Database Architect

Advantage Tech is searching for a Database Architect to work for a client based out of Kansas City, MO.

This individual will be an experienced member of the company’s information technology team and responsible for a variety of duties related to the development, enhancement and maintenance of the company’s mission critical internal and client facing computer applications.

This role will be responsible for working in conjunction with the Application Developers to design/model and build a database infrastructure capable of supporting future state applications and business intelligence.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for developing, testing, implementing and maintaining corporate applications systems.
  • Assist with defining scope and requirements for database development efforts.
  • Provide technical support to external clients.
  • Be a technical resource and mentor to fellow programmers and other co-workers.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

The following education, experience, competencies and behavioral skills are needed to perform this job successfully:

 

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related area (Computer Science, Computer Information Services or Software Engineering) or equivalent industry experience.
  • Certification is a plus; MCTS, MCITP, MVP.

 

Experience:

  • Minimum 7+ years of experience in Database Development and Administration, database design and analysis using Microsoft tools and technologies such as: MSSQL Server, Visual Studio, PowerShell, Team Foundation Server, ASP.Net and C# .
  • Involvement with MSSQL Server Community; membership in PASS, active in forums or newsgroups.
  • Experience with Database design for both transactional and business intelligence applications.
  • Experience with Windows server, including Active Directory and proper disk configuration.
  • Experience in implementing operational automation using scripts.
  • Experience with Cloud database infrastructure.

 

Competencies:

  • Working understanding of object oriented development methodology.
  • Solid understanding of both OLTP and OLAP Database models.
  • Solid understanding of Business Intelligence data modeling and reporting.
  • Familiarity with project management processes.

 

Behavioral Skills:

  • Strong analytical and logical thinking ability.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Genuine interest and a desire to learn new technologies.
  • Must be able to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Requires a service oriented mentality with a high sense of ownership of the problems and projects assigned.

 

ACCOUNTABILITY AND MEASURES:

 

  • Completes all responsibilities in a timely and accurate manner in order to meet co-worker and client needs and remain cost effective.

Physical Demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is routinely required to stand, walk, sit, speak, hear, see and use hands to handle objects.
  • Must be able to answer phone and listen and speak with clients and co-workers.
  • Must be able to concentrate/focus with constant interruptions.
  • The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
  • Must reside in the Kansas City area.

 

Advantage Tech is proud to be recognized as Kansas City Business Journal’s #1 locally owned IT staffing firm. We are passionate about delivering world-class service and value to our clients.  Advantage Tech’s customized recruiting model enables us to place consultants locally and nationally. Our clients want the best candidate at the most reasonable rate within a set timeframe; that’s precisely what we provide them.  We go even further.   Our consultant retention program gives our clients the added comfort our people will perform well and finish the project.

Please visit advantagetech.net to learn more about our culture, benefits and career opportunities

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