Senior Database Developer

Carrollton, Texas

About the Job

The IT Support position includes programming duties in SQL primarily ETL, output and queries. It also includes supporting ongoing client activities.

 

Position Requirements

Enjoy challenging work in an ever-changing climate.

Have an exceptional level of integrity and raw intelligence.

Good communication, enunciation and grammar skills are highly important.

 

Practical experience with T-SQL Programming with at least 5-years of SQL Server database application development experience.  

 

We are not seeking a person whose background is BI Tools or DBA. The SQL experience as it relates to writing complex stored procedures – is highly important.

 

Experience with JIRA a plus

Have worked with relational databases such as MS SQL Server or MySQL and be comfortable writing SQL statements to query/update a database.

Strong experience in managing different file formats in ETL by direct T-SQL.

Experience in creating complex stored procedures and SSRS reports

Hands-on experience in troubleshooting database support tickets.

Meticulous in completing assignments, adhering to deadlines, and communicating work status.

Participate in on-call support rotation with other team members.

Have a BA or BS degree Information Technology or equivalent education and experience

Be comfortable working in a casual but high-performing environment.

Preference for candidates who already live in the Dallas/Ft Worth area.

 

We are located at 2941 Trade Center Drive, Carrollton, TX. Please map your commute to make sure it would be acceptable on a daily basis.

Quality Assurance/Test Manager

Carrollton, Texas

About the Job

The QA/Test team is responsible for manual and automated testing of software on a casually connected proprietary handheld device, ASP.Net Website, custom .Net applications, reports and MS-SQL stored procedures.

The Quality Assurance/Test Manager is responsible for developing detailed test cases, enhancing the test execution process to include implementing automation testing and tracking defects. The QA/Test Manager will be responsible for determining priorities based on workload, available resources, skillsets and clients needs. This position is also responsible for coordinating cross-training schedules and the process documentation. The right candidate will have a minimum of 5 years leading a QA Testing team as well as practical experience on test automation tool(s). The successful candidate must be a self-starter with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Establish and maintain department processes and procedures that provide guidance and direction for the team to ensure that software will be as defect free as possible prior to release.
  • Manage and direct test team resources including task prioritization and issue resolution
  • Fully implement and maintain an automated test strategy across all product lines. This includes development of extensive manual test cases as input to the automated test scripts for Regression and Scenario Testing.
  • Design and implement simulation and system stress test models
  • Develop reporting metrics to measure the quality of the development efforts performed by the test team.
  • Participate in on-call support rotation with other team members

 

Position Requirements

  • 5+ years leading an IT Test team
  • 2+ years’ experience in Test Automation (Website/Android Instrumentation)
  • Familiarity with a test management systems (TestRails a plus)
  • Understanding of SQL queries, and basic SQL related technology.
  • Strong computer proficiency and meticulous attention to detail
  • Strong analytical, troubleshooting, problem solving, decision making skills
  • Good communication, enunciation* and grammar skills are highly important.
  • Dedicated to completing assignments, adhering to deadlines and communicating work status
  • Have a BS/BA degree
  • Be comfortable working in a casual, high-performing environment
  • Experience with JIRA and Confluence a plus but not required
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritize work as required
  • Ability to work independently and effectively manage multiple activities
  • Ability and desire to learn new things
  • Miscellaneous duties as assigned

 

* There is a high focus on someone who enunciates English very clearly as well as good grammar skills.

Please do not apply if you require work visa sponsorship now or in the future. We will not be sponsoring any work visas.

We are located at 2941 Trade Center Drive, Carrolton, TX.

Experienced Multi-Disciplined Software Engineer

Carrollton, Texas

 Experienced Multi Disciplined Software Engineer

 

Reporting to

Director Level Management

 

About Datascan

Datascan provides retailers with a mobile solution as part of a Solution-as-a Service Self Scan inventory model. The solution comprises mobile computers, communications equipment and related software that are specific to each individual client. Currently Datascan offers two versions of its Self Scanning solution.

Datascan’s client base is diverse in both retail segmentation and international location.

 

Description

A Multi Disciplined Software Engineer who loves challenges and has a thirst for knowledge! You will be responsible for the upkeep and new implementation of internal and external desktop, server and mobile technical projects. The primary focus of this position is to ensure a diverse range of our applications stay running smoothly while integrating new features and writing some replacements and new systems.

 

Your duties will include, but are not limited to debugging, designing, building and maintaining systems and environments; focusing on data housekeeping and system housekeeping. We use a variety of languages and systems and this position requires the flexibility to thrive in this environment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Write, Build, Deploy, Configure, and Support software systems, which may also include software installations, updates, and core services.
  • Project based software development to provide new solutions.
  • Issue based software development for feature add and bug-fixing of current solutions.
  • Infrastructure problem solving.
  • Pair with other development teams to sustain an environment at high productivity levels and emphasizes defect prevention techniques.
  • Automate and optimize processes, using industry standard tools.

