. Our 1,400 employees are busy building an enviable reputation for innovation and delivery. And, as part of a US-based organisation with 37,000 people and a 50 year history, we are able to draw upon world-leading technical expertise to help us provide the best solutions to our customers.

Job Description

Your New Role

We have an opportunity for an experienced Database Engineer to support the start-up of the first phase of a new multi-year program, which will expand the capacity of the large enterprise environment for the next step of the program. This role will report to the capability lead in a matrix organisation, which supports the delivery of a range of complex project and programs.

Implementation and accreditation of a new, large enterprise environment. This role is reporting to the Program Engineering Lead. The main responsibilities of this role will include building a customer platform, tuning system performance, installing system wide software, and supporting database hardware and software. There will be times when you will need to be ‘hands on’, going out to site and aiding work to ensure both the logical and physical components of the system function as expected.

As a talented member of our multidisciplinary teams, you will rapidly grow and progress with us across a diverse and influential Federal Government and Defence portfolio.  This is a rare opportunity to join the team who gets to influence programs today that will redefine the customer’s business tomorrow.

Perform the following functions as individual assignments or as part of a team:

  • Produce enterprise database designs and make recommendations for upgrades, designs and implementations;
  • Implement and test database upgrades;
  • Design and implement data migration activities;
  • Perform Level 2 and 3 platform support including management and administration of database products;
  • Maintain database design and implementation documentation;
  • Implement organisational objectives for database improvement and compliance with industry standards;
  • Provide solutions to a variety of technical problems of moderate scope and complexity
  • Maintaining currency of the environment, where possible.
  • Develops and configures tools to enable automation of database administration tasks.
  • Source and analyse relevant subject matter documentation
  • Contribute to IT Support process and policy development
  • Providing input into policies, procedures, and SOP’s relating to maintenance and management of the operational database infrastructure. Interact with users and technical subject matter experts to ensure delivery is fit for purpose.

Qualifications

About You and What You'll Bring

Coupled with your education and practical experience, you will demonstrate a pro-active approach with the ability to understand the business, identify issues and develop relationships to achieve the company’s objectives. You will also have:

  • Substantial professional experience working in a role within an engineering or project environment (preferably in a similar industry)
  • Experience with PostgreSQL is highly desirable 
  • Knowledge and application of a broad range of skills including software, systems and enterprise architecture, software and hardware engineering, interface protocols
  • Substantial experience working in a large enterprise environments

Skills

  • Strong individual contributor and team player in a professional environment
  • Highly effective in managing multiple, concurrent activities, while understanding and managing priorities, dependencies and risk
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills
  • Good initiative in developing and improving systems and procedures
  • Ability to independently develop and determine approaches to solutions in a practical and creative manner
  • Strong conceptual, analytical and interpretive skills with high level of attention to details
  • Strong focus on customer service
  • Strong planning and organising skills
  • Experience with Oracle DB and other database technologies are highly regarded.
  • Experience with Ansible or infrastructure as code preferred.
  • Experience with Liquibase highly regarded.

Due to the nature of this work this role does require the successful applicant to be an Australian Citizen and to be able to obtain and hold an NV-1 security clearance.

Additional Information

What you’ll love

This is a fast growing business currently implementing a range of business improvement initiatives, so you’ll have the chance to see some market leading technologies implemented across the function along with contributing to building further on the progressive work currently being developed. We offer a flexible working environment where it’s possible to design your ideal work week.

You’ll be joining a fun and friendly team who support each other closely and love to celebrate together.

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Skills
DATA MIGRATION
DATABASE MODELING
ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE
IMPLEMENTATION DOCUMENTATION
IT SUPPORT
POLICY DEVELOPMENT
POSTGRESQL
TEAM PLAYER
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Job details
Date posted
17 Jul 2022
Category
Information Technology
Occupation
Database Development & Admin
Estimated
$90k ~ $100k
Contract type
Permanent
Work type
Full time
Job mode
Standard business hours
Work Authorisation
Australian citizen / Permanent resident

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