Senior Database Engineer - MS SQL Server in Springfield, MA at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 12/25/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job ID: 55810

Our client in Springfield, Massachusetts is seeking a Senior Database Engineer - MS SQL Server.

5-6 years in sql server based app development 

Database table design.

Understand and build constraints, indexes 

Strong skills to write views, stored procedures, triggers and functions.

Primary Responsibilities

  • SQL
  • Create and maintain complex SQL scripts, SPs and UDFs.
  • In-depth knowledge of referential integrity constraints and indexing
  • Ability to understand and enhance complex database models
  • Model / Design new database solutions to new problems including: application support, scalability, redundancy and replicability
  • Follow (and if necessary, refine) in-house coding standards
  • Troubleshoot/bug-fix SQL
  • Performance optimization of SQL
  • Database administration
  • Applications Support
  • Analysis tools such as SSRS, integration tools SSRS.
  • Maintain bespoke applications / data warehouse
  • Analyzing different user requirements and coming up with specifications for the various database applications
  • Support application development staff with database design and implementation
  • Able to manage all the stages of software development
  • Use database code repositories for change management
  • Other Responsibilities
  • Profile server resource usage and optimize as necessary
  • Assist in Compliance efforts to include, reporting, auditing and implementation.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to function well in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with competing priorities
  • Ability to build strong working relationships across the organization
  • Eager to learn and apply knowledge
  • Strong communications, both written and verbal, in leading teams and coordinating with peers and other disciplines on driving projects/issues to closure.
  • Commitment to organizational excellence and constant awareness to seek opportunities to improve processes/quality of deliverables.
  • Strong and effective team player in working with various disciplines and peer groups; can cover all gamut of tasks required to ‘getting a job done’


  • Minimum of 6 years of solid relational database experience
  • Minimum of 3 years working with MS SQL Server
  • Primary database: MS SQL Server, work with Oracle Database a plus
  • The following are not required but would be valuable:
  • Application coding experience, is a plus
  • Familiarity with networks and their impact on database architectures
  • Familiarity with change management 
  • Well versed in a broad range of Information Technology initiatives and projects

Fast Switch, Ltd. is a high-growth IT staffing firm, with headquarters in Dublin, Ohio and with offices serving the Columbus, Detroit, Boston, Cincinnati, Minneapolis, Phoenix, Hartford, Los Angeles, Tucson, San Francisco, Denver, and Cleveland metropolitan areas.  We have a staff of over 780 associates and have experienced growth while remaining profitable.

Compensation can vary depending on experience and capability, plus benefits which include healthcare, dental, and vision insurance, long term disability coverage, and 401(k) with match and IMMEDIATE vesting.  Our benefits package, in this day and age, is superb.

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