Database Developer
Financial Investment Management Company - San Francisco, CA

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Seeking a talented Database Developer for our IT Department. The position will directly report to the Chief Information Officer.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ability to work in agile, collaborative team environment
  • Provide technical support of financial production applications and database systems. Work off hours to provide support to software applications or system maintenance.
  • Monitor database application systems for performance, system errors, and system vitals and troubleshoot any issues
  • Deploy SQL code and Application updates from development to production environments as needed
  • Build ETL processes and reports as needed
  • Migrate, consolidate, and update batch processes and SQL procedures
  • Analyze, document, and re-engineer outdated batch scripts and processes into streamlined, highly effective, well documented and supportable job processes
  • Design and implement data management solutions

o Relational database design and development (OLTP databases)
o Analytical and reporting database design and implementation (OLAP/Memory resident/NoSQL)

Qualifications & Required Skills

  • Experience in monitoring and troubleshooting complex application integrations and database environments
  • Excellent ability to quickly distinguish between database and application support issues and learn systems/processes by reading the code
  • Excellent ability working with application vendors to help troubleshoot and resolve any production issues
  • Writing TSQL scripts and stored procedures for production jobs
  • Experience with SSIS for creating ETL packages
  • Solid acquaintance with Windows Server 2003/2008, Security Delegation, SPNs, storage components Creating SQL Agent jobs and effective use of Powershell/batch scripting as needed in SQL Server jobs
  • Installing and configuring any version of SQL Server on development and production servers
  • Demonstrate the knowledge and ability to perform in all of the basic database management skills of database administration, physical structure, overall architecture, and database analysis
  • Provide recommendations for standardization and consistency across environments
  • Ensure a stable and secure database and application environment
  • Implement and monitor database functionality to ensure stable environments
  • Uphold enterprise policy guidelines and recommend new/improved guidelines
  • Partner with project teams and interact with customers to find solutions for projects and operational issues for existing and proposed databases
  • Demonstrated ability to define and follow best practices and business processes
  • Exceptional customer-service orientation. Work well in diverse multicultural environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Interest in pursuing deep financial application and database expertise
  • Experience with Charles River or another OMS Trading Platform, Microsoft Solomon or Great Plains, Advent Axys or Geneva, Concur, Datawatch Monarch, Factset, Bloomberg, Eagle.

Experience & Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field
  • A minimum of 5 years of combination application and database administration experience in a production environment
  • 3-5 years managing MS SQL RDBMS, Reporting Services and other SQL Server related services from a Production Support level
  • 3-5 years using Performance Monitor, SQL Profiler and other related monitoring and troubleshooting tools
  • 3+ Years of solid understanding of performance tuning, and database system optimizations
  • Strong technical knowledge of SQL, Powershell, batch scripting
  • Must be well versed in basic web technologies and database reporting for production support
  • Microsoft certified

About this company
Trusted research-driven investment management firm. For more than 26 years, we have provided a core spectrum of investment solutions to meet...