• SQL Developer

    Job Locations US-MA-Boston
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1/15/2020 9:30 AM)
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    Job Function
    Software Development
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    Do you dare to reinvent the future of education?

    At Cengage, we're harnessing the power of tech to build a future where all learners have the tools and confidence to achieve their goals. As a Cengage employee, you'll be helping to transform the way people learn. Collaborating with the best of the best, you'll feel challenged and inspired to do breakthrough work. Together, there's no limit to what we can imagine, create and innovate!

    Are we right for you?

    We set the bar higher by bringing our unique talents and points of view to the table every day. We're curious and comfortable with change and are willing to take risks to transform education for the better. Most importantly, we put learning first with everything we do. We also offer a fun, challenging, and rewarding environment with the opportunity to work with some of the most talented people in our industry.

    What You'll Do Here:

    As a SQL Database Developer on our team, you'll have responsibility for building and maintaining a significant number of Microsoft SQL Server database components as well as customer-facing enterprise applications, such as SAM (Skills Assessment Manager--a web-based training platform that helps students develop proficiency using Microsoft Office and related software tools).


    Your responsibilities will include:

    • Development, approval, and implementation of a variety of database projects.
    • Development of software solutions using industry and client's best standards & learning practices.
    • Involvement in major development projects to support of SAM users and sales teams.
    • Work on independent projects as well as on small teams developing software solutions in a fast-paced, dyanamic environment.
    • Serving as a resource/consultant to business units, understanding and advising on how to integrate and support emerging technologies.
    • Maintaining systems knowledge and keeping abreast of emerging database development technologies.
    • When needed, serving as a database lead supporting a variety of development efforts.

    Skills You Will Need Here:

    • 4+ years of experience as a computer / engineering professional using Microsoft SQL Server and T-SQL.
    • Must have working knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server 2017 and/or 2019 database management and web server software.
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related field; masters degree or equivalent work experience preferred.
    • Demonstrated expertise using various web technologies, including Microsoft SQL Enterprise Manager, T-SQL, and stored procedures.
    • Expertise supporting web applications on Microsoft SQL Server 2017
    • Working knowledge of SQL Reporting Services preferred.
    • Hands-on database administration skills.
    • Pragmatic problem solving skills; able to solve complex, analytical problems.
    • Ability to work both as an individual contributor and as part of a team.
    • Ability to problem-solve, prioritize tasks, and work on multiple projects at the same time.
    • Ability to adjust project schedules to meet critical/changeable deadlines.
    • Ability to analyze, learn and evolve with rapidly changing web technologies for providing solutions to business requirements.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.




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