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SQL developer in Philadelphia, PA and Houston, TX - HCL America / NRG Energy
Ref No.: 18-51016
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 8 Years
Start Date: 07/19/2018
 Role: SQL developer
Location: Philadelphia, PA and Houston, TX
Duration: Contract
Client: HCL America
 
Summary
  • 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.
Education
  • 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.
  • Experience
  • 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.