Technical Consultant - Writing SQL Queries

Randstad Strategic Accounts
Richmond, UK
15 Jun 2019
27 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Allocate Software are looking for a Technical Consultant with 2 or more years experience of using SQL and writing SQL Queries.This is a brand new role within an expanding team and a growing company, where progression is something at the foresight for all employees.

See Below for the Job Spec and further requirements.
Role Summary:
The Technical Consultant is a key role in the UK Services Team. This role will be responsible for the technical work on a wide range of project types, including the development and its implementation of custom software in support of Allocate Software's HealthSuite products.

The role will be part of a multi discipline team including Business Analysts and Project Managers.

The right candidate will be encouraged to master new technologies, software and methodologies to best serve the requirements of the Client.
  • Contribution to the software development and programming of custom solutions in support of Allocate products delivering integration of data flows, reporting enhancements, and/or other specialised functions.
  • Provide technical support for interfacing requirements with external systems ensuring the software performs effectively and escalating problems when required
  • Gather, analyse and detail client requirements and help produce specification and proposals based on them.
  • Accurately estimate effort and help produce quotes for new business.
  • Report progress on technical activities to management, maintain and update technical installation details, project checkpoints and support log issues as required.
  • Manage and resolve day to day problems and issues with the software, escalating as required to product or development resource within Allocate Software.
  • Appropriately communicating technical environment issues and supporting the Client in resolving any issues related to the technical provision of the software.
  • Produce both verbal and written reports on activities at agreed intervals, and whenever substantive actions are required.
  • Provide support services to the service support desk as required resolving problems and fault reports - escalating systemic problems to the development and product management teams.
  • Develop and maintain productive collaborative working relationships with other members of the team.
Skills/Qualifications/Experience Required:
  • Proficiency and confidence in the full lifecycle of software development for small and medium scale projects.
  • Experience of administration of Microsoft Windows server platforms including the implementing application software and configuration of IIS and web services.
  • Experience of administration of Active Directory Federation Services
  • Demonstrated knowledge with TCP/IP, DNS and DHCP protocols
  • Excellent SQL Server programming skills (Transact-SQL) and strong experience in Microsoft SQL Server (2005 or later) administration and SQL development.
  • Strong ability to communicate clearly in English, both orally and written.
  • Proven ability to plan and manage software deliveries.
  • An effective interpersonal style focus on delivery and achievement.
Highly Regarded Skills
  • Windows Server Administration
  • HTML and CSS
  • JavaScript
  • SQL Server Reporting Services
  • Experience developing and delivering product interfaces
Desirable Skills:
  • Experience of testing and documenting installations and their procedures
  • Experience of continuous integration and automated testing tools
  • Experience of C#/.Net, Visual Studio

Randstad Business Support is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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