Freelance SQL Developer Jobs (remote only)

EPAM Anywhere is looking for freelance SQL Developers (remote only).


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Freelance SQL Developer jobs at EPAM Anywhere (remote only)

SQL is one of the most universal and widely used database languages. It helps much to cope with data testing as well as to query, modify, and manage data stored in a relational database fast and efficiently. Hence, many professionals from Data Analysts, Backend, and Frontend Developers to Product Managers and Marketers use SQL for various purposes.

But, of course, SQL knowledge and skills are mainly typical for SQL Developer jobs. So far, there are hundreds of thousands of in-house and freelance SQL jobs on major job platforms. Besides, along with the growing demand for SQL Engineers, the number of SQL candidates also increases. What is the specific SQL skill set that makes a highly-competent SQL engineer?

Core skills and technologies required for SQL Developer jobs

Here are several must-have SQL fundamentals, a SQL engineer should obtain:

  • Strong knowledge of joins: Solid understanding, different notations
  • Experience with data manipulation: MERGE/UPSERT
  • Hands-on subqueries: Understanding of correlated queries and peculiarities
  • Good understanding of stages of SQL execution
  • Working with Dynamic SQL

SQL Developer jobs, open for advanced professionals, typically require additional expertise, specifically:

  • Proficiency with hierarchical queries
  • Strong knowledge of analytic functions
  • Hands-on monitoring database performance and testing its consistency and integrity
  • Ability to develop and modify procedures to support efficient data storage and management
  • Proficiency in complex SQL queries developing and monitoring by running execution plans and query optimization techniques, in particular, essential for SQL server jobs
  • Experience with developing, executing, and maintaining SQL queries and scripts
  • Proven track record in terms of integrating data from multiple legacy sources into the staging area
  • Ability to deploy, manage, and extract data in Azure SQL
  • Experience in monitoring a server in real time

What you will do as an SQL Engineer

Requirements across SQL Developer jobs may vary insignificantly depending on the project scale and seniority level expected from a candidate. However, there are several common responsibilities typically stared in in-house and freelance / remote SQL jobs, like these:

  • Assuring databases availability, performance, and security
  • Developing specifications and documentation
  • Ensuring proper implementation of the upgrading, creating backups, recovery, and other
  • Managing server resource usage
  • Working closely and communicating with other team members and stakeholders

Explore freelance SQL Engineer jobs on EPAM Anywhere platform (remote only)

Despite the IT market offering a vast number of SQL server jobs, it's essential to pick the one that completely matches your skill set, interests, values, and career development objectives.

If you're exploring freelance SQL jobs, which is a topical trend so far, take an overview of openings available on EPAM Anywhere platform, and apply! Otherwise, if you're not sure if the open jobs are the match for you, apply for the one you like most, and we'll be happy to help you with additional search, if needed.