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Junior Application Support Engineer
Ref No.: 18-08344
Location: Richardson, Texas
Junior Application Support Engineer (SQL)
DIRECT HIRE- Richardson, TX

W2 only.  Sponsorship is not available at this time. 

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE: Strong Backend SQL Database experience
Primary Responsibilities
· Coordinate with functional team members to ensure a thorough understanding of business needs and desired business outcomes that each technical solution is meant to enable
· Coordinate with technical team members to evaluate issues, assess resolution options and associated feasibility, and determine desired technical solution(s) that address the issue
· Develop and implement high-quality Cobalt solutions and/or updates that address issues, defects and/or bugs in a timely manner
· Provide high-quality inputs to swarm processing and documentation
· Quickly escalate issues, risks and resolution recommendations to technical management for review and acceptance, and to other teammates working on applicable issues or related risks
· Demonstrated understanding of swarming, Software Development Life Cycle, specifically in an Agile environment – typical stakeholders, processes, procedures, tools, and artifacts
· Experience using code repositories such as Microsoft Team Foundation Server and GIT, or equivalent
· Experience using SDLC management tools and following associated processes/procedures

Education and Experience
· Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science
· 2-3 years minimum of SQL Application Support in a Microsoft .NET environment
· Certification with Microsoft is a plus (MTA, MCSA, MCSD, etc.)
· Experience with database design and application development methodologies (such as Agile) are desirable
· Extensive expertise with Microsoft SQL Server
· Experience writing SQL queries
· Experience writing and running stored procedures, data structures and experience with Agile practice and Change Management.