SR. DATABASE ENGINEER Global Market Insite
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Who we are:
GMI was founded in 1999 with one goal in mind: make it easier, faster and more efficient for market research professionals to conduct global research. With global consumer and specialty panels in over 200 countries and territories and a wide range of technology-enabled market research services, GMI is the partner of choice for market research anywhere in the world. With talented professionals in the Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific, GMI serves many of the largest and most successful enterprises and market research firms in the world.
As part of Lightspeed Research, the leading provider of technology-enabled solutions and online respondents for global market research, GMI has pioneered many of the technology innovations that paved the way for this growing market. GMI continues to be the worldwide leader in helping businesses connect with their customers and do research on their opinions.
About the Position:
The Senior Database Engineer will design and develop data components in our operational and reporting platforms. The ideal candidate will shape the database and data integration approaches on assigned projects to ensure they yield reliable data for the specified operational functionality AND for the partially-specified corporate reporting needs AND for the less-specified data quality need. (i.e. You need to be a self starter who can understand and deliver faithfully to the functional spec, anticipate the corporate reporting needs, and determine appropriate data quality requirements.)
The Global Technology Team and its users are located around the globe. The successful candidate will have to be effective working across organizational, geographical and cultural boundaries. Some travel.
? Work with the entire Engineering Team, Project Management and Product Management to design and implement features in an Agile environment.
? Own db schema, stored procedures, views, and functions, from modeling and design to implementation and testing and maintenance.
? Drive the evolution of our data management methods.
? Collaborate with other engineers to design new Web Service methods and the data elements they consume and produce.
? Collaborate with QA to monitor Data Quality across multiple platforms.
? Design and build ETL processes for integration and for Data Warehouse and Reporting needs.
? Implement, own and monitor performance SLAs for database components.
? Perform triage on emerging data quality issues, implementing both short-term and long-term solutions.
? Work closely with Production DBAs to resolve emerging issues and plan future deployments.
? Evaluate emerging data technologies and reporting and visualization tools for opportunity and fit.
? Provide guidance and leadership within the Data Management team.
? Developer with experience in enterprise-class development and every aspect of database design.
? 7+ years experience implementing database systems, with at least 5 of those years using MS SQL.
? 7+ years experience in data modeling, including an understanding of all normalized forms.
? 7+ years experience in the design and development of stored procedures, views and triggers.
? 3+ years experience integrating SQL Server solutions in .NET environments, with strong working
knowledge of C#, ASP.NET and SOA with web services.
? Strong experience with a variety of reporting and visualization tools.
? Experience with SSRS and SSIS and SSAS and Replication.
? Demonstrated ability to share leadership in a team environment.
? Familiar with Agile Development processes.
? Familiar with Meta-Data design principles.
? Can effectively cope with change, can shift gears comfortably, able to compromise positively.
? Keep sight of long-term objectives while delivering short-term solutions.
? Likes to solve difficult problems with effective solutions, sees underlying or hidden problems and
patterns, looks beyond obvious, doesn?t stop at first answer.
? Experience in Market Research and statistical methods a plus.
? BS in Computer Science, Engineering, Math or a related field of study.
? Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
? Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate while disagreeing with people.
? Demonstrated ability to compose clear and concise technical written communication.
? Ability to articulate technical information to non-technical audience and vice-versa.
? Ability to analyze large amounts of conflicting information and distill important items.
? Takes direction; is receptive to input from other.
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