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Lead Database Developer (SQL / Azure stack)

Touchpoint Resource
Published
10 March 2020
Location
London, United Kingdom
Job Type
Employer Type
Digital Consultancy / Agency
Industry
IT & Telecoms
Base Salary
up to £65k
Work Hours
Office hours

Description

We are looking for a Lead Database Developer to join a friendly data science company based in South London. This is a multi-faceted role, requiring the successful Lead Developer to work across a variety of SCV (Single Customer View) databases, all built using MS SQL Server technology, to provide technical leadership in the on-going maintenance of solutions, lead new development projects and provide technical direction in building out a new, Azure based data platform.

 

The ideal candidate will have previous experience of working on migration projects, specifically taking large data sets from an on-premise environment into the cloud. You will be passionate about Microsoft database technologies, be highly skilled in SQL Server, SSIS, SSAS and SSRS and have a genuine interest in visualisation tools such as PowerBI, Tableau and Qlikview. We need you to be a technical wizard with MS databases whilst having the necessary interpersonal skills required to lead a team of motivated developers.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Review and improve standard documentation to follow best practice and industry standards.
  • Act as a technical lead and ensure all development is appropriate, to spec and developed following best practice
  • Ensure all code changes are managed through the team’s code management system
  • Ensure that code is appropriately tested.
  • Take an active role in eliciting, understanding and documenting user requirements through the facilitation and/or attendance of workshops, meetings and calls.
  • Understand the organisation's needs and help transfer them to IT road maps and strategic plans.
  • Explain plans to designers and developers

 

We are looking for the successful Lead Database Developer to be comfortable performing both hands on development work across the MS SQL Server stack whilst also being able to provide technical leadership of a friendly, motivated team of developers. Specifically, we require:

  • Experience of Microsoft BI Stack (on-premise and cloud).
  • Experience of Azure for analytics, desirable AWS or/and GCP.
  • Experience of relational and Data warehouse design methodologies.
  • Experience of visualisation/specialist analytical tools & technologies such as Power BI, Tableau, Qlikview
  • Experience of data integrations including web services, SOAP and RESTful APIs
  • A sound understanding and application of development principles and coding standards

This is a genuinely rare opportunity to join a super-friendly team of professionals at a massively exciting time, with huge scope to get involved in interesting projects, lead the build of a new cloud based platform and play a pivotal role in transitioning architecture from on-premise to cloud based services.

Skills

Experience of Microsoft BI Stack (on-premise and cloud).
Experience of Azure for analytics, desirable AWS or/and GCP.
Experience of relational and Data warehouse design methodologies.
The ability to speak confidently on technical subjects with limited preparation commanding respect and authority.
Demonstrable knowledge of a software development methodology and structured approaches to development.

Education Requirements

Ideally educated to degree level in a Computer Science related subject.

Qualifications

Ideally educated to degree level in a Computer Science related subject.

Experience Requirements

Experience of data integrations including web services, SOAP and RESTful APIs
A sound understanding and application of development principles and coding standards
A strong element of creativity to shape innovative solutions combined with strong architectural design experience in order to develop a workable solution.

Responsibilities

Review and improve standard documentation to follow best practice and industry standards.
Act as a technical lead and ensure all development is appropriate, to spec and developed following best practice
Ensure all code changes are managed through the team’s code management system
Ensure that code is appropriately tested.
Take an active role in eliciting, understanding and documenting user requirements through the facilitation and/or attendance of workshops, meetings and calls.

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