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Senior Database Administrator

  • ‘Be inspired’ - Opportunity to work across an exciting program of work
  • ‘Be more’ - work for an organisation that truly makes a difference to the Australian people
  • ‘Embrace life – enjoy the flexibility of a hybrid working culture designed with our employee’s work/life balance front of mind


Do work that makes a difference

Our Information Technology department is looking for a Senior Database Administrator who will be part of our operations team implementing and supporting reliable, secure, high performance database management systems for the Bank’s business applications.

As the Senior Database Administrator you will install and configure database systems, patches and upgrade while also designing and implementing new databases. You will also:

  • Monitor and report on database service availability
  • Manage the development, testing and production database environments
  • Manage and conduct all aspects of capacity planning, performance monitoring and tuning of databases
  • Continuous improvement of work practices to automate and reduce support practices
  • Write documentation and provide progress reports to management
  • Contribute to database administration process improvements

Skills and Experience

  • Professional level certifications, such as Microsoft SQL Server
  • Experience in administrating databases on SQL Server and Azure / Cloud
  • Advanced understanding of high availability and related database technologies
  • Previous database administration experience in a medium to large organisation
  • Proven experience with Database Modelling and Data Virtualisation technologies

Why RBA?


The RBA pursues national economic policy objectives and undertakes a range of associated activities in financial markets and banking. It also issues Australia's banknotes and operates infrastructure critical to the payments system, all of which contributes to the welfare of the Australian people.

Our people have a critical role to play in achieving these objectives, whether directly or in a supporting capacity. As a values driven organisation, our people conduct themselves with a high degree of integrity, while striving for excellence in the work they perform and the outcomes they achieve. We encourage intelligent inquiry, we treat one another with respect, while promoting the public interest in our efforts. 


The Reserve Bank of Australia is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and encourage applications from experienced candidates seeking workplace flexibility.

Applications close AUS Eastern Daylight Time