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European Student Placement Agency

6 Month MSSQL Business Intelligence & Database Developer Internship (REDMS2510)

Company description

ESPA (European Student Placement Agency) is a recruitment agency whose goal is to find high quality internships for European students in the UK. We work closely with our host companies to ensure the positions provide students with a great experience, both professional and personal.

Job description

The Host Company

With over 155 years in service, we’re a modern and successful travel and holiday company operating a ferry service between Southampton and the Isle of Wight. We currently transport over 3 million passengers and freight every year, with customer service and health and safety always being at the forefront of our operation.

Our values revolve around being Professional, being Caring & Friendly and being Ambitious. We ensure that we give back as much as we can, through a range of corporate social responsibility initiatives and charity work.

We have a range of interest projects on the horizon which keep us at the forefront of our market, and provides a variation of exciting and innovative opportunities for those who join our growing and multi-skilled team.


Our Trainee BI Developer role will give the right candidate the opportunity to develop their Business Intelligence and Database Administration skills. You'll be keen to work in a dynamic and fast-moving environment with some knowledge of Agile/Lean framework, principally Kanban, Scrum and SAFe. You'll get to work with both established technologies as well as newer technologies and help develop systems for a cutting edge business. We are pushing our technology to the limits with ideas and solutions, so now really is the time to join us and be a part of the future.

Searched Profile


Extract data, transform the data and load the result into a fact table destination using SSIS.
ETL administration.
Applying Microsoft SQL Server services.
OLAP cube development.
Writing data-extraction queries.
Report/dashboard design.
Database performance tuning.
Backup/restore administration.
Relational data-warehouse modelling.
Software/BI testing.

Personal Skills


Degree in, Business Intelligence/Business Analytics, Computer Science or something similar, related to the internship.
Ability to work flexibly to effectively resolve problems and deliver solutions on time.
Ability to prioritise projects.
A self-starter who is able to work on own initiative.
Familiar with the Microsoft BI stack.



Experience in a similar setting as an internship/work experience/job.
Commercial acumen.
Knowledge of project management methodologies (i.e. Agile Framework). 

We offer

BENEFITS: All ESPA’s services are free for students and alumni. The benefits are:


Paid Accommodation.
Paid Utility Bills (electricity, gas, water and council tax) + Internet Access
Commuter travel to work (accommodation will be found within an acceptable commuting distance from the workplace, if that requires more than a sensible walk then a bus/train ticket will be provided).


This will be sourced and managed on your behalf by ESPA. These benefits have an approximate value of 700€-1000€ per month (depending on location).


There is no salary over and above the benefits offered, unless specifically stated.


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