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Database Developer

Short Summary:
Our database developers provide technical expertise to support the design of databases within our products, ensuring they operate with optimal effectiveness and in line with our quality and security standards. They collaborate with our developers, project managers and operations team, innovating, influencing, and driving database design to deliver customer requirements.

Who we are:

Magentus products and services have been at the forefront of delivering health technology for more than 30 years, offering deep expertise across clinical systems, health informatics and practice management.

Across pathology, radiology, oncology, maternity and practice management, we are connecting the health ecosystem and transforming digital healthcare at scale. Driven by our dedicated teams across the globe, our success reflects our passionate commitment to improving healthcare outcomes.

Key Responsibilities of the role:

  • Developing and delivering data migration projects, from third party and in- house systems
  • Designing and development of our product database components
  • Database optimisation
  • Supporting operational database systems
  • Developing stored procedures using procedural languages
  • Tuning SQL queries and be able to read and understand query plans
  • Understanding the ongoing challenges of using a RDBMS in an enterprise environment including managing performance and maintenance activities

What experience do I need:

  • BSc degree in Computer Science or relevant field
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills
  • An ability to understand front-end users and project requirements with a problem solving attitude
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience using a modern RDMBS, especially PostgreSQL
  • It is essential to have up-to-date experience of using a modern RDBMS. Microsoft SQL is preferable and Postgres SQL Server is a distinct advantage.

Complex SQL
The ability to write complex SQL, tune queries and be at home reading a query plan. Be able to investigate query performance on operational databases.

Relational database design

The ability to recognise a well-designed database.  An understanding of database normalisation and the compromises that sometimes necessitate breaking it.  An understanding of indexing, constraints etc.

Data Migration

Ideally, experience of migrating data into production systems.  At the least, an awareness and understanding of the processes involved and familiarity with some case studies.

What’s in it for you:
Flexible Working Environment:
Hybrid working between Mansfield office and Home
Flexible start times (8.00am-10.00am) and finish times (16.00pm-18.00pm)

25 days plus 8 bank holidays
Enhanced Maternity Leave
Enhanced Paternity Leave
An extra day annual leave for your birthday
Up to two days paid Volunteering days

Leadership & Development:
LinkedIn learning

Employee Recognition:
Annual celebrations
Peer recognitions
CEO awards
Length of service awards

Employee Benefits:
Life Insurance
Private health care (BUPA)
Income Protection
EAP (access to online Healthcare)
Employee Referral scheme- £1,000 tax free
£250 working from home allowance
Free Flu Jabs
Enhanced Sick Pay

Our values say a lot about us:

People are at the heart of everything we do at Magentus — we work as one team to create a healthier society.

One Team
Make a difference
We Care
Constant Evolution

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