Data and Applications Team Leader
Support Office, Manchester

Job reference: SOM-SOM-05434

Location: Support Office, Manchester

Salary: Competitive plus Benefits

Department: Support Office

We have an exciting opportunity for a Data Engineer who is looking to take their first steps towards a team leader position!

You will be responsible for leading the Data and Applications team on a day-to-day basis, ensuring high-quality performance and service to the business; ensuring all Data and Application services support the requirements of the business.

The role?

  • Lead the Team ensuring all data and application matters are effectively managed on a day-to-day basis, leading by example, setting the standard for the team, acting as technical mentor and advisor where appropriate
  • Ensure the team adheres to the Incident Management, Service Request, Major Incident, Problem Management and Change Control procedures.
  • Ensure team performance is good, meeting SLA on Service desk tickets and meeting business needs.
  • Ensure the team utilise problem analysis techniques to triage, diagnose and rectify problems and queries including and not limited to hardware, software and ODEON’s business applications.
  • To ensure the team adopt high-quality communication practices in the execution of their roles
  • Set standards for the team to develop and design databases and reports.
  • Build reporting products that enable business decisions.
  • Works with the business to define data requirements.
  • Execute deep dives on data sets to understand their content and build trusted accurate data products.
  • Create new reports and maintain/enhance existing reports primarily using Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services.
  • Test and deploy reports, manage report security and provide documentation.
  • Create and perform maintenance schedules to keep databases and reports performing to a high standard of availability and uptime within agreed SLA’s.

What does it take?

  • Experience in a similar role
  • Knowledge of AWS or SQL Azure and supporting databases in this environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and influencing skills (written, oral &  presentation) using business-friendly and user-friendly language
  • Ability to write SQL queries and validate query results
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills for design, creation, and testing
  • Experience with SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS), SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS).
  • Good exposure to creating reports using Tableau
  • Highly numerate with strong analytical and problem-solving ability.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server (SQL Server ranging from 2005 to 2012). 
  • Migration of databases, manage & perform SQL upgrades and patching schedules.
  • Ideally Microsoft DBA  & SQL qualifications

What’s on offer?

  • A competitive Salary & Commission structure
  • Film Card entitling you to free films for yourself and friend and family, including a generous retail discount!
  • 33 Days Holiday (Inclusive of 8 Days bank Holiday)
  • Bupa Cover
  • Pension
  • And much more!


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