Interim Senior Developer – IT Services

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Interim Senior Developer – IT Services
Greenwich, London
Contract / Temporary

TL 0006 3044 / 1

Posted: 29th July 2022 13:47
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  • Pay Rate:

    Up to £518.00 per day PAYE depending on experience TBC

  • Hours per Week:

    35 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 12 months

  • Greenwich, London,

    SE10 0ES

What's involved with this role:

Interim Senior Developer – IT Services

Reference no:  TL 0006 3044 / 1

Standard DBS required for this role (can be applied for on job offer)

Hybrid working

The purpose of the role is to be responsible for the successful development of technical data and analytics solutions providing quality data required to support evidence based business and operational decision making. Forming part of a scrum agile team, the developer will develop to specification, unit test and implement extract/transform/load (ETL) processes using custom ETL or ETL tools.

Key responsibilities:

  • Undertake the maintenance of existing and development of new data and analytics solutions to ensure the optimal production of operational dash boarding, reporting and other applications in line with the strategy set by the Chief Data Officer.
  • Develop data and analytics solutions using industry best practice so that the code delivered is running, meets business requirements and definitions, conforms to Data & Analytics design specifications and has the controls and checks in place to satisfy audit/finance guidelines.
  • Document the technical design of developed components in accordance with Data & Analytics standards.
  • Develop to estimated timelines or update management of deviations to these estimates. To raise critical technical issues to the Development Stream Lead/Technical Delivery Manager that may impact on the timeline.
  • Working with their scrum agile team members, to undertake and support unit and regression testing of the codebase to ensure it can be delivered and meets business/operational requirements and can be run in a system testing environment. 6) To undertake fixes to the code, where necessary.  To undertake performance tuning of where required.
  • Participate and contribute fully in quality assurance design walk-throughs of developed technical components with colleagues in the Analytics Development and Delivery team. When faced with business scenarios which do not fit a standard approach, to collaboratively work through each issue with peers to ensure that the solution meets business/operational requirements and the principles of best practice.
  • Ensure that TfL’s policy on privacy and data protection is adhered to in the design of all solutions and that access to data is controlled, personal data is stored securely and is anonymised in accordance with best practice guidelines.
  • Provide, where appropriate, user access to Technology & Data information; and to give advice on information and databases, including training and familiarisation with revenue collection and other performance, operational or customer experience data.


“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:



  1. A degree in a relevant technology/computer science subject/equivalent technical qualification plus sound on the job experience of the platform specialism.



  1. Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role, or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.
  2. Detailed experience of developing and supporting queries on databases that contain Financial, Operational and/or customer information which is used by many business groups.
  3. Recent experience as a business intelligence developer working in a large scale data warehouse system within the data and analytics industry.
  4. Recent experience in the latest techniques and methodologies in delivering quality solutions.
  5. Experienced in large enterprise business /data warehouse implementations.
  6. Experience of operating in a dynamic working environment, handling multiple tasks and deadlines, delivering to time, budget, and quality.
  7. Experience with the Data Protection Act and Data Security Mangers.



  1. Detailed working knowledge of ETL/ELT, data warehousing/business intelligence methodologies and best practice including dealing with big data, cloud technology and unstructured data and the relative required approaches.
  2. Knowledge of star schema structure & design, detailed understanding of Kimball & Inmon and hybrid data warehouse design.
  3. Understanding and experience of Agile development approach and tools.
  4. Familiar with the variety of SDLC concepts and approaches.
  5. Knowledge and interest in the latest and emerging technologies likely to be employed in designing and delivering Enterprise Wide quality solutions in the chosen platform.
  6. Knowledge of best practice data encryption techniques and standards.
  7. Knowledge of relevant national and international legislation pertaining to the Government/Public Sector IT, g. Data Protection.


Skills & Abilities:

  1. Extensive use of and fully conversant with on premise, cloud based or hybrid Oracle and/or Microsoft database technologies in particular ETL/ELT design, development and testing in Microsoft SQL Server 2008 onwards , TSQL, APS, Azure, SSIS and/OR Oracle 11g/RAC SQL, PL/SQL, ODI and OBIEE.
  2. Expert at writing/reading complex queries, performance tuning & monitoring.
  3. Skilled at solving and communicating problems collaboratively, applying knowledge and technology to the full.
  4. Strong analytical skills.
  5. Communicates all needs, instructions and decisions clearly. Adapts the style of communication to meet the needs of the audience. Checks for understanding.
  6. Proficient at use of standard computer packages.
  7. Excellent writing style including translating technical information into ‘plain English’.


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  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Unless the DBS requirement stated above is for a Basic Disclosure, your DBS must be either through us or be accompanied by a subscription to the DBS updating service.
  5. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed.


Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for.


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