First listed on: 05 March 2019

Research ICT Database Administrator position at Defence Science & Technology

  • Apply your ICT skills to scientific innovation and research
  • Contribute to world-class research covering the spectrum of defence capability
  • Be a part of one of Australia’s largest employers of scientists and engineers

Position Classification: S&T 3 - S&T 4 level
Salary Range: $67,100 - $92,150 plus 15.4% superannuation
Position Location: Edinburgh, South Australia
Security Clearance: NV2

Enquiries: Dennis Thring/Dean Michailescu,, 08 7389 5695/ 08 7389 7031

Defence Science and Technology (DST) is the Australian Government’s lead agency responsible for applying science and technology to safeguard Australia.  Our vision is to be a world leader in defence science and technology, indispensable in transforming the Australian Defence Force and Australia’s national security.

DST’s Information Management & Technology Branches (IM&T) provide specialised and advanced scientific computing solutions to maintain DST’s position at the forefront of Australian Defence innovation and National Security operations.  IM&T are an integrated, multidisciplined, eResearch capability, fostering a culture of excellence, as well as strong client partnerships dedicated to supporting DST’s research needs.

IM&T are seeking a skilled and enthusiastic database administration professional to provide ICT database support for the new research SRCE (internal private cloud) and to undertake the consolidation and remediation of Microsoft SQL databases in DST.  There will also be opportunities to apply and grow expertise in the development and delivery of DST’s research data management strategy.  You will be required to have relevant computing qualifications (preferably an academic degree or higher) and demonstrated experience.  The position is open to those in the early stages of a career at the S&T level 3, through to experienced scientific computing professionals at the S&T level 4.

At DST, you will have the privilege of working with some of Australia’s most talented and world leading scientists and engineers.  Our staff enjoy the benefits of Australian Public Service conditions with competitive salary/non-salary packages including lucrative superannuation, as well as flexible, family-friendly working arrangements.  We are committed to helping employees balance work and home life with a range of effective policies, practices and social networks.  We also provide on-the-job training, access to advanced scientific computing learning opportunities, development prospects to grow your scientific computing skill and experience, as well as mentoring to develop your emerging leadership skills and further expand your capability.

For more information and to apply, please follow this link to the position descriptions on the DST website: Research ICT Database Administrator - ECRRSD003

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