Environmental Database Developer
RTI International - RTP, NC
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Passionate about addressing key environmental and public health issues currently facing our country* Interested in developing scientific applications and information systems using cutting edge programming, database, and mapping technologies* Put your knowledge to work to protect the environment and improve the human condition at RTI International's Environment, Health, and Economics Division.
RTI International is seeking a creative, resourceful candidate to provide support for database development and data management, web applications development, and desktop-based applications development for environmental and public health projects.
You'll be in a challenging, multi-disciplinary environment working with a dynamic group of professional staff under the guidance of a senior scientist or applications developer. You will work as part of a project team addressing critical global, national, and local environmental and health problems that impact communities and ecosystems. Duties include gathering requirements, designing, developing, testing, and documenting multi-tiered environmental data systems, and conducting data analyses and generating reports.
Our growth-oriented workplace will give you the opportunity to learn new technical skills while participating in projects that support environmental and public health decision-making.
The candidate must have a Bachelor's degree, 3 years of experience in database applications design and development, and demonstrated interest in environmental issues. Masters degree is considered equivalent to 2 years of experience. The position requires
Experience with conducting requirements analysis and design, and with development using relational database software such MS Access, SQLServer, Oracle, or open source relational database management systems. Candidates will have a solid grounding in database design, data structures, and proficiency with structured query languages and stored procedures.
Excellent oral communication and writing skills.
Programming experience in Access Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), C# .NET, Java/J2EE, or VB .NET.
Experience with software development life-cycle practices and a high degree of proficiency with Excel including applications programming is preferred.
To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States and should not require now, or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.
RTI International is one of the world s leading research institutes, dedicated to improving the human condition by turning knowledge into practice. Our staff of more than 2,800 provides research and technical expertise to governments and businesses in more than 40 countries in the areas of health and pharmaceuticals, education and training, surveys and statistics, advanced technology, international development, economic and social policy, energy and the environment, and laboratory and chemistry services.
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