MS SQL Engineer

Prague, Czech Republic

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Currently we are looking for an MS SQL Engineer for our Prague office to make the team even stronger.


Customer is embarking on a multi-year transformation program to upgrade and deliver a strategic reporting platform for the firm. This will be a key pillar of the technology platform and will form part of the overall infrastructure strategy.

Technology is a key enabler within the program, and spans across 8 internal business groups as well as the central IT function. Key to the success of delivering our Liquidity and broader treasury reporting platform is a strategy, robust architecture and technology framework to support all of the required data across the firm.


  • Do project work to enable reporting to the regulators;
  • Find tactical technical enhancements to solutions for improving the process;
  • Perform decommission of interim solutions and platforms in-line with the build out of the strategic architecture;
  • Liaise with the Design Authority and IT teams in other regions to ensure that all new components fit within guiding principles;
  • Follow good processes and practices, as defined by the team standards;
  • Provide KT (knowledge transition) to junior and new members of the team;
  • Understand the business case and benefit and ensure that the implementation being delivered is fit for purpose and capable of delivering against stated benefits;
  • Implement and test technical solutions from user stories to both new and existing systems;
  • Consider the business needs and understands what is valuable about the product deliverable and what might threaten that value;
  • Contribute as required to the business case, requirements and scope;
  • Conduct peer reviews and providing documented constructive feedback;
  • Contribute to user story mapping of requirements and technical design where necessary;
  • Liaise with Test Specialists to ensure testing activities are completed as per best practices and according to Agile standards;
  • Work with the BAs to ensure acceptance criteria is clearly documented and technical implementation meets this acceptance criteria;
  • Recommend efficient processes to manage a code base that may be affected by several concurrent work streams;
  • Provide input to release walkthroughs with the environment managers and teams;
  • Contribute to the team demo at the end of an iteration and present work completed;
  • Work with the test specialist to ensure documented acceptance criteria and user stories are testable.


  • Flexibility, versatility and an ability to manage multiple concurrent priorities to completion without significant guidance;
  • 3+ years of total work experience in a relevant IT industry;
  • 1.5+ years of experience on Microsoft SQL Server, with SQL Server 2008+ experience;
  • In-depth knowledge of SQL server database engine;
  • Advanced T-SQL and database design skills;
  • Solid experience in core concepts such as indexing, partitioning, error handling and transactions etc;
  • Query optimization and performance tuning skills;
  • Experience working on large databases of more than 1TB size;
  • Experience working in an enterprise environment;
  • Knowledge of and experience in Agile development methodologies (e.g. Scrum) and collaboration tools like Jira, Confluence, etc;
  • Good English skills.

Nice to have

  • Experience with C#;
  • 1+ years of experience working in technology for an investment bank including completion of a graduate program.

We offer

  • We offer the possibility to work on full product lifecycle – from concept to delivery into production;
  • Opportunity to work on leading edge FinTech platforms, working in a fast-paced, agile, software engineering culture;
  • Using English on a daily basis, communication with people from different countries;
  • Comfortable modern offices in Prague 4;
  • Benefit program (5 weeks of vacation, 5 sick days, wage compensation for the first three days of illness, meal vouchers, flexi pass, annual coupon of Prague city public transport, multisport cards);
  • Czech and English language courses;
  • Start ASAP/negotiable;
  • Relocation assistance including the coverage of the relocation costs (if needed);
  • Rotation program - possibility to relocate for short and long-term projects within 25 countries;
  • Referral bonuses for recommended candidates.