Database Administrator

We are seeking an experienced database administrator to join our team of data experts at Data Insight. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work in an innovative, fast-paced environment, supporting our team of analysts in delivering value to our clients.

You will be responsible for:

  • Supporting our internal database environments to ensure they are fit for purpose for our team of 20+ analysts and data scientists, and for receiving and hosting client data
  • Working in a mix of technical environments, including our core internal environments; SQL Server on Microsoft operating systems and PostgreSQL on Linux
  • Receiving and loading data
  • Automating processes (scripting primarily in SQL, Powershell, SSIS and bash)
  • Supporting peripheral tools and systems such as sFTP, APIs, cloud storage protocols and GIT
  • Database administration – user access and permission
  • Data Loading, transformation, systems monitoring, data quality checking and process improvement
  • Implementing technology, data and security best practices, guidelines
  • Troubleshooting and issue resolution
  • Keeping on top of new technologies and tools to ensure we’re always forward thinking and finding new and better solutions and ways to solve problems

Technical requirements:

  • Tertiary degree, Computer Science or related field, or ability to demonstrate equivalent experience and knowledge in the field
  • Experience: 3 + years
  • Proficiency in either the Microsoft/SQL Server environment or the Linux/PostgreSQL environment
  • Experience in ETL and DBA/Sysadmin

Personal attributes:

To be successful in this role you will need to be:

  • A motivated self-learner wanting to continuously upskill and tackle new challenges and can adapt to working in new environments
  • Able to work at a fast pace and manage your own workload and manage priorities to deliver to deadlines
  • Confident in talking to a variety of stakeholders from business users to technical staff
  • A desire to learn and keen interest in new and leading-edge technologies and tools

Why apply:

  • Opportunity to work with NZ’s leading data and analytics experts (perhaps we are biased!), across a range of clients and technical environments
  • Flexible work hours and work from home options negotiable
  • Career and development opportunities – lots of opportunity to learn new tools and technology
  • See more about the benefits we offer and why our staff love us here:

This role is only open to candidates who already have the right to work in NZ and who are currently a resident in NZ.

If this sounds like the role for you, email your CV to