SQL Database Developer

Location: England, England Salary: €350 - €425 per day
Sector: Consultancy Type: Contract
Reference #: CR/057454_1546877769

SQL Database Developer / 4 months / Italy - Turin / Start ASAP


The PostgreSQL Database Developer is responsible for developing database code powering the Greenplum cloud platform. This is a central role in our development team that will build effective APIs that access and manipulate very large datasets, working with product managers, front end developers, DBAs and scientists as needed.


* Implement and maintain database code in the form of stored procedures, scripts, queries, views, triggers, etc.
* Work closely with the Datawarehouse Architect to implement effective and maintainable database coding practices that form an architectural foundation.
* Work with front end developers to define simple yet powerful APIs.
* Work with DBAs to ensure efficiency of database code, integrity of data structures and quality of data content.
* Work with product managers to ensure database code meets requirements.
* Work with DBAs and data analysts to ensure database code is accurately documented.
* Participate as a member in Agile teams, and work with other team members to review user stories, estimate effort to build functionality supporting user stories, and participate in sprint reviews.

Required Skills:

* 2+ years working as a database developer working with PostgreSQL
* Expert Level SQL, PL/pgSQL, including stored procedures, functions, triggers, and views.
* Knowledge of JSON and PostgreSQL support for JSON.
* Ability to efficiently write database code without compromising data quality, privacy or security.
* Knowledge of database design principles, query optimisation, index management, integrity checks, statistics and isolation levels
* Able to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment
* Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
* Ability to evaluate alternative solutions and/or workarounds