Database Engineer

Database Engineer

Whitehall Resources are currently looking for a Database Engineer located in Knutsford for an initial 6 Month Contract.

**This role has been deemed as INSIDE OF IR35 and will therefore require you to use an umbrella company**

This role will be supporting demand from various business portfolios and also from funded remediation MTP work. The role provides exposure to leading edge Middleware software technology hosting and orchestrating mission critical services for the group.

Key Accountabilities
– To take responsibility for completing MS SQL database design, build and/or change tasks to the highest levels of quality adhering at all time to Barclays’ standards, policies and procedures.
– Undertake root cause analysis for existing issues to deliver resolution to problems and recurring faults
– Design and embed technical processes to ensure Audit remediation points/ RCA (risk and control assessment) actions are actioned and controlled in a timely manner. Ensure enduring processes are documented, implemented and followed.
– Analysis, approval and stakeholder communication of technology change on services within your portfolio, in conjunction with the associated Service Engagement Managers.
– Delivery of documentation and operational procedures.
– Involvement in project change activities, ensuring these are scheduled and resourced appropriately; and the correct level of technical information is available to ensure successful implementation.
– Ongoing review, QA and influence of internal processes, technical approaches and component-level build processes.

Stakeholder Management and Leadership
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Decision-making and Problem Solving
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Risk and Control Objective
All Barclay’s colleagues have to ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework and internal Barclays Policies and Policy Standards

Person Specification
– Knowledge of software maintenance and patching.
– Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
– Self-starter, able to work unsupervised in addition to being a strong team player.
– Ability to work under pressure and maintain requisite quality levels and service stability.
– Ability to work and adapt to an increasingly global operating model.

Essential Skills/Basic Qualifications:
– MS SQL programming/development skills
– SQL Server stored procedures
– SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
– Python
– UNIX Shell scripting

Desirable skills/Preferred Qualifications:
– .NET, Spark, Spring & JAVA
– Redhat Openshift V3/V4 (Docker & Kubernetes)
– CI-CD tools like GIT, Jenkins
– Chef Development/Administration
– Operation system – Linux, Windows


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