Senior Database Administrator
QBE Insurance Group
Homebush
3d ago

Senior Database Administrator

  • Homebush, NSW, Australia
  • Term : 3.5 months contract until the end of 2020

    Your part in a changing world

    At QBE, we’re driven by our purpose to give people the confidence to achieve their ambitions .

    We are an international insurer and reinsurer offering a diverse portfolio of commercial, personal and specialty products, as well as risk management solutions.

    Our product portfolio includes property, motor, crop, energy, marine and aviation. We employee a team of more than 11,800 people, in 27 countries around the world.

    The opportunity

    Managing the design, build and implementation of databases for applications development activityManaging and implementing Database Change activity as required by applications development teamsProactive monitoring, improving and tuning databases to ensure optimal operating efficiency, including planning of infrastructure growth.

    Analyses & Monitor the growth of data in production databasesEnsure the availability of data, whilst maintaining adequate safeguards and security.

    Liaise with internal and external team members and vendors to facilitate the improvement of database performance.Proactive planning of infrastructure growth over multi-year horizon with key stakeholdersDeveloping and maintaining documentation regarding all databases including process and procedure documentationAssist in the development, maintenance, documentation and implementation of key policies and procedures for the conduct of IT activities and engagements

    Your story so far

    Extensive experience as a database administrator - specifically DB2LUW and MS-SQLFundamental understanding of the Insurance businessDatabase analysis, design and development skills as well as scripting skills.

    Strong Investigative skills in troubleshooting problem and incidents.Ability to create, execute and debug test scripts for performanceTechnical knowledge of programming, scripts, system design, IT infrastructure : network, storage, hardware, software and database concepts.

    Strong report writing, documentation and communication skillsBroad knowledge in programming in multiple languages, operating systems and system software and hardware in particular pSeries & Wintel.

    Ability to interpret and understand various system metrics used in the analysis of capacity and performance metrics. E.G CPU Cores, I / O volumes, Memory availability, Paging etcStrong Word, Excel, Visio knowledgeRelevant tertiary qualifications or DBA related courses

    We are here to support you

    We are proud to have been Voted #5 in the 2019 Top 20 Australian Workplaces for New Dads - HBF Direct Advice for Dads and we achieved Gold employer status in the 2019 Australian LGBTI Inclusion Awards.

    We also offer a range of benefits to help provide holistic support for your work life, whatever your circumstance.

    Join us.

    Click APPLY to submit your application. Successful applicants will need to complete work rights, police and credit checks through our online provider as a condition of employment.

    QBE recognise the value of diverse perspectives and experience. We are committed to an inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and respected for who they are.

    If we can provide support with access requirements, alternative work arrangements or you would like to connect with one of our networks please contact us at recruitment qbe.com.

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