Database/Data Architect

  • Dublin, Ireland
  • Full-time

Company Description

Why are we here?

You may not know our name but we can guarantee you know our work – all we do has a positive impact on life, health and the environment.

Eurofins is by your side every day, from the food you eat to the medicines you rely on. We work with the biggest companies in the world, making sure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate.

As a fast paced growing environment we are looking for natural born leaders that inspire passion in unique individuals and are not afraid to take risks in order to achieve goals.  Life at Eurofins is a meritocracy, where people are empowered to make decisions and are rewarded for their success. We encourage independent thinkers who challenge the status quo and never accept the market’s or the company’s “usual way of doing things”.

Job Description

How can you contribute?

In the role of Database/Data Architect (70% Database/Data Architecture and 30% DBA), you will interface with key stakeholders and apply your technical proficiency across different stages of the Software Development Life Cycle including Requirements Elicitation, Application Architecture definition and Design. You will play an important role in providing best-fit architectural solutions regarding data storage.

The Database/Data Architect maintains and evolves core Platform databases by determining structural requirements, creating and maintaining documentation, developing and implementing holistic database solutions, acting as SME on platform architecture to advise derivative projects on normalized/optimized extensions. This role is for a long-term program supporting platform development and associated applications. The Database/Data Architect will provide solution development and integration for agile teams, including requirements backlog management, DevOps, database design, database tuning for software development, testing, ETL data migration, and support during release deployment.

You will also deliver high quality technical solutions within the area of technology specialization and in compliance with guidelines, policies and norms of the organization. You will be part of a learning culture, where teamwork and collaboration are encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is respected and valued.


Are you our kind of extraordinary?


You will have over 10 years experience with MS SQL Server database driven solutions  and 5 years of MS SQL Server Database Architecture experience. 

In addition you will have experience with:

  • Experience with database solutions for OLTP, OLAP and reporting applications.
  • Experience with ORM frameworks, especially EF and Dapper.
  • Experience with migration projects from on-prem to Azure database (PaaS)
  • Experience with NoSQL databases such MongoDB, Cassandra, ElasticSearch
  • Experience with Big data solutions such as Hadoop
  • Experience with BI solutions such as PowerBI or Tableau

If you have responded in the affirmative to the above and are a strong collaborator, adaptable, organised and analytical then we would love YOU to apply for this position!

Additional Information

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat, to the water you drink, to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins works with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate. Eurofins believes it is a global leader in food, environmental, pharmaceutical and cosmetics products testing and in agroscience CRO services. It is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, CDMO, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies.

In over just 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to over 47,000 staff across a network of more than 900 independent companies in over 50 countries and operating more than 800 laboratories. Eurofins offers a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products, as well as providing innovative clinical diagnostic testing services, as one of the leading global emerging players in specialised clinical diagnostics testing.

In 2019, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR € 4.56 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.

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