SQL Developer - Derby

30,000 - 45000 - Business Intelligence - Business Intelligence
Ref: 163 Date Posted: Wednesday 13 Feb 2019
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Are you an experienced SQL Developer with 5 or more years worth of experience working with SQL Server? 

Does the idea of working in a fast-paced software company excite you, working with some of the biggest brands in the world providing best in class software that is used across 80+ countries on a daily basis. Our client's products are web based, using the latest, most innovative software on the market whilst constantly striving to push the boundaries of technology so you will never be bored or find yourself using outdated technology. 

This is an excellent chance to join a customer focused business, in a client facing role, tasked with taking your customers brief and translating into technical terms in order to produce the very best software possible. Our client offer some fantastic benefits too, flexible working arrangements, a friendly and supportive team environment with regular social events, specific time each week for personal development and not to forget, their amazing 'TechScheme' whereby you are provided discounts on the latest technology! 

In this role you will; 

  • Work in an agile environment (SCRUM)
  • Work on our flagship operational suite used in over 40,000 locations worldwide for a major global customer
  • Monitor and tune a large (~8TB) production data mart
  • Review queries for standards and performance
  • Replace legacy SSAS cube queries with performant SQL equivalents (includes looking at alternative data storage solutions within SQL)
  • Maintain and add new features to our enterprise BI and operational tool for a major global customer
  • Learn new tools and techniques, be encouraged to push technical boundaries and further your professional development
  • Be part of a supportive and inclusive team of developers and testers where your opinion is valued
  • Work in an environment where you feel able to deliver your best

So what can you expect from your potential employer? 

  • They're technical. As a developer, your entire management chain has a programming background so you're in very good, like minded company. 
  • You’ll have a voice. Everyone is encouraged to share their thoughts and ideas – everyone’s opinion counts!
  • An agile and varied environment. You'll be using Scrum to run projects ranging from offline web apps, to native mobile, to pure backend data handling.
  • Personal and career development. They always aim to provide you the tools and time you need to learn new skills.
  • A social life. Regular events including board games, sporting events, cycling and running groups, rock climbing and of course the tried and tested curry night!

About you

Our client love what they do, so we’re looking to attract those who share that passion for technology and are looking for a challenge!

You must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience with SQL in a Microsoft SQL Server environment, as well as experience working with large databases and dimensional modelling.

You’ll also have at least 3 years’ experience with the following technologies:

  • C#
  • ASP.NET
  • MVC/Web API
  • SQL Server
  • JavaScript
  • Experience with JavaScript/TypeScript front end frameworks such as Angular or Durandal is desirable.

You must also be able to demonstrate:

  • The ability to understand and translate customer requirements in to solutions
  • A desire to write high quality code
  • Customer focus
  • Good written and verbal communication and influencing skills
  • You’re motivated by outcomes, rather than the latest technologies