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    Job Locations US-WA-Seattle
    Software Development
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    We are currently seeking a Database Developer responsible for building databases and applications that ensure optimal functionality of the server environment and contributes to accurate, timely delivery of client project data.


    Essential Duties include:

    • 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

    Experience and Qualifications:

    • 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 high level of proficiency is required in the following areas:

    • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 or newer
    • Database modeling and design
    • Performance tuning & optimization
    • 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


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