SQL Server DBA

SQL Server DBA

PwC | Brisbane, Queensland, AU

Posted 24 days ago

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About Us

Today’s world isn’t simple.The challenges facing business and society are complex. At PwC, we’ve created ‘The New Equation’ as our global strategy to address the breadth and complexity of challenges facing businesses and society. We’re combining everything we offer in new, creative ways. This builds trust, delivers sustained outcomes and helps clients solve their most important problems.

We know those challenges need to be looked at from a new angle. With your human ingenuity, passion and experience combined with the latest technology, these problems become easier to tackle. Together, we are a passionate community of solvers coming together in unexpected ways, creating new solutions for a new day.

We’re in the business of transformation. To transform the future, we're building a diverse, ambitious team who strive for imaginative ways of solving our clients' most important challenges. You'll get to work with the latest technologies, in an environment that empowers you to think differently.

Technology and Firm Operations bring this to life by enabling the business to achieve their tech-driven goals. The work undertaken here covers a range of areas from leading and supporting the firm through the build or adoption of new technology, to protecting against risk, and delivering valuable data insights that transform our tech capabilities.

The SQL Server DBA is responsible for the development and execution of plans to ensure the operational efficiency of all database solutions supported by DigiTech including the iPower Product Team. Environments include production, UAT, development, testing, training and demonstration. The Australian Hosting Centre hosts the iPower application for multiple territories throughout Asia Pacific and is responsible for coordinating strategic initiatives on AU provided systems in global Hosting Centres.

How and where work gets done is being reimagined. It all adds up to The New Equation.


As an SQL Server DBA in our DigiTech team your impact will be seen by: 

Management and Coaching principles:

Ensuring the satisfactory performance of all enterprise databases

Ensuring the availability of data, whilst maintaining adequate safeguards and security in line with PwC policy and industry best practice

Designing and implementing corporate databases, data models and associated administration plans

Designing and implementing Cloud ready solutions with PaaS and cost reduction in mind

Advising on acquisition and upgrade of new Database and other server software

Determining client database needs, promoting rational development and eliminating data redundancy

Advising Data warehousing & Business Intelligence teams with respect to projected data growth & integration with multiple components

Implementing and monitoring security measures that affect the organisation’s Database systems

Providing expertise, manage and maintain the development of a disaster recovery / business continuity plan surrounding the organisation’s Database Systems

Driving automation through scripting


Ideally, you will have:

3+ years’ experience in Database Administration, development and application support

Advanced knowledge and experience in enterprise MS SQL Server server (2012 / 2014 / 2016 2017 / 2019) features

Advanced SQL server troubleshooting capabilities

Understanding of the organisations database and application architecture

Advanced skills in a major operating system and application delivery platform such as Windows Server 2012 / 2016 and IIS Server

Advanced TSQL language capabilities

Advanced Powershell language capabilities

Working knowledge and proven experience of using Cloud Service technologies specifically Azure and AWS environments

Strong communication skills – both written and verbal

Strong analytical skills

Ability to work with teams across multiple locations

Familiarity with Project management methodologies such as PMP and Scrum

Highly Valued Skills:

Working knowledge of DevOps and automation toolset , like Puppet, Chef, Terraform and Powershell DSC

MySQL/PostgreSQL/CosmosDB/Oracle database management experience

Advanced knowledge and experience of PaaS DB offerings (AWS / Azure)

Your New Benefits

Flexible daily working hours, we value work-life balance

Work overseas or interstate, we know how precious time is with your family and friends

Paid study (and leave!), we’ll pay all the costs and give you time off to study

No dress code, wear what makes you feel comfortable and dress for your day

Yearly bonuses, because who doesn’t love to be rewarded for great performance!

Health & fitness perks, like a wellness stipend and discounted memberships

Generous parental leave policy for mums, dads and foster carers

If you're looking for a team that values your work and solves meaningful problems - then apply now to be considered for the position!

Degrees/Field of Study required:Degrees/Field of Study preferred:

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