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SQL Developer

As a SQL Server Developer you will be collaborating with application software engineers, architects, product analysts, and third party clients to design and develop the database schema, stored procedures, and processes for a large scale web application.

You will possess strong attention to detail, excellent relationship management skills, and the ability to effectively participate and lead design and implementation of software systems with developers. You must be business minded and possess the ability to weigh business decisions against technical ones. You should be comfortable in working in a time-sensitive environment and meeting critical deadlines.

Ideally, you will have at least five years of enterprise level software development experience, including three years of experience in developing or administering a very large database application. You will have comprehensive experience of using Microsoft SQL Server technologies for a .NET web application and a passion for new emerging technologies. Ideal candidates will have past experience with political/non-profit data in a technology, field organizing, or fundraising.  


- Support new product development by creating new database architectures and stored procedures

- Work with clients to understand data needs and fulfill complex custom data transfers and exports

- Implement advanced ETL processes to acquire and load large datasets and improve efficiency of existing ETL processes

- Assist in developing scripts and protocols for large scale database migrations

- Work closely with Application Developers to ensure proper design and implementation of database systems

- Develop, troubleshoot and tune T-SQL scripts

Essential Skills

- Experience with large scale database design and development on the Microsoft SQL Server 2005/2008/2012/2014 platform

- Understanding of advanced SQL Server features such as replication, service broker, and high-availability clusters

- Proficiency with dynamic SQL

- Experience developing custom and/or dynamic schemas

- Experience with working in a highly sharded environment requiring significant cross-server data flows

- Must possess strong organizational, problem-solving, and time management skills with ability to manage multiple projects at the same time

- Must be able to work in an agile time-critical environment and be decisive when faced with complex problems

- Ability to give and receive constructive feedback and the capability to be self-motivated and work independently with initiative

- Ability to quickly understand new concepts/processes

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Desired Qualifications

-  5+ years experience with enterprise level software development, with at least 3 years recent experience developing or administering SQL Server applications

- Prior experience working with very large datasets or data warehouse technology highly desirable

- Experience with complex query optimization and performance benchmarking is a plus

- Experience with campaign/volunteer management or fundraising applications is desirable

- Exposure to cloud based database technologies is helpful

About NGP VAN:

NGP VAN is the world’s leading political technology firm, providing campaign and organizing technology to Democrats, progressives, and non-partisan organizations. We offer an integrated platform that combines the best fundraising, compliance, organizing, and digital products available.

Our company built the voter contact and volunteer management tools used by Obama for America. Nearly every State Democratic Party in the United States distributes our VoteBuilder tools to Democrats up and down the ticket, and we provide industry-leading organizing tools that enable labor unions, environmental groups, pro-choice advocates, civil rights activists, and progressive political parties to win their campaigns around the world. Our fundraising and compliance software is used by the majority of Democrats from the Presidential level on down, and our fast-growing digital platform has become the most-used toolset for Democratic campaigns as well.

NGP VAN has been recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in America by Inc. Magazine for seven years in a row, and one of the top 50 fastest growing companies in the DC area by both the Washington Business Journal and SmartCEO. We are a successful and growing company that cares about our employees’ career advancement. NGP VAN is an open-minded, flexible workplace that values learning and contributions of many different kinds.


The position offers competitive compensation and a strong benefits package. NGP VAN prides itself on being a progressive workplace; we have a fun and inclusive company culture, where we value teamwork, professional development, and work-life balance. We have your usual tech company perks whether you are a veteran or just getting started in your career, including relaxing (often) and winning (occasionally) on a softball field, happy hour in the office on Fridays, generous parental leave, enjoying periodic company retreats to warm places with beaches, and casual Friday every day.


How to Apply:

Apply via Jazz by following this link.