SQL Developer

 
SQL developers form an integral part of database management across various industries. If you are looking for day-to-day tasks that allow you to manipulate and transform data in its most basic form, then pursuing a SQL career should be interesting to you.

What is a SQL Developer?

A SQL (pronounced as “ess-cue-el”) developer is someone who analyses and designs applications that interface with the database computer language SQL (Structured Query Language).

While specific duties may vary, the main requirement of an SQL developer is to create, update and improve a database to suit a business’ needs. These databases are then checked to establish their reliability to run on systems. They are also required to write and test code within a database.

 

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SQL Developer Job Description

SQL Developer Job Overview

SQL developers who have SSIS & SSRS experience are highly considered. Recruiters and companies hiring often look for candidates who have a background in SQL, ETL processes and Data warehouse framework business analysis. This role is to enhance a business’ intelligence system to help them make better decisions.

Responsibilities of a SQL Developer

  • Design, develop and maintain SQL applications/ETL, databases, reports and programmes
  • Create, document and implement test plans
  • Set up and maintain automated SQL scheduled tasks
  • Investigate and provide support to the business regarding all data related issues
  • Designing, building, and maintaining efficient, reusable, and reliable code
  • Set up automated processes, when required, for handover to the Deployment team
  • Document current or new processes
  • Ensure the best possible performance and maintain the quality and responsiveness of applications
  • Perform data analysis – write relational and multi-dimensional database queries
  • Handle escalations from the business

SQL Developer Qualifications

  • A tertiary qualification in IT
  • ITIL Foundation Certificate
  • MS SQL Certifications beneficial
  • Excellent knowledge of database architecture and design
  • Excellent MS SQL DB & T-SQL knowledge is essential
  • Knowledge of SSIS, SSRS and data warehousing 

Skills

  • Minimum 3 years experience in SQL development
  • Must have experience with SQL queries, stored procedures, functions and triggers
  • Experience in data warehousing and analytics

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SQL Developer
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Salary:
Looking for a skilled sql developer who can write queries, custom reports and procedures in the Western Cape.
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Salary: 900000
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Location: Capetown
Salary: 900000
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Senior SQL Developer – Cape Town (Hybrid) – Paying R900k p/a + perks
Location: Capetown
Salary: 900000
Senior sql developer – Cape Town (Hybrid) – Paying R900k p/a + perks
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Senior SQL Developer – Cape Town (Hybrid) – paying R900k p/a + perks
Location: Capetown
Salary: 900000
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Salary: Monthly
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