Technical Specialist - SQL Database


New South Wales

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Pinki Verma

Talent International is working in partnership with a high profile government organisation to assist in sourcing a Technical Specialist on contract for a SQL Databased refresh based in Parramatta.
The aim of the role is to assist in upgrading and continually refreshing the SQL database assets in order to ensure ongoing operational stability and currency, with minimal disruption to business and working within the change management process.
Reporting to the Project Manager and working as part of the Asset Refresh Team the main duties will include:
The main responsibilities of the role will include:
Responsible for refresh of hundreds of SQL Server databases and associated database management processes;
Responsible for migration of applications and data from legacy SQL servers and operating systems e.g. SQL Server 2003/2005 to strategic platforms (virtualized and consolidated);
Evaluate suitability of Cloud Hosting options for SQL databases in future and subsequent impact to operational processes;
Assist with disaster recovery tests and production cutover;
Drive the implementation of technical solutions as it relates to the refresh of Servers, Storage or Operating Systems;
The role requires extensive knowledge of relational databases, specifically Microsoft SQL Server Platforms (including all versions 2005, 2008, 2012, 2014, 2016) and we are looking for applicants who have the following experience:
Demonstrated experience in SQL Server technologies on various server platforms e.g. Physical servers, virtualized and consolidated, Cloud hosting;
Demonstrated experience in migrating databases and data from legacy platforms to new platforms - hardware and operating systems;
Demonstrated technical knowledge of several versions of Microsoft SQL Server environments sufficient to support upgrades across a diverse range of applications and business users;
Knowledge of Cloud technologies specifically in relation of database hosting Knowledge of IT-as-a-Service model including Platform-as-a-Service within large organisations;
MCSA: SQL Server certification - essential.
MCSM: SQL Server certification - desirable.
This contract is initially offered until 30th June 2018
For immediate consideration please forward a copy of your current resume via the APPLY NOW button or email Patrick at Talent International on
For further queries please call (02) 9223 9855.

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