Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited

    SQL Developer

    18 Month FTC

    Horsforth, Leeds

    Up to £55,000

    Your new role

    We are seeking a dedicated SQL Developer to join our growing company. You will work as part of a broader team to design and create database structures suitable for quickly and efficiently storing and retrieving relevant data for company projects.

    As an SQL Developer, you will be expected to develop fast and performant database queries, in addition to performing database maintenance tasks and ensuring an even load distribution as required. Your duties will include following best database design and development practices, as well as staying up to date with all relevant data security procedures and complying with all applicable data protection legislation.

    You will also be working on a Data Migration project, transferring data to SAP ERP.


    Write fast and performant database queries using a flavour of SQL Server, such as MySQL, MSSQL, or PostgreSQL

    Troubleshooting and problem-solving using JavaScript and other programming languages

    Maintain and back up databases regularly

    Perform SQL database sharding and indexing procedures as required to handle heavy traffic loads

    Development, optimize, and implement stored procedures

    Use database analytical tools to analyze performance and generate reports

    Experience needed

    Bachelor’s degree in software development, computer science, business intelligence, information technology, data management, or other related fields

    Advanced knowledge of database procedures and Microsoft SQL Server concepts

    Knowledge of one or more SQL variant, such as MySQL, MSSQL, and PostgreSQL

    Knowledge of Power BI

    Experience of working on data migration

    The ability to create fast and efficient database queries, including joining and cross-referencing cells from several tables

    Familiarity with standard database management tools and software, such as Microsoft Access, Oracle Database, and phpMyAdmin

    Excellent communication skills

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