Database developer for a large clinical research study at the UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY

  • Full time, term position until October 2022
  • An exciting 17% opportunity for a database developer to join Sydney Pharmacy School to contribute expertise in creating a relational database
  • Base salary $97,975 + pension

About the Opportunity

The Sydney Pharmacy School is recognized as one of the world’s leading centers for pharmacy education. With over 100 years of educational excellence, we are proud to train the next generation of pharmacists who will lead members of the healthcare system with an innovative integrated curriculum. Our team of researchers conduct internationally competitive research, from molecules to drugs, from patient to policy in a range of therapeutic areas.

We are looking for a web and Database Developer to join our team in the creation of a web application and a relational database that will be easily accessible to our 7 construction sites. You will use your web development and database skills to build a web application from scratch that will allow researchers and others to gather data for an osteoporosis research project. This research project will develop a new pharmacy-led service for patients who have suffered a minimal traumatic fracture to ensure that the risk of falls due to their medications is reduced. This is very important to prevent refractions, hospitalization and death. Therefore, developing a purpose-built database is crucial for researchers to ensure they have the best chance of showing patient improvement through this service. The role requires SQL knowledge and the ability to work with researchers to understand their needs and develop the application they need in an agile way.

Your main responsibilities will be to:

  • design and implement a web application and associated database accessible via the cloud
  • maintain granular permissions to the database on who can view and edit information
  • work alongside researchers and academics to provide advice and create a database tailored to the needs of schools
  • maintain and implement improvements to the application
  • investigate and resolve faults and access issues
  • ensure data integrity in the database.

About you

To be successful in this role, you:

  • have experience developing software in React or Laravel
  • have previous experience designing and implementing SQL databases (MySQL, PostgreSQL or other) ideally with a health background
  • have prior experience deploying applications in Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, able to collaborate with academics and other key stakeholders to create a database suitable for all needs
  • are able to work independently in a fast-paced environment.

It is desirable that you have knowledge in the use of SNOMED ontology and ATC medicine codes.

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Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian permanent resident.

Australian temporary residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed-term contract for the duration of their visa, depending on hiring area and position requirements.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of any required pre-employment or background checks on terms satisfactory to the University. Likewise, your continued employment is conditional on your satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary action, including the termination of your employment.

As this position is located on a NSW Health site, it is mandatory to complete the mandatory employment checks before commencing in this position. For more information and instructions, please visit: NSW Health Job Requirements

EEO declaration

At the University of Sydney, our shared values ​​include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a university community that reflects the larger community we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase the participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people with disabilities, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and those who identify as LGBTIQ. We welcome applications from candidates from all walks of life.

How to register

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Thursday, May 12, 2022 11:59 PM

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