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Become A Database Programmer

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Working As A Database Programmer

  • Interacting With Computers
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
  • Getting Information
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Mostly Sitting

  • Repetitive

  • $71,010

    Average Salary

What Does A Database Programmer Do At Data Solutions & Technology, Incorporated

* Technical Lead for the U
* S. Army's National Ground Intelligence Center (NGIC) Combat Incident Database (CIDB) and Joint Trauma Analysis for the Prevention of Injury in Combat Database (JTAPICDB) Program.
* Duties and Responsibilities:
* Leads the development of web-based User Interfaces as well as Database Objects to enhance capabilities of CIDB and JTAPICDB web applications.
* Acts as a Scrum Master, and conducts daily status meetings, facilitates formal/informal meetings with project stakeholders.
* Conducts monthly sprint retrospectives and sprint planning.
* Develops new and/or enhances existing user interfaces using PHP, JAVA, jQuery, JavaScript.
* Coordinates and manages the development and deployment of web and database applications.
* Works with Program Manager to establish long-term sprint schedule and identify & recommend short-term adjustments to schedules as needed.
* Works with stakeholders to plan and develop the Application Development Road Map.
* Ensures NGIC architecture changes are integrated with the application baseline.
* Conducts formal and informal code reviews as well as reviews of SDLC Deliverables, including Release Notes, Release Packages, Test Plans, Test Reports, Run Books, Installation Guides, System Administration Guides, System Configuration Guides, System Requirements Specifications, Entity Relationship Diagrams (ERDs), Network Diagrams, and User Guides.
* Coaches and mentors Junior Developers.
* Provides broad development direction and application context to development team and coordinate with Customer SMEs, Technical POCs, and Security POCs.
* Develops and maintains strong professional relationships with technical & managerial stakeholders.
* Builds and presents briefings on technical architecture of application, network, & development environments including workflow and data lifecycle processes supported by the application.
* Leads database setup, configuration, and build activities for the Development, Test, and Production environments.
* Interacts with Information Assurance experts to ensure the database is compliant with IA requirements

What Does A Database Programmer Do At Hire It People, LLC

* Provide software
* development and phone support of State Hospital Access systems to keep them up
* and running.
* Conduct knowledge transfer
* activities with designated OMHSAS and BIS staff to keep these Access systems
* running and functional as determined by OMHSAS Central Office, State Hospitals,
* and BIS to which it may be applicable.
* Assist in the coding of new
* State Facility Tracking System
* TASKS TO BE PERFORMED
* Be able to work independently with minimal supervision.
* Assist in the development of the new State Facilities
* Tracking System web project.
* Phone and development support of State Hospital Access
* systems.
* Engage in knowledge-transfer activities with OMHSAS
* Patient Tracking System users and administrative staff which includes;
* analysis, modification, testing, and deployment of enhanced PTS system to
* Wernersville to relieve immediate crisis.
* Provide status reports and updates as required to
* designated DPW Project Manager and supervisor.
* The contractor MAY also be
* required to travel to various State Hospitals as necessary to assess and
* observe system issues as they arise as well as conduct deployment/training
* activities.
* Mileage reimbursement will be calculated at state rates for State
* Hospital on-site visits

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How To Become A Database Programmer

Most computer programmers have a bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related subject; however, some employers hire workers with an associate’s degree. Most programmers specialize in a few programming languages.

Education

Most computer programmers have a bachelor’s degree; however, some employers hire workers who have an associate’s degree. Most programmers get a degree in computer science or a related subject. Programmers who work in specific fields, such as healthcare or accounting, may take classes in that field to supplement their degree in computer programming. In addition, employers value experience, which many students gain through internships.

Most programmers learn a few computer languages while in school. However, a computer science degree gives students the skills needed to learn new computer languages easily. During their classes, students receive hands-on experience writing code, testing programs, fixing errors, and doing many other tasks that they will perform on the job.

To keep up with changing technology, computer programmers may take continuing education and professional development seminars to learn new programming languages or about upgrades to programming languages they already know.

Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations

Programmers can become certified in specific programming languages or for vendor-specific programming products. Some companies require their computer programmers to be certified in the products they use.

Other Experience

Many students gain experience in computer programming by completing an internship at a software company while in college.

Advancement

Programmers who have general business experience may become computer systems analysts. With experience, some programmers may become software developers. They may also be promoted to managerial positions. For more information, see the profiles on computer systems analysts, software developers, and computer and information systems managers.

Important Qualities

Analytical skills. Computer programmers must understand complex instructions in order to create computer code.

Concentration. Programmers must be able to work at a computer, writing lines of code for long periods.

Detail oriented. Computer programmers must closely examine the code they write because a small mistake can affect the entire computer program.

Troubleshooting skills. An important part of a programmer’s job is to check the code for errors and fix any they find.

