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Database Developer

Company: Kyowa Kirin International plc
Reference: 58XQD11
Closing Date: 08 Mar 18
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): Competitive

Job Summary:

The Database Developer will provide reports in a visual manner with real-time information to increase the performance of Kyowa Kirin through data driven decision making.


We are currently recruiting for a Database Developer to join our Head Office at an exciting period of growth and development. This new role has been created to support Kyowa Kirin`s vision of becoming a Global Specialty Pharmaceutical company. To achieve this vision we have a great team working on dynamic projects. Our positive and vibrant culture is fundamental to our continued success.

The Database Developer will provide reports in a visual manner with real-time information to increase the performance of Kyowa Kirin through data driven decision making.

Key accountabilities and responsibilities include:

  • Design, build, test and maintain reporting/analytical/visualisation solutions for office and mobile use
  • Work closely with key stakeholders to understand requirements
  • Automation and improvement of existing systems and reports
  • Design, build, test and maintain data structures in the Data Warehouse
  • Work within defined development and validation frameworks

About you:

You will be an experienced developer with good knowledge of databases who is looking to grow their skills and contribute to a fast growing business with offices across EMEA and USA.  You will enjoy using your strong development background and growing your database knowledge to deliver key reporting and customer focused solutions.  This is a key role which will also require you to utilise and grow your communication and design skills to help customers identify, refine and understand how to get the most from integrated reporting environments.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • A customer focused approach with excellent communication skills and the ability to create reporting dashboards from customer requirements
  • Experience of working within a Software Development Lifecycle framework or other structured development framework
  • Solid experience of Database Development using SQL Server 2014 or above, delivering high-performance large-scale database applications
  • Strong T-SQL experience covering stored procedures, functions and views
  • Experience of Integration Services
  • Performance tuning of database and reporting experience to maximise business benefits
  • A solid understanding of database and data warehouse theory and practice
  • Experience of web development and worked with HTML5 and associated technologies
  • To be able to demonstrate working experience within a regulated industry

Beneficial skills

  • Dashboard and business report development
  • Deployment and maintenance SSIS/SSAS
  • Data warehouse and complex data environments
  • Interfaces to multiple data sources
  • Experience of BI reporting tools such as Power-BI


  • Competitive salary
  • Pension scheme
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life Assurance
  • Other voluntary benefits include: Childcare Vouchers, Bike to Work


You will be based at our Head Office in Galashiels, commutable from Edinburgh in less than an hour.

Situated in the beautiful Scottish Borders, the local area provides affordable housing options with great infrastructure in terms of schooling, outdoor activities and transport.

About us:

Kyowa Kirin International is going through an exceptional time.  With three product launches expected over the next three years, two of these imminent and further new product development, combined with excellent international growth rates, we are providing a great platform for today and our future.

Kyowa Kirin International plc is owned by Kyowa Hakko Kirin Co., Ltd (KHK) of Japan. Founded in 1949, KHK has a successful track record in Japan and is now expanding globally. Our highly successful product portfolio, enviable pipeline and active Business Development group provides a wealth of products in the therapeutic areas of Oncology, CNS and Nephrology. With three key anti-body therapies in late stage development Kyowa Kirin is setting the scene for transformative growth.

Kyowa Kirin International is an equal opportunities employer.

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Contact Information:

Address:  Head Office
Galabank Business Park, Galashiels , Selkirkshire
Tel:  +44 1896 664000
Website:  Visit Our Web Site

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