Senior Apex Developer

Updated: April 10, 2024
Location: Bulgaria-Europe - BGR-Home-Based
Job ID: 24001208

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Syneos Health® is a leading fully integrated biopharmaceutical solutions organization built to accelerate customer success. We translate unique clinical, medical affairs and commercial insights into outcomes to address modern market realities.  

Our Clinical Development model brings the customer and the patient to the center of everything that we do. We are continuously looking for ways to simplify and streamline our work to not only make Syneos Health easier to work with, but to make us easier to work for.

Whether you join us in a Functional Service Provider partnership or a Full-Service environment, you’ll collaborate with passionate problem solvers, innovating as a team to help our customers achieve their goals. We are agile and driven to accelerate the delivery of therapies, because we are passionate to change lives.

Discover what our 29,000 employees, across 110 countries already know: 

Why Syneos Health

  • We are passionate about developing our people, through career development and progression; supportive and engaged line management; technical and therapeutic area training; peer recognition and total rewards program.
  • We are committed to our Total Self culture – where you can authentically be yourself. Our Total Self culture is what unites us globally, and we are dedicated to taking care of our people. 
  • We are continuously building the company we all want to work for and our customers want to work with. Why? Because when we bring together diversity of thoughts, backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives – we’re able to create a place where everyone feels like they belong.


We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Oracle Developer to join our dynamic IT team. The successful candidate will be responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining Oracle database solutions to support our organization's critical business applications. The Senior Oracle Developer will collaborate with cross-functional teams to analyze requirements, design efficient database structures, write complex SQL queries, optimize performance, and ensure data integrity. This role requires strong technical expertise in Oracle database development, excellent problem-solving skills, and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team.


·        Design, develop, and maintain Oracle APEX application to meet business requirements

·        Collaborate with business analysts and stakeholders to understand application requirements and translate them into efficient database designs.

·        Write complex SQL queries, stored procedures, functions, triggers, and packages to implement business logic. Optimize database performance by analyzing query execution plans, indexing strategies, and tuning SQL statements.

·        Ensure data integrity and security by implementing appropriate data validation rules and access controls.

·        Perform database migrations, upgrades, and patching as required.

·        Develop and maintain technical documentation including data models, schema diagrams, and standard operating procedures.

·        Stay up-to-date with the latest Oracle technologies and best practices

·        Review and validate solution design and ensure it covers all the technical aspects

·        Coordinate with the offshore teams on the development activities and participate in solution design discussions

Other Responsibilities:

·        Perform other work-related duties as assigned. Participates as a member of a high-performance team for targeted / strategic initiatives. Attends training or learning opportunities to broaden knowledge.

·        Work on internal and external demos for various project POC’s

·        Work closely with Azure data bricks team to get the necessary attributes for data scientists for their data modelling

·        Work with data analysts to analyze and locate the correct data for data modelling purposes

·        Test Applications as needed and work with the test leads to analyze /address issues

·        Overseeing daily technical operations

·        Coordinating with the software development team in addressing technical debt


What we’re looking for

·        Proven work experience as an Oracle APEX Developer or similar role.

·        Implementing Rest webservices to Fetch and push data

·        Experience dealing with large data and developing complex application and have understanding creating data model, DDL and also using Oracle Database 19c

·        Evaluate and validate solution interfaces, integration points and dependencies

·        Liaising with the engineering team for project completion

·        Reviewing ongoing operations and rectifying any issues

·        Understanding project requirements and developing detailed structure

·        Implementing best practices and coding standards

·        Proficiency in performance tuning techniques and query optimization

Technologies: Oracle APEX, API’s, Workflows, Lists, Microsoft Azure, Databricks, Oracle Apex, SQL, PL/SQL, Node JS, Javascript, CSS, HTML, JQUERY and AJAX

Preferred Qualifications:

·        Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) certification.

·        Experience with Oracle Application Express (APEX).

·        Knowledge of data warehousing concepts and ETL processes.

·        Familiarity with healthcare or clinical research industry.

·        GxP, Life Science domain knowledge, Clinical Trials

Get to know Syneos Health

Over the past 5 years, we have worked with 94% of all Novel FDA Approved Drugs, 95% of EMA Authorized Products and over 200 Studies across 73,000 Sites and 675,000+ Trial patients.

No matter what your role is, you’ll take the initiative and challenge the status quo with us in a highly competitive and ever-changing environment. Learn more about Syneos Health.

Additional Information:
Tasks, duties, and responsibilities as listed in this job description are not exhaustive.  The Company, at its sole discretion and with no prior notice, may assign other tasks, duties, and job responsibilities.  Equivalent experience, skills, and/or education will also be considered so qualifications of incumbents may differ from those listed in the Job Description.  The Company, at its sole discretion, will determine what constitutes as equivalent to the qualifications described above.   Further, nothing contained herein should be construed to create an employment contract.  Occasionally, required skills/experiences for jobs are expressed in brief terms.  Any language contained herein is intended to fully comply with all obligations imposed by the legislation of each country in which it operates, including the implementation of the EU Equality Directive, in relation to the recruitment and employment of its employees.  The Company is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, including the provision of reasonable accommodations, when appropriate, to assist employees or applicants to perform the essential functions of the job.

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