Database Developer

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Database Developer

OVERVIEW

The Database Developer develops databases to ensure optimal functionality of the server environment and contributes to accurate, timely delivery of client project data.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Identifies/develops database schema, functions, and procedures
  • Develops demos/proofs of concept at the application and/or data persistence layer
  • Troubleshoots applications to provide strategic direction and implementation of solutions
  • Identifies weak/churning code deficiencies and works with team to improve vulnerable sections
  • Creates and debugs custom queries and stored procedures for disparate data sources
  • Automates and optimizes data transfer, online reports, and presentations for internal and external clients 
  • Processes ad hoc data import and export requests
  • Contributes to work estimates, designs, policies, and documentation
  • Designs metric reports, strategy, and procedures for interpreting results/performance/security at an advanced level that spans data persistence layers
  • Designs and implements technical documentation and designs that span data persistence layers of solutions for all internal and client-facing projects
  • Develops methods of aggregating customer data to make it more actionable
  • Identifies and adopts new development methodologies, best practices, and tools

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering, computer engineering, and/or related field and 3+ years of experience as a combination of database administration and development in a live production environment in information technology, finance, analytics, and/or statistics, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions that demonstrate good judgment
  • Ability to proactively manage workload and priorities with minimal supervision
  • A strong level of proficiency is required in the following areas:
    • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 or newer
    • Database modeling and design
    • Performance tuning & optimization
      • Indexing
      • Query tuning
    • Unit testing principles
    • Data Encryption Fundamentals
    • Database Documentation, including data flows
    • Database stored procedures
    • Handling sensitive customer data
    • Experience processing large datasets (10 million+ records)
  • The following skills are preferred but not required:
    • Integrating with third-party systems
    • C#, Java, or other OO language
    • Advanced Security
    • Data warehousing
    • Cloud (Azure) Data Environments
    • Familiarity with Cubes
    • Analysis Services
    • Google Analytics
    • Azure Data Lakes
    • PowerShell
    • .NET Framework
    • UML or similar

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to sit, talk, and hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk and climb stairs. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Work is typically performed in client office environments. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, however may vary.

The preceding position description is not intended to describe in detail the multitude of tasks that may be assigned, but rather to provide a general overview of the expectations and responsibilities of this position. As the nature of business demands change, so may the functions of this position. Additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned.

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