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Database Programmer Career Paths

Database Programmer
Network Administrator Systems Engineer Senior Software Engineer
Chief Technology Officer
11 Yearsyrs
Senior Software Engineer Senior Systems Engineer Systems Administrator
Director Of Information
10 Yearsyrs
Database Developer Database Administrator Senior Software Engineer
Director Of Software Development
12 Yearsyrs
Business Analyst Senior Manager Director Of Information
Director, Applications
13 Yearsyrs
Network Administrator Engineer Engineering Manager
Engineering Director
13 Yearsyrs
Data Analyst Project Coordinator Project Engineer
Engineering Manager
10 Yearsyrs
Web Developer Technical Consultant Network Administrator
Information Systems Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Database Administrator Business Analyst Information Technology Manager
Information Technology Director
10 Yearsyrs
Software Engineer Systems Engineer Systems Administrator
Information Technology Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Senior Software Engineer Senior Consultant Project Manager
Program Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Software Developer Applications Developer Senior Software Engineer
Senior .NET Developer
6 Yearsyrs
Web Developer Applications Developer Senior Software Engineer
Senior ETL Developer
5 Yearsyrs
Data Analyst Business Analyst Information Technology Manager
Senior Information Technology Manager
10 Yearsyrs
Database Administrator Senior Software Engineer
Senior Java Developer
6 Yearsyrs
Software Engineer Senior Software Engineer Senior Consultant
Senior Manager
10 Yearsyrs
Software Developer Systems Analyst
Senior Programmer Analyst
7 Yearsyrs
Database Developer Data Analyst Business Analyst
Senior Quality Assurance Analyst
6 Yearsyrs
Programmer Analyst Senior Programmer Analyst
Senior Software Engineer
6 Yearsyrs
Programmer Analyst Systems Analyst
Senior Systems Analyst
7 Yearsyrs
Business Analyst Information Technology Manager Technical Director
Vice President, Technology
11 Yearsyrs
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Database Programmer Demographics

Gender

  • Male

    69.5%
  • Female

    27.1%
  • Unknown

    3.3%

Ethnicity

  • White

    67.1%
  • Asian

    19.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino

    9.3%
  • Unknown

    3.7%
  • Black or African American

    0.6%
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

    30.8%
  • French

    11.5%
  • Russian

    11.5%
  • Chinese

    7.7%
  • German

    7.7%
  • Polish

    7.7%
  • Portuguese

    3.8%
  • Ukrainian

    3.8%
  • Japanese

    3.8%
  • Mandarin

    3.8%
  • Carrier

    3.8%
  • Thai

    3.8%
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Real Database Programmer Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
SQL Database Programmer Onestop Internet, Inc. East Rancho Dominguez, CA Feb 21, 2015 $135,148
Database Programmer It Expert System, Inc. Lisle, IL Aug 14, 2016 $121,046
Database Programmer It Expert System, Inc. Lisle, IL Jun 24, 2016 $121,046
Database Programmer Coupons.Com Incorporated Mountain View, CA Dec 13, 2015 $115,001
Principal Clinical Database Programmer Parexel International Durham, NC Aug 03, 2015 $112,000
Clinical Database Programmer Incyte Corporation Wilmington, DE Jan 04, 2016 $111,384
Clinical Database Programmer Incyte Corporation Chadds Ford, PA Feb 18, 2016 $111,384
Database Programmer Bally Gaming Inc. Wood Dale, IL Feb 13, 2016 $110,000
Database Programmer Scientific Games Corporation Wood Dale, IL Apr 20, 2015 $110,000
Database Programmer Scientific Games International, Inc. Wood Dale, IL Sep 08, 2015 $110,000
Database Programmer III Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc. Rockville, MD Jul 01, 2015 $107,744
Database Programmer III Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc. Rockville, MD Aug 15, 2016 $106,080
Database Programmer Data Glove Inc. Princeton, NJ Jan 02, 2016 $105,000
Database Programmer Texara Solutions LLC Milpitas, CA Aug 31, 2015 $77,000
Database Programmers Texara Solutions LLC Milpitas, CA Aug 31, 2015 $77,000
Database Programme Texara Solutions LLC Milpitas, CA Aug 31, 2015 $77,000
Database Programmer Thrivesoft Inc. Bellevue, WA Jan 09, 2016 $66,851
SQL Database Programmer Netsmartz LLC San Francisco, CA Jan 27, 2015 $65,500
Database Programmer Tech Mahindra (Americas), Inc. Cincinnati, OH Oct 09, 2016 $65,458

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Top Skills for A Database Programmer

Pl/SqlAccessDatabaseProceduresMicrosoftSQLServerWebWindowsNTCustomReportsPackagesUnixVBAASPDatabaseApplicationsDatabaseSystemETLDataEntryHtmlDataWarehouseSsisManagementSystemFoxpro

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Top Database Programmer Skills

  1. Pl/Sql
  2. Access Database
  3. Procedures
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Assisted other program developers with writing PL/SQL code and debugging application development.
  • Devised an Excel template that would automatically import information into access database.
  • Adjusted existing previously-collected survey data, views, and stored procedures to run on Oracle 9i, the USAF standard repository.
  • Develop database applications in Access, MySQL and Microsoft SQL Server.
  • Improved webpage rendering performance over an existing non-Json site by 14x (42s to 3s).

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