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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Sr. Database Engineer in San Diego, California

Job Description Summary

Job Description

Overview

The Unified Reporting department is responsible for developing and maintaining on-premise and hosted software solutions that provide integration, reporting, and analytics capabilities for the company’s portfolio of products. Using industry best practices, the department is responsible for delivering high-quality, robust software applications that meet present and future requirements.

Purpose

The database developer is responsible for the design and development of database objects and procedural code to support various products for the organization. The database developer also creates programs to populate and maintain the data in the department’s transaction processing and data warehousing systems. This involves the creation of ETL programs along with the supporting stored procedures, functions, triggers, and constraints. The position requires extensive hands-on experience developing database queries, ETL, and associated code in a Microsoft SQL Server environment.

Specific Duties, Activities, and Responsibilities

Understand and apply database design and development principles for both transactional and dimensional schemas to support application requirements.

Design, plan, and develop programs to optimally extract, transform, and load data from data sources to the target systems.

Develop or modify procedures to solve complex database design problems, including performance, scalability, security and integration issues.

Design, develop and maintain SQL Server Reporting Services reports.

Maintain source code for database and ETL projects. Ensure that projects build successfully in a continuous integration environment.

Troubleshooting and tuning complex SQL statements and making recommendations on indexing strategies.

Diagnose and resolve database performance issues. Support of production systems by providing timely fixes.

Follow and improve development processes including but not limited to conducting peer/code reviews, complying with organizational standards, ensuring code maintainability, following build processes, implementing unit tests, and following other industry standard best practices.

Analyze business requirements and create/participate in designing solution architecture.

Education or Equivalent

BS in Computer Science or Information Systems

Experience or Equivalent

8+ years of experience working with Microsoft SQL Server with emphasis on database code, ETL and Reporting Services development.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Requirements

  • Database design skills including normalization and data warehouse design.

  • Strong hands-on T-SQL development skills including developing stored procedures, functions, and other database objects.

  • Excellent query optimization and performance tuning skills.

  • Extensive experience developing SSRS reports.

  • Strong SSIS skills.

  • Detailed analytical skills.

  • Structured troubleshooting skills.

  • Experience creating/maintaining unit tests.

  • Experience with data modeling tools such as ER/Studio or ERWin.

  • Experience using version control systems (e.g., Git, TFS) and work item/artifact systems (such as Azure DevOps).

  • Familiar with Agile software development process.

  • Working experience with Azure DB technologies and Azure deployments is a plus.

  • Development experience with C# is a plus.

  • Experience in the healthcare industry is a plus.

Toolset

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and above

Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) 2012 and above

Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) 2012 and above

Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 and above

Embarcadero ER/Studio is a plus

Physical/Cognitive Requirements

  • Ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to analyze complex application and business operational issues.

  • Ability to multi-task and respond to quickly-shifting priorities.

  • Ability to work in a team and/or independently.

Any Additional/Important Information

The database developer will additionally be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Analyzing requirements in order to create software designs.

  • Estimation and timely completion of tasks.

  • Documenting developed modules.

  • Supporting application developers and software testers.

  • Creating and executing unit tests for developed code.

  • Resolving problems in the production system.

  • Following quality assurance processes.

  • Participate in daily team stand-ups, planning sessions, etc.

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status.

Primary Work LocationUSA CA - San Diego TC Bldg C&D

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Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

All applicants should complete the on-line application process. BD is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance or an accommodation because of a disability to participate in the application process, please call 855-BD-HELPS (855-234-3577) or email asc.americas@bd.com

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