Computerworld Australia's hot jobs round-up: 31 May 2010

A look at the hot IT jobs and certifications around Australia this week

As US IT workers look to their government for work, the Australian Government is looking to bring more and more IT workers into the public sector. The management structures of major global companies are changing, but for those looking to simply get a foot in the door here, there are a few opportunities:

Hot Jobs

Oracle

Database and server giant is looking to bring a number of sales staff on to help push their products. Here are some:

Storage Pre Sales Consultant

Location: Melbourne

Salary: Permanent, unknown

Skills required:

  • Five years experience in storage or related business as presales or senior consultant
  • A solid understanding of storage technologies and architectures in open systems environments (Unix, Linux, Windows)
  • Strong business experience with relevant computer applications or database/tools
  • Telco background preferred

Senior Bid Manager

Location: ACT

Salary: Permanent, unknown

Skills required:

  • Five years IT industry experience, bid management, presales/technical or support background preferred
  • Has managed multiple medium to large scale bids over the last 3 years
  • Ability to mitigate risk within a Bid.
  • Demonstrably high level of competence in leveraging MS Word, Excel and Microsoft Project to maximise bid effectiveness.
  • A strong attention to detail
  • Oracle Technology & Applications software experience

Oracle DBA Pre Sales/Consultant

Location: Sydney

Salary: Permanent, unknown

Skills required:

  • Five years IT industry experience, presales background in solution selling preferred
  • Oracle Technology software experience and skills (database, fusion middleware, development suite) experience
  • Solid knowledge of in-country business and industries
  • Ability to analyse, and document potential customers’ requirements and position Oracle Technology solutions to address such needs

Unknown Company (Data Warehousing)

2x Junior ETL Developer

Location: Unknown

Salary: Unknown

Skills required:

  • Exposure with some mainstream database and/or BI tools
  • Some SQL exposure
  • Some data warehousing exposure
  • 1-2 years experience as an ETL Developer

Hot IT Certification

Various job indices have indicated that companies are mostly on the look-out for Project Managers, business analysts and developers for .NET and Java-based applications. We've covered some of the hottest certifications internationally for the IT industry, but if you're looking for something a little more useful on the local stage, we recommend taking a look at certifications suited specifically to the aforementioned career paths.

Among Microsoft's bevy of IT Professional certifications you can find a certification for Business Intelligence Developers, which is also offered in Australia by the likes of Excom Education.

For the programming side of things, there are plenty of Microsoft-certified .NET courses as well as Java programming training.

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