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SQL Server Database Developer

Software Development | Portland, OR | Full Time

Job Description

About us

AltSource is a successful and growing custom software development company headquartered in Portland, Oregon. We build custom software for interesting and challenging domains. We don’t just build software. We build lasting customer partnerships that help our customers grow their business. It’s why we love what we do. That’s why, no matter the job title, from fullstack developer to designer and everyone in between, we collaborate with our customers on a daily basis. That might just be why we made the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies list for the 3rd year in a row. 

About this database developer role
As an intermediate- to senior-level SQL database developer, you will contribute directly to application development and business teams as a an embedded member of cross-functional, Agile development teams. Working alongside your development team members, you will support feature development, reporting and data analysis. You will also work closely with the architecture team to ensure current development and analytical activities align with long-term enterprise goals.

You will collaborate directly with development teams on a daily basis, and provide developers with database guidance and hands on data solutions.

Currently, our data solutions focus primarily on the Microsoft technology stack including SQL Server 2008 – 2016+, on premises reporting services, SSIS, C#, and other .NET data access technologies; however, other platforms and technologies may be used as business needs change.

Responsibilities

•   Assist development teams in the build out of schema and database technologies

•   Ensure use of best practices for data-driven applications within development teams

•   Review and optimize access strategies for application data

•   Enforce database quality standards within the code base

•   Build out and maintain reporting service and integration service applications

•   Support transactional and analytical database efforts in support of the business needs

•   Respond to data inquiries from client stakeholders and the business team

•   Mentor developers and product owners on OLTP and OLAP database patterns

•   Support architecture team in long-term planning and implementation

•   Support after-hours and on-call duties as required

•   Support operations and assist with troubleshooting activities as needed

•   Continue to develop skills in database optimization, reporting, data analysis, and other database duties as a member of an agile software team

Success in this role

•   You can visualize the big picture, analyze key issues and recommend pragmatic solutions.

•   You can create and maintain processes in line with requirements for project goals.

•   You have strong opinions on how things should be built, yet are flexible in achieving solutions.

•   You work well in an agile team environment where process and schedules can change quickly.

•   You want to make a positive impact and not just be a cog in the machine.

•   You are a smart, creative, proactive problem solver.

Required skills and experience

•   B.S. in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or related field

•   5+ years experience as a SQL Server developer

•   Recent experience working with SQL Server 2008+ supporting OLTP and OLAP workloads

•   Strong knowledge of T-SQL, SSRS

•   Knowledge of SSIS

•   A great team attitude and the desire to work with a small group of your peers, without hierarchy or politics

Bonus points:

•   High level of proficiency in database design fundamentals for e-commerce, CRM and Inventory management systems

•   Working experience with Excel and the “Power” / data mining add-ons

•   Experience with PowerBI stack

•   Working knowledge and experience developing and deploying SSRS reports

•   Experienced with source control applications (SVN, TFS, GIT, etc.)

•   Knowledge of C# and .Net web technologies

•   Experience with Visual Studio 2012, 2013 and 2015

•   Exposure to Azure cloud technologies

•   Experience with large and very large RDBMS

•   Exposure to non-Microsoft DB technologies (MySQL, MongoDB, etc.)


If this sounds like a great role and an ideal work environment, we’d love to hear from you!