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Database Developer

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    £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum

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    Eve Fraser

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    9 days ago

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Database Developer- Edinburgh - £65,000+ plus great package and 40 days holiday
Head Resourcing are pleased to be working with a globally recognised, investment company to add some Database Development experience to the current talent in the team
The Database Developer will support the development teams and Database Architect in developing the solutions system, using the established architecture and tooling as a base and configuring, extending and customising it to meet the needs of the customer.
The main responsibilities are:
    • To work closely together with all other members of the product, implementation and support teams to design, validate and deliver a stable, scalable and quality solution that meets the agreed and documented requirements of the customer.
    • To design, develop and deliver assigned tasks.
    • To follow all development and project processes on all implementation work.
    • To provide estimates for the delivery of implementation tasks.

Development responsibilities:
    • Design, develop and test (unit, integration, component and system) development tasks whilst adhering to design, coding and quality standards
    • Follow all development and project processes
    • Work closely together with all other members of the team (both business and technical) to understand the functional and business requirements of the implementation task under development
    • Ensure the design is consistent with the established systems architecture and variations to this are reviewed and agreed by the Development Architect
    • Develop configurable and reusable code where appropriate
    • Take full responsibility for the allocated task and progress it in accordance with the plan and alert the Team Lead and/or Manager to any variations immediately to allow maximum opportunity to bring the situation back on track
    • Liaise with QA and business analysts to ensure tasks are completed successfully
    • Work with the appropriate and designated development tools
    • Work with the designated source control and defect tracking tools
    • Take part in design and code walk-throughs and reviews as required
    • Perform defect analysis and provide full detailed feedback as required

Core skills / experience required:
    • Experience of SQL Server development
    • Database design and development using core database, analysis services and integration services.
    • T-SQL (both data definition and data manipulation)
    • Performance tuning with small and large volumes of data > 5TB
    • SQL Server Analysis Services (Cubes and MDX)
    • Xml including XQuery and XPath
    • Microsoft Visual Studio Dev Ops aka Team Foundation Server
    • Microsoft Visual Studio Application Performance Testing
    • C#, .Net Framework
    • PowerShell

All of this coupled with a willingness to learn and a sense of humour will stand you in good stead to apply for this role.