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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.
  • 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
  • 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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