Database Developer/Architect

Location: Allen, TX

Department: IT

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Forte Payment Systems is a professional high-tech company that provides merchant accounts and payment processing solutions.  Our work environment is not like most.  Don’t mistake our casual easy-going attitude for laziness.  We work hard, but we also know that people are more productive when they are happy.  Hard work is rewarded with competitive salaries, an extensive benefits package and fun activities such as office game tournaments, family picnics, monthly lunches and more.

We are looking for a Database Developer/Architect who will be responsible for planning, developing and using tools and techniques to support the technical and business operations of a 24/7 financial platform. This role provides opportunities to interact with many facets of technology in resolving operational issues and requires someone who can work on all levels of complex data systems.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinate operational needs with development teams to design tables, indexing strategies and stored procedures
  • Planning, monitoring and documenting of technical business processes
  • Self-motivated and results-oriented with the ability to work in a team
  • Researching and resolving issues which require deep insight into platform issues
  • Migration of processes and data from SQL Server to PostgresQL
  • General Database maintenance operations
  • Other duties as assigned

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher preferred
  • Strong SQL Server experience required
  • Strong PostgreSQL experience required
  • Redshift, AWS EMR, Elasticsearch a plus
  • Financial Industry experience a plus
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Must be able to communicate with internal and external customers in a clear, concise and understandable manner both verbally and in writing.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively under extreme pressure.
  • Must possess excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Must have problem analysis and assessment skills.

 

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