SQL Database Developer
IHS Markit
Aberdeen, UK
5d ago

SQL Database Developer, R12562 Aberdeen

IHS Markit Product Development and Delivery the area of IHS Markit responsible for the ongoing software development of commercial products.

Drawing on a global network of software development experts this exciting area is rapidly expanding to meet the needs of our complex and sophisticated product line.

Join us as we expand our successful agile software development teams in Aberdeen. Be instrumental in designing and delivering high quality, commercial software products within agreed time frames, translating business requirements into excellent technical solutions.

We’re looking for a DBA with a thorough working knowledge of SQL Server, together with current skills and experience with NoSQL databases such as MongoDB and cloud technologies.


You will work collaboratively as part of an agile team with your focus on the design, development and maintenance of database architecture and technical solutions in support of our product road map, based on true understanding of customer needs.

You’ll be part of a team of motivated, driven, high-energy developers, building trust and confidence with team members and business stakeholders.

Mentor, coach and advise developers on database related areas to build stronger and faster teams.

Solve complex problems creatively by taking a new perspective on existing solutions, evaluate and choose appropriate techniques, tools and technologies as we enhance our products and move to the cloud.

You will take the initiative and drive innovation; continuously seek to expand knowledge and skill set in areas of specialisation, keep pace with industry standards and new technologies, and share and contribute knowledge, experience and concerns with your team.

  • Work with the project teams to architect and implement new features and enhancement
  • Maintain and improve existing database objects
  • Conduct SQL Code Reviews
  • Handle common database procedures such as upgrade, backup, recovery, migration, etc.
  • Profile server resource usage, and optimize and tweak as necessary
  • Collaborate with team members, stakeholders and the wider DBA community

  • Degree in computer science or related technical field, or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years database developer experience including recent experience with SQL Server
  • Understanding of modern Cloud architectures and DBMS
  • You will have an in-depth working knowledge of relevant technologies and disciplines including :

  • SQL Server, SQL Analysis Services, SSIS
  • Understanding of Data Modelling, Data Warehouse
  • Database administration and troubleshooting
  • Agile development practices and tools
  • Professional experience with the following would be advantageous :

  • MongoDB
  • BI tools (Spotfire, PowerBI etc.)
  • Denodo
  • Cloud technologies - AWS, Azure
  • Powershell
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