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Database Developer

Location : Remote, USA
Job Type : Contract
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 2+
Required Education : bachelor's
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

DATABASE DEVELOPER


 


 


Exciting new opportunity for an IT Database Developer to work with a leader in the telecom industry.   The Database Developer’s role is to strategically design, write, test and implement database application code. This includes researching, designing, documenting, and modifying software specifications throughout the production life cycle. This Database Developer must ensure that high levels of database performance and data integrity are met through applying design best practices, code tuning and monitoring system processes. The Database Developer is also responsible for defining standards and models for development using the database programming languages. Above all, this individual makes certain that the database design and coding solutions meet business objectives and establishes and maintains a high level of user trust and confidence in the database group’s knowledge of and concern for the users’ business needs. This Database Developer must also demonstrate a willingness to work with and mentor associates of varying levels of technical expertise within the organization.

Essential Job Functions of the Database Developer


·       Provide first-level application support. Resolve problems and answer questions related to the database application code and layered products; contact vendor support when necessary; facilitate application development and customer problem resolution with optimum speed and efficiency.


·       Database application performance analysis and tuning. Closely monitor performance; identify problems and implement solutions; ensure the database is running at optimum speed and efficiency.


·       Provide database design. Research and recommend optimal schema, table and index design criteria balancing scalability, data integrity and maintainability; publish entity relationship and data flow diagrams, design standards and work with development staff; standardize environment and improve efficiency.


·       Perform database development. Develop application code using agreed upon database programming languages, packages, and scripting languages to support application releases; interact with development teams and understand business requirements.


·       Support database software upgrades and planning. Ensure database environment is updated with current stable versions of software products; maintain currency with operating system and support software.


·       Analyze user requirements for application releases and, based on findings, provide recommendations for solutions and estimates of work.


·       Conduct research and make recommendations on database design and development products, new database features, coding techniques and system enhancements.


·       Develop utilities for automatically monitoring the database application code performance, security and data integrity.


·       Adhere to departmental policies for reporting and managing trouble tickets and change control.


·       Establish, administer, and monitor object-level security in the database including the setting of appropriate end-user database access control levels.


·       Coordinate and perform in-depth tests for modified and new database processes, and other post-implementation support.


·       Communicate database changes, enhancements, and modifications – verbally or through written documentation – to management and team members so that issues and solutions are understood.


·       Assist in the development and definition of documentation and standards for the database team.


·       Provide direction to and work with application development staff to develop database coding standards and best practices.


·       Communicate complex and technical information in a concise and articulate manner.


·       Consistently complete tasks within agreed upon target dates.


·       Manage and/or provide guidance to junior members of the team.


·       Keep database team apprised of the status of assigned trouble tickets and change requests in preparation for the daily production meetings.



Required Qualifications :

 


Education/Certifications
High school diploma or equivalent
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline preferred; equivalent experience is acceptable
Oracle Professional Developer certification is preferred

Experience


·      2+ years of development experience using Informatica’s IICS Data Integration


·      2+ years of Oracle scripting experience using SQL


·      2+ years of MS SQL Server scripting experience using T-SQL


·      1+ years development experience using PowerShell


·      1+ years of development experience using Snowflake


·      1+ years of experience using Azure ADLS


·      Experience in data preparation and curation for data warehousing and/or knowledge of concepts and strategies


·      Must possess strong analytical and problem solving skills and able to work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment


·      Candidate must have strong communication, be detail oriented and able to work well both independently as well as part of a team


·      Highly self-motivated and cooperative attitude


·      Strong customer service orientation


·      Good communication skills


·      Ability to present and explain technical information to diverse types of audiences in a way that establishes rapport and gains understanding


·      Highly self-motivated and cooperative attitude
Strong customer service orientation


·      Good communication skills


·      Ability to present and explain technical information to diverse types of audiences in a way that establishes rapport and gains understanding


Other Skills/Abilities are a Plus


·      Experience with an ERP system such as Oracle Fusion Cloud or JD Edwards


 


Skills :
Informatica Oracle programming scripting software development SQL
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