Database Engineer SilkRoad Technology
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SilkRoad is seeking a self-motivated Database Engineer / Architect to be an important contributing member of our team. Key responsibilities include:
Works with senior developers and stakeholders as our database specialist.
Provides cutting-edge design and development expertise across a wide array of complex, enterprise-level application development tasks.
Designs, implements and takes ownership of database models and objects such as tables, views, simple and complex stored procedures (joins, group by, etc.), triggers and constraints.
Spends majority of the time creating and maintaining complex procedures for database access layer, troubleshooting performance problems and data issues on an advanced level.
Creates and maintains database design artifacts and documents (data flow diagrams, data models, ER models and architectural specifications using proper change control and versioning techniques.
Designs and develops automated routines (scripts, procedures, etc.) to facilitate the application development, functional testing, load testing and deployment process.
Drives database performance testing, optimization and tuning to meet scalability demands.
Designs and implements reporting and analytical (OLAP) database solutions.
Proactively helps resolve difficult technical issues
Collaboratively creates and expands enterprise architectural standards.
SilkRoad technology, inc. provides software as a service (SaaS) solutions that significantly improve the talent within its more than 1000 customers across the globe. Through SilkRoad?s Life Suite, an integrated talent management solution, companies are able to hire better employees, identify high and low performers, drive a pay-for-performance culture and improve employee tenure. Our Life Suite solution set includes OpenHire, for recruiting management, RedCarpet for employee onboarding and life events, WingSpan for flexible employee performance management, GreenLight for learning management, Point and Eprise for Social Collaboration and Content, and HeartBeat for core Human Resources.
Founded in 2003, SilkRoad technology is a privately held company based in Chicago, IL, with offices around the globe. Our customers include a diverse set of industry leaders such as Allianz, Priceline.com and Crate and Barrel.
Core Competencies & Skills:
Results driven professional with the ability to work well and deliver under pressure in a fast paced environment.
Passionate team member; cultivates an energizing environment and is committed to team success.
Supports a culture of customer appreciation and service excellence; delivers on-time, superior solutions that exceed customer expectations.
Successful communicator at all levels using all media, with excellent interpersonal skills.
Demonstrates skill, knowledge and understanding of company, products, job duties, and appropriate work methods.
Contributes to a climate of innovation and continuous improvement to achieve excellence and support business success.
Demonstrates personal excellence, accountability and integrity.
Ability to interface with external contacts while favorably representing SilkRoad in the marketplace.
Job Specific Competencies & Skills:
Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and meet strict deadlines.
Detail oriented with excellent analytical and problem resolution abilities.
Highly proficient with MS technology platform , particularly MS SQL Server, and MS Office applications, including Word, Power Point and Excel.
Proficiency with MS Visual Studio and C#; C++ is highly desirable.
Bachelor?s degree in Computer Science or related field required; Master?s degree preferred.
Minimum of 10 years of professional experience with Logical and Physical database design.
Minimum of 10 years of experience in development, analysis, architecture, modeling, optimization, performance tuning, administration (backups, restorations), and maintenance of database systems - Microsoft SQL.
Experience building and maintaining commercial software applications.
Software coding and experience with C# and .Net Framework 3.5 required, C++ experience preferred.
Expert knowledge and experience with Microsoft SQL Server 2005/2008.
Experience working with Microsoft Programming tools including ADO.Net, Transact-SQL, and Stored Procedures.
SQL Server upgrade experience (MS SQL Server 2005-> MS SQL Server 2008).
Deep understanding of TSQL: functions, indexes, stored procedures, views, and triggers.
Experience working with a version control system (VSS, TFS, Sub-Version or similar) required.
Chicago, Illinois, United States
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