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Database Engineer

Remote Working
Remote Working
£60,000 to £70,000
Job Type
8 Sep 2022


Your role will be to support our delivery teams in delivering efficient and robust data solutions, providing support and guidance to ensure all that is delivered meets our guidelines and standards.

In addition, you will be helping us to continuously improve our data platform, identifying gaps in existing processes or tools and implementing new ones.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support our delivery teams in making their database changes

  • Creating and maintaining database objects such as views, stored procedures, functions, UDTs

  • T-SQL development for data migration and ETL processes

  • Troubleshooting and monitoring production issues as and when they arise

  • SQL Server performance monitoring and tuning, including index management, procedure and query analysis, code refactoring

Skills and Experience

  • Data modelling and database design

  • Proficient in T-SQL programming

  • Commercial experience of SQL Server, ideally experience providing data for a commercial application

  • Strong knowledge of relational database design

  • Previous exposure to an agile environment

  • Good understanding of SQL Server Replication

  • Database performance tuning

  • Cloud infrastructure desirable (AWS and/or Azure)

  • Source Control (preferably Git)

  • CICD (flyway/Azure Devops)

Key Measures and Targets

  • Maintaining data integrity, database stability and high performance (of database objects)

  • Ensuring the company complies with data protection laws regarding security and safety

  • Keeping our technical debt level to a minimum, helping to provide consistently reliable and effective releases

  • Ensuring the data team is a confident and dependable source of knowledge when making data architecture and data storage technology decisions


  • Flexible working as standard (including remote working options and flexible working hours)

  • 10% weekly personal development time

  • Regular hack days with rewards for prize winners

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

  • Flexible holiday scheme (buy, sell and carry over your holiday)

  • Paid time off to move home

  • Contributory pension scheme

  • Enhanced family leave benefits

  • Insurance benefits including life assurance

  • Love Mondays events

  • Discount scheme including gyms and popular retailers

  • Range of wellbeing and mental health support avenues

  • Newly refurbished office in an amazing location, with countless bars, restaurants and theatres right on the doorstep

  • These are just some of the great benefits we offer everyone working at!

Proud winners of:

  • Recruitment Agency - Glassdoor Best Places To Work 2020
  • The JobCrowd Top Companies for Graduates to Work For 2021
  • The JobCrowd Top Companies for Apprentices to Work For 2021

Our values, your values; our future, your future

All job offers are subject to satisfactory references and compliance with vetting requirements applicable to the job role. Reed is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to ensure that no candidate or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity. We are a Mindful Employer and offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria. As a proud signatory of the Armed Forces Covenant, we welcome applications from ex-services personnel and reservists.

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  • Job Reference: 707317409-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Reed
  • Location: London
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £60,000 to £70,000
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent