Technical Implementation Consultant - SQL

  • £48000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: Plus Benefits
  • England, City Of London, UK

Technical Implementation Consultant SQL with sound skills in Enterprise Software implementation/configuration or Oracle / SQL development or application support with strong RDBMS / SQL scripting / SQL configuration skills (ideally Oracle / PL/SQL, or SQL skills with MS SQL Server, SQLite, PostgreSQL or MYSQL etc) to be a customer-facing and technically focused application Implementation Consultant focused on Oracle SQL scripting, is required by leading international SAAS / Software Provider in the Pharma / Life Sciences domain who’s used by the majority of the world’s top 20 Bio-Pharma companies for rapid drug discovery.  

This role is hybrid based close to London Bridge and in the office 1 / 2 days per week, and will involve travel to customer sites from time to time. During the first three months you will be in the office 2 times per week as you get established, as scientific systems are complex and there is a learning curve. 

Essential skills required for the Technical Implementation Consultant include.

  • A background in customer-centric Enterprise or SaaS Software implementation and software configuration of customer business processes. Or an Enterprise Application Support, Enterprise Software Support or a Software Development background with a desire to work in consultancy.
  • Sound proficiency in RDBMS, writing SQL / Pl-SQL scripting ideally with Oracle and PL/SQL as Oracle database / PL/SQL is the language used (although Oracle is not essential, so other databases such as MS SQL Server, SQLite, PostgreSQL or MYSQL would work) – This role is more about SQL scripting to build configurations and integrate with lab systems rather than software development. 
  • You must be customer-centric, as you will be dealing with customers both face to face and working remotely throughout the software implementation life cycle.
  • Experience working alongside Business Analyst’s to understand business processes and turn these into configurations/workflows
  • Strong problem solving skills as you will be integrating with 3rd party software and hardware within the scientific labs
  • Good skills in time estimation and prioritising tasks to work across multiple projects or tasks deadlines.
  • Strong skills in MS Word, Excel and the MS Office Suite.
  • Attention to detail and quality as scientific systems are exact.
  • A valid UK Driving licence

Desirable skills for the Technical Implementation Consultant would include

  • Implementation of SAAS / Cloud-based software.
  • Experience in Life Sciences / Pharma software / Laboratory / Lab systems / Lab Informatics / Compound management such LIMS, LIS, LMS, Lab Sample Management Lab Automation, Liquid Handling, Lab Robotic Automation, Lab Inventory data, Automated Stores, Rack Scanners or Electronic balances would be an advantage
  • Experience of Windows Servers / Deploying onto Windows Servers or deploying to the Cloud / AWS would be beneficial

Key responsibilities as an Technical Implementation Consultant would include

  • Work closely with customers predominantly remotely and occasionally face-to-face on the technical configuration of SAAS / Software Implementation
  • Work closely with the Business Analyst team to understand the client’s requirements / business processes and configure these with SQL
  • Write SQL and SQL scripting with Oracle to configure Oracle Databases for software configuration, customer data migration, and integration with third-party lab software and lab automation equipment.
  • Seeing projects through the full release cycle, including integration testing, performing the internal Oracle database and server installation, troubleshooting issues and providing technical support to clients during UAT and go-live period before handover to support
  • Creating software builds and releases
  • Deploying in cloud deployments (Amazon AWS)
  • Estimating length and complexity of application consultant work for sales estimates and writing sales proposals
  • Communicating with developers during development projects on product changes and solutions to issues

Travel can be with the UK and Europe and is usually short trips of 2/3 days and up to a week depending on the project lifecycle, so it’s desirable that you live close to a major airport. Travel is estimated at up to 10% of the time.

This is an outstanding chance to join an international software company who’s software us used by the majority of the world’s top 20 Bio-Pharma companies and who software integrates with Laboratory Sample Management / LIMS software for pharmaceutical and biotech laboratories with robotic automation systems (liquid handlers, automated stores, etc.). The role will offer the freedom to be based remotely but also requires the applicant to be flexible to travel to meet with customers within the UK and Europe.

Opus Resourcing acts as an employment agency with respect to permanent employment.

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    James Shenton

    Managing Consultant - Technology

    James Shenton

    James Shenton a co-founder & Managing Consultant at Opus Resourcing who has 29 years’ hands on technology recruitment experience, and his work has included delivering on long term preferred supplier relationships for companies such as YOOX-NET-A-PORTER, Sky, Betfair, Apple Europe, Ericsson, 3 Mobile.

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