SQL Developer

Posted 9 April by Uniting Ambition Easy Apply

SQL Developer

  • Job Title: SQL Developer
  • Location: East Midlands

My East Midlands based client urgently requires an experienced SQL Developer to join their team. As a SQL Developer you will be responsible for the migration of SQL databases from 2008 to 2016.You must be able to demonstrate significant knowledge in Microsoft SQL Server and be comfortable building a range or structures for use in the application stack. The SQL Developer will have solid experience in the definition and maintenance of data retention policies for databases used in the applications, to support the data migration programme of work.

Responsibilities include

  • Working with the development team in migration from SQL 2008 to 2016; to support a large retail platform
  • Ability to help .Net developers understand data structures, and databases, to help develop the most efficient code possible
  • Solid SQL Development experience
  • .Net development experience, ideally a full stack development background
  • Assisting the Report writing role in delivering efficient data structures, which support both the operational needs of a retail environment, as well as reporting needs
  • Can work on operational live platforms, without affecting trading in stores

The SQL Developer will need:

  • Solid experience of using Microsoft SQL Server databases, including significant experience of SQL Server 2008 to 2016 experience
  • Demonstrable ability to show database configuration and optimisation methods and practice
  • Ability to be able to design and document data structures, using a range of data types where appropriate, to ensure application and data interact as seamlessly as possible
  • Comfortable working in an Agile development environment, with TFS being used as the central work task repository


  • Knowledge and capability to build services and applications in C# which can be used to migrate data from existing to new databases, which minimize downtime in the migration process for stores from the existing to new platform

Reference: 34862228

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