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Fintech Developer (Developer SQL and Business Analytics)

21 June 2018


Our client is one of the world's leading integrated producers and marketers of several commodities around the world They have worldwide activities in the production, sourcing, processing, refining, transporting, storage, financing and supply of metals and minerals and energy products.
The role will suit a developer who has played a key part in development projects, preferably in commodities or financial services environment. The developer will have significant SQL experience, and will have exposure to the full software development lifecycle. Experience with Business Objects and other analytics tools such as Tableau is also key.
The successful candidate will be a good all-rounder, with a "can-do" attitude and good communication skills. Enthusiasm and an ability to think "out-of-the-box" will be valued as will a focus on quality and teamwork.


  • Delivery of high quality software as part of the FinTech scrum team, with particular focus on datacentric and Business Analytics stories
  • Work closely with IT colleagues and users during the course of delivery to specify, design and develop high quality solutions
  • Contribute to overall architecture development to ensure modernisation of analytics environments by leveraging big data technologies, including integration with existing data and analytics platforms and tools (EDWs, data integration, BI platforms etc)
  • Participate in code reviews and unit testing.
  • Contribution to the development and implementation of software development best practices.


  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Minimum of three years' experience with SQL Development
  • Minimum of one year's experience with Business Objects (including universe design)
  • Experience in working as part of an Agile team an advantage
  • Experience working in a commodities or financial services environment also an advantage


  • Excellent SQL knowledge (stored procedures, packages, etc), in particular SQL Server T-SQL/Oracle
  • PL/SQL Programming
  • Excellent Business Objects XI (R3, R4) knowledge with good experience in Business Objects Universe
  • and report design. Knowledge of any other Analytics tools such Tableau would also be desirable
  • Good understanding of one or more of Sybase IQ, MS SQL Server, Sybase ASE and Oracle.
  • Experience in SQL performance tuning
  • Knowledge of ETL, and dimensional model concepts
  • Knowledge of Business Objects server administration and security
  • Experience in migrating reports from DeskI to WebI would be advantageous
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written) are required
  • Strong problem-solving skills

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website