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Job Title: Junior Database Developer

Company: Medical Research Council Unit (MRC)

Location: Nigeria

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND

Job Field: ICT / Computer


The MRC Unit, The Gambia is undertaking a randomised clinical trial that will examine the effects of administering a pneumococcal-conjugate vaccine either to expectant mothers at between 28 and 34 weeks gestation, or to newborn infants, shortly following birth, on pneumococcal carriage (as a surrogate of pneumococcal disease) in early life. The two groups will be compared to the routine 2, 3 and 4 month infant schedule currently recommended by WHO and used in The Gambia.


Essential requirements: – University Degree in Computer Science or considerable relevant experience. – Experience of programming and database system analysis and design. – Experience of database design and data normalization. – Familiar with different RDBMS such as MS Access, MS SQL Server, PostgreSQL, MySQL etc. – Knowledge of writing stored procedures, triggers and database functions. – Knowledge of client-server application design and development. – Data access using DAO, ADO, ADO.NET, ODBC.


Desirable: – Experience of using VBA, VB.NET, ASP.NET, C# and .NET framework. – An ability to troubleshoot and resolve database application related problems. – Experience of working as a team leader at least for a small group. – Knowledge/experience of agile and waterfall methodology for design and development. – Experience/knowledge of design and development of mobile application for data collection. – Knowledge of EAV data model and applications such as OpenClinica. – Experience/Knowledge of distributed database application design. – Experience/knowledge of using SharePoint/ – Some knowledge of installing and resolving issues of open source database applications. – Some knowledge of Java.

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