Research Centre DBA / SQL Developer

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Band 7
Fixed Term - 31st March 2020
37.5 hours per week
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Maudsley Hospital
£38,035 - £48,256 pa inc
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We have an exciting opportunity for an energetic, enthusiastic and ambitious DBA (database administrator) / SQL developer, playing a vital role supporting translational research at the Trust’s Biomedical Research Centre (BRC). This is a full time (37.5hrs) 2 year position funded by the NIHR Biomedical Research Centre for Mental Health till 31st March 2020. 


Established in 2007, the BRC is a pioneering translational research and experimental medicine centre bringing together researchers, clinicians and allied health professionals from the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM), the UK’s largest mental health service provider, and the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience at KCL, Europe’s largest centre for research and post graduate education in psychiatry, psychology and neurosciences, to accelerate advances in experimental medicine and early phase translational  clinical research in mental health.


The post-holder will be part of the SLAM BRC Clinical Informatics Team, which utlises a number of business critical database systems, including the Clinical Records Interactive Search (CRIS) system.  CRIS was developed by the BRC and provides access to complex clinical data for academic research.  The Research DBA / SQL Developer will work predominantly with the CRIS system, whilst also liaising with SLaM’s wider IT Infrastructure Team. 


This role will involve a combination of activities including all implementation, configuration, support and maintenance activities for CRIS, as well as supporting time critical system wide upgrades, interface management of multiple inbound and outbound data streams and a rapidly expanding SQL development program.


The post-holder will be able to demonstrate:

  • experience of advanced RDBMS administration in an enterprise environment,
  • good working knowledge of JAVA or .net based applications,
  • experience of Enterprise Search technologies,
  • relevant and current SQL Development expertise,
  • experience of performance tuning databases and interfaces,
  • experience of SQL Server Enterprise components (SSIS, SSRS, SSAS),
  • good working knowledge of database backup and recovery best practices.


Only candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted.  

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Matthew Broadbent - Clinical Informatics Lead on 07969 587 001

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