Current vacancies at the Trust

Data Warehouse Operations Analyst

Band 6

Main area
Health Informatics
Band 6
37.5 Hours per week
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Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
£31,878 - £42,046 p.a inc. HCA
28/08/2017 23:59

Join us and become part of the most engaged workforce of any NHS trust in England, according to the latest national NHS Staff Survey results – for the second year running.

You will be joining a dynamic and forward-looking organisation in the heart of the capital where you can develop your career and broaden your horizons.

We think you will enjoy working for us but you don’t have to take our word for it – 79% of staff who took part in the latest national NHS Staff Survey would recommend Guy’s and St Thomas’ as a place to work.

Interviews are provisionally scheduled for 6, 7, 8 September 2017.


We are among the UK's busiest and most successful foundation trusts. We provide a full range of local hospital and community services for people in Lambeth and Southwark, as well as specialist care for patients from further afield, including cancer, renal and cardiothoracic services. We are an integrated acute and community Trust with nearly 2 million patient contacts a year, an annual budget in excess of £1bn and over 13,000 staff.

The efficient and innovative use of information to drive improvement is at the centre of what the Health Informatics service aims to deliver. A significant investment programme has delivered a modern state of the art Microsoft Business Intelligence (BI) platform within Health Informatics to create the heart of the Trust's Enterprise Data Warehouse.

We are now expanding the current Informatics team with a number of new roles to both support and develop the BI platform further. This is a genuinely exciting opportunity to be involved in an immensely valuable programme of work, using state of the art tools, to make a difference both to the efficient functioning of the Trust and to patient care.

We are looking for bright and highly motivated individuals who want to use their knowledge and experience to make data and information work for people in a complex and fast moving healthcare environment.

JOB TITLE: Data Warehouse Operations Analyst
ACCOUNTABLE TO: Head of Information Development and Design
RESPONSIBLE TO: Information Systems Operations Manager


We are looking for a committed individual to join our growing data warehouse operations team. You will be equipped with knowledge of a number of the current and/or legacy technologies, platforms, and tools together with a willingness and ability to learn the others required.

You will know how to handle issues, manage and control change, anticipate or identify and deal with problems, and exploit opportunities to continually improve services, system reliability, and performance. Comfortable managing multiple tasks with varying priority, you will adeptly play your role in delivering an excellent service to customers.

You will have a track record of delivery in your field and good insight into your strengths as well as your areas for personal development. In the role, your choice of training and service improvement projects will allow you to develop rapidly and add to your track record for delivery.

You will be a motivated self-starter, a good communicator of ideas and solutions, and you will be able to engage with the many and varied teams we support. You will be a team player and able to use your knowledge and experience to provide technical expertise to support colleagues and customers and to engage with suppliers and service providers.

The role will involve you ensuring the stability and performance of a growing enterprise data warehouse using Microsoft technologies, together with some support for legacy platforms (Unix, Oracle, and Business Objects) while the organisation transitions between current and future states. You will be able to learn and demonstrate best practice in data warehouse and BI operational management to continually improve the quality of services that we provide.

The full current enterprise technology stack includes Windows Server 2012 including High availability clustered environments, MS SQL Server 2014, SSIS, SSRS, SSAS, SharePoint 2013, and QlikView Publisher and NPrinting. Legacy platforms include Linux, Oracle, and Business Objects.

Participation the evaluation and adoption into operational support of new BI products, services, tools, technologies, and methods will form part of the responsibilities of the team to meet new and changing requirements.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Steve Richards, Head of Information Development and Design on 07825 870 211 or

If you have problems applying, contact
Corporate & CEF Recruitment Team
New City Court, Guy's Hospital
Great Maze Pond Road

The main telephone number for recruitment is 0207 188 1700.