Database Developer

Information Technology
40 hours/12 months
October 10, 2018


The database developer maintains and enhances central business and academic database systems including implementing projects that improve performance and usability of the systems for university customers; performs routine maintenance and end user support.


  • Install, maintain, and administer Microsoft SQL Server databases and related applications; Install and upgrade database instances as well as IT applications; Create and execute test plans for upgrades.
  • Assist with developing forms and reports, designing database structure, tuning queries, assigning proper indexes, and creating triggers or stored procedures.
  • Contribute information and recommendations to enhance departmental processes and applications to accomplish goals and add value to current business practices. 
  • Troubleshoot database software issues following priority policies and tracking resolution status in system of record.
  • Assist departments with technical report writing and training as required.
  • Assist in the management of database and applications user accounts and security.
  • Other duties as dictated by database support requirements in accomplishing end user requests.



  • Must be a self-starter willing to take initiative, work independently and manage multiple projects with converging deadlines.
  • Must demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both oral and written). Must be a problem solver demonstrating the ability to work effectively with diverse personalities and end user capabilities.
  • Must exercise sound judgement and experience in development of technology solutions to business problems.  
  • Working knowledge of MS SQL (2016+) database software
  • Working knowledge of Windows OS (2012R2+)
  • 3-5 years experience programming, administering or otherwise supporting relational database management system (RDBMS) required
  • 1 year experience using SQL/TSQL required
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3-5 years experience working with relational databases.