TTP plc. Full-time 2018-11-07

Database and Applications Specialist

  • Discipline
    Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
  • Location
    Cambridge, United Kingdom


We require a bright and enthusiastic Database and Applications Specialist to work within our busy IT department. You will be responsible for ensuring the success of data-driven platforms and developing business intelligence systems. Passionate about the IT industry with an in-depth knowledge of databases, you are proactive, tenacious and absolutely love a challenge.

To succeed in this role you will be business-orientated and know how meaningful data creates advantage.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Install, configure and maintain the array of Microsoft SQL servers, reporting services and associated data platforms
  • Working within the IT department, advising on the IT strategy
  • Providing support, advice and becoming the subject matter expert to the Microsoft Dynamics community at TTP
  • Owning the database and document management system (DMS) roadmap
  • Project managing complex programmes that add real value to the business
  • Educate and train the wider business when required on a variety of databases and applications
  • Requirements

    Skills and experience:

  • Minimum of three years database and applications support & development
  • Excellent working knowledge of SQL, SSIS, SSRS & Visual Studio
  • Good working knowledge of CRM (ideally Dynamics 365) and PowerBI – full training will be provided
  • Understanding of ETL, SSDT, PowerShell, SharePoint and programming principles
  • Having worked in an environment running DMS and ERP systems would be advantageous but not essential
  • Strong communication (written and verbal) and analytical skills
  • Team player with a willingness to learn new technologies and approaches
  • Experience of working within a similar technology or engineering environment would be advantageous but not essential

  • Qualifications and training:

  • Relevant Microsoft curriculum and accreditation in project management (e.g. PRINCE2, APM, Agile) would be advantageous but not essential
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Benefits

    TTP is an employee-owned business operating from pleasant surroundings on our own Science Park in Melbourn, South Cambridgeshire. Our working culture encourages entrepreneurship, shared ideas and technical collaboration, while providing you the freedom to do your best work. We also offer fantastic employee benefits including:

    • A generous employer pension contribution
    • Employee share scheme
    • Private medical insurance
    • Profit share
    • 25 days’ annual holiday plus bank holidays
    • Life insurance
    • Discounts and memberships to local sports facilities and the theatre
    • Cycle to Work scheme
    • A comprehensive relocation package is also available, if applicable.

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