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Ref No.: 18-17826
Location: Princeton, New Jersey
**** Max Bill Rate $102/hr ****

SQL Developer

Designs, develops, tests, maintains and enhances database code using the Microsoft SQL Server platform (and related technologies) to support business processes in the retail energy industry.

Must possess excellent communication skills as you will interact directly with our customers to determine requirements and deliver quality software which exceeds their expectations.
Essential Duties/Responsibilities
• Follow the team's Scrum development life cycle practices.
• Work independently for design, development and testing.
• Collaborate with team members to identify and prioritize/reprioritize work when necessary.
• Develop strong working relationships with individuals at all levels of the company
• Anticipate and adjust for problems and roadblocks while eliminating roadblocks within control.
• Use appropriate change control procedures for implementing software enhancements.
• Have a strong desire to build and deliver well-designed and tested software.
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering or relevant business discipline from an accredited four-year college or university or equivalent work experience is preferred.
A minimum of 8 years professional database development experience, 5 years with MS SQL Server. Strong preference for recent experience on a version later than 2008.
Role Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• In-depth understanding of MS SQL Server Relational Database Management software including expert proficiency in T-SQL
• Comfortable with entity-relationship models and data normalization
• Can write clean, understandable, and testable SQL and stored procedures
• Can maintain and troubleshoot existing, complex SQL and stored procedures
Additional Desired Skills
• Ability to understand and code in the MS .NET Platform, preferably C#
• PostgreSQL, MySQL, and/or Oracle
• SQL RedGate Tools
• SSIS development
• Database performance tuning
Working Conditions & Requirements
• Team work environment in cube or open work area.
• Duties are performed during standard business hours and overtime based on project requirements.
• Must be willing to work longer hours as necessary, especially during critical issue resolution.
• Will need to attend meetings and respond to application problems for short durations at other corporate sites when necessary. These locations are in Philadelphia, PA and Houston, TX.