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Orchard Software SQL Developer in Indianapolis, Indiana



Under general supervision, optimizes SQL statements and data architecture design for applications being developed. Analyzes database specific performance deficiencies. Has strong understanding of SQL Server query execution, performance, and maintenance. Works with technical staff to research and resolve problems with applications.





SQL Optimization: Evaluates application performance with respect to database updates and data retrieval


Client Database Environment Troubleshooting: Assists Tier III Technical Support in identifying and fixing client site issues


Data Architecture: Works with developers to advise in application design


Programming: Potential for programming tasks involving automated testing environment and internal tools


Training: Learns about new database platforms utilized by existing applications


Documentation: Writes internal documentation regarding troubleshooting, and standards. Writes detailed technical documentation on more complicated issues

No Direct Reports
Education and Experience:
  • Requires a bachelor's degree in a software-related field and at least three years of experience working as a SQL developer, or equivalent education and experience working with enterprise software
  • MTA: Database Fundamentals SQL certification preferred
  • MCSA: Database development Certification preferred

  • Knowledge/Skills:*

  • Ability to write and analyze SQL queries to maximize performance

  • Ability to troubleshoot database maintenance and optimize setup
  • Ability to identify needed database indexes and to identify index fragmentation
  • Ability to monitor and analyze a production database server (deadlocks, long running queries, etc.)
  • Ability to communicate technical subjects to senior leadership and clients
  • Ability to write clear and detailed documentation
  • Ability to integrate database performance analysis into automated testing environment
  • Extensive knowledge of relational database functionality
  • Ability to learn quickly and independently

Physical Demands/Working Environment:

  • Majority of work is independent with some work in teams
  • Flexible work hours

Orchard Software is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, marital status, familial status, public assistance status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Position: SQL Developer

Location: Carmel, IN

Job Id: 467

# of Openings: 1