Data Specialist


We’re looking for a talented, enthusiastic and experienced data specialist to join River in our Gloucester head office and help support our employee engagement and business intelligence solutions for large global brands, such as Jaguar Land Rover, Mercedes, BP, Asda and Clarks.

If you favour a company that values innovation, creativity and collaboration, as well as fostering a fabulous and rewarding environment for our team members to flourish, this could be the place for you. And if you can offer the skills and expertise needed to join us, you could be the person for us!

What’s on offer

  • A friendly, supportive and inclusive working environment.

  • Flexible and autonomous working.

  • Competitive salary and great benefits including a work-based pension, childcare vouchers, cycle-to-work scheme, Headspace subscription, gym membership, plus fairly frequent pizza deliveries and fabulous social events.

What we’re after

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012+ experience.

  • Excellent TSQL knowledge.

  • Performance tuning SQL queries/indexes.

  • Experience of ETL process.

  • Testing/attention to detail.

  • Experience of agile.

Experience of this would be advantageous

  • Azure SQL Database.

  • Azure Logic Apps/WebJobs.

  • Database design.

  • DBA skills.

  • C#.

This could be the job for you if you enjoy

  • Working in a fast-paced environment.

  • Collaborating openly and building strong, supportive relationships.

  • Continually reviewing and adapting ways of working.

A typical day might include

  • Creating and maintaining imports of client data.

  • Analysing and solving data issues.

  • Updating and maintaining our in-house data import tool built in C#.

  • Providing consultancy to our development teams to help them with their toughest data challenges.

  • Taking a break in our brand new and wonderful ground floor space to play pool, browse a book from our library, listen to the radio, join a yoga class or take five on one of our comfy sofas.


If this sounds like the role for you and ours is an environment in which you’d thrive, we’d love to hear from you. Send your CV and covering letter to


River Agency