Postgres SQL Engineer

Ref: 777| Posted: 25th Nov 2022

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A new requirement for a Data Engineer has arisen with our international IT client based in Edinburgh. This is a contract role for 6 months (Umbrella only), will be predominantly working from home, with some travel to Edinburgh as required. Candidates must reside permanently in the UK for this position.


Key Details


As a Senior Data Engineer, you will be:

·    Focussed on delivering scalable performant database platforms that underpin our customer data services in a dynamic and fast-moving agile engineering environment.

·    Experience with different types of enterprise application databases (PostgreSQL a must)

·    Familiar with developing in a Cloud environment (AWS RDS, DMS & DevOps highly desirable).

·    Proficient using SQL to interrogate, analyse and report on customer data and interactions on live systems and in testing environments.

·    Proficient using Oracle PL/SQL or PostgreSQL PL/pgSQL

·    Experienced delivering deployments and infrastructure as code with automation tools such as Jenkins, Terraform, Ansible, etc.

·    Comfortable using code hosting platforms for version control and collaboration. (git, github, etc)

·    Exposed to and have an opportunity to master automation and learn to use technologies and tools like Oracle, PostgreSQL, AWS, Terraform, GitHub, Nexus, Jenkins, Packer, Bash Scripting, Python, Groovy and Ansible

·    Comfortable leading complex investigations into service failures and data abnormalities that touch your applications.

·    Experience with Batch and ETL methodologies.

·    Confident making technical decisions and acting on them (within reason) when under pressure. 

·    Calm dealing with stakeholders and easily be able to translate complex technical scenarios to non-technical individuals.

·    Managing incidents, problems and change in line with best practice

·    Expected to lead and inspire others in your team and department, drive engineering best practice and compliance, strategic direction, encourage collaboration and transparency.


For further details on this exciting new role call Mark on 0141 244 0246 or email