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Database Developer

When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.

We are looking for an experienced Database Developer to work in our Bioinformatics group with Oracle and Microsoft SQL server. As a Database Developer, you can address bugs with QA, plan schemas with engineering, and respond quickly to other business needs.

Responsibilities

  • Help write and optimize database queries by running diagnostics, doing query optimization and other performance tuning
  • Develop PL/SQL procedures, functions, and packages based on business requirements
  • Prepare documentations and specifications
  • Design new schemas and modify existing schemas
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders

Skills and Qualifications
  • Experience with relational databases
  • Skilled at optimizing large complicated SQL statements
  • Knowledge of best practices when dealing with relational databases
  • Capable of troubleshooting common database query issues
  • Perform ad hoc analyses and prepare reports of findings as needed
  • Provide subject matter expertise to internal teams on the structure and content of relational databases that contain bioinformatics data
  • Know how to interpret query plans without the use of the profiler or DB tuning wizard, be able to identify the different types of wait stats, know how to interrogate the status of running processes without impacting system performance
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Science, or equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years working as a database engineer or a related role in Oracle environment
  • Experience with Oracle XML structures
  • Experience with SQL Server is preferred, but optional
  • Ability to work in an Agile environment
  • Ability to solve complex problems, strong analytical skills and the ability to trace issues to the root source
  • Highly motivated and self-directed; independent worker, self-starter, ability to work without direct supervision
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Skilled in real-world data handling, particularly in situations involving sparse and/or incomplete data sets
  • Ability to develop and execute on detailed design documents and work plans from high-level requirements and specifications

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 50,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Apply today http://jobs.thermofisher.com

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.




Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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