Job Description :
SQL Developer with HANA,

Saint Louis, MO

6+ Months Contract

Phone + Skype


Work with Data Stewards and Subject Matter Experts to understand the data.
Investigate source systems to locate and understand existing data.
Build database scripts.
Create documents and coordinate script deployment with the internal API Development team, external Data Operations team and Enterprise DBA team.
Ensure that solutions adhere to data architecture standards and strategies, and follow best practices
Ensure legacy data stability while maximizing technology spend on transformational, strategic systems
Develop data migration strategies
Develop impact analysis for database changes including software development change estimates
Understand data issues and help troubleshoot issues.
Think through complex problems and work to solve them by applying cutting edge data engineering practices.
Take pride in software craftsmanship, diving deep into code and constantly innovating.


Required skills/experience:

8+ years of experience (minimum)

BS degree or equivalent experience

Demonstrated prior experience in developing using SQL, SQL Performance Tuning, relational database design, development and implementation for both row-wise (PostgreSQL, Teradata, Aurora, etc…) and columnar data stores (Hana 

Ability to communicate across diverse audience of business analysts, architects, business users and technical project staff

Strong organization and interpersonal skills. Ability to deal with and balance multiple priorities. Ability to deal with ambiguity and rapid change. Demonstrated interaction skills across a wide spectrum of technical contacts and teams.

Passion for the integrity of database design and a willingness to compromise appropriately to balance design and delivery.

Hands-on role requiring rigorous attention to detail and thorough application of standards.

Self-starter, capable of driving towards goals independently. Highly self-motivated and delivery focused.

Have demonstrable understanding and awareness of technology and an ability to learn and acquire new technologies as needed.

Willingness to do collaborative software development.

Desired skills/experience:

Extreme familiarity and comfort with the Teradata, Redshift, Hana, PostgreSQL (or equivalent)

Large development project experience.

Strong database design, development and tuning skills.

Experience with both real time and batch data delivery architectures.

Understanding of stream processing using Apache Kafka, enabling data-intensive API’s using a RESTful approach is a plus.

Ability to work as a member of a diverse team to achieve a common goal.

Proven to possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Thorough understanding of the software lifecycle and relevant software methodologies used in software development.

Experience with geospatial and agricultural ecosystems is a plus.