Junior - Mid Level Database Developer

Just Recruitment Group Ltd
16 May 2018
26 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for an ambitious Database Developer / Administrator to join our client based on the outskirts of Colchester. This role will suit an IT graduate with some database professional experience.

You will be part of a multi-skilled agile team and will get to work across live service data operations as well as parts of the SDLC. This is an excellent opportunity to be involved in the transition to new database technologies and services - specifically Amazon RDS - Aurora / MySQL.

Main Duties:

Develop and maintain high quality and robust database solutions - data extracts, queries, scripts,

Accurate delivery of ad hoc data requests and user support.

Data related testing, fault finding and resolution of issues

Opportunity to learn & implement data security best practice and adhere to guidelines

Flexibility: to perform other duties, as and when required to ensure the smooth running of the organisation and to meet the needs of the business.

Professional Skills & Abilities - Dependent on Experience

Knowledge and experience in SQL databases, RDBMS, management and development tools

Ability to design database structures and associated queries and scripts

Ability to interpret requirements and deliver to agreed schedules

Ability to implement thorough testing of applications and scripts

Ability to support and maintain databases

Interpersonal Skills & Abilities

Ability to demonstrate a professional, confident and 'can do' attitude

Excellent communication skills

Desire and ability to quickly learn new database technologies - specifically Amazon RDS - Aurora / MySQL

A commitment to quality and a thorough approach to work

Good time management

Good team player

Key Competencies - Essential


Experience in one major SQL technology - MySQL, MS SQLServer etc - data modelling, schemas, queuies, scripts, stored procs, maintenance, operations, problem diagnosis and resolution.

Involvement and contribution to the development of web and/or mobile solutions

Business Domain

Broad experience involving transactional and/or customer data related domains

Awareness of customer data legislation - DPA and GDPR, data protection and security requirements

Desire and ability to understand customer business domains


Examines data to grasp issues, draw conclusions, and solve problems.

Attention to Detail

Diligently attends to details and pursues quality in accomplishing tasks.

Results Focus & Initiative

Focuses on results and desired outcomes and how best to achieve them. Gets the job done.


Manages own time, priorities, and resources to achieve goals.


Contributes to cooperation and commitment within a team to achieve goals and deliverables.

Key Competencies - Desirable


*Knowledge and some experience developing scripts for data load and transformation - Python, Perl, SSIS

*Awareness across a major web development stack - Java, PHP, Python, .Net

*Knowledge and some experience in other database technologies - NoSQL, Hadoop, Redshift etc

Business Domain

*Experience and interest in eCommerce / Holidays and Sports Games

*Some Experience in CRM, marketing automation

This is an excellent opportunity to join a forward thinking organisation - offering an excellent salary package, further employee benefits and a great working environment.

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/81444704

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