SQL Support Analyst

Job summary

This is an exciting opportunity for a for a SQL Support Analyst to join the Neonatal Data Analysis Unit (NDAU) a leading group in the country and world in neonatal care. You will be based within the Neonatal Data Analysis Unit (NDAU) of Imperial College London, at the Chelsea & Westminster Hospital campus. The Neonatal Data Analysis Unit (NDAU) is headed by Professor Neena Modi.  Electronic patient record data from all neonatal units in...

Job listing information

  • Reference MED00952
  • Date posted 11 October 2019
  • Closing date 27 October 2019

Job description

Job summary

This is an exciting opportunity for a for a SQL Support Analyst to join the Neonatal Data Analysis Unit (NDAU) a leading group in the country and world in neonatal care.

You will be based within the Neonatal Data Analysis Unit (NDAU) of Imperial College London, at the Chelsea & Westminster Hospital campus. The Neonatal Data Analysis Unit (NDAU) is headed by Professor Neena Modi. 

Electronic patient record data from all neonatal units in England, Wales and Scotland (>200 neonatal units) are extracted and processed by the NDAU to form the National Neonatal Research Database (NNRD). At present there are over 800,000 babies and 10 million days of care for these babies submitted into the NNRD. It is these NNRD data that the NDAU use for Research, Audit, Service Evaluation, Quality Improvement and Clinical Trials. 

As the SQL Support Analyst for the NDAU you will be responsible for the maintenance and advancement of the NNRD.

https://www.imperial.ac.uk/neonatal-data-analysis-unit/

Duties and responsibilities

You will be responsible for data management, data cleaning and extraction and manipulation of datasets within the NNRD. You will need to liaise with our data provider and across Chelsea and Westminster NHS Trust IT, Information Governance and Imperial College IT and the Data Protection Office. You will also need to work closely with the NDAU analysts and statisticians.

Essential requirements

You will hold a minimum BSc or MSc in computer science/data management or other numerate discipline. Experience in database management and design, excellent knowledge and experience in the use of SQL server, SQL server reporting services and writing queries in SQL and basic knowledge of statistics are required. Experience in the use of Excel, the writing of technical reports and conducting statistical analysis will be advantages. Experience of public health, neonatal services or other relevant fields is essential.

Further information

Please note this is a re-advertisement; previous applicants need not apply.

This is a full-time one-year post, with possibility of extension, based at the Chelsea and Westminster Campus of Imperial College London. Part time applications will be considered.

For technical issues when applying online please email recruitment@imperial.ac.uk

Committed to equality and valuing diversity, we are an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and work in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.

The College cannot normally apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship for this post under Tier 2 of the UKVI’s Points Based System. Any candidate, who is considering applying for this position and requires sponsorship, must ensure that they are able to obtain permission to work in the UK through an appropriate immigration route.

Please note this is a re-advertisement; previous applicants need not apply.

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About Imperial College London

Imperial College London is the UK’s only university focussed entirely on science, engineering, medicine and business and we are consistently rated in the top 10 universities in the world.

You will find our main London campus in South Kensington, with our hospital campuses located nearby in West and North London. We also have Silwood Park in Berkshire and state-of-the-art facilities in development at our major new campus in White City.

We work in a multidisciplinary and diverse community for education, research, translation and commercialisation, harnessing science and innovation to tackle the big global challenges our complex world faces.

It’s our mission to achieve enduring excellence in all that we do for the benefit of society – and we are looking for the most talented people to help us get there.

Additional information

Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

All Imperial employees are expected to follow the 7 principles of Imperial Expectations: 

  • Champion a positive approach to change and opportunity
  • Communicate regularly and effectively within, and across, teams
  • Consider the thoughts and expectations of others
  • Deliver positive outcomes
  • Encourage inclusive participation and eliminate discrimination
  • Develop and grow skills and expertise
  • Work in a planned and managed way 

In addition to the above, employees are required to observe and comply with all College policies and regulations.

Imperial College is committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment. We are an Athena SWAN Silver award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and work in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.