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Applications Developer 2 - Data Developer Relevant Educational Qualifications Job

3 months ago Other categories Saint Paul   71 views
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What you would do in this job

  • Determine stakeholder requirements for data development.
  • Design and develop efficient data solutions and databases.
  • Data modeling and database normalization.
  • Develop and enforce data integrity and referential integrity.
  • Perform software development using various development methodologies.
  • Create data solutions for data analysis, data warehousing, reporting, and analytics.
  • Build and manage reports for data validation.
  • Conduct capacity planning, feasibility studies, and analyze requirements.
  • Troubleshoot database connectivity issues, network and application logic problems.
  • Help perform the installation of data solutions in non-production environments.
  • Build data integrations, ETL workflows and data pipelines between systems.
  • May interact with application integrations such as APIs and Web Services.
  • Help develop and maintain data standards and documentation.
  • Help create best practices and procedures for managing data.
  • Help manage database security and setup development and test environments.
  • Innovate and leverage emerging technology and participate in strategic planning.
  • Provide consulting services to business units within the Council.

What education and experience are required for this job (minimum qualifications)

A master's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or a related field AND one or more years of experience in the areas below


A bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field AND three or more years of experience in the areas below


An associate degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field AND five years of experience in the areas below

  • Working with stakeholders to understand business needs and gather business requirements and technology teams to develop data solutions
  • Database design and data modeling
  • Building transactional databases, data marts and data warehouses
  • Creating data integrations and building data pipelines between systems such as using ETL or other data movement tools
  • Designing and building reports and data visualizations
  • Working with SQL Server, Oracle and/or other similar database technologies

What additional skills and experience would be helpful in this job (desired qualifications):

  • Experience with Application Integrations, APIs, Web Services, and Integration Platform as a Service (IPaaS)
  • Experience developing data solutions for the cloud
  • BI Tools (i.e. report tools, data integrations) administration experience

What knowledge, skills and abilities you should have:

  • Ability to retrieve, analyze, and communicate relational and non-relational data
  • Skills working with XML, JSON, or other semi-structured formats
  • Knowledge of Windows, Linux and/or Unix OS and related software
  • General systems management and networking skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-starter with the ability to work both independently and with a team

What you can expect from us:

  • We offer the opportunity to make a difference and positively influence the Twin Cities metropolitan area.
  • We encourage our employees to develop their skills through on-site training and tuition reimbursement.
  • We provide a competitive salary, excellent benefits and a good work/life balance.

More about why you should join us!
Additional information

Union/Grade: American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees/Grade G
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Safety Sensitive: No

What your work environment would be:
You would perform your work in a standard office setting. Work may sometimes require travel between your primary work site and other sites.

What steps the recruitment process involves:
1. We review your minimum qualifications.
2. We rate your education and experience.
3. We conduct a structured panel interview.
4. We conduct a selection interview and assessment.

Once you have successfully completed the steps above, then:

If you are new to the Metropolitan Council , you must pass a drug test (safety sensitive positions only), and a background check which verifies education, employment, and criminal history. A driving record check and/or physical may be conducted if applicable to the job. If you have a criminal conviction, you do not automatically fail. The Metropolitan Council considers felony, gross misdemeanor and misdemeanor convictions on a case-by-case basis, based on whether they are related to the job and whether the candidate has demonstrated adequate rehabilitation.

If you are already an employee of the Metropolitan Council , you must pass a drug test (if moving from a non-safety sensitive position to a safety sensitive position) and criminal background check if the job you're applying for is safety sensitive, is a supervisory or management job, is in the Finance, Information Services, Audit, or Human Resources departments, or has access to financial records, files/databases, cash, vouchers or transit fare cards. A driving record check and/or physical may be conducted if applicable to the position.

IMPORTANT: If you make a false statement or withhold information, you may be barred from job consideration.

The Metropolitan Council is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, and veteran-friendly employer. The Council is committed to a workforce that reflects the diversity of the region and strongly encourages persons of color, members of the LGBTQ community, individuals with disabilities, women, and veterans to apply. If you have a disability that requires accommodation during the selection process, please email (see application details) .

We believe our employees are a key to our agency's success! In order to attract and retain high quality employees, the Council provides a highly competitive benefits package both in choice and coverage levels. Some highlights about our benefits are listed below:

  • Guaranteed monthly retirement income through Minnesota State Retirement System pension fund
  • Opportunity to save additional funds for retirement on a tax-deferred basis through a voluntary deferred compensation (457) plan
  • Two or more medical plans from which to choose, with employer contribution towards premiums over 80%
  • Dental insurance, life insurance and vision insurance

The following benefits are provided to all employees as part of working for the Council. You will have access to free:

  • Well@Work clinic
  • bus/rail pass valued at over $1200 per year
  • parking at many job locations
  • fitness centers at many job locations
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • extensive health and wellness programs and resources

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Company Description
The Metropolitan Council is the regional policy-making body, planning agency, and provider of essential services for the Twin Cities metropolitan region. The Council’s mission is to foster efficient and economic growth for a prosperous region.
At the Council, your work matters. Our employees drive the buses, plan the parks, support development, treat wastewater, and plan for future growth — all services that help the Twin Cities and its residents thrive.