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Senior Analyst Programmer - Excel / VBA / SQL Server (Contract role)


Senior Analyst Programmer - Excel / VBA / SQL Server (Contract role) 

DigitasLBi is looking for a contract Senior Analyst Programmer with extensive experience of Excel, VBA and SQL Server to manage, support and develop a number of key internal systems. As the Senior Analyst Programmer you’ll be responsible for the gathering system requirements from internal clients, designing the solution, and then using Excel / VBA to build complex Front End systems sitting on SQL Servers databases which you’ll need to develop from scratch too.

As the Senior Analyst Programmer your internal client group will include Operations, Finance, HR, Department Heads (in particular Client Partners and Programme Directors) and the UK Executives to provide both automated and ad hoc reports.  

You’ll need the following skills to be successful in this role:

  • Adept in gathering requirements from internal stakeholders from a number of different departments including Finance, HR, Operations, Client Services and Delivery Management
  • Capability to follow this through designing and building the solution from the ground up, ensuring the system is tested before release in to the live environment
  • Comprehensive knowledge of VBA and Excel to build complex Front End interfaces from scratch
  • Including building automated reports where required
  • Ability to write complex queries using SQL
  • Extensive proven examples of designing and developing SQL Server Relational Databases from scratch including:
    • Store procedures
    • Database Schemas
    • Relational Database theory
  • Knowledge of using SSIS for ETL / data migration
  • Familiarity with ADO (ActiveX Data Objects)
  • Bug fixing where necessary on newly built and existing systems / reports
  • A self-starting mentality able to manage their own work load
  • Excellent customer service attitude and communication skills to match
  • A solutions orientated approach to problems and technology
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment, managing multiple projects whilst providing support for live systems

What we offer:

  • The opportunity to have ownership over your work and time, including flexibility to have the work life balance that suits you
  • Change and variety, this isn’t a place where jobs become boring
  • Opportunity to engage directly with the business up to Exec level
  • A relaxed environment where you can be you
  • 25 days of paid leave, increasing to 27 after 3 years
  • Being in an organisation working on some of the most exciting brands and projects

DigitasLBi exists to make brands count. We’re a modern, data-inspired agency.

We are the only agency designed to offer clients who seek to transform their marketing, a complete stack of services, from integrated communications, to commerce to CRM and innovation services, across the world, all driven by our data about what really counts for businesses.

Our global workforce of 6,000 includes industry-leading creatives in each region, working with data scientists, technology experts and media specialists to demonstrate what can be achieved when hard data meets imagination.

Our work is designed to make a place for our clients’ brands in the busy lives of the people they want to connect with.

This is an opportunity for a Technologist who genuinely wants to make a difference to their place of work whilst being given the support to grow their career in a way that works for them.  If you have some of or all of the above experience / skills and we sound like the place for you then we’d love to hear from you.


DigitasLBi Talent Acquisition

About DigitasLBi 

We have 40 offices in 25 countries, each one helping to upend and redefine the landscape of strategy, creativity, media and technology. We’re pumped about the accolades we’ve earned – cue Titanium Lions, Gold Pencils and making LinkedIn’s Most InDemand Employer List of 2014 – but what energizes us most is the people we work with, the clients we work for and the never-ending challenge that confronts us: Producing amazing creative, day after day. On top of great values, great people and great clients, we’re proud to offer many great perks – things like flex vacation days, tuition reimbursement, gym membership discounts and anniversary gifts for the many people who’ve been with us 5, 10, 20 years and more. And while we celebrate those who’ve stuck by us and shaped us into the creative force that we are today, we’re always looking for great new talent help us grow even stronger. If that’s you, well, come join us.

DigitasLBi is an equal opportunity employer. 

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