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Entry-Level Database Developer

RTI International

Software Engineer Full Time

The Research Computing Division (RCD) of RTI International has an immediate opening for an entry level Database Developer to help design, implement, and support databases, as well as learn/implement procedures to collect, validate, transform, and load data into databases. Candidates with a broad database skill set will be well-suited to adapt to the computing resource needs of a diverse project base.


Responsibilities
  • Create and update database models and apply changes to physical databases.
  • Participate in database requirements gathering for new database projects.
  • Participate in the implementation of strategies for database load and stress testing.
  • Learn and utilize new software as projects require.
  • Work within a team environment with other programmers and staff from other disciplines.
  • Troubleshoot database performance issues.



Qualifications
Required
  • B.S. in Computer Science or other technical discipline (May 2020 graduates accepted).
  • Coursework or work experience in most of the following: data models, database structures, SQL queries, database logical/physical design, query optimization
  • Excellent writing skills and verbal communication.
  • To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States and should not now or in the future, require sponsorship for employment visa status.
Preferred

Experience with the following:
  • Programming in languages such as C#, Java, Python, Perl, PHP, etc.
  • Internship or work experience in an environment that includes databases and programming.
  • Ability to debug programs and determine root cause in analysis of issues.
  • SQL Server, Oracle or MySQL