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SQL Developer / Database Administrator


Job Description:

My client is a global manufacturing company based in Gillingham and is looking for a IT SQL developer / database administrator to join them on a permanent basis. The main aim of the role will be to support and develop the FIS IT manufacturing teams across multiple sites and intergrate multiple standalone MES systems.


  • Manage SQL Server databases including the implementation of backup procedures, and ensuring high standards of documentation, performance and database availability;
  • Design maintenance procedures and put them into operation;
  • Monitor database performance, implement changes and apply new patches and versions when required;
  • Maintain database performance by calculating optimum values for database parameters and ensure they operate reliably;
  • Manage and enforce Server and Database security policy including user group and application access permissions;
  • Manage database migration projects for various parts of the business
  • Provide Business wide support in analysing, solving and correcting real time data issues with long term technical solutions
  • Create and maintain reports, documentation and operating manuals;
  • Refine and develop appropriate automated server processes and SQL code including windows services, stored procedures, views, triggers and SSIS
  • Maintenance of test databases for the code development environment
  • Provide expertise in defining new Database schemas as part of new application projects
  • Extract, transform and import data from legacy systems




  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject
  • Excellent understanding of Microsoft SQL Server / Oracle DB, hands-on experience in MS SQL Server administration
  • Familiarity with the practical application of NoSQL\NewSQL databases
  • Familiarity with database design, documentation and coding
  • Expert in writing complex SQL queries, specifically Transact-SQL (stored procedures, triggers and views)
  • Excellent knowledge of data backup, recovery, security, integrity and SQL queries, scripts
  • Experience in trouble shooting, optimizing and maintaining complex data environments
  • Experience with SQL Server business Intelligence development studio and knowledge of creating ETL packages using SSIS
  • Exposure to source code control and version management
  • Knowledge of Active Directory a plus
  • Other programming knowledge (C#, VB,, HTML, CSS, Javascript, Matlab) desirable
  • Some experience with visualization tools such as Power BI and Tableau
  • Ability to multi-task and switch effectively between different activities and priorities
  • Problem solving skills and ability to think algorithmically
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated to solve problems and work independently

Due to the size and nature of the business the role will offer all a strong remuneration and supporting package including;

  • Holidays – 27 days p.a. (Pro rata to start date), Plus 8 bank Holidays
  • Subsidised staff restaurant
  • Dental Plan
  • Pension
  • On Site Parking
  • Paid Monthly (19th)
  • Option to join AXA Health
  • Local discounts at Gym and Car dealer (details on appointment)


  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation

    United Kingdom

  • Industry Sector IT & Internet
  • Years Experience

    2+ years

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