SQL Database Developer - Milton Keynes

to £40k - Software Development
Ref: 713 Date Posted: Thursday 13 Jan 2022
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Suitable for: SQL Database Developer/  SQL Developer / Database Developer with SQL Server experience

Location:  Milton Keynes / homebased - Not 100% remote, this will be hybrid working (at least once a month with adhoc meetings when required in Milton Keynes)

Salary:  to £40k

Please note that unfortunately, our client is unable to offer sponsorship

Our client is a successful software supplier within the healthcare sector. They have an immediate requirement for a SQL Server Developer / SQL Developer / Database Developer to join their growing team.  The role involves working with the core Development and QA teams, in an agile environment, using Microsoft SQL server and SQL Azure.

Essential Skills:

  • Min 3 years’ experience as SQL Server Developer / SQL Developer / Database Developer
  • Extensive experience of working with Microsoft SQL Server up to 2019
  • Experience of database release / upgrades with product releases
  • Excellent knowledge of the SQL Database Engine including Strong T-SQL Experience
  • Experience of working with large transactional databases
  • Knowledge of Source Control management principals such as Git or Azure DevOps
  • Experience of designing and developing database schema
  • Excellent performance tuning skills
  • BSC or equivalent in a computer science or software engineering discipline
  • Professional qualifications appropriate to DB engineering roles
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills - both to a technical and non-technical audience
  • Ability to work in a team environment with people of different skill sets 

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience of database offerings on Azure and data migration experience of SQL on-prem to Azure
  • Data Warehouse development, ETL and transformation into conformed design
  • Practical experience and knowledge of the Microsoft stack
  • Understanding of relational database design & dimensional Data-modelling
  • Some experience of using an IDE like Visual Studio desirable (e.g. for debugging or analysing code)
  • Knowledge of NoSQL / Document DBs advantageous
  • Knowledge of 3rd party toolkits e.g. RedGate
  • Domain or product expertise in IT Healthcare

The Role: 

As SQL Server Developer / SQL Developer / Database Developer, the role will include, but not be limited to, the following tasks -

  • Design, develop and maintain the core and bespoke databases in SQL Server
  • Assist and input in the design and development of the solution to the cloud in Azure
  • Work closely with the clients product team to implement new functions and capabilities
  • Updating and re-engineer the existing database architecture to improve performance and capability
  • Provide technical expertise when required to the development team in matters related to SQL Server
  • Assist with any maintenance and support of Core and bespoke Databases in SQL Server including investigating any 4th line support calls
  • Follow and support the agile process in development, taking part in all agile ceremonies, as necessary

Full job description is available upon request.

To apply:  Please follow the online application process and upload your CV, in Word format 

Please note: You must be eligible to work in the UK for your application to be considered (sorry, our client is unable to offer sponsorship).  Due to large numbers of applications, unfortunately we cannot provide detailed feedback to everyone, however, if you wish to find out how your application is progressing please e-mail or call the office and someone will help you / get back to you  

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