Database Development Manager in Englewood, CO at WOW!

Date Posted: 2/22/2018

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Job Description


This role is responsible for managing and coordinating resources and processes needed to deliver database solutions for the software development teams. This individual will have hands on involvement in design, development and testing of new projects as well as responsibility for general maintenance and troubleshooting activities for data engineering and software development production systems and interfaces.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to those listed below:

  • Work with software development team and business analysts to plan and execute projects, ensuring that the database development team has appropriate requirements, technical specifications, direction and resources to deliver solutions effectively and timely

  • Establish realistic timeline estimates while ensuring projects remain on target to meet deadlines

  • Manage database development resources and execute on multiple projects simultaneously with distributed teams

  • Provide leadership and guidance to coach, motivate and lead team members to optimum performance levels and career development

  • Perform and oversee development tasks associated with the design and development of database related project elements using Microsoft SQL Server as the primary platform

  • Help developers resolve technical problems as well as work with department heads to solve business related issues

  • Plan, coordinate and implement security measures to safeguard information against accidental or unauthorized damage, modification or disclosure

  • Develop methods for integrating different products so they work properly together, such as customizing commercial databases to fit specific needs

  • Mentor junior developers and work as a team member to improve group processes and set standards

  • Identify and evaluate industry trends in database systems to serve as a source of information and advice for upper management

  • Participate in database documentation, training and deployment efforts

  • Assist database administrator (DBA) in defining architectural standards for database applications

  • Evaluate new technologies from simple research through setting up and running an effective proof-of-concept, to determine if and when they should be incorporated into the business

  • Provide guidance to others by reviewing work and providing recommendations for design, coding or testing approach, which could include conducting or participating in code walkthroughs or other methods to ensure code quality

  • Maintain availability for after-hours production support on an as-needed basis

  • Communicate with department management, project managers, team members and business groups on issues and the status of work planned and completed

  • Other duties as assigned




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