• Database Developer

    Job Locations US-OR-Portland
  • Overview

    You can rattle off a list of instances when your database solutions made a business more efficient. You’re undaunted by even the most convoluted problems because of your analytical know-how. Are you ready to apply your talents to an exceptional company that values its employees?


    Precoa’s positive, upbeat culture is complemented by the data-driven decisions we use to grow efficiently and effectively. As a Database Developer, you will draw from your organizational and design expertise to understand Precoa’s data needs. Your skill at planning and delivering sustainable database architecture will be matched by your expertise in ETL processing and reporting for pivotal company projects.


    Located in Portland, OR, Precoa is a national sales and marketing company within the preneed insurance industry. We are the nation’s leading provider of an innovative marketing, lead generation, and appointment setting system called Proactive Preneed, and our core values of KINDNESS, PROGRESSION, and CRAFTSMANSHIP have resulted in the Oregonian naming Precoa one of its Top Workplaces for 7 consecutive years. We support our external and internal partners with these core values in mind, and we look for employees who can positively contribute to our company and culture.


    Main responsibilities for this role:

    • Monitor and respond quickly to urgent issues related to data problems or needs that prevent employees or partners from using our web portal, CRM software, or any systems that connect to Precoa's databases.
    • Work daily with the data team in an agile development environment. Participate in team meetings, work through development assignments, and report on solution progress regularly.
    • Collaborate with other employees in IT, Strategy and Analytics, and other departments doing Business Intelligence (BI) project work for the company.
    • Develop automated, software solutions and determine which of many possible solutions will be most effective or appropriate for Precoa's business needs.
    • Contribute to the decisions that determine the structure and function of the database and its processes.
    • Automating and improving operational processes vital to the business.
    • Additional duties as assigned.


    Competencies and skills needed:

    • Effective communicator.
    • Ability to work well with others in a team environment.
    • Self-motivated with ability to develop solutions independently when needed.
    • Desire and proven ability to work with challenging technical problems and solutions regarding databases, business data automation, and ETL processes.
    • Proven ability to develop solutions using Microsoft SQL Server software tools T-SQL , SSMS, SSIS, SSRS.
    • Working knowledge of relational databases and database concepts.
    • Create, update, and optimize database objects such as stored procedures, views, functions, triggers, and tables.
    • Trouble shoot and debug code and technical solutions.
    • Demonstrate the ability to recognize and manage project tradeoffs while considering factors including time, priority, scope, sustainability, efficiency, simplicity, features, deadlines, urgency, and impact.

    Education and/or Experience:

    • Bachelor's degree or 4 - 6 years of equivalent experience developing in a relational database environment.
    • Sufficient knowledge, skills, and experience in developing database processes to demonstrate competency.  
    • Practical, working ability developing database solutions that efficiently create or improve systems/processes essential to a business.
    • Proven ability with Microsoft's Database Management System (DBMS) including t-SQL, MS SQL Server, SSMS, SSIS, SSRS, Windows OS environment or equivalent technologies on another DBMS platform

    Precoa’s Benefits:


    • Great work hours
    • Health, dental, vision insurance
    • 401k with match program
    • Ping pong, Foosball
    • Fully stocked breakroom
    • Generous PTO package
    • 9 paid holidays, bereavement, parental leave


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