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Sr. Database Developer
Eden Prairie, Minnesota  |  Remote, Onsite
Contract Position
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Applied on September 28, 2021
Job Id #49850 Posted August 16, 2021


  • We are seeking a Sr. Database Developer to build out database schema, support existing databases, monitor performance, and deploy schema changes between our environments for our development team.
  • We also require the need to delivery data to our customers using feeds and reports.
  • Identify sql performance problems, propose new solutions and implement changes to resolve these issues.
  • In this role, you will be responsible for working with Developers, Architect & BA to develop and resolve current issues; working with DevOps, Project Managers & management to provide necessary reports as requested; and monitor, update, and create data feeds for other IT customers.
  • You will also gain exposure to the many other products/platforms that our team develops and/or users.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work very closely with developers to provide schema structure ahead of their development efforts
  • Participate in an Agile/Scrum methodology to deliver high-quality software releases every 2 weeks through Sprints
  • Design and develop innovative solutions to meet the needs of the business
  • Monitor and Support existing product and custom developed databases
  • Monitor and Support existing SSIS packages and follow a consistent process
  • Understand critical data and be able to provide information based on that data
  • Review schema and provide feedback relative to best practices and improving performance
  • Troubleshoot production support issues post-deployment and come up with solutions as required


To be considered for this position, applicants need to meet the qualifications listed in this posting.

Required Qualifications:

  • 6+ years' experience in Microsoft SQL Server (2005, 2008, 2012, 2014, or 2016)
  • 4+ years' experience in Data analysis
  • 4+ year experience optimizing code for performance tuning
  • 2+ years' experience in SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) package development
  • 2+ years' experience in SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)
  • Excellent trouble-shooting skills
  • Excellent communication/collaboration skills
  • Highly accountable and self-motivated

Preferred Qualifications:

  • SQL Data architect
  • SQL Schema design and normalization
  • SQL Performance tuning
  • Scrum or other Agile development experience
  • Documentation Skills

Ideal Background:

  • We want to be as specific as possible with our firms so they can find the type of candidate youre looking for.
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to learn quickly, able to handle a changing environment.


  • Strong SQL Database knowledge, and understanding performance, ETL and object creation

Top Required Skills :

  • 6+ years' experience in Microsoft SQL Server (2005, 2008, 2012, 2014, or 2016)
  • 4+ years' experience in Data analysis
  • 4+ year experience optimizing code for performance tuning

Team and Team size:

  • For the scrum team, we will have around 8 Devs (3 Web, 3 App, 2 DB), 1 PO, 1 BA

Interview Process:

  • Due to the fast movement of consultants lately, we are going to run a 1 interview process and try to identify the candidate on the first interview.
  • a. How many rounds? 1
  • b. Video vs. phone? Conference Call with possible video
  • c. How technical will the interviews be? Part of the main interview

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.

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