Job Title: Graduate Database Engineer

  • Salary: ┬úneg
  • Location: London Central
  • Date posted: 02/09/2011
  • Date expires: 13/09/2011
  • Degree Subject: Computer Science or IT related
  • Degree Grade Equivalent: 2:1
  • UCAS Points: 280
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Experience: Not required
  • Job Category: IT
  • Vacancy Reference: IB14497IBWSGDE

My client is a growing software house who build and support core business systems for some of the UK's leading insurers and specialist intermediaries. My client's vision is to supply software that fits exactly to their clients' needs. By instilling in intelligent and perceptive staff, a culture of craftsmanship in development and professionalism in support they are able to predict future changes and stay ahead industry competitors.

An opportunity has arisen for a graduate to join the company as a Database Engineer. This role will appeal to a 'database junkie', somebody who has a real passion for how database technologies operate and can develop innovative solutions to on-going data issues.

The role will see you working across the organisation's suite of solutions, providing backup to the development teams and advice to clients on how best to harness, control and manage their data.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

- Complex queries (eg more than 5 joins or multiple sub queries and aggregations)
- Data importexport (eg Excel, CSV, Access etc.)
- Data cleansing
- Triggers
- Stored procedures
- Foreign key constraints
- Check constraints
- Indexes
- Cursors
- Query optimisation
- Testing

If the above appeals to you and you have excellent relational database skills please get in touch.

In order to apply candidates must:

- Have studied a Computer Science OR related degree and achieved a minimum of a 2.1
- Have exceptional ability with SQL and TSQL
- Have excellent communication skills
- Possess a strong analytical ability
- Have excellent problem solving skills

Candidates must also be self-starters who demonstrate a can-do attitude with the ability to bring fresh ideas to the table.
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