 

Knowledge and Core Competencies:

  • A very good understanding of several programming languages, with several years use in a professional environment. (c/c++/c#/visual basic/javascript/java).
  • A good understanding of OS level programming particularly in a flavor of linux.
  • SQL and No-SQL databases
  • A very good understanding of software development methodologies.
  • A very good understanding of software lifecycle methodologies.
  • Knowledge of Networks (WAN, LAN, VPN, Routing)
  • Candidate should have solid problem-solving skills, professional demeanor, willingness to contribute at all levels, strong technical skills, ability to multi-task, excellent work ethic and an ability to communicate effectively.
  • Knowledge of application code release management, unit testing and automation.
  • Knowledge of windows services, and windows .NET development.
  • Ability to build, manage, and troubleshoot IIS/.Net related issues.
  • Configuration management and deployment automation.
  • Knowledge in network/?security support, TCP/IP networking hardware, protocols, and LAN configuration, knowledge of LAN and WAN technologies and security architectures.
  • Experience with implementation, configuration and management of networks.
  • Ability to drive processes and procedures in other members of the development teams.

Solutions Analyst

Carrollton, Texas

Reporting to

Director Client Solutions

 

Description

The Solutions Analyst (SA) role is critical in ensuring we provide solutions to clients that work well in the field and are specified clearly with IT engineering when changes or customizations are required.  The SA provides the key liaison between the business facing roles in Account Management and Sales and our internal IT engineering groups.

The SA is required to have the most in-depth knowledge of both a client’s technical configuration, how it works with their physical inventory processes and how the solution will be used in the field.

The SA is exposed to more clients of varying complexity and scope than any other group within Datascan.

The position is pivotal in ensuring Datascan’s clients receive both equipment and software that has been correctly specified, configured and delivered to enable them to perform inventory counts efficiently.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Gather and fully understand client/prospect requests and submit detailed specifications to IT engineering for development
  • Liaise between client, Sales/Account management and IT engineering to ensure questions are answered and expectations are clear
  • Ensure programs are designed and working fully as specified by clients/prospects
  • Communicate directly with client/prospect regarding file requirements and specifications
  • Review lifecycle test cases and test procedures to ensure that test plans adequately test all requirements
  • Perform technical testing and UAT
  • Document and maintain records of client specifications. Update Datascan documentation as necessary when configuration changes are requested
  • Ensure documentation provided to the client/prospect is accurate and complete
  • Communicate effectively with clients/prospects, Sales and Account Managers on recommended best practice solutions
  • Attend client/prospect meetings as required to advise on best practices, alternate solutions etc.
  • Participate in discussions and make recommendations as to internal process improvements

 

Position Requirements

  • BA or BS relevant to the position
  • 3+ years experience in Solution Analyst or related roles
  • Proven track record of successful participation/collaboration in cross functional teams
  • Knowledge of retail store inventory processes preferred but not mandatory
  • Familiarity with mobile software applications and mobile computer deployment
  • Good business acumen and decision making capabilities
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Experience with Jira and SaleForce a plus
  • Some travel required

 

Knowledge and Core Competencies

  • Experience working with a collaborative team of analysts
  • Capable of organizing and managing multiple projects
  • Grasps new concepts, thinks creatively and finds solutions to problems
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Understand the value of Customer focus
  • Relentless pursuit of quality and efficiency with great attention to detail
  • Self motivated and consultative in style and able to work as part of a close team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, both written and oral, able to earn the trust of clients, peer group members, managers and executive team members
  • Able to confidently speak to clients and prospects about systems and limitations.
  • Self sufficient – utilizes resources and documentation.

Lead Mobile Software Engineer

Carrollton, Texas

Job Overview
As the Lead Android App Developer, you will help drive the development of Datascan’s B2B and Enterprise Apps.  Working on a small but high performance team, you will be at the forefront of our solution development.  Opportunities exist to join other mobile projects for additional work satisfaction.

Job Highlights

  • Work on Android OS code only available to manufacturers – You are the r00tkit
  • Develop and design mobile applications that are used by major retail customers
  • Option to work remotely most days of the week
  • Take as much responsibility as your performance allows
  • Work on a highly skilled team and help lead the development process
  • Easy transportation – Headquarters located at the Carrollton DART rail station

 

Qualifications/Experience

  • Masters in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • Intimate knowledge of the Android inner-workings
  • 5+ years’ experience developing Android mobile applications
  • Experience writing Android drivers and performing OS-level modifications
  • Experience leading a team of developers
  • Outstanding working knowledge of object oriented principles and application
  • Expertise with the Android SDK and Dev Tools
  • Working knowledge of Git or similar versioning practices
  • Experience working with RESTful APIs to communicate with back-end systems

 

Characteristics we search for in candidates

  • Passion for all things mobile
  • Team player that can have fun while working
  • Self-starter that doesn’t have a problem researching an issue to find a solution
  • Ability to identify and mitigate risky code changes

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