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£31,256 - £34,460 per year
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Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service would like to invite applications for the post of Data Services Developer, on a 4-year contract.  This is a full-time opportunity, working 35 hours per week however applications from individuals seeking to work on a part time, job share or flexible working basis would be considered.


The successful candidate will play a key role in the on-going development of SFRS approach to performance management, business intelligence and analysis. The Data Services Developer will be in a hands-on role from day one, delivering innovative technical solutions to provide fast and reliable systems to report on Service wide key performance information. 


Previous experience and knowledge of business intelligence development with a proven record of ability in demonstrating a range of data development skills is desirable.  A record of programming skills including the development of any Management Information System (MIS) as well as experience of developing and monitoring systems, processes and procedures will be a distinct advantage.


Applicants would benefit from an excellent level of knowledge of any of: T-SQL, Power BI, R Programming, Python.


Full details of the role and our recruitment process can be found in the attached information pack. 


Salary on appointment will normally be at the lower salary point, with progression subject to regular review - in line with the SFRS performance appraisal arrangements.  A higher salary placing will be considered in exceptional circumstances subject to experience demonstrated.


This post is also subject to the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exemptions) Scotland Order 2013. Therefore, the successful candidate's will be subject to a Standard Disclosure record check through Disclosure Scotland.


Please note, this post has been determined as politically restricted, further information is available in the Recruitment Information Pack.


The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service is an Equal Opportunities employer and encourage applications from all sectors of the community. In addition, we are committed to be a “Disability Confident Employer” and will ensure that all applicants who meet the essential criteria for the role are invited for interview.


If you would like to apply in a different format, please telephone your Lorraine Dunn on 01698 402607 or email


Please note, a fully completed application form must be submitted as SFRS do not accept CVs in support of applications for employment.

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