Database and Systems Administrator, and ICT Security Specialist ANZSCO

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Job Summary of this Unit Group:

Database and Systems Administrators, and ICT Security Specialists plan, develop, maintain, manage and administer organisations’ database management systems, operating systems and security policies and procedures to ensure optimal database and system integrity, security, backup, reliability and performance.


Requisite Education:

Bachelor degree or higher qualification


Whether the Education can be substituted with experience:

  • Yes, at least five years of relevant experience and/or relevant vendor certification may substitute for the formal qualification.
  • In some instances, relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.


Detailed 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 network


262111 Database Administrator ANZSCO

Plans, 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 Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: Short Term

Alternative Titles:

  • Database Operator

  • Database Specialist

  • Database Support

  • DBA


  • Database Analyst


262113 Systems Administrator ANZSCO

Plans, develops, installs, troubleshoots, maintains and supports an operating system and associated server hardware, software and databases ensuring optimum system integrity, security, backup and performance.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: Short Term

Alternative Title:

  • Systems Manager


262114 Cyber Governance Risk and Compliance Specialist ANZSCO

Lead the governance, risk and compliance for cyber security.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: N/A


262115  Cyber Security Advice and Assessment Specialist ANZSCO

Conduct risk and security control assessments, interpret security policy and contribute to the development of standards and guidelines, review information system designs, provide guidance on security strategies to manage identified risks, provide specialist advice, explain systems security and the strengths and weaknesses.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: N/A

Alternative Titles:

  • Cyber Security Adviser

  • Cyber Security Consultant

  • ICT Security Adviser

  • ICT Security Consultant


262116 Cyber Security Analyst ANZSCO

Analyses and assesses vulnerabilities in the infrastructure (software, hardware, networks), investigates available tools and countermeasures to remedy the detected vulnerabilities, and recommends solutions and best practices. Analyses and assesses damage to the data/infrastructure as a result of security incidents, examines available recovery tools and processes, and recommends solutions.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: N/A

Alternative Titles:

  • ICT Security Analyst

  • Information Security Analyst


  • Cyber Security Researcher or Vulnerability Researcher
  • Cyber Security Vulnerability Assessor
  • Cyber Threat Analyst
  • Malware Analyst


262117 Cyber Security Architect ANZSCO

Designs a security system or major components of a security system and may head a security design team building a new security system.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: N/A

Alternative Titles:

  • Enterprise Security Architect

  • ICT Security Architect


262118 Cyber Security Operations Coordinator ANZSCO

Leads the coordination, and response to complex cyber security incidents and hunt investigations, manage tasks across various teams for incident response and hunt operations, advise leadership on current operational collaborations and contribute toward strategic planning, facilitate incident response engagements, assess technical information to develop key messaging.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: N/A

Alternative Titles:

  • Cyber Security Operations Manager

  • ICT Security Administrator


  • Cyber Security Incident Responder


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