Database Administrator

Bay of Plenty - Tauranga

About the role

Craigs Investment Partners (CIP) are looking for a Database Administrator (DBA) to join our talented and driven Technology team, tasked with providing the Technology to help secure this leading Investment Advisory’s position as number 1 in New Zealand for years to come. Part of our growing Data Team and reporting to the Data Architect, this role is offering full-time hours with flexible work options.

The Database Administrator role is primarily tasked with supporting CIP projects and business operations by providing database administration, data integration, data migrations and data security expertise. The role will partner with business stakeholders and project teams to ensure accurate and efficient outcomes are delivered within required timelines. The Database Administrator will actively assist in the day-to-day maintenance and development of databases and data-related processes around CIP and work with the BI and wider Data team to ensure optimum performance of critical services. 

Data is key to CIP’s business and our success. As well as involvement in an exciting enterprise transformation programme of work, a core deliverable will be to drive a migration to cloud hosted / cloud first Database environment, leading the business in the adoption of cutting-edge technology in this area to optimise database services to the business.

Due to the nature of this role, a strong focus on delivery is required. The ability to communicate effectively and to work collaboratively with both multiple teams and independently is also essential. 

Skills and Experience

We are looking for candidates with relevant IT qualifications or equivalent work experience, who are able to demonstrate technical expertise and demonstrate the following:

  • Extensive knowledge of database design, practices and theories
  • Advanced DBA experience on MS SQL Server 2008, 012, 2016, 2019 +
  • Experience on Azure SQL DB, including and other Azure experience, from Synapse to Data Factory and more
  • Advanced MS Transact SQL skills (5+ years)
  • SSAS, SSRS, SSIS Experience Beneficial
  • Implementing new Databases and associated objects      
  • Installing and configuring Database systems, patches and upgrades.
  • Carrying out proactive tasks such as incident trending, monitoring and tuning thresholds, task automation and improving existing toolsets, auditing Database security and administering database software packages and patches
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills with the ability to work under pressure, meet tight schedules and cost targets
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the business
  • Ability to analyse large datasets and write comprehensive reports

This is a position suiting someone with a proactive attitude and continuous improvement mindset. A background in the financial sector and an understanding of financial business applications from a customer's perspective will be highly regarded.


  • Full time Permanent role
  • Modern office in central Tauranga location
  • Flexible work options 
  • Additional weeks leave (conditions apply)
  • Subsidised Parental leave
  • Annual Health Check
  • Long Service Leave
  • Savings benefits and preferential Insurance rates

About the Company

Craigs Investment Partners (CIP) is a multi award winning investment advisory firm which is one of the largest in New Zealand. With 19 offices located throughout the country and over 650 employees, CIP offers solutions and advice to both private investors, corporate and institutional clients.

How to apply

If you are interested in the role, please submit your application online now as we will be interviewing as suitable candidates apply.

Non-NZ Residents

Currently travel to New Zealand is limited. Please ensure you check New Zealand government's dedicated COVID 19 website ( for up to date information on these restrictions and applicable exemptions.