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comScore Networks has an opening for a Database Services Manager in our Reston, VA Headquarters. This is an ideal role for someone who is prepared for a mentoring and managerial role, while still keeping the hands-on aspect of their technical background.
Database Services Manager Custom Analytics
Location: Reston, VA
The Database Services Manager maintains, administers and enhances database processing and reporting infrastructure supporting multiple business units. The team deploys staff and technical infrastructure to optimize production processes, expand quality reporting practices, and establish efficiencies through continuous automation.
This hands-on, software/DB engineering role contributes to the organization's success through expertise in data modeling, advanced database programming, and data analysis skills. Qualified individuals will have a solid background in the fundamentals of Data Warehouse Querying, experience in MS SQL Server, OOPS programming, as well as mastery of SQL programming and relational database design
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Develop and maintain MS-SQL Server database environment supporting client-oriented data production
Drive evolution of database environment including all necessary jobs, packages, scripts, and automated processes
Provide technical leadership, coaching and mentoring to production analysts
Lead and participate in database design review sessions.
Design and implement broad automation of current deliverables
Work with the Operations team and the reporting business analyst to implement solid, extensible warehouse models that supports new analytics requirements. Use your skills in schema design and modeling and apply the most relevant techniques to analyze, document, and implement business requirements
Sustained focus on improving performance, scalability and stability of large databases
Write and review Stored Procedures and Functions in SQL Server in support of existing/new application infrastructure. Coding for performance and extensibility is the most important element of this responsibility
Occasional support administration of SQL Server Databases
Minimum 6 to 8 years of professional experience (Preferably in Information technology)
5+ years of Relational Database Development or Data Modeling experience (Preferably with SQL Server 2000/2005)
Strong understanding of database structures, theories, principles, and practices
Experience using Windows/DOS scripting to execute scheduled tasks
Significant experience in managing servers in a Windows NT environment including load balancing, user permissions, installing patches and updates, and performance monitoring.
Ability to conduct research into database issues, standards and products as required
Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities
Bachelors degree in a technical field (such as Computer Science, Information Systems, or Engineering)
Must be able to quickly understand business logic and be able to translate into technical implementation
Solid understanding and working knowledge of Query Optimization techniques. Ability to read through a query plan and optimize code and database structures accordingly. Proven skills in scalability analysis and performance monitoring and measuring techniques
Experience and familiarity with web-based applications or experience with Object Oriented application frameworks is a plus (.Net)
Ability to work in a collaborative, entrepreneurial environment on really interesting problems - Must be able to use sound judgment to develop effective solutions from open ended requirements
comScore Networks is a global leader in measuring the digital age. This capability is based on a massive, global cross-section of more than 2 million consumers who have given comScore permission to confidentially capture their browsing and transaction behavior, including online and offline purchasing. comScore panelists also participate in survey research that captures and integrates their attitudes and intentions. Through its proprietary technology, comScore measures what matters across a broad spectrum of behavior and attitudes. comScore consultants apply this deep knowledge of customers and competitors to help clients design powerful marketing strategies and tactics that deliver superior ROI. comScore services are used by global leaders such as AOL, Microsoft, Yahoo!, Verizon, Best Buy, The Newspaper Association of America, Tribune Interactive, ESPN, Fox Sports, Nestlι, MBNA, Universal McCann, the United States Postal Service, Merck and Expedia. For more information, please visit www.comscorecareers.com