Database & Data Warehouse Developer- London- Investment

Gravitas Recruitment Group Ltd
London (Greater)
14 Apr 2018
16 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Our top trading and investment client is looking for a Database & Data Warehouse Developer for their busy central London office.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working with business users and technical managers to develop and refine reporting and analytics requirements
  • Working with the various groups to identify and resolve data issues through configuration of data cleansing and migration to new systems
  • Managing the database aspects of the reporting and analytics platforms to ensure that reporting jobs are successfully run and analytics data aligns to timeliness / completeness requirements
  • Ensure each database and data warehouse is tuned for optimal performance
  • Design, maintain, enhance ETL process and schedules for all aspects of the firm's positions, trades and pricing information
  • Design data models and define both logical and physical models
  • Administer all requirements and design various functional specifications for data
  • Prepare ad hoc queries reports for both technical and business teams
  • Design and implement various unit tests on system and prepare test data
  • Performing different kinds of testing including Functionality, Compatibility, Integration, Regression, Performance, Stress, Error Paths of database services
  • Working with other teams to deliver and operate large scale, distributed services in the cloud
  • Mentoring other offshore engineers, defining our technical culture, and help build a fast-growing team

Experience Required:

  • Good working knowledge of Aurora AWS, Windows and UNIX
  • Strong SQL coding and tuning experience
  • Experience troubleshooting application and system performance and complex, production software issues
  • Experience executing and interpreting results from database performance benchmarks
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and agile development environment
  • Possess excellent communication skills and experience working with external customers (both technical and non-technical audiences)
  • Advanced SQL coding, tuning and query optimization
  • Knowledge of database internals as it relates to query and system performance and tuning
  • Understanding of overall system architecture, scalability, reliability, and performance in a database environment
  • Experience designing and leading database performance benchmarks
  • Hands-on experience in scripting test-automation and execution framework
  • Hands-on experience in open source databases (MySQL, Postgres)
  • Hands-on experience in commercial databases (Oracle, MS SQL)
  • Hands-on experience in Aurora AWS including RDS solutions for Aurora
  • Hands-on experience with a Reporting solution, preferably Tableau or Power BI
  • Experience in diagnosing and trouble-shooting complex, production software
  • Possess excellent communication, sharp analytical abilities, and proven design skills
  • A degree level qualification and/or equivalent experience in a relevant field
  • At least 2 years' experience administering a reporting database and reporting solution (Ex. Tableau)
  • At least five years' experience working on database technology used for business intelligence and/or analytic
  • At least 5 years' experience working with structured query language including transact MySQL, MS SQL or Oracle SQL

If you are interested in the post, it would be great to hear from you! Please email me at ************************************

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