CareOregon IS Database Developer Lead in Portland, Oregon
Position Title: IS Database Developer Lead
Department: Information Systems
Title of Manager: IS Development Supervisor
Supervises: Non-supervisory position
Exemption Status: Exempt
General Statement of Duties
The IS Database Developer Lead is responsible for defining the direction of database and ETL development, as well as designing and developing effective solutions in support of business strategies. Additionally, this role leads people and projects and is essential toward maturing CareOregon’s database and ETL development model. This position spends substantial time partnering with business leaders, architecting, and implementing IS priorities (plan, design, install, and maintain).
Essential Position Functions
In partnership with the IS Development Supervisor, provide leadership to Database Developers through assigning and overseeing daily work; establish priorities for competing needs.
Coordinate tasks between development team and other departments, including incident management and resolution.
Report performance issues to supervisor.
Participate in the recruitment process, including reviewing resumes, interviewing, and providing input into hiring and staffing decisions.
Lead the design and maintenance of custom databases and processes.
Provide database design expertise to the organization; lead large projects with assistance from supervisor, lead small projects independently, and participate and consult on other projects.
Advise other IS teams on best practices of database design and development.
Serve as a resource to junior developers.
Develop ETL processes for advanced to complex activities, and provide escalation support for tickets.
Develop advanced databases to meet application and web needs.
Analyze business requirements; partner with leaders across the organization in order to research and recommend solutions which balance business need and risk mitigation.
Develop and maintain appropriate technology documentation, including current design and operation.
Standards and Policy Administration
Author and serve as subject matter expert to define requirements, standards and best practices for database and ETL development.
Monitor and continually review existing systems to ensure they are designed to comply with established standards and to empower business operations.
Vendor Coordination and Relations
Conduct product and vendor research, and present recommendations to lead developer and/or management.
Establish and manage effective relations with vendors and related equipment suppliers, including installation and repair of services.
Essential Department and Organizational Functions
Propose and implement process improvements.
Meet deadlines for completion of job tasks.
Maintain agreed upon work schedule.
Demonstrate cooperation and teamwork.
Provide cross-training on specific job responsibilities.
Meet identified business goals that contribute to departmental goals.
Perform other related duties as needed.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Advanced knowledge/skills with the following:
Microsoft SQL Server
ETL tools, such as SSIS or Informatica
Unit and integration testing
Note: For data warehouse focused roles, strong knowledge/skills of the dimensional model required in lieu of knowledge/skill requirements above
General knowledge of BizTalk (preferred)
Advanced abilities in troubleshooting system performance issues and root cause
Demonstrated leadership capability and basic understanding of managerial concepts and techniques in areas such as work planning, training, delegating, coaching, mentoring, and evaluating.
Ability to lead initiatives and project teams.
Ability to identify solutions, collaborate with management team, generate consensus, and motivate staff toward results.
Strong communication skills, including listening, verbal, written, customer service, meeting facilitation, and presentations.
Ability to clearly articulate policies, instructions, goals, and objectives.
Able to convey appropriate level of detail effectively to all levels of the organization including non-technical staff.
Ability to author policies, document risks, and propose solutions to information technology management and senior leadership
Possess a high degree of initiative and motivation
Ability to effectively collaborate with coworkers, staff, leaders, and executives across all departments
Education and/or Experience
Minimum 5 years of database and ETL development required. Experience should include most or all of the following:
Database development and maintenance
ETL development and maintenance
Systems analysis and design
Note: For data warehouse focused roles, minimum 5 years’ experience developing ETL for loading a dimensional model using a combination of T-SQL and SSIS 2012, 2014, or 2016
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field preferred
Additional experience in related technology support and/or operational positions preferred
People and/or project leadership experience preferred.
- Environment: This position’s primary responsibilities typically take place in the following environment(s) (check all that apply on a regular basis):
☒ Inside/office ☐ Clinics/health facilities ☐ Member homes
Travel: This position may include occasional required or optional travel outside of the workplace, in which the employee’s personal vehicle, local transit, or other means of transportation may be used.
Equipment: General office equipment
Candidates of color are strongly encouraged to apply. CareOregon is committed to building a linguistically and culturally diverse and inclusive work environment
Veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.
Equal opportunity employer. This company considers all candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.