SQL Database Developer

Posted 06 November 2022
Salary £480 - £500 per day
Job type Contract
Contact NameNathan Peters

Job description

SQL Database Developer - OUTSIDE IR35 - HIRING ASAP - SC Clearance

Location: Remote working with 2 days per month in Portsmouth office
Duration: 3 months initially with a view to extend
Day Rate: £480 per day
SC Clearance

In this role, you'll be responsible for the development/design and build of a database for complex, large acoustic data. You will be the first respondent to database problems that arise and carry out periodic maintenance and troubleshooting. You should be an excellent problem-solver and communicator that is fluent in most data manipulation languages. Possess extensive knowledge of databases, their development/design, administration and display sound technical skills and administrative aptitude.


  • Designing databases with both front-end and back-end users in mind.

  • Regularly liaising with Data Architect, Delivery Managers, DevOps engineers

  • Suggesting changes and improvements for database maintenance or protection.

  • Monitoring system performance and identifying problems that arise.

  • Responding in a timely manner to user-reported errors.

  • Protecting the database against threats or unauthorised access.

  • Ensuring that the database is adequately backed up and able to be recovered in the event of memory loss.

  • Reporting on metrics regarding usage and performance.

Key Skills

  • Proficiency in RDMS as SQL Server, PostgresSQL, and Hadoop ecosystem.

  • Proficiency in SQL and NoSQL database schema, language, scalability, and structure.

  • Possess investigative and exploratory skills to break open large, archived datasets that are poorly documented, write suitable schemas and explanatory documents and create big data access pipelines

  • Analytical mindset and good problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Highly organised and responsible.

  • Capable of working under pressure.

  • Up-to-date with trends and developments in database administration.

  • Experience of integrating with PAM solution (CyberArk, BeyondTrust, Tychotic)

  • Experience with cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, GCP)

  • Experience of working within a global distributed programme and global teams