SQL Server Database Developer

With Orion Advisor Services in Omaha NE US

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Posted on January 07, 2020

About this job

Compensation: $85k - 100k
Job type: Full-time
Experience level: Mid-Level, Senior
Industry: Financial Services, Financial Technology, Software Development
Company size: 501–1k people
Company type: Private


sql, sql-server, performance, amazon-web-services

Job description

The Database Developer is responsible for the effective design, architecture, and operation of enterprise wide databases.  This position will leverage SQL Server and MySQL, related engines and tuning tools.  This position is responsible for identifying innovative approaches to achieving top performance in a rapid application development environment while maintaining overall database reliability and integrity.                                                                                                                                                     


  • Design stable, reliable and effective database objects based on customer requirements
  • Optimize and maintain legacy systems
  • Modify database objects according to requests and perform tests
  • Ensure data quality and integrity in databases
  • Liaise with developers to improve applications and establish best practices
  • Prepare design specifications and functional documentation for assigned database projects
  • Gather user requirements and identify new features
  • Develop technical and training manuals
  • Provide data management support to users
  • Monitors databases to optimize database performance, health, resource use, and physical implementations of databases; address a variety of database integration issues including migration between disparate databases, integration, maintenance/conversion, capacity planning issues, and new applications
  • Provides support to application developers in designing and implementing physical database structures
  • Reviews, develops, and designs data models using standard diagramming techniques, in conjunction with application development teams; creates logical data models and translates into physical database structures that integrate with existing or proposed database structures

What skills and knowledge are needed?

  • In-depth understanding of data management (e.g. permissions, recovery, security and monitoring)
  • Knowledge of software development and user interface web applications
  • Hands on experience with SQL Server with familiarity with MySQL and .Net framework a plus
  • Familiarity with working with SQL Server and AWS tools for troubleshooting, schema management
  • An ability to understand front-end users requirements and problem-solving attitude
  • Familiarity with cloud services such as AWS, Google Cloud, Azure, etc.
  • Strong knowledge of database clustering, replication, as well as database modeling and design skills
  • Strong knowledge of data dictionary and database scripting, SQL development, unit testing, and systems administration on Microsoft
  • Familiarity with Bash and the terminal, Linux navigation
  • Ability to design and implement solutions to ensure database availability and recover-ability
  • Ability to script solutions as well as a strong knowledge of Command-Line or GUI administration tools to manage change control and monitoring of systems
  • Proven architecture skills in designing database environments for various business needs (e.g., high-availability, failover, replication, and disaster-recovery, virtual machine environment)

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field of study required
  • Orion Series 65 certification must be obtained within 90 days of employment
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience with installing, configuring, tuning and troubleshooting SQL Server in a high volume, high availability production environment required
  • Minimum of 2 years running SQL Server in a cloud based environment preferred
  • Previous experience with life-cycle administration support including database design, database development, testing, deployment, and maintenance required
  • Experience with Database Optimization and Performance Tuning required
  • Experience with architecture, set up and administration of SQL Server required
  • Experience with database troubleshooting and failure resolution required

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