• Junior Database Developer

    Posted Date 1 week ago(10/9/2019 5:05 PM)
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    Come work for the largest equipment dealer in the Midwest! Are you a hardworking individual that thrives in a fast-paced environment and looking to take your career to the next level? If so, then come join our award winning team!


    We provide our employees with the following tools and resources to be successful:

    • Training
    • Outstanding benefits package (BCBS PPO, Delta Dental and EyeMed Vision, plus much more!)
    • 401(k) with match
    • Competitive wages
    • Company laptop
    • Paid time off
    • 10 paid holidays
    • Work schedule: M-F, day shift


    Alta Equipment Company is seeking a full-time Junior Database Developer at our Livonia, MI corporate headquarters.  The Junior Database Developer will be responsible for producing business intelligence and exception reporting solutions as well as assist in data cleansing, integration and migration projects.  This position will have the opportunity to research, develop and deliver innovative solutions to complex business issues.  They will work with business stakeholders to identify key metrics and capture business logic required to transform raw data into actionable insights.  Responsibilities of this position consist of, but are not limited to:


    • Collaborate with business stakeholders to clarify and document reporting requirements
    • Design, develop and deploy reports and visualizations using Microsoft Power BI and SQL
    • Design, develop and deploy solutions to support data cleansing and migration efforts between various databases, platforms and file types.
    • Write and maintain technical documentation
    • Identify and research anomalies and outliers in data
    • Address and resolve issue tickets in a timely and professional manner
    • Maintain technical and user documentation related to all projects
    • Proactively identify and implement process improvements
    • Serve as back-up for business system support as needed
    • Maintains and protects confidential data with utmost scrutiny, judgment, and care
    • Incorporate Alta’s Guiding Principles into daily activities
    • Perform other duties as assigned


    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major in Information Systems, Computer Science, or business-related field
    • Minimum two years of experience with SQL

    Abilities and Skills

    • Understanding of relational database concepts and complex joins
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Strong team player with willingness to collaborate
    • Proficiency in multi-tasking and meeting sensitive deadlines in a fast-paced environment
    • Language skills: High - Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
    • Mathematical skills: High - Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
    • Reasoning ability: High - Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
    • Working experience with SSRS (SQL Server Reporting Services) and SSIS (SQL Server Integration Services) is a plus
    • Experience with Microsoft Power BI is a plus
    • Experience with financial or accounting calculations is a plus

    Physical Demands/Work Environment

    • Physical/Sensory Functions: Regularly will talk/hear; Frequently will sit; Occasionally will stand, walk, use hands, reach with hands and arms
    • Vision: Close vision, ability to adjust focus, ability to see color.
    • Lift and/or Move Functions: Regularly will lift up to 10 pounds; Frequently will lift up to 25 pounds; Occasionally will lift up to 50 pounds.
    • Work Environment:  Will occasionally work near moving mechanical parts.  Occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles

    About Alta:

    Culture is Job #1. Alta Equipment Company prides itself in the 3 P’s of business: People, Process and Product. By investing in the best people and creating a “one team” approach, Alta Equipment Company earns customers for life.


    If you have a passion for excellence and are ready to make a difference within our organization, we’re ready for you. Whether it’s selling the world’s-best big iron, rolling up your sleeves and servicing our industry-leading construction and material handling product brands or being a difference maker behind the scenes, we can use your skillset.


    At Alta Equipment Company, we believe in mutual respect and are committed to diversity while inspiring our employees to reach their maximum potential. Voted a “Top Work Place” by the Detroit Free Press, our 900 employees in Michigan, Illinois and Northern Indiana are committed to excellence. It’s the Alta way.


    So, let’s start the conversation. Click the link to apply and begin the journey of a lifetime.


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    What We Look For:

    At Alta Equipment Company, we are looking for candidates who are a cultural fit with our organization and understand that every task and job goes toward fostering customers for life. Along with that, a great attitude that embraces mutual respect and delivering a consistent high energy level that exudes a passion for excellence. Also, we are searching for a skill set that has a high aptitude for the position with a continual focus on investing in one’s profession through additional training and learning

    Other Opportunities at Alta

    Please visit our careers page at www.altaequipment.jobs to view other openings that may be of interest to you!
    • Job seekers only
    • Recruiting/staffing firms - please do not contact the company about this posting


    We are an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to gender, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other protected class.


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