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Associate Developer- ETL in Norfolk, VA at PRA Group

Date Posted: 8/2/2018

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Job Description

We invite you to explore a future with us at PRA Group, a diverse and growing company that has a tangible impact on the global economy.

Position Summary: 

The Information Technology Associate Developer-ETL performs coding on custom developed applications and develops new software applications to support business needs.

This position will be based in primary locations of Norfolk or Richmond, Virginia or Schaumburg, Illinois. This position is not open to teleworking.Key Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned):

  • Design, code, test and implement applications using MS SQL Server and Oracle databases.
  • Define and specify relevant production turnover documentation.
  • Perform quality control, trouble shooting, code review and standard data validation practices prior to production release.
  • Perform root cause analysis on all processes and resolve production issues and validate all data and perform routine tests on databases and provide support to all ETL applications.
  • Complete projects on-time and on-budget.
  • Analyze and interpret all complex data on all target systems and analyze and provide resolutions to all data issues and coordinate with data analyst to validate all requirements, perform interviews with all users and developers.
  • Perform tests and validate all data flows and prepare all ETL processes according to requirements and incorporate requirements into design specifications.
  • Effectively communicate, verbally and in writing, with staff, management team, vendors, and end users.
  • Participate in full development life-cycle from requirements gathering, estimating, design, development and implementation. 
  • May teach and train other team members in relevant development concepts
  • Understands PRA architecture and design standards
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with applicable laws, regulations and company policies across areas of organizational responsibility

Professional Experience/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in IT or related field or equivalent amount of experience required.
  • 2-5 years related experience and/or training in Datawarehouse design and development as well as experience with agile software development practices such as automated unit testing, continuous integration and test-driven development; or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • Strong SQL skills and strong analytical skills in analyzing data
  • 2-5 years ETL development methodologies, Informatica and PL/SQL a plus.
  • Knowledge in using Github/TFS is a plus.
  • Must have the ability to understand and assess existing softwareG systems environment and configuration in order to recommend and implement improvements. 
  • Proven ability to troubleshoot complex system problems and performance issues and prior experience in software maintenance.
  • Thorough understanding and demonstrated proficiency with software systems development, including ability to create, develop and modify code based upon operational requirements; effective organizational, communication, time-management and interpersonal skills; high attention to detail; ability to handle multiple projects/tasks simultaneously while meeting deadlines.

Work Environment:
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate as the employee works in an office environment, in an individual work station, using telephone and computer.  Employee is required to work evenings and weekends as required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, color, sex, gender, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, citizenship, or any other classes recognized by state or local law or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law. We are a drug free workplace.