Database Developer
Research In Motion - Bellevue, WA

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Research In Motion Limited® (RIM)®

is a world leader in the mobile communications market and has a history of developing breakthrough wireless solutions. RIM's portfolio of award-winning products, services and embedded technologies is used by thousands of organizations around the world and includes the BlackBerry® wireless platform, the RIM Wireless Handheld™ product line, software development tools and software/hardware licensing agreements. RIM is seeking driven individuals who can take our wireless data products to the next level in the global wireless market. Are you ready to make a difference in the world of mobile communications with RIM?

POSITION SUMMARY

Research In Motion, maker of the award-winning suite of BlackBerry® smartphones and the BlackBerry® wireless handheld solution, is seeking to further expand its world-class research and development team with the best and brightest talent. Specifically, we have an opening for a Database Developer in our BlackBerry® Internet Service (email division), one of the largest and most successful services within the world of BlackBerry®. This position provides an incredible opportunity for an eager, motivated individual to experience tremendous professional growth, and at the same time play a significant role in the advancement of the BlackBerry® solution across the globe.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The successful candidate's responsibilities will include:
Performing forensic data analyses to identify trends and anomalies

Feasibility assessments, analysis & data-modeling

Design and implementation of database solutions for a large-scale web service

Creating stored procedures; writing ad-hoc queries and reports

Automating complex tasks through scripting

Qualifications

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science, or related experience

2+ years of experience with a major relational database management system (Oracle is strongly preferred; alternatives such as MySQL, SQL Server, Sybase will be considered)

Solid understanding of fundamental relational database concepts

An analytical mind, with the ability to convey findings clearly and effectively

Hands-on experience with schema and data migrations/transformations

Competence in employing sound software engineering practices (preference given to those with Agile or similar experience)

A passion and enthusiasm for database technology

Willingness to learn

Commitment to excellence

ADDITIONAL ASSETS

Experience with Perl (or a comparable scripting language) is a DEFINITE plus.

If you're driven to take wireless technologies to the next level, it's time you join the team at RIM. We offer a challenging environment that fosters creativity and rewards excellence. Employees also have use of our award winning BlackBerry!

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