Senior Database Services Developer

Bexhill-On-Sea, East Sussex
29 Mar 2019
26 Apr 2019
Hastings Direct
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you a database developer or administrator with an aptitude and dream to build enterprise level, high quality complex systems using agile methodologies?

There are exciting permanent senior developer opportunities to join Hastings Direct in developing and supporting their core Insurance operational, data warehouse and HADOOP analytical platforms.


Working across all aspects of the Data infrastructure; developing, analysing, design recommendations and support for the delivery of high quality Data solutions and requirements across Hastings systems and platforms, responsible for working across all aspects of the Data lifecycle and operating within agile teams from application support and change functions.


We are looking for people who are self-organising, energetic and self-starters who have good / solid experience. You will have the following skills and technologies in a development or administration role:

  • Microsoft or Oracle Database Engines and associated tools (SSIS, SSAS, SSRS, ODI)
  • IBM PureData platform (Netezza)
  • Apache HADOOP framework (NiFi, Pig, Hive, MapReduce, YARN)

    The roles will suit individuals who are keen to work with a large dynamic organisation and are passionate about working on a leading UK and European platform.

    What will you get in return?

    Hastings will provide you with initial training across our core platform (Guidewire) and associated technologies and be assigned a "buddy" to provide mentoring and support within your allocated agile team.

    Working with Hastings Direct, means you can bring "yourself" to work and be a part of our growth and success. Working alongside our expert IT Leadership team in a dynamic, fun and friendly environment!

    In return you will receive a competitive starting salary, a £5K car allowance, an end of year bonus potential (up to 10% of salary), 27 days holiday + bank holidays alongside an excellent company pension scheme.

    Hastings Group is an equal opportunities employer which means we treat people fairly. We welcome applications from all suitably skilled persons regardless of their gender, age, race, disability, ethnic background, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or marital/family status. Please also note that we have a thorough referencing process, which includes credit and criminal record checks.