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Senior Database Developer

Cleveland, OH 44113

Posted: 04/22/2024 Job Category: Information Technology Job Number: 26928779

Job Description

Integrated Talent Strategies (ITS) is seeking a Senior Database Developer to work in the Cleveland, OH area. This is a direct hire position that offers a variety of great benefits, including health insurance, 401(k), and paid time off.
The Senior Database Developer position is responsible for the design, development, documentation, implementation, and maintenance of database development in support of web applications for projects, with a focus on Oracle database applications development, batch processing and reporting. Maintain and troubleshoot existing applications following standard coding practices and industry best practices. This role develops and maintains solutions for new requests for existing applications. The Developer resolves any issues dealing with performance for all code released to production. This position also assists with impact analyses of any changes made to the database objects. This role develops design documentation and maintains database versions of code with GIT.

The position requires participation in the complete system development life cycle including post implementation support. The Developer provides technical expertise to management, business users, and works closely with other developers by writing optimized SQL queries for integration with different applications.
Essential Functions

Strategy & Planning
  • Work with the business units to identify business requirements for requested projects.
  • Identify the technical requirements of projects.
  • Analyze all aspects of the projects.
  • Provide feasibility and cost/benefit analyses responses for proposed projects.
  • Plan and organize tasks, report on progress, coordinate with additional development teams.
  • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, etc.

Development & Deployment
  • Perform complex programming assignments requiring an advanced aptitude of established programming standards, methods, and best practices.
  • Design application and database components for development projects.
  • Perform analysis of business models, logical specifications, and/or customer requirements to design and build Internet solutions utilizing multiple technologies.
  • Advanced working SQL knowledge and experience working with relational databases, query authoring (SQL) and working familiarity with various databases.
  • Mitigate significant risks associated with projects, which have a high technical complexity and/or involve significant challenges to the business.
  • Guide full stack developer in design approaches and teach them to create performant queries

Operational Management
  • Maintain and modify applications, make approved changes by amending application documentation, developing detailed programming logic, and coding changes.
  • Provide support for these critical application problems and issues.
  • Analyze existing SQL queries for performance improvements and implement the improvements.
  • Act as a Subject Matter Expert in the discovery and investigation of critical production problems as required.
  • Proactively search for and make improvements on non-performant database programs.
  • Willingness and ability to coordinate the efforts of other developers.

Incidental Functions
  • Conduct research into modern technologies, including tools, components, and frameworks.
  • Train and knowledge share with development teams.
  • Mentor and coach developers and/or Professional Apprentices.
  • Project and task management and reporting, as necessary.
  • Make presentations to management, clients, and peer groups as requested.
  • Schedule and lead project and communication meetings.
  • Provide tier 2, on-call support for critical application problems and issues.
  • Analyze program performance and correct deficiencies based on user consultation. Work with manager to prioritize approved list of remediations.
  • Assist with projects required to contribute to efficiency and effectiveness of the work.
  • Attend management meetings on behalf of team.
  • Application server maintenance tasks such as: software/hardware upgrades, patching, security configuration, batch process maintenance and migration to new platforms.
  • Address internal audit concerns to address Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.
  • Work area is adequately lighted, heated, and ventilated.
  • Working outside the standard office 7.5 hours workday may be required;on-call availability.
Formal Education & Certification
  • Bachelor’s degree (or foreign equivalent) in a Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Information Technology field of study (e.G., Information Technology, Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, Computer Systems Management, Mathematics) or equivalent experience.

Knowledge & Experience
  • 5+ years of IT experience.
  • 5+ years of experience developing OLTP database applications in Oracle 10g/11g and UNIX/LINUX/Solaris environment within a multi-tier environment;building and formulating business requirements.
  • Work experience with PL/SQL Types, PL/SQL Collections, SQL Loader, PL/SQL Functions and Procedures, Packages, and Materialized view, Triggers, Complex SQLs, and SQL Reports.
  • Work experience with PL/SQL techniques in LOBs, Multilingual character conversion;Optimize the applications using Exadata Oracle Performance Tuning Techniques;develop Unit Testing Methods for PL/SQL;develop UNIX scripts for batch processing and work with Oracle RAC clusters and Exadata systems.
  • Experience with relational SQL and NoSQL databases. Build processes supporting data transformation, data structures, metadata, dependency, and workload management.
  • Experience building and optimizing data pipelines, architectures, and data sets.

Personal Attributes
  • Strong and comprehensive verbal and written communications, including ability to present ideas and solutions to all levels.
  • Responsive and alert to new learning opportunities, growth, and development of technical, interpersonal, and business skills;able to recognize and address areas needing improvement.
  • Motivated and competent to contribute appropriate time and effort to work needing attention.
  • Attentive to detail with focus on accurate and timely results.
  • Organized and able to prioritize tasks, responding effectively to competing needs.
  • Works well with team members as a peer programmer.
  • Attentive and reactive to customer needs and concerns.
  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Able to contribute to team effort and individual achievement.
  • Strong commitment to inclusion and diversity.

About Integrated Talent Strategies (ITS)  

ITS is an international recruiting and staffing firm specializing in Engineering, Technical and Professional positions. Founded in 1984 as a subsidiary of an engineering firm, ITS continues to remain a strategic partner for the job seeker.   

Our clients include some of the largest and most respected architectural, engineering, and manufacturing companies in business today. Our ability to offer a wide range of services, and the flexibility to adjust to the changing needs of our clients, has allowed us to maintain a solid reputation for 40 years.   

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Robert Stutzman
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