Database Engineer - VR/28735

Status: Permanent
Location: Cove, Aberdeen
Rate: Available Upon Request

Opportunity for an experienced Database Engineer to make a positive impact within a varied position. Analysis, development, maintenance, and support of SQL databases. Significant experience using Microsoft SQL Server technologies required.


Overview Job Description:

You will be analysing, developing (T-SQL, SSIS, SSAS), deploying, maintaining, and supporting databases including data-management, planning, administration, and performance tuning/ optimisation.


Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring related control procedure, working mechanism and standards compliance including change definition, review, and control of production deployment. Providing input to associated Change Boards.
  • Documenting purpose and apply source control across the database estate closing any gaps identified.
  • Recommending and delivering database solutions acting as the technical focal point for team members, endorsing standards and best practice.
  • Delivering high-quality database change, for example in the context of ERP updates, producing associated test plans and evidence in a change-controlled environment.
  • Providing related database support and execute frequency-based activities
  • Implementing, maintaining and supporting:
  • Databases in Microsoft SQL Server including SSIS packages and SSAS tabular models.
  • T-SQL objects including queries, tables, views, functions, triggers, stored procedures, and SQL Agent jobs.
  • The database logic underpinning ERP, reporting and applications.
  • Work with the business ensuring all database needs are met.



  • Database administration including data growth management, ETL, backups, indexing, performance tuning and creation of test/staging environments.
  • Execution of month end database activities.
  • Database-related support including issue diagnosis and resolution.


Applicants to this role require:



  • Relevant degree or equivalent experience
  • Significant experience developing and administering database solutions using Microfost SQL Server technologies.
  • Experience working in a database environment with applied standards and control mechanisms including associated ownership and accountability.
  • Maintenance of data warehouses.
  • Delivery of database solutions in an ERP environment.
  • Microsoft SQL Server database development & administration (SSAS tabular models, SSIS, SQL Server Agent Jobs, maintenance, and performance tuning).
  • Strong T-SQL development skills including schema, query and table design, views, functions, indexes, triggers, and stored procedures.
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication with the ability to convey appropriate technical detail at all levels and build rapport.
  • SQL development best-practices, coding standards, and source/version control including monitoring and ensuring compliance.
  • Change control including documentation/definition, proposal, review, and deployment to production.



  • Relevant certification (desirable).
  • Experience of manufacturing, distribution, and sales databases.
  • Supporting co-workers on the use of database technologies and solutions including T-SQL.
  • Implementation of data warehouses.
  • Knowledge of SSRS, Crystal Reports and Excel reporting in the context of providing underlying database logic.


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