Database Application Engineer

Certica Solutions - Austin, Texas - Full time

At Certica, we are passionate about creating solutions that bring value to K-12 educators and are revolutionizing the way school districts manage, access, and use data to improve student outcomes. We are a growing, fast-moving organization with a smart and dedicated team, looking for like-minded individuals to join us.

We are seeking a Database Application Engineer to join the software products team. This position will work collaboratively with other members of the product, services, architecture, and prod-ops teams to build, test, and deploy world-class SaaS solutions that drive value for customers in the public education sector. You will work with technology architects to transform product requirements into scalable, maintainable implementations using industry standard best practices.

The individual should be a driven self-starter, with a pragmatic approach to solving business problems using technology. They should be comfortable working in a small, distributed team, and be an efficient and effective communicator. This role requires attention to detail and the ability to empathize with end-users to develop an appropriate technical solution. The ideal candidate will be familiar with modern testing methodologies and possess strong testing and debugging skills.

This is an exciting full-time position with a market-leading company that is rapidly expanding its products and operations. We offer competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and a flexible work environment. This position will be based in our Austin, TX location.

Essential Tasks and Responsibilities:

Design and develop enhancements and new functionality;

Maintain current product functionality;

Apply database technologies and best practices (e.g. SQL, ETL, stored procedures) to implement business requirements;

Able to constructively discuss, challenge, accept challenges from other viewpoints, and negotiate the best solution to deliver best value to the customer and time to market;

Strong familiarity with source code management techniques using Git;

Work in an agile software development environment with distributed teams using Scrum;

Participate in all aspects of the product including design, development, deployment and maintenance; and

Successfully partner with other teams, such as client services, product management, quality assurance and security.

Skills and Professional Experience:

Candidates must have experience in the following technologies: MS SQL Server, TSQL, Stored Procedures, Version Control – BitBucket/Git;

Optional but highly desired experience: public education technology systems, Java, AWS, data application performance optimization, React UI development, Grails;

BA/BS Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related software engineering experience;

Willingness to learn multiple technologies (languages, databases, frameworks, etc.) as needed;

Ability to quickly become a contributor working independently and as part of a team in a distributed work environment; and

Strong communication, analytical and entrepreneurial skills with pride in personal contributions and passion to learn and grow your professional skills/experience.

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Role

Engineering

Experience Level

Mid Level

Certica Solutions

Certica Solutions provides education technology platform, content and data solutions which enable K-12 educators and administrators to improve instructional and organizational performance. 

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