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Data Programmer - Oracle/SQL

Location: Southfield, Michigan
Date Posted: 03-05-2018
The Data Programmer's role is to manage and process client data across the full production lifecycle, while ensuring high levels of data quality and availability and meeting project deadlines.
Responsibilities:
  • Generates adhoc reports and regular datasets or report information for end-users using system tools and database or data warehouse queries and scripts
  • Integrates data from multiple sources to produce requested or required data elements
  • Programs and maintains report forms and formats, information dashboards, data generators, canned reports, and other end-user information portals or resources
  • Receives and process input feeds
  • Verifies input data quality, including identification and communication of file variances and potential issues
  • Performs file transfers and backup procedures
  • Sends all outputs to appropriate location
  • Manages the quality and timeliness of updates and output deliverables
  • Ensures compliance with production standards and tests/Quality Controls the solution(s)
  • Takes specifications and uses them to design/code a solution
  • Uses and fully understands established appropriate processes to meet customer requirements, and be able to customize if required
  • Verifies program execution is successful
  • Proactively identifies areas for improving processes and client service
  • Focus on meeting and exceeding client expectations
  • May create specifications for reports based on business requests
  • Will occasionally be required to present findings to clients in conference calls and face to face meetings
  • Manage quality assurance of input feeds
  • Maintain documentation of processes, file layouts, and/or schedules
  • Batch and process large amounts of data through a custom database system for Direct Mail programs
  • Apply marketing data translations and suppressions when requested
  • Run QC checks to ensure accuracy of mailing
  • Perform file transfers using Epsilons data security protocols
  • Assist in research projects and adhoc projects
  • Achieve the timely delivery of data products, data files, and data audit reports
  • Assist in troubleshooting and maintaining mission-critical and complex database environments and apply best practices development patterns to new and existing table structures
Qualifications:
  • High school or equivalent required
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Experience with SQL, data access methods, and stored procedures a must
  • Must be familiar with MS Office, with particular emphasis on Word and Excel
  • Requires a minimum of 2 years of related experience
  • Good written and oral communication and organizational skills
  • Flexible and adaptable in regards to learning and understanding new technologies
  • Ability to conduct research into software-related issues and products
  • Self-motivated and directed
  • Proven analytical and problem solving abilities
  • Good scripting and programming skills
  • International data processing experience preferred
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