Database Specialist

St. Louis, MO

Posted: 09/20/2018 Job Category: Database Job Number: 138380

Are you looking for a new and challenging opportunity? Do you have experience with Microsoft business intelligence stack? Technology Partners can help you make your next big career move a reality.

Technology Partners is currently seeking a talented person for a Database Specialist position.

What You Will Be Doing:

You will design and develop database models to support reporting and analytics systems. You will develop automated deployment scripts to update development, testing, and production environments for databases and applications. Visual Studio Team Services, PowerShell and other scripting tools will be used. You will create automated processes for collecting and processing data for the reporting and analytics system used by Purina business teams using SSIS and other data ETL tools. You will ensure database servers and instances are stable and performant by monitoring server health, implementing backup and recovery protocols, and troubleshooting errors and performance issues. Both local database instances and Azure instances to be supported. You will do a collaboration with other team members with code walkthroughs and peer-reviewed code. You will also ensure that all applications and databases follow the company database standards and are compliant with established guidelines.

What We Are Looking For:

  • Strong experience with the Microsoft business intelligence stack is required. (SQL Server, Analysis Server, Reporting Services, Integration Services)

  • This resource will need a solid understanding of business intelligence theory, technologies and design patterns.

  • Experience with developer productivity and collaboration tools such as Visual Studio Team Services, Visual Studio.

  • Experience with PowerShell scripting

  • Experience with query languages such as TSQL, MDX, and DAX.

  • Be familiar with compliance and controls for software development and deployment

  • An understanding of Lean software development and a strong believe in Agile and DevOps principles

  • Familiar with enterprise architectures that include cloud components such as Azure SQL Server databases, Azure data storage components.

  • Familiar with end-user reporting and collaboration Tools such as Excel, Power BI, and SharePoint

  • (Preferred) Familiar with data visualization techniques that allow insight and exploration.

  • (Preferred) Familiar with data connectivity technologies such as APIs and data gateways

  • (Preferred) Familiar with other database technologies; Oracle RDMS, Hadoop clusters , or document databases.

If this position sounds like you, WE SHOULD TALK! We realize our people are our most valuable asset, that is why we offer the following benefits:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance

  • 401(k) retirement plan

  • Long and Short-Term disability

  • Life insurance

  • Direct deposit

  • Referral program

Your better future is ready, and we want to put the right tools in your hands to get you there. Let's go!

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Technology Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Technology Partners does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable state or federal civil rights laws.

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