SQL Developer / Administrator 

Full Time
  • Post Date: March 14, 2019
  • Apply Before: March 23, 2019
Job Description

Birmingham, West Midlands
c£40,000 Plus 26 Days’ Holiday, Option To Buy Up To Five Days’ Extra Annual Leave, Flexible Working, Civil Service Pension, Additional Benefits Package 

Set up under the Gambling Act 2005, the Gambling Commission is committed to safeguarding the public against any detrimental impact brought about by gambling. We do this by keeping crime out, protecting children and vulnerable people and ensuring the commercial gambling industry is run fairly and openly and we work with the legal system, the public health system, community groups and the industry itself to understand how we can protect the interests of as many people as possible, as effectively as possible.

We’re now looking for a SQL Developer / Administrator to join us and support our Microsoft SQL Servers, both on premises and in Azure.

Joining our Support Services team means leading on projects and pioneering new services that enable everyone at the Commission to do their jobs exceptionally. It’s a broad team covering Facilities, Health and Safety and core IT, including Information Management and Security. The team are an integrated part of the wider Commission so no matter what your role, you’ll collaborate to find new solutions to familiar problems and proactively explore new ways to help us improve. You won’t be confined by your job title and will have plenty of opportunities to follow your own ideas that ultimately help elevate our work and our impact on the public.

As a SQL Developer / Administrator, you will support the Gambling Commission’s technical capabilities.

In this varied role, you’ll ensure that software code is of a high quality, help to design and develop new and existing applications and work on bug fixes and any live issues with software.

Additionally, your duties will involve: 

– Testing code and ensuring it’s readable and maintainable
– Analysing and translating functional requirements into software deliverables
– Supporting the maintenance of information management and information security
– Contributing to continuous improvement activities

To be considered, you will need: 

– Experience of supporting scalable server-side cloud-based web applications, ideally Microsoft Azure
– In-depth knowledge of the C#, .NET, ASP.NET, .NET Core and MVC programming languages
– Knowledge of front-end web development, including HTML, CSS and JavaScript
– A technical understanding of Microsoft on-premise and cloud technologies, such as SQL Azure
– Knowledge of OWASP and other vulnerabilities
– The ability to write database documentation, including data standards, procedures and definitions for the data dictionary (metadata)
– The ability to research and learn new programming tools and techniques
– The ability to secure digital services

As a SQL Developer / Administrator, you’ll be a quick learner who is able to communicate technical subjects to a non-technical audience. You’ll also have a creative approach to problem-solving and great time-management skills.

The closing date for applications is the 23rd March 2019. 

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