Job Description :
Sybase Developer
12 Month Contract
Chicago, IL

Sybase Database Developer - Mid Level (5-7 Years)
GENERAL SUMMARY
A highly motivated professional to work on the support, analysis, re-design, coding and testing of relational databases that support FX financial applications.
· Experience with a financial / banking corp is a big nice to have, but not required
POSITION DESCRIPTION
This is a Sybase developer position for someone familiar with Sybase ASE, and with basic Sybase database administrator skills running on a Solaris/Linux platform. Candidate must be proficient in UNIX commands and scripting. Candidate must also have a ready knowledge of stored procedures and triggers; with good debugging and investigative skills. There will be a lot of communication required outside of IT, i.e. with various business units within FX. Need someone who is flexible and willing to take on whatever work is required; including investigating new database platforms.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
· Produce logical data models that model the trading of various financial instruments.
· Translate logical data models into a physical database design with emphasis on performance.
· Work alone or with team members on coding stored procedures and trigger (in T-SQL); as well as other programming tasks as defined by the overall system architecture or other specifications.
· Develop and implement test plans.
· Provide secondary production database support.
· Complete projects as assigned by management.
· Work with FX application managers on the redesign of the current trading database
REQUIRED SKILLS
· Strong verbal and written communication skills
· Strong analytic and problem solving skills
· Ability to work in a dynamic team-oriented environment and with a group of highly motivated individuals
· Capable of managing users expectations and requirements
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE
· Solid experience with Sybase ASE in a Unix environment, specifically Solaris/Linux
· Solid UNIX scripting knowledge
· Solid SQL coding skills: stored procedure, triggers, etc
· Basic understanding of Sybase replication for distributed databases
· Strong understanding of database design and implementation using SQL DDL and DML
· Experience with ETL [extract/transfer/load], a plus
· Familiar with database access via JAVA/C-Sharp, a plus
· Financial Industry experience, a plus