Job Description. My client in Newport, South Wales require the services of a VB6 and SQL Software Engineer, on a 12 month contract basis.
The successful candidate will be required to assist with operational support activities on systems which are used to collect and prepare data for a wide range of statistical outputs.
Key requirements : . Data Capture support including re-factoring and reverse-engineering complex SQL processes, to reduce the support burden.
Integrating online data collection with production systems. The main outcomes are : . Provide operational support for applications written in VB6 and SQL Server.
Administer requests for support from help desk, other service delivery staff and / or users. Investigate issues and requests and determine appropriate action to take.
Design complex programs and program modifications from specifications. Create, amend and keep track of programs in accordance with the design.
Plan, design and conducts tests of programs; corrects errors and re-tests to achieve an error-free result. Ensure all work is carried out and documented in accordance with required standards, methods and procedures.
Monitor progress of requests for support / development. Liaise with systems development staff or software suppliers on the development of system enhancements.
Provision of coaching and support to other team members - knowledge transfer. Relevant Qualifications Skills and Experience : .
Expert Knowledge of SQL Server 2008 & 2014. stored procedures. complex joins. triggers views - complex Excel manipulation.
Expert Knowledge of VB6. Provide mentoring, coaching and support to other members of the technical team. The role is considered to fall inside IR35 and is paying an hourly rate of £23.
49 (37 hours per week - flexi time).