• Contract
  • Fleet, Hampshire
  • £550.00 - £600 per day USD / Year

Data Engineer – Azure SQL – £550 Per Day – Inside IR35

Overview My client, is a leading organisation committed to empowering people to make confident decisions. They are seeking a highly skilled Data Engineer to join their mission-critical team.

This role involves a significant project focused on revitalising a legacy SQL Server database and migrating it to Azure SQL. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in ensuring the performance, reliability, and scalability of the data infrastructure.

Key Responsibilities

  • Database Revitalization: Address and optimise the legacy SQL Server database, fixing any performance issues, broken elements, and gaps.
  • Migration Planning and Execution: Plan and execute the migration of the SQL Server database to Azure SQL within the first three months.
  • Performance Tuning: Enhance database performance and ensure efficient data querying and management.
  • SQL Server Agent Jobs: Manage and optimize SQL Server Agent jobs, ensuring they run efficiently and without errors.
  • Testing and Validation: Conduct backend testing to ensure the robustness of the database and its readiness for migration.
  • Data Integrity: Ensure data integrity and consistency during the transition from the legacy system to Azure.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with other team members and stakeholders to align platform services and meet project goals.

Key Qualifications

  • Experience with SQL Server: Proven experience working with SQL Server databases, including performance tuning and managing SQL Server Agent jobs.
  • Azure SQL Expertise: Hands-on experience with Azure SQL, with a strong understanding of its features and migration processes.
  • Problem-Solving Skills: Ability to identify and resolve issues within legacy databases and ensure smooth migration to new platforms.
  • Data Performance Optimization: Deep understanding of data performance and optimization techniques.
  • Project Management: Ability to manage and execute a project within specified timelines, particularly under mission-critical conditions.
  • Government Data Experience: Experience working with government data, particularly with HMRC, is a plus.
  • Attention to Detail: Keen attention to detail and commitment to data accuracy and integrity.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent communication skills to articulate issues, solutions, and progress to stakeholders.

Additional Information

  • Project Duration: The initial contract is for 3 months, with the potential to extend based on project needs and performance.
  • Urgency: This position is mission-critical with an expected start date as soon as possible. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the role is filled.

Please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you are the ideal fit for this role.

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