Occupation Profile – Database Administrator – (ANZSCO 262111) – Skilled / Employer-Sponsored Migration

Occupation TitleDATABASE ADMINISTRATOR
ANZSCO Code262111
Occupations in this Group262111 Database Administrator
262112 ICT Security Specialist
262113 Systems Administrator
DescriptionPlans, develops, configures, maintains and supports an organisation’s database management system in accordance with user requirements ensuring optimal database integrity, security, backup, reliability and performance.
Skill Level1
Alternative TitlesDatabase Operator
Database Specialist
Database Support
DBA
SpecialisationsDatabase Analyst
Occupation ListShort-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL)
Combined list of eligible skilled occupations for subclasses 457 and 186
Tasks-designing and maintaining database architecture, data structures, tables, dictionaries and naming conventions to ensure the accuracy and completeness of all data master files
-performing the operational establishment and preventive maintenance of backups, recovery procedures, and enforcing security and integrity controls
-implementing and administering database documentation, guidelines, policies and procedures
-testing database systems and upgrades, such as debugging, tracking, reproduction, logging and resolving all identified problems, according to approved quality testing scripts, procedures and processes
-accepting responsibility for the processes, procedures and operational management associated with system security and disaster recovery planning
-liaising with security vendors, suppliers, service providers and external resources; analysing, recommending, installing and maintaining software security applications; and monitoring contractual obligations, performance delivery and service level agreements
-troubleshooting and providing service support in diagnosing, resolving and repairing server-related hardware and software malfunctions, encompassing workstations and communication infrastructure
-preparing and maintaining documentation, policies and instructions, and recording and detailing operational procedures and system logs
-ensuring that the design of computer sites allows all components to fit together and work properly, and monitoring and adjusting the performance of networks
-continually surveying the current computer site to determine future network needs and making recommendations for enhancements in the implementation of future servers and networks
Skills Assessment AuthorityAustralian Computer Society
Related Occupations262112 ICT Security Specialist
262113 Systems Administrator
State Sponsorship OptionsSkilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) Sponsorship
Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489) Sponsorship
English RequirementsCompetent English (e.g. IELTS: at least 6 in each skill)