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Senior Database Developer – Top Prop Trading Firm l Active

at Confidential in Chicago, IL   —   Jul 17, 2014   |  
My client, a world leading Prop Trading Firm is looking for a talented and conscientious Database Developer to join their market leading team and are prepared to offer a highly attractive compensation package to the right individual.

Current Team/Organizational Structure
• Flat structure – Line management are always keen to hear new ideas
• Meritocratic – Strong performers are well recognized within the business, and have historically progressed extremely quickly
• Industry experts – You will be surrounding yourself with some of the brightest people in their field and will have the opportunity to share ideas and learn from them every day
In terms of responsibilities, here’s what you will be handling:
Gather business reporting requirements for various business departments
Write and tune Sybase IQ queries and stored procedures for complex business reporting
Use BI reporting tool to create advanced reports/dashboards for various user groups
Knowledge of general datawarehouse principles and concepts is required.
Gather business requirements and apply them into logical and physical database models
Create report design specifications
Experience with a reporting tool (Microstrategy a plus)
Effectively interact with various teams within the firm
In terms of personality, here’s what we’re looking for:
Proactive technologists - When you realize you don't know something, you're hungry to learn it right now!
Strong communicators/Relationship Builders – You will need to be able to provide and communicate complex technology solutions across differing audiences including technical, managerial, business executives, and/or vendors
Strong Organization skills – You will have responsibility for multiple, complex projects within business areas that will require good time management and prioritization skills
In terms of technical skills, here’s what you will need:
Strong analytical, problem solving and troubleshooting skills
5yrs of query/stored procedure writing skills in Sybase IQ (preferably 15.x version)
Data warehousing experience - VLDB report/query writing, tuning and optimization skills (Sybase IQ)
Scripting experience
Knowledge of a BI reporting tool, preferably Microstrategy – developer/reporting
Financial experience a plus
Demonstrate knowledge of technical and data architecture concepts and their implementation
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, positive personality to effectively conduct team work
Ability to communicate effectively to all levels of management and project teams (verbally and in writing)
Manage multiple deliverables in a fast paced environment
BS/MS in Computer Science or related field
Salary Neg – Circa $150k-$250k
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