Oracle / SQL DBA

About us
Rabobank is the world’s leading specialist in food and agribusiness banking. One of our key strengths lies in our people who have a deep understanding of agriculture and are committed to adding long-term value for clients. Our commitment to our employees and clients is at the heart of everything we do.  
 

About the role
The Oracle / SLQ DBA position provides delivery of projects and support of the Bank’s database systems across Asia Pacific region.
Rabobank's ITI area provides IT technical infrastructure solutions for the Rabobank Asia Pacific region. It includes the design, implementation and end to end support for the business.

If you’re looking for a great work culture, great work life balance and flexible working, opportunities to continuously learn and get involved with our Cloud transformation – this is the role for you!

Key Accountabilities:

  • Provide primary support to the bank's MS SQL and Oracle Database landscape

  • Provide ongoing monitoring, evaluation and analysis of the database environments to provide optimum performance, tuning the bank's Database infrastructure appropriately 

  • Provide regular review, analysis and reporting of current database capacity and forecast medium-long term growth

  • Ensure the database environment is maintained at the latest patch level and make recommendations for enhancements and version upgrades

  • Define and implement backup & recovery procedures and ensure regular review, analysis and reporting of system availability

  • Develop & implement standards, policies and procedures to ensure database implementations adhere to global and industry best practices to facilitate consistency across environments

  • Identify areas for automation enhancements through scripting and scheduling of tasks

  • Provide knowledgeable contributions and documentation of the Database infrastructure

  • Plan, design and sustain the database environments across the organisation, while ensuring high levels of data integrity and availability

  • Maintain market awareness of new products that could potentially offer improved value to the business

  • Ensure that all reported issues are tracked through to closure, liaising with development teams and management as necessary

  • Ensure IT Infrastructure is insulated from unauthorised access, virus infection or any security vulnerabilities and conforms to Rabobank Standards and Policies

  • Create and maintain technical documentation for new installations and systems changes as required

  • Due to the nature of this role, you will also be part of an on-call roster with your colleagues


To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • Proven experience in a DBA role using SQL Oracle and Cloud

  • Good work ethic and enjoy working in a highly collaborative and contribution focused organisation

  • A Customer focused mindset and the ability to deliver multiple pieces of work

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in technical and business areas

Prior work experience in banking, financial service or agricultural industry would also be advantageous but not critical to success in the role

Our Values, Vision and Mission
Rabobank Australia fully embraces inclusion and belonging and delivers positive experiences for our people and clients. Our great working conditions, broad learning and development programmes and the opportunity to work together for the greater good are reasons why our employees love working here. We are committed to our values; we are client focussed, action oriented, purposeful and courageous in our work.  We are professional and considerate and bring out the best in each other and are committed to keep learning.   We have an open culture, where you can be yourself and be valued for who you are.

What we're proud to offer you:

  • Rabo@Anywhere is the hybrid way of working at Rabobank. It aims to provide an approach to work that empowers our employees to benefit from working remotely, or from a Rabobank office/branch when it makes sense to do so.

  • Rabobank values the development of its people and has a great Education Assistance Program to assist with professional development.

  • An inclusive Parental Leave policy that supports you and your family while giving you the freedom and flexibility to enjoy this special time (Primary carer up-to 14 weeks paid leave)

  • We realise sometimes 4 weeks Annual Leave isn't enough! At Rabobank we provide an incentive for eligible employees to receive 1 extra week Annual Leave. With an option to also purchase another 2 weeks Annual Leave.

  • Rabobank recognises that employees need to protect their financial wellbeing, in the event of serious illness, injury, or even death. Rabobank provides eligible permanent employees with employer-funded Death, Temporary & Permanent Disability (TPD) and Income Protection Insurance.

  • As part of Rabobank's global Corporate Social Responsibility, Workplace Giving aims to encourage employees to contribute to our community. Rabo Workplace Giving program matches employee donations to selected Social Partners.

Rabobank is committed to a culture where diversity and inclusion is valued, respected and encouraged. We welcome applicants from diverse cultures, faith and sexual orientation.


Rabobank is not accepting submissions from recruitment agencies for this role.

Only Australian citizens or permanent residents will be considered.

Oracle / SQL DBA

Contract type Full time
Location Sydney (Australia)
Reference number JR_00070814
Publication date 23 September 2022

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