Database Developer III

Job Location US-NC-Winston-Salem
Job Opening ID
Novant Health Frontis Plaza
DPS Enterprise Data Mgmt
Work Schedule
Job Status


Lead all database development efforts internally for Novant Health working closely with application developers, ETL engineers and solution architects to design and build new applications and establish best practices. This role will interact with all levels of the DPS to define requirements, develop solutions following an agile development process. Keep abreast of industry standards and trends in database development technologies. Database Developer will be responsible for database architecture and design of logical and physical data models as well as data access layer to meet service level agreements and implementation and release of database changes using various software technologies. Participate in design and architecture meetings to communicate database development needs and standards. Facilitate requirements gathering and design sessions, and translate information gathered in those sessions into business process and system design documents and models. Build upon and embrace current development standards and contribute to the evolution of the design process and documentation. Database developer needs to research and study emerging tools in the cloud space including SQL and NoSQL PaaS databases, predictive analytics, data visualization, and unstructured data. Possess energetic attitude, creative problem solving, a passion for technology and data, excellent communication, relationship building skills, as well as flexibility in approach and design. Perform learning sessions with existing DBA and Developer teams for cross training on new development efforts and technologies and capabilities. Author production roadmaps that reviews existing installations and configuration settings and make recommendations and improvements by adhering to database development best practices.


Digital Products and Services team members are responsible for securely managing information systems throughout their lifecycle, including knowing what information systems are within their scope of responsibility, understanding what sensitive data is stored, transmitted, or processed on those information systems, enforcing the security principles of least privilege and least functionality, knowing what events may constitute a cybersecurity incident, and understanding their role in security incident response activities.

Come join a remarkable team where quality care meets quality service, in every dimension, every time.


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At Novant Health, one of our core values is diversity and inclusion. By engaging the strengths and talents of each team member, we ensure a strong organization capable of providing remarkable healthcare to our patients, families and communities. Therefore, we invite applicants from all group dynamics to apply to our exciting career opportunities.


  • Education: High School Diploma, required. 2 Year / Associate Degree, preferred. 4 Year / Bachelor Degree, preferred.
  • Experience: Minimum eight years of relational database development, design, support, and administration and architecture using SQL and cloud data structures, required.
  • Licensure/Certification: Microsoft Certified: Azure Data Fundamentals within 2 years of obtaining this position, preferred. Microsoft Certified: Azure Database Administrator Associate within 2 years of obtaining this position, preferred. Microsoft Certified: Azure Data Engineer Associate within 2 years of obtaining this position, preferred.
  • Additional Skills Required: 
  • Development Environment:Proficient knowledge of development tools and concepts:Languages: C#, T-SQL, MDX, XMLA, DMX, HTML, XML
    • Visual Studio/Business Intelligence Development Studio
    • SQL Server Management Studio
    • ER Studio
    • SharePoint Designer
    • Tableau
  • Azure:Proficient knowledge of Azure DBs and tools and concepts:Azure SQL Server IaaS and PaaS
    • Azure Storage Accounts
    • Log Analytics
    • User and role assignment
    • Azure DevOps
    • Azure Data Lake Storage
    • Azure Synapse Analytics (Data Warehouse)
  • SQL Server:Proficient knowledge of current Microsoft SQL Server concepts and tools:SQL Server Management Studio
    • SQL Server security and encryption
    • SQL Server performance troubleshooting and tuning
    • Log shipping, database mirroring and replication
    • SQL Server Always On Availability Groups
    • SQL Server Failover Cluster
  • General: High degree of professional poise, presence, and personal integrity. Demonstrated ability to effectively prioritize multiple responsibilities. Take responsibility and demonstrate ownership of projects, tasks, and issues. Strong attention to detail, communication skills, organization skills, and analytical abilities. Ability to work with all levels of personnel. Manage heavy workloads and meet deadlines. Ability to work under deadlines and heavy workloads. Capable of handling multiple tasks with supervision. Must have strong conceptual, communications, and technical skills. Ability to translate business needs into technical solutions. Ability to drive/travel to multiple locations/facilities as needed. High level understanding of standard query language (SQL), extensive knowledge of Data development concepts and design. Having planned, designed and implemented a database development project from start to finish. Able to design, develop, support, and administer database and application development solutions.


  • Additional Skills Preferred:
  • Supporting Technolgoies and Tools:
    • Starburst
    • Databricks
    • Control-M
    • Microsoft Powershell for automation
  • Operating Environments:
    • Data Warehousing Architectures
    • Business Intelligence and ETL tools (i.e. Informatica, SSIS, SSRS, SSAS)
    • VM
    • PaaS
  • General: Technical knowledge of computer systems security. General knowledge of disk technology. General knowledge of application/database architectures. Familiarity with health care systems software needs and requirements. Knowledge of ITIL, PCI, HIPPA and other Healthcare related computing standards. Knowledge of complex industry licensing requirements. Thorough understanding of Azure Database and Development technologies such as Azure Synapse Analytics, Azure SQL DB, Azure Data Factory, Power Bi, Azure Cosmos, Azure Data Lake, Azure DataBricks


It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time.

  • Our team members are part of an environment that fosters team work, team member engagement and community involvement.
  • The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care.
  • All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of "First Do No Harm".


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