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Database Software Engineer

Location: 

Fort Worth, TX, US, 76118

Brand:  Allied Electronics
Function:  Digital & Technology
Work Location:  Working from home

We are RS Group.

RS Group is a global integrated omni-channel solutions partner for industrial B2B customers who design, build, and maintain industrial equipment and operations.  We are a FTSE 100 company with £2 billion in revenue, operating in 32 countries, shipping 60,000 parcels a day to over 1.2 million customers worldwide. 
Our Vision is to be first choice for all our stakeholders, and we know that starts with our people. At RS we want everyone to show up to work as themselves and know that they will be supported and encouraged to develop and grow. We want work to be a place that excites and empowers, a place where you can be passionate and challenge people to think differently.  
We want to hire the best talent, people who share our values and understand that when we act with respect and humility, we can do great things.  That’s why we’ve put our purpose at the heart of our organisation, we want to make amazing happen for a better world. We empower our people to make a difference, innovate to make more possible and deliver to make it happen. 

 

Footnote: 
RS Group Brands:  RS, Allied Electronics & Automation, RS PRO, OKdo, DesignSpark, IESA, Synovos, Needlers and Liscombe.


What You Will Do
As part of an agile/scrum team, you will work with your colleagues to build, deploy and support one of our digital applications. Our database software engineers will need to be able to analyze the data needs of the organization and produce effective database systems according to their specifications. Because we are a DevOps organization, our developers are responsible for their applications from concept all the way through to production.

 

What You Will Need to Know

  • A thorough understanding of relational database theory and practice
  • Develop, implement and optimize DDL and DML queries, schemas, stored procedures, functions, triggers etc. in T-SQL query language
  • Experience in developing indexes and tune SQL databases for optimal performance
  • Good understanding of OLAP, OLTP, Data warehousing, Star and Snowflake schemas, and different set of best practices for each data model
  • Experience in building and deploying SSIS packages to perform mass data ETL operations
  • Research required data and support ad-hoc data requests
  • Develop procedures and scripts for data migration
  • Good understanding of how to identify and diagnose performance issues and resolve them quickly
  • Experience using Visual Studio and TFS
  • Experience working in a team-based IDE with a shared code repository and version control
  • Knowledge of database security practices
  • Experience in preventing performance degradation through various maintenance tasks
  • Analytical thinking and adept at problem solving
  • Experience designing and building NoSQL databases is a plus.
  • Experience with cloud environments like AWS is a plus.
  • Experience creating AWS Cloud Native databases/applications (i.e. Aurora, RDS, DynamoDB, Lambda, etc.) is a plus.
  • Strong understanding of SOLID principles and how to apply them is a plus
  • Good understanding of JSON and basic knowledge of XML

 

What You Need to Have

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Ecommerce, Computer Science, or equivalent experience
  • 4 to 5 years’ experience as a SQL Developer or similar role
  • Comfortable presenting to small groups
  • Ready and willing to speak out and add your opinion to our approach, architecture and processes based on quality research and experience
  • Great at working as part of a self-directed team, working seamlessly with your co-workers to deliver and incredible amount of high-quality work
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum
  • Must be able to work with autonomy

 

Equal Employment Opportunity
Allied is an equal opportunity employer and maintains policies and practices that are designed to prevent and prohibit unlawful discrimination against any qualified employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, military/veteran status, disability and/or medical condition, genetic information, or any other unlawful classification to the extent protected by law. This policy of nondiscrimination applies to all employment practices, including hiring, compensation, benefits, promotion, training and termination. Employees who engage in unlawful discrimination will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination.

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Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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