Data Services Developer
Data Engineering function hiring in: Malta
Engagement Option(s): Full Time
Work Preference Option(s): Hybrid

Join Ascent and help us do extraordinary things for our customers!


About us  

We are Ascent! and we help our customers solve problems, elevate, and do existing things better. We are on a mission to help our customers connect data, software, and purpose to create extraordinary outcomes. You could say we are a digital transformation business. 

We specialize in software product development, analytics, data science, IoT solutions, machine learning, DevOps optimization, and modernization of applications, data, and platforms. 

We work with incredible clients in all types of industries such as smart home devices, space exploration, beer manufacturing, finance, ecology, and logistics. We work with some of the sharpest minds in the brightest businesses and we employ the sharpest minds too! 


About the role

We are seeking a skilled PL/SQL + SAP Data Services Developer to join our dynamic and innovative team. In this role, you will be responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining PL/SQL solutions, and SAP Data Services ETL processes to support our organization's data-driven decision-making processes. The ideal candidate should possess a strong background in PL/SQL development, Oracle BI tools, and SAP Data Services suite, along with a passion for delivering high-quality solutions that drive business success.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, and optimize PL/SQL code, stored procedures, functions, and packages to extract, transform, and load (ETL) data from various sources.
  • Create and maintain SAP BO reports, dashboards, and interactive visualizations to provide insights into business performance and trends.
  • Design, implement, and maintain ETL processes using SAP Data Services to integrate and transform data across heterogeneous systems.
  • Identify performance bottlenecks and optimize SQL queries, PL/SQL code, and ETL workflows for efficient data retrieval and processing.


Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field. Master's degree is a plus.
  • Proven experience (X+ years) as a PL/SQL developer, with a strong understanding of Oracle database concepts and data modelling.
  • Proficiency in designing and implementing complex PL/SQL code, stored procedures, functions, and packages for data manipulation and transformation.
  • Proficiency in SAP Data Services suite, including experience designing, developing, and maintaining ETL workflows.
  • Strong SQL skills with the ability to optimize queries for performance and efficiency.


Preferred Additional Skills

  • Knowledge of other programming languages such as Java or Python.
  • Experience with data modelling tools and methodologies.
  • Oracle and SAP certifications related to PL/SQL development, Oracle BI, and SAP Data Services.


Working at Ascent

At Ascent we promote a healthy work-life balance by offering flexibility in where you work.  We also promote well-being and provide access to Well Being Coaches.

Your development and learning will be taken seriously, and we'll support your professional development with training and certification, with regular feedback and review. It is a fun, supportive and modern workplace where we really live by our company values of Empathy, Energy and Audacity! Ascent also offers a variety of benefits in each of our countries.

Ascent is an equal opportunities employer. We take intentional steps to ensure inclusion and belonging are something real here, not just something we talk about. No person will be treated less favourably because of their gender, pregnancy, and maternity status, marital or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, race, nationality, ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, or disability status. If you require any reasonable accommodation, please let us know when you apply.

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Our customers.

Ascent works with over 150 businesses in the UK, Europe and North America. From global insurance, healthcare and retail to smart home devices, space exploration and cricket - we get to work with some of the sharpest minds in the brightest businesses.

Taking CX to the next level with AI for 200,000 members.


Empowering the actuarial community to solve problems with R.


Reducing time-to-market for automotive innovation. 


Evolving a global infrastructure team into a proven Centre of Excellence for cloud.


Improving health and well-being through data transformation.


Enabling data science teams to drive class-leading consumer engagement.​


Bringing the technical vision to life for progressive professional services.


Orchestrating jobs and parts distribution across 6000+ UK sites.


Optimising performance & support with 360° insight into the elite Women’s game.


The ECB Women's Team

Promoting collaborative experimentation in sustainable food production.


Creating compelling omnichannel experiences from bar to browser.


Pouring beer

Democratising data to engage new communities & protect the UK seabed.



Delivering the horizontal scale to expand into new medical research fields.



Improving experience and making life simpler for home automation customers.



Unlocking the power of data and analytics to accelerate growth.


Bringing on-demand to the UK’s favourite TV listing and review platform.


Reducing cost, accelerating innovation and attracting new talent in healthcare.


Case Study Premier Hero

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Why join Ascent?

We’re fast becoming a leading European digital transformation business.

Joining Ascent means you’ll be involved in delivering exciting technology projects for leading global brands. You’ll be part of a growing team of super-talented people who are actively choosing to join us on our journey rather than working in big corporates.

Your voice matters at Ascent. We are always keen to hear your opinions and those ideas that come to you at 3am (some of them are definitely as good as they seemed at the time). You’ll develop your talent through our internal Academy, providing a wide range of personal development, up-skilling and cross-skilling opportunities.

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