SQL Developer

Location Manchester
Discipline: Retail Banking
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Laura Kurfurst

Contact email: careers@co-operativebank.co.uk
Job ref: 005644
Published: about 2 months ago

SQL Developer

Up to £43k

Remote working

Monday – Friday

35 hours

Manchester City Centre office


The Co-operative Bank are longstanding advocates of hybrid and flexible working. During the pandemic our colleagues are working from home fully supported by our bank. As we look to the future, we will continue to offer remote working in roles that allow with the opportunity to spend up 1-2 days in the office per week if desired.


The role


We are looking for a proactive and solutions focused SQL Developer with a keenness to learn. If you are a proficient developer in any variation of the SQL language (MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, Teradata, Oracle, IBM DB2) this is a fantastic opportunity to develop your skills in SQL, Teradata, Cloud and beyond. This role would suit candidates with Teradata experience or transferable SQL skills from other platforms. You will have the opportunity to support the delivery of appropriate solutions in order to drive and improve business performance within our award winning, ethically lead bank.


This role is a fantastic opportunity to have a huge input into the unpicking and understanding of our current structures, providing solutions insight and support. You will support the delivery of appropriate solutions in order to drive and improve business performance within our award winning, ethically lead bank. If you can bring a credible background in Teradata, SQL or other platforms, regression testing or modelling, we are offering a brilliant opportunity to showcase your subject matter expertise in a flexible and supportive environment.


What can you expect from us?


*       A chance to learn from a highly successful team

*       Clear routes to progression with investment in your training and development

*       Home working and flexible working opportunities

*       27 days holiday at start, increasing to 30 days plus 8 bank holidays

*       Variety of colleague benefits including discount scheme, competitive pension up to 10% employer contribution / life assurance, volunteering day, recognition scheme

*       Annual bonus scheme

*       Family friendly policies and supportive working environment

*       Colleague network groups committed to inclusion and diversity within our Bank.


Key accountabilities


*       Design solutions in accordance with standard regional databases design principles and conventions.

*       Identifying new opportunities and accurately analysing and estimating new developments, quickly assessing feasibility.

*       Data Model Development

*       Problem solving issues that arise in day-to-day run, providing timely responses and solutions as required.

*       Communicating with third parties regarding software related issues, suggested improvements and participating with other users in the recognised development bodies and communities.

*       Working within project planning constraints, communicating any identified project risks and issues to the delivery/project manager accordingly and providing inputs to the change control process.

*       Creating and documenting test procedures and scenarios for the pre SIT and UAT phases.


Key requirements

*       Understanding of data warehousing, used to working with any analytical tools.

*       Experience of model development, testing and regression testing.

*       Self-driven, working to pressurized timelines and used to analysing issues.

*       Experience of development and testing solutions in Teradata and the associated systems, adhering to a structured and documented methodology.

*       Understanding of Teradata systems and their integration with other technologies and systems.

*       The ability to understand technical code and processes both as a workflow diagram and to conceptualise it as a solution.

*       Willingness and ability to blend business analysis with hands on configuration of code in the banks Teradata platforms.


Our Bank is committed to continuing to create a diverse workforce and an inclusive environment where all colleagues can fulfil their potential. We welcome applications from talented individuals from all backgrounds and lifestyles who can work with us in maintaining a culture of belonging, where people are valued and respected.


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Please note we may withdraw this vacancy prior to the closing date once sufficient applications have been reached.


As a reputable employer regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, all offers of employment for this role are subject to a series of background checks, including criminal (DBS) and financial checks.