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SQL Developer

Posted on Jan 30, 2020 by J & C Associates Ltd

Schagen, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Immediate Start
€350 - €400 Daily

MySQL Database - SQL - Python - Developer

This is a genuinely fantastic opportunity to work for one of the most prestigious EU Institutions in Europe.

We are on the lookout for a SQL/Python Developer with at least 13 recent years of experience in the design and development of an SQL DB, + either a Bachelors or Master's degree.

These are long term contracts with a very high chance of renewal. The longer you work there, the more valuable you become and this means that you could stay there for years.

You will not only be using the latest technologies but you will also be in a more relaxed working environment where your work-life balance is respected!

In addition, they are not just looking for a standard SQL/Python Developer; they want people who can make a contribution to the team, who can bring new ideas and who can continue to learn and improve.

You will be in charge of the following assignations:

The consultant will implement improvements to the current database handling and management, amongst others but not limited to:

  • Operations currently in MS Access should be implemented within a MySQL database with stored procedures
  • Implementation of cleaning routines with appropriate logging, using external APIs (eg OpenRefine, MediaWiki)
  • The contractor will deliver, along with all developments, accompanying documentation as to what has been implemented, including suggestions for further improvements (where applicable) in the form of concrete tasks and estimated effort.
  • Preparation of technical requirements

A management application should be introduced, developed in Python with the purpose of:

  • Providing an alternative way of implementing computation algorithms that may be too complex when implemented as stored queries or procedure in the database engine
  • Introducing a business logic layer that runs outside of the database engine, in order to support the injection in the processing pipeline of features not appropriately supported by a pure-database solution (eg the integration of an external HTTP service) and to
  • Supporting the automatic execution of the processing pipeline, orchestrating the sequence of processing tasks and assisting the operator in monitoring of the correct process execution, generating alerts for situations that may require manual intervention


  • Master's Degree and 11-13 years of professional experience is required
  • In-depth knowledge of relational database systems
  • Experience in Python including data access (API interfaces), cleaning and process.
  • Experience in testing Python tools.
  • Minimum 5 years with SQL/MySQL database design, development and optimization
  • In depth knowledge of functional requirements and business case analysis
  • Preparation of technical requirements
  • Fluency in English

MySQL Database - SQL - Python - Developer

Reference: 835127885

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