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SQL Developer

Location: Washington DC Region
Category: Information Technology
Employment Type: Direct Hire
Contact: itd.dc@hirestrategy.com

We are seeking a talented SQL Server Developer to design and develop the database schema, stored procedures, and processes for a large scale web application.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • The SQL Server Developer will support new product development by creating new database architectures and stored procedures
  • The SQL Server Developer will work with clients to understand data needs and fulfill complex custom data transfers and exports
  • The SQL Server Developer will implement advanced ETL processes to acquire and load large datasets and improve efficiency of existing ETL processes
  • The SQL Server Developer will assist in developing scripts and protocols for large scale database migrations
  • The SQL Server Developer will work closely with Application Developers to ensure proper design and implementation of database systems
  • The SQL Server Developer will develop, troubleshoot and tune T-SQL scripts

Qualifications:

  • Experience with large scale database design and development on the Microsoft SQL Server 2005/2008/2012 platform
  • Understanding of advanced SQL Server features such as replication, service broker, and high-availability clusters
  • Proficiency with dynamic SQL
  • Experience developing custom and/or dynamic schemas
  • Experience with working in a highly sharded environment requiring significant cross-server data flows
  • Must possess strong organizational, problem-solving, and time management skills with ability to manage multiple projects at the same time
  • Must be able to work in an agile time-critical environment and be decisive when faced with complex problems
  • Ability to give and receive constructive feedback and the capability to be self-motivated and work independently with initiative
  • Ability to quickly understand new concepts/processes
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience with enterprise level software development, with at least 3 years recent experience developing or administering SQL Server applications
  • Prior experience working with very large datasets or data warehouse technology highly desirable
  • Experience with complex query optimization and performance benchmarking is a plus
  • Experience with campaign/volunteer management or fundraising applications is desirable
  • Exposure to cloud based database technologies is helpful