Database Consultant

Job Title: Database Consultant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary: Up to £0.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH28255_1633339932
Contact Name: Kelly Goddard
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 04, 2021 10:32

Job Description

Database Consultant - Contract - Outside IR35

I'm currently working with an organisation specialising in energy services who are in need of an expereinced Database Consultant.

This person will responsible for shaping the strategy, developing , maintaining and improving my client's existing and new databases and make sure they run smoothly - you will be working on an Azure platform

You will work closely with the development teams to ensure the flow of data through the business is given the appropriate consideration.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

Design, build and maintain stable, reliable, and available databases in accordance with requirements.

Suggest industry best practice improvements for existing data architecture and identify areas for improvement.

Create complex functions, scripts, stored procedures, and triggers to support application development.

Work collaboratively to improve application performance and resolution to queries.

Work closely with existing developers to share knowledge and act as a mentor to the team on DBA functions.

Ensure all processes are fully documented and kept up to date.

Research new technologies and products to assist in maintenance and delivery of database services.

Perform tests and evaluations regularly to ensure data security quality, privacy and integrity and perform bug fixes.

Monitor database system performance, implement changes, and apply new patches and versions when required.

Optimisation of SQL Queries and database structures.

Knowledge and provision of SQL queries for data analysis both within the team and around the business, using agreed definitions and standardised logic.

Experience & Knowledge:

Proven experience as a database developer with data warehousing experience preferable.

Hands on experience with managing SQL databases.

Strong Data Migration experience

Ability to correctly interpret front end user requirements.

Tableau experience

Experience of Database design and documentation best practice.

Experience of Database security and integrity best practice.

Excellent knowledge of data backup and recovery processes.

Ability to manage workload according to business priorities.

Detail Oriented and able to cope with rapidly changing priorities.

Working knowledge of producing data for use within industry standard Analytics and Reporting tools.