SQL Developer

Competitive Salary and potential bonus paid twice a year, Generous Holiday Allowance, NEST Pension, Holiday Buyback Scheme, flexible working hours, reduced summer hours, employee benefit portal offering you savings on high street stores and wellbeing packages.


The opportunity

We are looking for candidates who are ambitious, want to make a difference, have fun and build fantastic careers.  At CGA we believe in home grown talent and rewarding our stars by providing progression opportunities that are based on merit, not time served. 

As a SQL-developer, you will have the opportunity to be part of a great team and supportive culture where our personal development program and buddy schemes allow the possibility to learn quickly and progress into senior, management & leadership positions.


The Role

Working closely with a supportive and knowledgeable Senior developer or Development Director, you will be responsible for developing and enhancing CGA’s business critical systems as well as cutting edge NPD.

You will work across numerous departments and will be involved in a range of interesting projects; essentially turning business requirements into design, and design into optimised solutions.  

This role is designed for graduates with 2 years plus experience who are looking to progress their career in the fields of solutions; data science or business intelligence

The Person

  • Intelligent, highly motivated ad ambitious individual

  • Positive, passionate and conscientious worker who takes pride in their work

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

  • Strong relationship building skills

  • Great organisation and time management-  thrives in a pressured environment and is accustomed to meeting multiple deadlines

  • Problem solver and detail focused with strong completer/finisher traits

  • Desire to drive technical innovation and thought leadership across the business

  • Ability to work autonomously and be a strong team player

  • Genuine desire to deliver exceptional customer service


Job Requirements

Essential skills

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent in a strong analytical, mathematical or computing subject 

  • Experienced with strong skills and knowledge of T-SQL, MS SQL Server and SSIS including but not limited to:

  • Scripting, stored procedures, views, functions, triggers, ETL processes, security, data warehousing.

  • Experience in systems design, analysis, development and testing with good knowledge of database techniques.

  • Comfortable working with large and complex data sets.

  • Expected competency in using Microsoft Office, with further knowledge of Excel.

  • Knowledge of data warehousing using the Kimball design methodology 

Desired skills

  • Previous experience with databases, designing and developing code

  • Knowledge of Excel VBA and/or SSAS/SSRS would be a distinct advantage.

  • Knowledge of data presentation and data mining using BI tools would be advantageous.

  • Any previous experience in managing a team or leadership skills is desirable.

CGA – Global food & drink consultancy for out of home leisure


Do you have a passion for food and drink?  Ever wonder what makes a brand successful? Or what drives consumer drinking habits when they go out to Pubs, bars & restaurants?

About CGA

At CGA Strategy we work with the biggest and most renowned food and drink businesses and most iconic brands, to help them understand the drivers of their performance as well as the consumer and market dynamics at play.

As the definitive source of integrated consumer insight and market measurement we inform strategies for our client’s growth. With offices in the UK and the USA, it is our vision to be the world’s leading business intelligence and strategic consultancy provider for the out of home leisure market.

At CGA our mission is clear:  To use our phenomenal data & unrivalled expertise to provide our partners with fresh insight to help them be successful in the market we love.

CGA values

Our core values are important to everyday life at CGA and successful candidates will be:

  • BOLD – Brave with an opinion

  • INNOVATIVE – Fresh & creative

  • TRUSTWORTHY – Dependable & credible

  • EXPERT – Knowledgeable & geeky

  • SPIRITED – Passionate & obsessive

If you think you have what it takes to be a part of our future, we would love to hear from you.  To be considered for an initial telephone interview please apply

CGA Strategy is an equal opportunities employer. 

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK.