Digital Database Specialist (A2ZD17110)
at DSTL, South West

Location: South West

Salary: Daily Rate: Up to £424.95 via Umbrella

Job Type: Contract

Industry: Government

Job Title: Digital Database Specialist
CV Submission Deadline: Wednesday 4th Sept @ 15.00
Location: Salisbury
Duration: 2 years
Daily Rate: Up to £424.95 via Umbrella
Security Clearance: SC
IR35 IN/OUT Scope: In Scope


Key Tasks and Deliverables:

In line with strategic direction Electromagnetic Protection Group (EMPG) is embarking on a refresh programme to ensure the future relevance of the group to provide and assure advice on Radio Frequency and Electro-Optic Sensing and Countermeasure systems. The development of databases is recognised as key challenges for the group.

The Database Developer/Programmer will be required to analyse the data needs of the group and external stakeholders in line with the refresh programme and produce an effective database solution with ease of maintenance at its very heart. The Database Developer will be expected to work alongside senior technical leaders in the capture of requirements and to support the development of junior staff who will maintain the toolset once produced.

The Database Developer will:

– Collect and analyse the data needs of the group and the external stakeholders;

– Work closely with senior technical leads in the development of the database solution addressing the needs for an updated Countermeasure Confidence process;

– Produce the database solution and supporting documentation;

– Support the development of junior staff who will maintain the database toolset.

Experience Required:

– Experience applying technical design and development skills to the creation of database solutions;

– Experience of analysing existing databases and future data needs;

– Knowledge of a range of programming languages and codes (Advanced SQL skills and knowledge of emerging database technologies);

– Experience of implementation process for new databases.