Database Developer (Brighton, UK)

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Madgex has offices based across the globe and has been named in The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For and Great Places to Work. We’re growing our Data Team team, based in the centre of Brighton and we want you to apply.


We’re looking for a Database Developer (ETL/Analysis) to join our Data Team. You will be working with your team to transform data from new clients in to our SQL estate, perform bespoke pieces of data analysis to support both internal and client-facing reports, and to seek out ways to improve our systems and processes by way of automation.

Essential skills you will need are: -

  • In-depth experience migrating data using ETL technologies (2 years +).
  • Hands-on experience with SQL Server 2012 or above (2 years +).
  • Experience writing TSQL (2 years +).
  • Experience producing complex analysis around business requirements.
  • Proficiency in script writing, ideally Powershell.
  • Excellent client-facing skills and attention to detail.
  • Flexibility to support data migrations outside of core business hours.

Experience of the following areas would also be desirable: -

  • Working with AWS services (RDS, DMS, EC2) to manage databases.
  • Experience of Database Administration.
  • Experience with Postgres & MySQL.
  • Knowledge of Python and/or Bash scripting.

You may be a Junior Database Developer looking for the next step in your career, with experience in migrating, developing and building databases, or an ETL Developer wanting to expand your knowledge and gain more responsibility in a growing team.

Ultimately you are a person who is conscientious, has an eye for detail, and produces high quality work.


Our Values

  • We work intelligently – we’re smart, we’re problem solvers and we innovate
  • We collaborate – with our clients, with each other and with our community
  • We’re bold – we think big, we challenge and we’re brave
  • We strive for personal growth we’re ambitious, we’re driven and we’re constantly learning
  • We enjoy what we do – we’re passionate, we’re supportive and we achieve

At Madgex, we are a community. We’re a friendly bunch with passion, ambition and we thrive on team work, learning & development and our regular social gatherings. As an equally important member of our team you will be rewarded with:

  • A salary of up to £40,000 (dependent on experience), reviewed annually
  • 25 days holiday, increasing each year you work with us
  • Flexible working – we believe in work/life balance
  • Enhanced family/partner friendly policies – we want to support you in those big life moments
  • Genuine commitment to your health and well-being, including Simply Health Cash Plan, Perkbox, Cycle to Work scheme and a whole host of activities and approaches from Yoga to monthly massages organised by our dedicated Health & Happiness team
  • Free Food Fridays including salad, cake and our infamous Deli Day
  • Team socials – we’ve had everything from BBQs and bootcamps to beer and our annual birthday bash
  • We're committed to your personal career growth and we'll provide you with learning and development resources
  • A dedicated Buddy in your first week alongside a full induction schedule, giving you the chance to meet the whole Madgex family and we’ll even eat cake to celebrate you joining

Interviews will commence 30th April. We can't wait to hear from you and invite you into the Madgex team.

Equal Opportunities Statement:

Madgex is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment. Employees and job applicants will receive equal treatment regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation (Protected Characteristics).


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