Senior DB Developer

Description:

The position requires strong Oracle database knowledge to work on a complex rule based multi-channel marketing campaign platform supporting Fortune 100 companies.

The position's purpose includes, but is not limited to:
• Setup/configuration of the development environment
• Analysis and design of new and enhanced features for the marketing platform as per business requirements
• Communication with QA, product and production support teams etc. to deliver new or enhanced features and address issues/concerns
• Development of features as per design provided
• Assistance of Production Support team for troubleshooting issues
• Development work for automation of operational tasks.
• Support system patch or version upgrade
• Assist with reporting tasks

Duties and responsibilities

• Collaborate with developers, project managers, business analysts and business users in conceptualizing, estimating and developing new software applications and enhancements.
• Assist in defining software development project plans, including scoping, scheduling, providing time estimates for programming tasks and implementation plans.
• Assist in the definition, development, and documentation of software's objectives, business requirements, deliverables, and specifications in collaboration with internal users and departments.
• Develop technical documentation to define the system components, development environment and implementation planning/strategies
• Prepare and dispense work assignments, provide guidance, and/or review the work of other team members.
• Collaborate with QA team to define test cases, metrics, and resolve questions about test results.
• Recommend business process flow improvements and clearly communicate problem/resolution process to project management.
• Develops and implements solutions in accordance with policies and procedures.
• Facilitate the design and implementation process for new products/projects, informing senior executive of alternatives.
• Administer full project documentation efforts in accordance with policy and procedure
• Perform root cause analysis (RCA)
• Work with cross-functional teams during crisis to address and resolve complex incidents and problems in addition to assessment, analysis, and resolution of cross-functional issues.
• Recognizes and identifies potential areas where existing policies and procedures associated with development requires improvement and helps in the process improvement activity.
• Update/create Knowledge Base Articles and case studies as necessary. Assist in the creation and improvement of Knowledge Management

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications

• Developer with 6-8 years of experience required.
• Excellent skills in Oracle databases and PL/SQL.
• Need to be strong in Unix environment and capable of Unix Shell scripting.
• Ability to design and implement solutions that are reliable, scalable, and perform at a high-level to meet the service levels associated with mission-critical Oracle-based solutions.
• Knowledge of database architecture and best practices for Oracle SQL and PL/SQL coding style and application tuning.
• Experience designing and developing complex enterprise applications (ERP, CRM, etc.) on large Oracle databases using SDLC methodologies (agile, waterfall).
• Excellent in impact-analysis and root cause analysis.
• Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities with ability to anticipate and avoid problems.
• Experience in performance tuning, application monitoring and support of production applications with distributed teams.
• Ability to define and implement migration strategies from legacy systems to new architecture and technologies.
• Ability to work well within a team environment that includes geographically distributed team members.
• Ability to work within tight deadlines and effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
• Strong communication skills (verbal and written) and an ability to communicate with internal and external customers and all levels of management, including communicating technical information to nontechnical audiences.
• Ability to design and build flexible and extensible systems with focus on code reuse and generation.
• Experience with writing detailed technical specifications for developers; design, validate and execute software test plans.
• Familiar with Application Development Life Cycle and be able to independently participate in each components.
• Education: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or equivalent

Preferred qualifications

Technical
o Working knowledge of SQL Server and experience in automotive marketing and/or CRM applications preferred.
o Experience with Informatica or some ETL tool, and TFS preferred.

Non-Technical
o Good Analytical and problem solving skills.
o Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot problems quickly to maintain operational stability.
o Motivated to learn new applications and domain.
o Possess appetite for learning through exploration and reverse engineering.
o Strong time management skills.
o Ability to take full ownership of tasks and projects.

Behavioral Attributes
o Team player with excellent interpersonal skills.
o Good verbal and written communication.
o Possess Can-Do attitude to overcome any kind of challenges.

Conditions of Employment
All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of certain background checks which unless prohibited by applicable law may include criminal history checks, employment verification, education verification, drug screens, credit checks, DMV checks (for driving positions only) and fingerprinting.

About Epsilon
Epsilon is the global leader in creating connections between people and brands. An all-encompassing global marketing company, supporting 15 of the top 20 global brands, we harness the power of rich data, groundbreaking technologies, engaging creative and transformative ideas to get the results our clients require. Recognized by Ad Age as the #1 World CRM/Direct Marketing Network, Epsilon was also named as a Leader in the January 2016 report The Forrester Wave™: Customer Loyalty Solutions For Large Organizations, Q1 2016 and in the July 2014 report "The Forrester Wave™: Email Marketing Vendors, Q3 2014" by Forrester Research Inc.
Epsilon employs over 7,000 associates in more than 70 offices worldwide and is part of Alliance Data a Fortune 500 company. For more information, visit http://www.epsilon.com/ or follow us on Twitter @Epsilon_India. To view current job opportunities click here.


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