Database Developer 2045

Position Title:               Database Developer

Employment Status:    Fixed term, Full Time (12 Months) – Sydney Office

Salary, Classification Level:    $80,197 (Org Support Specialist 1)

Conditions of employment and entitlements:

  • 15.4% superannuation
  • access to accrued days off
  • a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program
  • terms and conditions as per CPSU Staff Agreement

Position reports to:       Director of Information Systems Unit (ISU)

Positions reporting to this position are:  Nil

Location:    NSW, Sydney


Community and Public Sector Union - CPSU (PSU Group)

The CPSU (PSU Group) is one of Australia’s most active and innovative trade unions, with over 55,000 members nationally. CPSU members work in the Australian Public Service, the ACT and NT governments, and a number of community and private sector areas. The CPSU supports a strong, independent public sector and the essential services it provides to the community. We believe every worker deserves dignity and respect, a safe workplace, decent pay and conditions, rights at work and a balanced working life.

As an employer we offer family friendly conditions and leave entitlements, 15.4% superannuation, and access to health and wellbeing initiatives. Our friendly staff are passionate about the work they do and committed to union values, helping others, and making a positive contribution to society. Working with the CPSU means you will work side by side with other union members to make our workplaces and communities fairer.


Overview of position

The role of the Information Systems Unit is to assist with technical issues relating to the CPSU IT Network Systems, applications, servers, printers, telephony and other IT related equipment. The role of the Database Developer is to provide support to CPSU staff nationally on all development and application matters as well as is to maintain and support existing or new development, database and reporting solutions. The right candidate will have proven experience in application, database and development environments to a high level of customer service.





Development, administration and support:

•  Log, analyse and review reporting, application and development requirements

  • Respond promptly and professionally to ensure all matters have been satisfactorily completed
  • Administer and maintain SQL databases
  • Liaise with management and teams to determine and document reporting requirements
  • Build and develop Reports to meet business requirements
  • Maintain and support existing scripts


•  After hours work is required

•  Other duties or projects assigned by the Information Services Unit Director




  1. Minimum3 years experience in IT Development and/or Database administration roles with a focus on high quality service.
  2. Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  3. Demonstrated analytical thinking and problem solving skills
  4. Ability to work autonomously with strong time management skills
  1. High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  2. Proven experience administering and maintaining SQL databases
  3. Understanding and previous experience in HTML, ASP, Java, VB scripting and Crystal Reporting.
  4. Experience developing and supporting PowerBI Dashboards including knowledge of DAX.



  1. Tertiary IT qualifications
  2. Experience in database design and management best practices
  3. Knowledge of ASP.Net fundamentals
  4. Knowledge on IIS management and administration


Please submit your application by Monday 27 November, 2017 close of business


You must complete the on-line Employment Application Questionnaire and address the Selection Criteria to be considered for this position.


Please visit our website at https://cpsu.wufoo.com/forms/cpsu-employment-application/ to access the Employment Application Questionnaire.


The CPSU is an equal opportunity employer and actively encourages women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to apply for position. Selection is merit based.  

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Closing Date

Monday, November 27, 2017

Closing Time

06:00 PM


5 191-199 Thomas St
Haymarket, NSW 2000

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Contact Name

Robert Alessi

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