SQL Developer

Undisclosed Company
Closing date
25 Sep 2020

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An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a world leading global organisation. Our client, a blue-chip IT company, is currently seeking a SQL Developer, to work from home. This is a full-time, temporary role until end of February 2021 paid via Ltd/Umbrella company.

Position Summary:

Our client is looking for an experienced and competent SQL Developer to support a key Data project for the company, working within a broad IT Based delivery team with multiple key Functional / Business stakeholders.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Analysis of business requirements, specification design and development of business reports
  • Design and develop end-to-end BI/Datawarehouse solutions that support projects and enterprise level strategies
  • Support and maintenance of existing reporting technologies including Oracle, MS SQL Server and Vertica.
  • Proven experience of working in enterprise data warehouse projects with an in-depth knowledge in data warehousing concepts.
  • Design and Develop Data Warehouse solution from multiple sources with a variety of tools and technologies.
  • Participate in quality assurance and testing activities according to planned schedules
  • Perform root cause analysis and defect correction as indicated by test results
  • Monitor DW processes and performance
  • Data visualization experience using Tableau.
  • Work with software developers, project managers and client operations teams to produce, enhance and maintain systems
  • In the development and test database environments, assist Developers and the QA Managers in providing development functions: Design | Build / Develop | Test | Secure
  • Interact with users to define system requirements and/or necessary modifications.
  • Using current programming language and technologies, write code, complete programming, and perform testing and debugging of applications
  • Create and maintain technical documentation throughout the project life-cycle
  • Develop technical specifications
  • Participate in the overall functioning of the development team using industry standards and best practices

Experience/Skills & Qualifications:

  • A good Bachelors' with honours or Masters' degree in an Computer Science / engineering, scientific, numerate / technical discipline. Or other relevant qualification
  • Three to four years professional experience in relevant roles
  • Experience of MS SQL (we use 2012, 2014) in a SQL Developer role.
  • Experience in Oracle (12c or above) and Vertica database (or other similar columnar/MPP databases)
  • Experience in Python/R coding.
  • A solid understanding of database design, development and administration, using software applications design tools and languages.
  • Designing software BI applications running on multiple platform types.
  • Software applications testing methodology, including writing and execution of test plans, debugging, and testing scripts and tools
  • The ability to troubleshoot issues - Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Pro-active approach to work
  • An interest and desire for continued learning
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to explain technical concepts to non-technical audiences
  • The ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • The ability to communicate complex information and ideas to colleagues and work to build consensus
  • Ability to effectively communicate product architectures, design proposals and negotiate options at management levels.

Additional Experience or knowledge of any of the following is desirable:

  • Agile methodology
  • Batch / command file creation
  • Java and PowerShell
  • Tableau

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