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SQL/Software Engineer 
Ref No.: 18-00761
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 3 Years
Start Date / End Date: 06/01/2018 to 12/31/2019
SQL/Software Engineer 

Duties
  • Develops Extract, Transform, Load (ETL) scripts utilizing a thorough understanding of relational databases, object oriented programming, available technology, tools and existing designs.
  • Designs, codes, tests, debugs, and documents programs leveraging Python and Java
  • Provides comprehensive consultation to business unit and IT management and staff at the highest technical level on all phases of application programming.
  • Overall understanding of Big Data architecture and latest trends.
  • Works closely with client and IT management and staff to identify application development solutions, new or modified programs, reuse of existing code through the use of program development software alternatives, or integration of purchased solutions or a combination of the available alternatives.
  • Perform project delivery functions in support of releases
  • Responsible for delivery of medium to high complexity project work
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of project tools and data sources.
  • Participate in all sprint planning, daily standups, and sprint review sessions
  • Perform sprint demos to get stakeholder agreement that sprint deliverables meet the requirements
  • Provide support for technical specifications
  • Engage in operational readiness activities to ensure that project "go-live” is stable and successful
  • Perform QA Automation functions to ensure project delivery is successful
  • Maintain breadth of knowledge on all business processes.
  • Communicate analytical findings/gaps/solutions to management and offer solutions to meet gaps.
  • Manage the synthesis of large data-sets into meaningful information used to drive action.
  • Determine opportunities and identify technical solutions to increase analytical processing efficiency.
  • Communicate statuses, good and bad, to partners to keep them informed and engaged in the project, minimizing surprises
  • Develops Data workflows and automated scripts in Hadoop Environment using Hive, Impala, Hue, Sqoop, Oozie.
  • Demonstrate passion for anticipating and meeting the expectations and requirements of business partners.
  • Ability to work with different groups to close bridges/gaps, problem solve, and develop solutions
  • Strong accountability and desire to deliver a quality product on time, communicate statuses, or offer alternatives to meet customer objectives
  
Skills*
10+ years' experience with:
  • Object Oriented Design and Development (Python, Java, C#)
  • Agile Engineering Practices
    • Test Driven Development (TDD)
    • Continuous Integration
    • Continuous Delivery
    • Refactoring
  • SQL (Expert in any RDBMS, such as Teradata, Oracle, DB2, MSSQL)
  • Scripting in *nix environments
  • Database performance tuning
Experience with a plus:
  • Hadoop Environment and tools such as Hive, Impala, Hue, Sqoop, Oozie.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related discipline, at least eight, typically ten or more years of solid, diverse work experience in IT with a minimum of six years' experience application program development, or the equivalent in education and work experience.
 
 
Other Skills:
  • Demonstrated experience working independently with limited direction
  • Strong written and verbal communication and a strong listener
  • Problem solving and critical thinking
  • Driven to deliver elegant solutions
  • A love of data
  • Healthcare experience is a plus.
  Knowledge of:
  • Design Patterns
  • Business Intelligence dashboard creation (Tableau, Looker, etc.)
  • Data automation, quality testing and validation
For more information please contact Erica Johns at 860-387-7116.​

 Since 1995, iTech Solutions Inc., has been providing IT Consulting and Direct Hire Services to the Insurance, Financial, Communications, Manufacturing  and Government sectors with local offices in Connecticut, Minnesota, Colorado,  Massachusetts, Tennessee, North Carolina, and New Jersey / Pennsylvania area. 

Our recruiting strategy is simple, if you want to find qualified IT professionals then use IT professionals to find them.   So at iTech Solutions,  our personnel are all career IT professionals with a wide range of IT experience.  We can honestly say our staff understands the technologies, the complexities of finding and selecting the appropriate personnel and the pressures of running successful IT projects.  


Employer will not sponsor applicants for any employment visas, at hiring or in the future, including but not limited to H-1B visas. Corp-to-Corp or subcontract personnel will not be considered for this position.