SQL Application Developer

  • Location:

    Chorley, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Database Development & Administration

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Mark Whales

  • Contact email:


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  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:

    Mark Whales

Role - Database Support Developer - SQL

Skills - SQL /SQL Server / .NET

Location - Chorley

Salary - Up to £35,000.


We have a brand new role for a Database Support Developer for a technology company in Chorley. This is a well known organisation with huge growth plans and potential. 2021 is shaping up as a big year for them with dozens of IT vacancies in the pipeline.

We are looking for someone to support database technologies, primarily around SQL Server. Our technology solution is built upon Microsoft Dynamics utilising C#, SQL Server ASP.Net and various other technologies.

We're looking for an individual with an analytical approach to solving data related problems. You should be confident working with large and complex data sets, and possess the ability to identify trends in data and suggest and implement both root cause and data fixes to provide a high standard of support to our customer base and internal teams.


  • Investigate issues raised by customers, resolving via data fixes using SQL or implementing root cause development bug fixes where appropriate
  • Working with other team members to identify issues and determine root cause. Taking ownership of issues where required
  • To respond to help desk queries raised by Suppliers
  • Handle large data sets and provide bulk data fixes where necessary
  • Prioritise daily workload to ensure high priority incidents are dealt with in a timely manner
  • To identify opportunities and define the requirements for product improvements
  • Review and understand existing database structures and suggest improvements where necessary
  • Work with project teams, third parties and customers to identify and implement considerations for supporting new software in a production environment and subsequently resolve application /systems/ integration issues post production release
  • Work with 1st line support team to identify and develop scripts for execution of commonly used data fixes for use by 1st line support team
  • Work closely with wider business to refine system monitoring and reporting, and to assist in their implementation
  • Optimise and maintain legacy systems


  • SQL Server, .Net, SQL (Essential)
  • Microsoft CRM, ASP.Net, SSRS (Desirable)
  • Experience of understanding complex database structures and the confidence to suggest improvements where necessary
  • Confidence dealing with large data sets and providing bulk data fixes where necessary
  • Proven experience of supporting software in a production environment
  • Ability to provide software process improvements is essential
  • Good problem solving approach
  • Good inter-personal skills and the ability to build strong relationships in a business to business environment
  • Good understanding of the software development lifecycle
  • Positive Attitude; someone who takes ownership of problems and takes pride in their work
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

The Company

This is a great opportunity to add real value to an established organisation and will offer the applicant opportunities for progression and will provide a supportive work environment.

If you are an experienced Application Support Developer and you are looking to progress with an organisation that has a fantastic approach to work in a supportive and creative environment, then look no further - this is the role for you!

Interviews for this role will be held imminently. To be considered, please send your CV to me now to avoid disappointment.

Role - Database Support Developer - SQL

Skills - SQL /SQL Server / .NET

Location - Chorley

Salary - Up to £35,000.

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