SQL Developer / DBA

IQ Internal Rec
Milton Keynes
11 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
SQL Database Administrator/SQL Developer - Buckinghamshire - up to £50kpa DoE

A software company that provides clinical software solutions to the healthcare sector is seeking a permanent Senior SQL DBA/ SQL Developer with a minimum of 4+ years' commercial experience to help undertake SQL Database development and maintenance work for its core product and work closely with the development teams.

The role involves developing, maintaining, troubleshooting and optimising the SQL server instances and will provide an opportunity to work in an agile environment with software designed for critical systems used in the NHS involving large transactional data through the use of API's and web technology.

The role will also involve an element of 3rd/ 4th line assistance to help with the resolution of support calls and will require some data migration and major site upgrade work.

Key Skills Required

- BSc or equivalent in a software engineering or DB discipline and/ or professional qualifications appropriate to DB engineering roles such as the MCDBA or recent MCSE: Data Platform
- Experience of working with large transactional databases
- Excellent knowledge of the SQL Database Engine including Strong T-SQL Experience (creating/ administrating stored procedures, scripts, functions, triggers and other objects)
- Excellent performance tuning skills (experience of Query Tuning, Indexing, Locking, etc.)
- Excellent communication skills - both to a technical and non-technical audience.
- Ability to work in a team environment with people of different skill-sets ranging from junior to senior levels
- Experience in engaging at a commercial level with internal staff both technical and non-technical
- Experience of database release/ upgrades with product releases
- Extensive experience of working with Microsoft SQL Server 2005/2008/2012/2014/2016
- Experience in database installation, backup, restore and maintenance


- Experience of Source Control (Mercurial/ BitBucket)
- Experience of MS SQL Azure and data migration experience of SQL on-prem to SQL Azure advantageous
- 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 Visual Studio desirable (e.g. for debugging)
- Knowledge of NOSQL/ Document DBs advantageous
- Knowledge of 3rd party toolkits e.g. RedGate
- Understanding of formal DB development and administration methodologies.
- Domain or Product expertise in IT Healthcare would be advantageous but not essential

If you feel you have the right experience for this role, please give me a call or send over your current CV to: ******************************** // ************* ? I look forward to hearing from you!!

NB: I will endeavour to respond to your application, however if you do not hear back from me within 7 days please assume you've not been successful this time.
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