SQL Server Architect/Developer
Contract to Hire (3 months then convert to FTE)
Location: on-site Marlborough MA
Remote work 1-2 days per week once up and running
US citizens and Green Card Holders and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor H1B candidates at this time.
This role requires hands on experience developing high performance, highly scalable SQL Server operational databases supporting web applications. The suitable candidate should feel at ease refactoring tables and code, with a proven track record of increasing the volume of transactions and scaling web site performance. This is a great opportunity to architect the next step in database design for an already successful product as it increases its global reach (currently has millions of users and thousands of customers across the world). Looking for someone with great ideas and the ability to implement them!
Our development team works in an open, agile environment that values innovation and a startup attitude, while enjoying the stability of being part of a leading travel industry company.
Identify and implement performance and scale improvements in our SQL Server databases
Create and/or redesign schema objects such as tables, stored procedures, triggers, and indexes to remove performance bottlenecks
Ability to build logical and physical data models meeting business requirements
Ensure databases are running at peak efficiency by working with DBA’s and other team members
Independently discover barriers to database performance and correct them
Perform database code review with C# developers to ensure functional correctness and performance
Assist technical documentation team with the preparation of required materials
Actively participate in team agile activities including standups, planning, retrospectives, etc.
Knowledge of security best practices and oversight of secure database coding
Maintain SQL Coding standards
7+ years SQL Server database development experience, with at least 5 years performance tuning and database architecture experience in high transactional volume environment including:
Dynamic Web Applications (such as our own
Client Server Applications
Live Financial Transactions
Online Transaction Processing schema design and optimization
Extensive experience with SQL Server performance tuning tools
Demonstrated proficiency in advanced techniques of stored procedure, trigger, and index performance tuning in OLTP databases
Experience scaling SQL Server systems up and out
SQL Server 2016 preferred but SQL Server 2008 R2 2012, 2014, or 2017 experience is also considered if it includes the expertise listed
Proficiency in modeling data with design tools such as erWin, ER/Studio, etc.
Desirable experience includes:
Building database deployments in Visual Studio
SQL Server Data Encryption
Experience with PCI, GDPR, ISO, or other security compliance
C# and MVC exposure
SSIS or other ETL experience
SQL Server High Availability
Atlassian suite products such as Jira and Confluence