Lead Database Developer at NHS, Sheffield, 3 Months, £Contract Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • Sheffield, UK
  • Oct 13, 2021
up to 6 Months

Contract Description

Lead Database Developer Inside IR35

Contract Term: 3 Months

Contracting Authority: NHS

Location: Sheffield (Flexible working)  

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The post is to act as a Lead Database Developer for Arden and Greater East Midlands CSU (AGEM CSU).  The role will provide Database Development knowledge and expertise for an Oracle Database platform which is key in supporting the management and development of a major national application.

As a Lead Database Developeryour main responsibilities would be: 

Apply knowledge and expertise to design, build, test and deploy database solutions for applications and underlying frameworks to deliver business value, meet stakeholder expectations and avoid creating technical debt.

Use knowledge of industry standards, policies, best practice and organisational structure so that you can work both independently and collaboratively within your team and with key stakeholders.

Provide guidance and share knowledge with colleagues to enable them to contribute to the team’s objectives.

Ensure the quality of tasks, services and information provided by your team – through the quality of your own work and the support you provide to others - to help your team deliver high-quality, maintainable software which adheres to internal standards and policies.

Support the evaluation and resolution of technical challenges and blockers to minimise their impact on the team’s delivery and/or supported products.

Embrace and support improvements and innovation in technologies/practices within your team that would benefit the business e.g. efficiency in the software development process or improved customer experience.

Communicate effectively with a variety of technical and non-technical audiences to: share knowledge and ideas; provide updates; influence; challenge; and take on feedback.

Undertake the requirement analysis, production and review of technical design solutions of large/complex programmes.

Translate requirements, use cases and storyboards into functional applications, using agreed standards and tools and testing of new requirements.

Prepare comprehensive documentation to support the completed application.

Attend workshops / reviews / stand-ups to discuss the development project and demonstrate progress to date.

Apply technical experience and skills to assess and advise on the feasibility of solutions and recommendations for alternative options maintaining technical awareness at a level where alternatives can be analysed and modelled according to technical feasibility.


You’ll have relevant experience in:

Experience of working on large scale, highly complex, tight deadline projects.

Evidence of working as a Database Developer.


Hands on experience in Oracle PL/SQL and database design