The Database Development Manager is the leader of the product database teams. This role is responsible for the delivery and resourcing of the database team to support Nextera functions at Questar. The candidate must be passionate about developing great software that will delight our customers; developing great teams with a passion for success; and developing great processes that will ensure the highest possible quality of product. This role requires excellent analytical and planning skills and a demonstrated ability to lead and manage teams.
The Database Development Manager is responsible for the day-to-day technical duties found in the product development teams. The role will directly manage, mentor and facilitate the database developers on the teams. In addition this individual will serve as the project lead and the evangelist for best practices for the development of database code and processes. Which will support systems that manage, deliver, and score student responses for the stakeholders.
The Database Development Manager is a highly qualified database developer working in Questar’s relational database systems. This role oversees code produced by a team of database developers for implementing new features, maintaining and refactoring existing code, establishing and refining database development standards across the breadth of products used both internally and customer facing at Questar Assessment, Inc.
Questar has standardized on the Microsoft database stack, Microsoft SQL Server 2016 database engine, SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) and SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS). Knowledge of other database systems (MySQL, PostGres, etc.) is a plus.
As such the Database Development Manager will assist with concerns ranging from database code architecture, SQL queries, and SQL reporting systems. The Database Developer’s experience and knowledge will help drive Questar’s student test taking platform to become products that brings confidence and delight to students and teachers across districts in United States.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Estimation of project effort and technical design documentation to direct developers approach
Development to support product and project needs
Code-review and mentoring other developers
Trouble-shooting and production support of client issues
Supervision of Team Members
OTHER REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: