• Database Developer (Mid)

    Location US-MD-Silver Spring
    Job ID
    Information Technology/Programming
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Social & Scientific Systems (SSS) works to improve public health worldwide by providing technical, research, and program management services to government, nonprofit, and commercial clients. The SSS team offers a synergy of expertise in clinical research services, epidemiology and public health studies, health data management and analysis, and program evaluation and policy analysis. Please join our dedicated staff of employee-owners in an environment that values diversity and supports health, well-being, and professional growth.


    The Database Developer within SSS’s Health Technology & Research Solutions will develop Data Integration and Database Solutions primarily using Microsoft SQL Server 2016 toolset. Candidate will work extensively on large scale datasets to implement T-SQL, SSRS, SSIS and ETL packages, which will enable customers to make research and policy decisions in the State and Federal Market. Candidate will implement database solutions to include complex SQL programming, stored procedures and SSIS packages, SSRS report development, taking design directions from Data Architect. Work with Subject Mater Experts to support data analysis deliverables.


    The ideal candidate must be willing to work in a highly collaborative approach, managing multiple competing assignments. The candidate must have strong database and technical background with a passion to learn health care claims-based data integration and analysis.




    • Collaborate with application developers to design and implement data solutions.
    • Provide full database application support through development, QA, UAT, and PROD environments
    • Troubleshoot and resolve issues within stored procedure business logic.
    • Communicate regularly with product stakeholders.
    • Integrate data from multiple sources, cleansing data, transforming and loading data from multiple formats
    • Create and maintain data models and technical documentation for database solutions.
    • Participate in all stages of software development lifecycle to transform client requirements into product features.
    • Drive effective teamwork, communication and collaboration to achieve results by working effectively taking directions from Data Architect and Technical Lead.


    • 5+ years hands on experience with database development writing complex SQL, dynamic SQL, and stored procedures.
    • Expereince working wihting Agile Software Development enviornment.
    • Strong experience monitoring and tuning queries and data loads, addressing user questions concerning data integrity.
    • Experience working collaboratively with front-end and application developers is a big plus.
    • Experience with Data Visualization libraries/tools such as Tableau is a big plus
    • Experience in developing rich interactive Dashboards and Data intensive analytics is a big plus
    • Familiarity with health care or health service industry is a big plus


    Other Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience with 4-6+ years of related experience
    • Exhibit clear oral and written communication skills
    • Experience working with project managers and business analysts to draft and finalize database and data warehouse requirements

    SSS is committed to fostering a diverse workforce and is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other classification protected by law.


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