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Senior SQL Developer

FIS Global

Descrierea postului

Position Type :

Full time

Type Of Hire :

Experienced (relevant combo of work and education)

Education Desired :

Bachelor of Computer Engineering

Travel Percentage :


Are you ready to unleash your full potential? We’re looking for people who are passionate about payments to chart Worldpay’s path to being the largest and most-loved payments company in the world.


About the team

Worldpay is an international leader, the biggest in the world, in payments processing technology servicing all types of businesses – big and small, online and traditional retail outlets.

The company’s financial products include credit cards, ATM processing, merchant services, rewards and fraud prevention.

Worldpay’s Alternative Payments Platform (WPAP) specialize in delivering online payment services to our customers and we are looking for Engineers to join our team to take it to the next level. WPAP is unique in the world and puts us firmly beyond what the competition can deliver.

Operating within a collaborative Scaled Agile environment, we aim to deliver effective solutions to the business and our customers using our evolving payment platform.

We are looking for proactive Team players who would like to work in the Fintech sector with like-minded individuals that want to develop robust and scalable applications for the growing market.


What you will be doing

As part of an Agile team, you will contribute and support the team to deliver its commitments in a predictable way according to the SAFe definition and with the expected quality.

  • Produce well structured, maintainable, reliable, secure, performant and fit for purpose database objects at an accepted level of quality
  • Develop, document and execute unit tests that provide appropriate coverage and scope for the task.
  • Perform timely and thorough reviews of T-SQL developed by the application developers, ensuring standards are adhered to, and that code is performant, scalable and secure.
  • Participate in the analysis of existing T-SQL application software, identifying opportunities for functional and/or performance improvement with a view to maximizing application scalability and data security.
  • Assist the Application Support, QA and DBA teams as required
  • Provide input and support for initiatives to keep vendor software current, e.g. Microsoft SQL Server upgrades, patching etc.
  • Proactively identify, suggest, and implement improvements to working practices, and provide input into the ongoing maintenance of existing SQL and Database Design standards.
  • Demonstrate a sense of responsibility for the wider software development lifecycle.
  • Adopt a flexible approach as business requirements and their relative priorities are subject to review and change.
  • This role will be primarily focused on development within an application based on Oracle Database for WorldPay. This role requires expertise in Data Modelling, Oracle PL/SQL and DBA skills.


What you bring:

  • Must be pro-active, show initiative and be a self-starter
  • Can-do attitude and a sense of responsibility for the wider implications of software engineering, having a flexible approach necessary for the role, as business requirements and their relative priorities are subject to review and change
  • Proven experience in developing database applications using PL/SQL
  • Problem solving skills and the ability to think outside of traditional role boundaries
  • Track record of personal development, seeking training in key areas, especially SQL Server
  • Preferred to have degree level education (computing, math, science or engineering).
  • Experience creating Technical and Functional documentation for application and code
  • Worked with users and application stakeholders to verify and validate requirements
  • Excellent communication skills are essential to gather and impart information effectively within the department and to the wider business.
  • Passion for sharing knowledge and best practices
  • Ability to work in virtual teams shared across multiple locations
  • Fluent English (written/verbal)



  • 4 years + Microsoft SQL Server 2012 or above
  • 4 years + SSIS 2012 or above
  • 3 years + writing T-SQL stored procedures
  • 1 year + writing / maintaining SQL Agent jobs
  • Experience of database design on enterprise scale relational database systems
  • Experience of using Dynamic Management Views
  • Query performance-tuning using execution plans
  • Investigation of live issues (failure / performance)
  • Writing high-quality, high-coverage test plans


Nice to have:

  • Supporting a 24x7 customer-facing OLTP system
  • Microsoft SQL Server AlwaysOn High-Availability
  • SQL Server Extended Events
  • Git/GitHub distributed source code management
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5-4.7, Web API, Web Services, Windows Services
  • Test Driven Development
  • Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery
  • Writing high-quality technical documentation
  • Financial Services / Payments experience


Tech stack wanted:


  • Expert – T-SQL development (OLTP)
  • Expert - Database performance tuning skills (both queries and server configuration)
  • Expert - Procedure analysis and debugging
  • Very good - SSIS development
  • Good – Experience with a version control system such as GIT
  • Good – Batch file and PowerShell scripting
  • Useful - Knowledge of C#/.NET


Added bonus if you have:

  • Sound understanding and experience of Agile working practices
  • Experience of the following tools: Jira/Rally and Confluence
  • Business knowledge of Payment systems


What we offer you:

  • Competitive salary and fantastic range of benefits – private health insurance including dental, meal vouchers, private pension, sport allowance, well-being programs
  • A variety of career development tools, resources and opportunities
  • 26 vacation days per year and bank holidays replacement
  • The chance to work on some of the most challenging, relevant issues in the payment industry
  • Time to support charities and give back in your community


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Sourcing Model


Recruitment at FIS works primarily on a direct sourcing model; a relatively small portion of our hiring is through recruitment agencies. FIS does not accept resumes from recruitment agencies which are not on the preferred supplier list and is not responsible for any related fees for resumes submitted to job postings, our employees, or any other part of our company.



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