Data Management Engineer/Database administrator
University of Otago
Dunedin, New Zealand
5d ago

Data Management Engineer / Database administrator-2102549


  • Career Development + tertiary study benefit
  • Family friendly employer + on-site childcare providers
  • Open to flexible work arrangements - achieve a true work / life balance
  • Large scale enterprise, one of NZ top 10 IT sites
  • The role / Te mahi

    You may not be familiar with the role Data Management Engineer so please read the full position description, but TL;DR it is a traditional Database Administrator but with a wider responsibility to manage other data processing technologies and systems.

    The management of the systems that enable traditional applications and scope for the modern data management, analytics and ETL requirements the organisation may have.

    Skills and experience / Kā pūkeka me kā wheako

    We are seeking an experienced Database Administrator or full-stack developer with a deep understanding of Oracle, SQL Server, Postgres and other database technologies in an enterprise setting.

    We run most applications in our data centres on virtual machines for a wide range of centralised functions.

    What you will do :

  • Install, upgrade, maintain, secure and migrate Oracle, SQL Server and PostgreSQL databases on Linux and Windows.
  • Work with messaging systems like Kafka and ActiveMQ.
  • Keep documentation up to date.
  • Have a good understanding of how applications and services consume data from databases.
  • Performance monitoring, tuning and scaling as required.
  • Work with our internal data to support our monitoring, reporting and capacity planning.
  • Assist other departments with data related enquiries.
  • Consider new ways to store data and answer specific data questions.
  • Write scripts or tooling to make managing our fleet simpler and more reliable.
  • Write some sql to answer some ad-hoc data requests from management.
  • Troubleshoot issues, working with others in Infrastructure, vendors or the
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