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SQL Developer - Edinburgh - Permanent

McGregor Boyall
McGregor Boyall
Date Posted
12th August 2019
£45,000 to £60,000 Per Annum
Contract Type
Full Time

The Company

Our purpose is to provide growing businesses across the world with simple, flexible funding to achieve their ambitions. We are on an ambitious growth trajectory with international expansion of our award-winning financial service offerings.

The Role

You'll be part of a team responsible for enterprise Data Warehouse and OLTP solutions spanning data aggregated across continents in an agile project delivery environment. You will work with Azure SQLServer and PowerBI, among other tools, gaining opportunities to learn some of the most advanced and innovative techniques in the cloud data space.

You will be involved in the development, build, test and deployment of end user solutions, with responsibility for the design, implementation and documentation of the technical aspects, including integration to ensure the solution to meets business requirements. You will be working closely with architects, product owners, developers, analysts and team leaders to plan, build and roll out data driven solutions.


  • Be a part of an efficient, multi-skilled team with significant data architecture, design, development and integration expertise.
  • Great opportunity to work in Fintech domain with data across multiple continents and multiple currencies in both structured and document databases.
  • Work in a city centre IT hub in Edinburgh, opportunities abound to interact with other skilled data professionals


  • Proven expertise in developing SQL and T-SQL with Azure SQL Server while interacting with other Azure logic/compute resources being a desirable skill.
  • Expertise in writing efficient Queries, Triggers, Functions and Stored Procedures
  • Ability to build SQL data interfaces to API Calls across domains and internet
  • Ability to write efficient data pipelines for ETL
  • Creation and management of data feeds
  • Demonstrated knowledge of data aggregation and data warehouse concepts (data normalization, star/snowflake schema, etc.)


  • Significant relevant experience as a rounded SQL database developer, including the development of ETL, integration, data auditing, reporting and testing.
  • Have full project life cycle experience and a keen interest in designing and delivering data solutions, engaging with customers and internal stakeholders to achieve the required outcomes.
  • Experience using agile development methodologies, version control systems and repositories.
  • A good applied understanding of the end-to-end software development life cycle.
  • A good working knowledge of data warehouse methodology.
  • A good working knowledge of the Azure platform and the ability to leverage it's different resources to implement solutions.
  • Ability to work to demanding deadlines, keep momentum and deal with conflicting priorities in an environment undergoing a programme of transformational change.
  • The ability to contribute and adhere to standards, have excellent attention to detail and be strongly driven by quality.
  • The ability to work closely with architects, developers, analysts and product owners to plan, build and roll out data driven solutions.
  • Microsoft SQL Certifications will be an added advantage

Personal Attributes

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to present concepts and ideas in business-friendly language.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed.
  • Keen, attention to detail.
  • Proven analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to effectively prioritise and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Extensive experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment as well as working independently.

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