Graduate Database Analyst

Head Office
£Competitive + Excellent Benefits
05 Jul 2017
19 Aug 2017
Database Analyst | Stoke-on-Trent | £Competitive Excellent Benefits Synectics Solutions are a leading force in the provision of innovative data driven business solutions. For more than 20 years we have specialised in building complex data management and software products for well-known companies around the world. The role: Due to the expansion of our Business Intelligence department, we have an exciting opportunity for a passionate Graduate to join the team. You will build upon and develop sound analytical and technical skills to aid our Sales team in attracting new clients to adopt our flagship product and also existing clients to take up value added components. This is a diverse and interesting role with a focus on developing demonstration systems and presentations that the Sales team deliver to external clients. The position also provides an opportunity to work in a fast-growing company that encourages personal development and growth within the role. Duties will include: - Carrying the business requirements forward through a cycle of investigation, development and testing - Utilising your SQL skills to create fully functional prototype systems directly targeted to prospective clients. - Working on a wide variety of prototype systems to support the expanding scope of our flagship product - Working with the Sales Team to deliver accurate and powerful presentations - quantifying the benefits a client could achieve through adoption of Synectics' products. The successful applicant will have: (This is a graduate role, no commercial experience is required - however you should have SQL experience and a placement year in a similar role / environment would be beneficial, but not essential) - Experience of relational databases, using SQL Server - Knowledge of MS Office Software, particularly Excel and PowerPoint - Experience of SSIS would be beneficial - A background in IT or computer technology - An aptitude for both efficient and accurate working - Accomplished communication skills and an ability to converse with a variety of users both technical and non-technical - A willingness to work independently when required and motivation to drive forward pilots to meet deadlines - A flexible approach to suit business requirements - Knowledge of Finance and Insurance sectors is beneficial but not essential