Senior Database Developer

JSS Search Limited
United Kingdom
£70K basic + benefits
04 Oct 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Purpose of the role - Assist in the design and development of projects as defined by the Data and Analytics roadmap - 5+ years hands-on experience of delivering multiple solutions; key skills include database design, database development, data warehousing and ETL development - Leading role in the architecture and design of the new solutions - Supporting Senior Data Architect in developing a 2-3-year Architecture Roadmap, providing thought-leadership and shaping the overall strategy - Broad technology skillset, with a proven ability to program in languages such as Java, C# and understanding of web technologies and strategies - Delivery of both tactical and strategic solutions to support commercial objectives of the organisation - Ability to lead end to end projects and deliver to strict deadlines - Experience of working in and leading Agile development teams, specifically SCRUM - Work and mentor other members of the Data & Analytics team - Experience of Enterprise Data Integration solutions, such as Talend, Oracle Data Integrator, SSIS, Informatica or DataStage - Experience of configuring, querying and optimising queries on multiple Database platforms, such as Oracle, Teradata and SQL Server - Develop new, and enhance existing, data Extract Transform and Load (ETL) routines - Experience of developing UI solutions in a Rapid Application environment - Ensure DB operational processes meet business requirements - Apply techniques to improve DB performance including fine tuning - Write technical and release documentation including technical specifications, unit/system testing, UAT and performance testing strategies - Assist the Senior DB Architect by providing technical expertise and critical input into decisions involving hardware sizing, vendor selection, software configuration etc. - Liaise with technical resources from other teams (Siebel, Teradata, Web Analytics) to ensure availability and suitability of required data - Root cause analysis to identify and resolve quality and performance issues Key Result Areas - Lead delivery of projects as defined by team roadmap - Involvement in production of roadmap - Investigation of new technologies as required - Act as number two to Senior Data Architect as required - Development of new data feeds, plus enhancement of existing - Improvements in DB performance including automation of manual processes - Production of technical and release documentation on a shared drive Key skills & experience - Direct, hands-on experience with Oracle development on major projects * Advanced and demonstrable expertise with DB development, modelling, ETLs and design - Experience of large scale Data Warehouses - Expert level PL/SQL and Oracle Database skills - Experience of leading and successfully delivering major projects - Excellent communication skills and the ability to be client-facing - Exposure to the Siebel CRM data model and Teradata would be an advantage
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