Senior Engineer (Oracle DBA)

Date: 04-Aug-2022

Location: Sydney, Australia

Company: Canon


  • Be part of a high performing Infrastructure Services team
  • Opportunity to learn depth & breadth of technology stack
  • Long term development in a growing organisation
  • Open to multiple locations

About us

As a market leader in Business Process Optimisation and IT services for over 20 years, Canon Business Services ANZ helps organisations optimise, automate and transform their operations, setting them up for greater growth. We work collaboratively with customers to get the results they want, delivering bespoke solutions designed to meet and exceed their business needs, overcoming challenges, and freeing them up to focus on what sets them apart.

We are trusted by industry leaders because of our dedicated customer focus, and agile approaches to solving our clients’ key challenges. With a commitment to delivering the best service management experience possible, many clients have partnered with us for more than a decade. The solutions we deliver are reliable, scalable, and cost-effective, helping customers to not just get ahead but stay ahead.

When you join Canon Business Services ANZ, you’ll find a rewarding culture that values you. You’ll be empowered to focus on your career progression and turn your goals into reality as an integral part of the group’s success.

About the Role

As a Senior Engineer - Oracle DBA, you will be a critical member of a high performing Infrastructure Services team responsible for the database administration, management and maintenance across Oracle Database deployments as well as other database services such as Microsoft SQL & MySQL. This role is integral to the success of the well-established and growing Cloud & Infrastructure Services practice, ensuring our portfolio of technology services are delivered and maintained to a high standard. The role reports to the Infrastructure Services Manager.

Main Duties

  • Maintenance and management of the Enterprise level Database deployments
  • Develop, support and enhance (optimise) current deployments of database services
  • Follow standardised ITIL frameworks relating to Incident, Security, Problem and Change Management processes
  • Communicate effectively with the internal and external stakeholders
  • Create and maintain strong technical documentation for managed systems and services
  • Provide proactive operational support to colleagues and customers as required
  • Be an SME contributor for projects and initiatives across managed deployments
  • Fulfilment of BAU requests, project delivery tasks and technology initiatives
  • Attend customer meetings and workshops where applicable
  • Develop and enhance technology processes to improve efficiencies across the deployment base


About You

The position will require someone with proven technical experience managing, maintaining, enhancing and growing enterprise level database environments, utilising best practices to ensure maximum uptime, performance and optimisation. This is a great opportunity for an experienced Database Engineer/Administration to join a technical team, providing exposure to a wide range of technologies disciplines.

  • At least 7+ years in managing, configuring and maintaining Enterprise level Oracle database deployments
  • Extensive knowledge with Oracle Database services, tools and products
  • Extensive experience administrating and managing Oracle Database on RHEL, ASM, and Data guard
  • Ability to perform advanced Oracle Database maintenance, troubleshooting and performance tuning
  • Experience in database management across Microsoft SQL and MySQL services (desirable)
    • Database Upgrades
    • Issue resolution with internal and external resolver groups (vendor support)
    • Database and system security management
    • Monitor performance and conduct preventative maintenance and make enhancement recommendations
    • Perform data protection activities such as backup and recovery of databases
    • Perform database integrity and health checks
    • Configure and manage storage for the databases
    • Capacity planning, capacity management and reporting of usage and trends
    • Maintain and support HA and DR architecture deployments and strategies
    • Ensure compliance with associated license agreements (proactive and annual reviews)
    • Perform user management, user account creation and manage permissions

In return we offer a supportive team environment where collaboration and support from your leaders and peers is the norm. We’ll invest in your development and long-term future and we can promise you a variety and enough challenge to keep things interesting across the wide variety of customer we support.

We believe in the power of an inclusive and diverse workforce. We trust you will bring your authentic self to work and we will focus on making sure that together, we make a strong contribution to the broader community in which we operate. Where possible, flexible working arrangements are the norm, as we know a better work-life balance can improve your motivation, performance, and productivity.

As an equal opportunity employer, all applicants will be considered. Benefits/perks may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Canon Group and the country where you work. All applicants must be eligible to work in the country they are applying to at the time of application.

Looking to join this diverse team? Apply online now. Successful applicants will be notified of next steps