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Database Analyst

  • Job reference: 922833
  • Location: Inverness, Highlands
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Administration, Life Sciences
  • Date posted: 05/12/2018

Orion Group are recruiting a Database Analyst (Permanent Role) on behalf of our Multinational Medical Device Client.

This role is based in North Scotland.

The roles and responsibilities for this role include:

  • Manage the SQL estate and help drive the SQL Architecture to ensure that the databases serve the complex business needs
  • Troubleshoot problems and conduct analysis for efficient program/application solutions to support business processes and functional requirements
  • Evaluate and make recommendations concerning software additions and upgrades acting as a technical expert to help drive decisions
  • Performing routine audits of systems and software and proactively address legacy platform and data issues
  • Identify, analyse, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets
  • Developing technical solutions to business problems by defining, analysing and documenting requirements.
  • Partner with global IT Teams to support initiatives such as Analytics, Business Intelligence and bring forward technology initiatives that can drive tangible business value
  • Continuously improve data quality and usage software products and applications whilst ensuring high availability and data integrity
  • Provide support of regulated Supply Chain application databases and systems to comply with cGMP regulations related to FDA, EU GMP Annex 11 and GAMP standards
  • Help with writing, reviewing and executing computer validation documentation (Validation plan, IQ, OQ, DQ, SOP)
  • Supports and/or actively participates in change control, and validation efforts

Job Requirements

Education Requirements:
Undergraduate degree in Computing, Information Technology or related technical discipline


  • Microsoft Certifications
  • SQL Server Certifications

Skills Preferences:

  • Experience supporting SQL Server databases
  • Experience of managing databases within a tightly controlled or regulated environment
  • Some project management experience
  • Advanced SQL Server 2005, 2008 and 2012 experience
  • Advanced SQL scripting
  • Windows clustering, High availability, SQL AlwaysOn and Windows Server experience
  • MySQL and Oracle experience is also desirable

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.