This role requires hands on experience developing high performance, highly scale-able 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!

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 and 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

Technical Expertise:
5+ years SQL Server database development experience, with at least 3 years performance tuning and database architecture experience
Online Transaction Processing schema design and optimization, including table partitioning/normalization/denormalization
Proficiency in modeling data with design tools such as erWin, ER/Studio, etc.
Extensive experience with SQL Server performance tuning tools
Demonstrated proficiency in advanced techniques of stored procedure, trigger, and index performance tuning
Experience scaling SQL Server systems up and out
SQL Server 2008 R2 (our current state)/SQL Server 2016 (we are migrating to this), but SQL Server 2012, 2014, or 2017 experience is also useful if it includes the technologies above

Desirable experience includes:
Building database deployments in Visual Studio
SQL Server Data Encryption\
Experience in PCI, GDPR, ISO, or other security compliance
C# and MVC exposure
SSIS or other ETL experience
SQL Server 2016+ development
Atlassian suite products such as Jira and Confluence

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