Database Administrator

  • Westlakes Recruitment
  • New Zealand
  • 30/04/2021
EOI - Expression of Interest ICT

Job Description

UNIT GROUP 2621 DATABASE AND SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATORS, AND ICT SECURITY SPECIALISTS 


DATABASE AND SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATORS, AND ICT SECURITY SPECIALISTS plan, develop, maintain, manage and administer organisations' database management systems, operating systems and security policies and procedures to ensure optimal database and system integrity, security, backup, reliability and performance.

Indicative Skill Level:
In Australia and New Zealand: 

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience and/or relevant vendor certification may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).
Tasks Include:

      • designing and maintaining database architecture, data structures, tables, dictionaries and naming conventions to ensure the accuracy and completeness of all data master files
      • performing the operational establishment and preventive maintenance of backups, recovery procedures, and enforcing security and integrity controls
      • implementing and administering database documentation, guidelines, policies and procedures
      • testing database systems and upgrades, such as debugging, tracking, reproduction, logging and resolving all identified problems, according to approved quality testing scripts, procedures and processes
      • accepting responsibility for the processes, procedures and operational management associated with system security and disaster recovery planning
      • liaising with security vendors, suppliers, service providers and external resources; analysing, recommending, installing and maintaining software security applications; and monitoring contractual obligations, performance delivery and service level agreements
      • troubleshooting and providing service support in diagnosing, resolving and repairing server-related hardware and software malfunctions, encompassing workstations and communication infrastructure
      • preparing and maintaining documentation, policies and instructions, and recording and detailing operational procedures and system logs
      • ensuring that the design of computer sites allows all components to fit together and work properly, and monitoring and adjusting the performance of networks
      • continually surveying the current computer site to determine future network needs and making recommendations for enhancements in the implementation of future servers and networks

 

262111 DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR


Alternative Titles:

Database Operator
Database Specialist
Database Support
DBA
Plans, develops, configures, maintains and supports an organisation's database management system in accordance with user requirements ensuring optimal database integrity, security, backup, reliability and performance.

Skill Level: 1 

Specialisation: 

Database Analyst

Qualifications:

One of the following:
- Bachelor of Engineering with Honours (Computer Engineering) or (Computer and Electronic Engineering) or (Computer Systems Engineering) or (Electronic Engineering) or (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) or (Electronics and Communication Engineering) or (Electronics and Computer Engineering) or (Electronic/s and Computer Systems Engineering) or (Network Engineering) or (Software Engineering) (NZQF Level 8)
- Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences (Honours) (NZQF Level 8)
- Bachelor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences with Honours (NZQF Level 8)
- Bachelor of Electronic Commerce with Honours (NZQF Level 8)
- Bachelor of Information Sciences with Honours (NZQF Level 8)
- Bachelor of Software and Information Technology with Honours (NZQF Level 8)
- Bachelor in Computer Generated Imagery (NZQF Level 7)
- Bachelor of Animation (NZQF Level 7)
- Bachelor of Applied Information Systems (NZQF Level 7)
- Bachelor of Applied Information Technology (NZQF Level 7)
- Bachelor of Applied Management
- Bachelor of Applied Science and Bachelor of Computer and Information Services (NZQF Level 7)
- Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences (NZQF Level 7)
- Bachelor of Computing (NZQF Level 7)
- Bachelor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences (NZQF Level 7)
- Bachelor of Computing Systems (NZQF Level 7)
- Bachelor of Computing, Communications and Technology (NZQF Level 7)
- Bachelor of Creative Software (NZQF Level 7)
- Bachelor of Digital Technologies (NZQF Level 7)
- Bachelor of Electronic Commerce (NZQF Level 7)
- Bachelor of Information & Communication Technologies (NZQF Level 7)
- Bachelor of Information Sciences (NZQF Level 7)
- Bachelor of Information Technology (NZQF Level 7)
- Bachelor of Software and Information Technology (NZQF Level 7)
- Bachelor of Software Engineering (Game Programming) (NZQF Level 7)
- A bachelor's degree at NZQF Level 7, or a higher qualification with a
minimum equivalent of 360 credits, which includes the requirements of a New Zealand major in one of the following focus areas: Business Information Systems, Computational Intelligence, Computational Modelling, Computer and Electronic Engineering, Computer and Information Science, Computer and Mobile Systems Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Networks, Computer Science, Computer Systems, Database Architecture, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Electronics, Electronics and Communication Engineering,
Electronics and Computer Engineering, Electronics and Computer Systems, Electronic Engineering, Information and Communications Technology, Information Management, Information Science, Information Security, Information Systems, Information Technology, Internet Technology, IT Service Science, Multi-Media, Multi-Media and Web
Development, Networks, Network and Communication Engineering, Networks and Security, Network Engineering, Programming, Software and Information Technology, Software Development, Software Engineering, Systems Design, Systems Development, or Telecommunications
- A Seoul Accord accredited undergraduate (initial) degree
- A qualification comparable to NZQF Level 7 or higher, with a letter from IT Professionals New Zealand certifying that the applicant’s degree and any further learning meet the educational requirements towards
Chartered IT Professional New Zealand status
AND
a minimum of three years' relevant post-qualification work experience.