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Entry-level SQl Server Developer

About the Role


You have one or two in-depth, real-world experiences working with an enterprise RDBMS (SQL Server is ideal), and know that you excel at SQL data structures. Plain-vanilla enterprise application building leaves you wanting more, though—you’re curious about large or complex data (financial, accounting, or similar), flexible data structures, and extensibility. You’re self-motivated, enjoy hands-on work, and want your next career step to take you in a direction with tougher challenges, pushing the limits of metadata-driven structures that feed a dynamic multi-tier architecture.


If this sounds like your profile, we want to talk to you. We’re a fast-growing vendor to the private fund industry (i.e. hedge funds, private equity funds) with an immediate opportunity for a sharp junior SQL Server developer to join our seasoned dev team here in NYC. The flagship application is a complex n-tier platform built on the Microsoft stack (.NET 4.0/4.5, C#, WCF, SQL Server 2008 R2+/2012, WinForms, WPF, ASP.NET MVC), serving a large and demanding client base in both local and cloud environments.



  • Maintain and enhance existing data-driven application features and behaviors

  • Extend complex SQL structures and the data layers and processes built on them

  • Integrate with large existing code base and industry and firm best practices, including source control (Mercurial/Kiln)

  • Participate in the complete SDLC, including requirements/specifications, development, testing/QA, and delivery/support

  • Work and grow aggressively and with independence as part of an established dev team with combined decades of experience building best-in-class enterprise software


Skills & Requirements:

  • 1-3 years of experience as SQL developer

  • Excellent understanding of database fundamentals: what the rules are, and when to break them

  • Experience with or deep curiosity for complex data structures, such as recursive tables and , dynamic SQL operations, complex metadata

  • Notions of n-tier architecture, some C#/.NET preferred

  • First-rate problem-solving skills, especially relating to query optimization and data handling

  • Facility with large datasets, financial or other, is preferred

  • Authorization to work in the US

Location: New York
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