Senior Database Developer

RR Donnelley   •  

Westlake, OH

5 - 7 years

Posted 257 days ago

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Job Description

The Precision Dialogue Senior DatabaseDeveloper is responsible for all activities required to provide a reliable, robust, and secure production environment for application databases. This will be a hands-on position involved in databasearchitecture, design, development tasks, some day-to-day production issues, performance analysis, and other activities that may be necessary. These solutions are multi-terabyte databases implemented primarily using Microsoft SQL Server Enterprise Edition (2008R2, 2012 and 2016) and utilize enterprise features such as table partitioning.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop, implement and maintain database environments to meet SLAs (Service Level Agreements)


  • Lead, participate in gathering business requirements, analysis of source systems, define underlying data sources and transformation requirements, design suitable data model, and develop metadata


  • Perform work with very large marketingdatabases (VLDB’s)


  • Active hands-on member of development, support and maintenance teams


  • Perform resource and performance analysis and planning


  • Evaluate and minimize risk to database and applications


  • Load data into a data warehouse and assist in the ongoing development of technical best practices for data movement, data quality, data cleansing and other ETL related activities


  • Provide technical assistance and serves as a resource to internal and external technology staff


Additional Responsibilities

  • Live the Precision Dialogue values each day
    • Client focus: We work for them
    • High performance: We must be better
    • Responsibility: Take it & own it
    • Trust & respect: Earn first, convey second
    • Teamwork: Essential to fulfill the promise
  • Travel as necessary
  • Continually learn, engage, and contribute
  • On-callsupport may be required depending on client needs




  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university, or equivalent technical training


  • 4+ years of development experience with Microsoft SQL Server


  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server 2008R2, 2012 or 2016


  • Database design, configuration, performance and support in a production environment


  • Excellent communication skills (oral/written)


  • Excellent interpersonal skills


  • Ability to work effectively in a team situation with application developers and otherdatabase personnel


  • Ability to work independently to resolve complex issues


  • Demonstrates strong problem solving abilities


  • Identifies production problems and proposes resolutions


  • Experience in Performance Tuning and Optimization using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools


  • Establish and maintain multiple database environments including Development, Test, and Production



  • SSIS/SSRS/SSAS development


  • Experience with Big Data (Hadoop, HDFS, Cloudera, MapReduce, Hortonworks, etc.)


  • Professional experience with ETL


  • Knowledge in database partitioning


  • Certification in Microsoft SQL Server


  • Experience with MariaDB, MySQL, or PostgreSQL