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SQL/ETL Developer - with Big Data (Hadoop/Hive)
Ref No.: 18-05004
Location: Durham, North Carolina
ETL/SQL Developer - with Big Data (Hadoop/Hive) 
Durham, NC
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Hiring Requirements/Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree in computer science or mathematics OR Associate's degree specifically in computer science field.
• 5 years' development experience - ETL/ SQL Development, Python Development, 
• Strong SQL Queries and UNIX scripting 
Healthcare experience ideal but not required
• Experience working with vendors for effective solution delivery.

Major Job Functions/Components:
• Independently perform all necessary discovery and fact finding to fully understand and execute all assignments.
• Independently code, debug, revise and document intricate objects or systems. Design solutions based on functional area assigned.
• Works closely with solution and information architecture to ensure alignment to design.
• Implement the tested and approved objects in a manner which protects the integrity of all test and production environments.
• Adhere to all solution delivery standards, service level agreements, and processes (i.e., Balancing, Data Security, Walkthrough and Approval processes, Program/System documentation, Status Reporting, Escalation, Change Management, Problem Management, Software Development Methodology, etc.), as well as participate in the development of these standards and processes.
• Independently analyze complex business problems or opportunities and prepare detailed specifications and estimates from which objects will be written at the project level.
• Evaluate solution options and make buy vs. build recommendations to management.
• Independently provide effective communication to business and IS partners. This includes verbal, written, and electronic communication, as well as delivering presentations.
• Create effective unit test plans from the technical specifications as well as review junior staff members' unit test plans for completeness/thoroughness.
• Independently analyze application and system problems and incidents; develop recommendations and solutions for those problems, implement those solutions, and provide communications on the associated actions, business impacts, and results.
• Identify best practices, communicate and implement these practices to the department.
• Create and sustain business literacy and understanding of business processes in the IS organization.
• Provide detailed application and code expertise to the development, testing, business teams.
• Coordinates vendor solution delivery and partners with vendors to effectively meet business needs and timelines.
• Provide direction and assistance to junior staff members.

Hiring Preferences:
• Experience with integrated solutions.
• Experience with software development tools (i.e. Rational)
• Experience with testing methodologies with the stated major development languages.
• Experience with at least one of the major database systems (i.e. DB2, Oracle, SQL Server, Teradata).