Advanced DBA / Advanced Developer

12 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Advanced DBA / Advanced Developer

Asda are recruiting for an Advanced DBA / Advanced Developer with a strong SQL Server background. This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing team who can offer you a great working environment and flexible working. Not only will you be given the opportunity to progress in one of the world’s largest company, but you will also receive an in-depth training plan to take you to the next level.

In this role, you’ll report to the Senior Manager for Data Management and Analytics in the Application Development and Maintenance department. You will be accountable for managing the Fasttrack Data Warehouse) and deliver data developments as directed by Development Manager. These solutions will be used by up to 200,000 colleagues and impact our 20 million+ regular customers. You will be a key member of teams made up of internal and external resource, both on-shore and in our Offshore Development Centres in Bangalore and Kolkata. Through your role you will develop new working relationships with Walmart colleagues.

What you’ll need: Strong technical skills in SQL Server AdministrationPreferably experience using Microsoft pdwExperience in managing a large scale datawarehouse with large transactional volumesStrong technical skills in Microsoft BI Stack (SSAS,SSIS, SSRS).Deep understanding of data warehousing design principles (Kimball / Immon methodologies).Experienced in monitoring and analysing performance issuesExcellent communications skillsEducated to Degree level in an Engineering discipline or show relevant previous experienceAbility to work well under pressure Responsibilities Review database change scripts and offer feedback and coaching ISD and third party developers where requiredPerform troubleshooting of Datawarehouse performance issues. Optimise poorly running queries.Input into the database design of BI projectsMaintain and evolve the Datawarehouse design and development standardsAdvise developers on the most efficient Datawarehouse database designs (tables, datatypes, stored procedures, indexes etc)Assessing the impact of changes, ensuring the availability and performance of systems are not affectedConsult and advise on project architecture and directionProvide full out of hours support to live platformsPro-actively identify better ways of working and efficiency savings in the teamResponsible for the technical delivery of the assigned projects to budget, time and qualityWorking with QA to manage defects; challenging, agreeing and fixing where appropriatePro-actively monitor project risk and escalate to the Application Development Team Manager and Project ManagerManage Microsoft BI Stack (SSRS, SSAS) across all environments
  • Free Parking
  • Discretionary Bonus
  • Cash/Car Allowance
  • Family Healthcare
  • Sharesave Plan
  • Restricted Stock Rights
  • Stakeholder Pension Plan
  • Colleague Discount
  • Voluntary Benefits
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • This position is open to Flexible working / Park Time / Job Share
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