Database Engineer

Merkle Uk One Limited
Bristol, UK
02 Jul 2019
24 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
The Role
The last twelve months have been a whirlwind of pitch wins, new hires and expansion for Merkle in the UK; we have made several acquisitions, secured incredible new premises and have attracted renowned experts to diversify our offering.

Life as a Database Engineer at Merkle

Your day to day role will be working alongside other highly skilled database engineers in supporting, and developing, new and existing large-scale enterprise solutions.You will be responsible for developing new functionality according to a commercial brief, update existing functionality depending on requirements, performing peer-reviews to ensure code adheres to best practice, fit for purpose and scalable, and document technical processes in a clear and highly detailed fashion.

You will support junior team members effectively troubleshooting technical issues such as database performance issues, failed ETL loads and bug fixes.Being one of the go-to database specialists, you will support the Account Management team in responding to client queries, setting expectation and ensuring process is adhered to.

This role will give you the following opportunities:
  • Ability to work on (and get your teeth into as this is a hands-on role) a truly diverse blue chip Client portfolio across a number of industry sectors.
  • Longer term opportunity to work across a number of complex solutions, using latest technologies such as Connected Customer Engagement, Big Data, Omni-Channel Marketing, 360 Single Customer Views, DMPs.
  • Ability to attend industry conferences and technical events, internal innovation and best practice forums to keep abreast of market changes and emerging technologies.
  • Innovation and training time to develop your skills and encourage continued professional development.
  • Career progression: we have re-launched our appraisal system to encourage continuous development.
  • Opportunity to rub minds with the best minds in the business - we pride ourselves on being approachable and collaborative.
A few of the benefits
  • Whether it's the joy of working with people at the top of their game or the Merkle social calendar, people love working here - and we hope you will too. Some of the benefits to look forward to:
  • Career development through Merkle University and other tools; with access to courses, textbooks and mentorship
  • Company pension, life insurance and other corporate benefits
  • Free breakfast, fruit and most importantly, biscuits!
  • Food Fridays - enjoy a takeaway lunch courtesy of us once a month
  • Four Thirsty - have a drink on us on a Friday afternoon!
  • A selection of other industry standard benefits

What we are looking for in you
  • At least 2 years' data warehouse design ideally using Kimball methodology (or other methodology i.e. Inmon, 3NF)
  • Marketing Agency/Service Industry exposure/experience
  • At least 3 years SQL server 2008 plus SSIS, SQL Data Tools and/or Informatica experience
  • At least 3 years SQL Server T-SQL development experience
  • At least 3 years of customer/PII data processing experience
  • Source Control using Visual Studio Team Foundation Server (TFS)
  • An excellent communicator to both internal and external audiences in a Client-facing role
  • Software and application development experience with the ability to understand the full solution
  • Handling and protection of information, reporting security events and implementing appropriate policies and procedures
  • Must have a genuine interest in technology and SQL Server demonstrating an understanding of new SQL Server functionality available within later versions of SQL Server 2014 (have reviewed SQL 2016)
  • GDPR and in particular Privacy by Design and Rights of the Individual

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