A SQL developer, also known as a structured query language developer, supports custom web application development. They implement changes using tables, stored procedures, views, and indexes. They must collaborate with teams and lead developers on code reviews and process enhancement. They also may train staff on SQL coding.
SQL developers are responsible for the development, modifications, and organizations of databases. They must be able to provide information services and find new and better ways to enhance business needs. They provide guidance in design, implementation, and maintenance of data systems. SQL developers are in change of implementing and controlling security procedures to protect data from damage, loss, or theft. They need to be able to troubleshoot problems and come up with solutions. Most SQL developers work during regular business hours; however, if a problem does arise, they may be required to work nights, weekends, or holidays.
SQL developers need a bachelor's degree in computer science, management information systems, or a related field. Many companies prefer some information technology (IT). SQL developers need to be Microsoft certified and understand operational practices. It is important for a SQL developer to be a good communicator, able to lead a team, and able to write reports for meetings. SQL developers must have high integrity and reliability, as they deal with much classified business data.
SQL Developer Tasks
Test and document software.
Analyze requirements and transform them into technical designs.
Write, modify, and debug software.
Design and develop application components.