Database Developer - Azure

Sage Sustainable Electronics
Columbus, OH
Job Type
Junior, Senior level

Job Description

As a Database Developer, you will be responsible for the design, implementation, maintenance, and optimization of our database systems. Your primary focus will be managing databases in the Azure cloud environment while also providing support and optimization for on-premise SQL Server databases. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand data requirements, ensure data integrity, and implement efficient data storage and retrieval solutions..

Why Sage? Every team member makes the world a better place, every day. Our Mission is making the world more Sustainable by extending the life of electronics. Our clients are some of the largest enterprise technology users in the world, fueling rapid growth and numerous career opportunities to do well while doing good.


  • Develop, implement, and manage Azure SQL databases, leveraging services like Azure SQL Database, Azure Data Factory, etc
  • Administer and optimize on-premise SQL Server databases, ensuring high performance, availability, and security
  • Design and implement data migration strategies between on-premise and Azure cloud databases
  • Collaborate with software developers and engineers to integrate databases into applications, ensuring seamless functionality and performance
  • Develop and maintain database schemas, tables, views, stored procedures, and functions to support application development
  • Implement and manage database security, access controls, and data encryption measures
  • Monitor database performance, identify and resolve issues, and optimize queries for efficiency
  • Create and maintain documentation related to database architecture, processes, and best practices
  • Stay updated with the latest trends and technologies in database development, particularly in Azure cloud services and SQL Server
  • Represent BT in discussions with the business before projects or initiatives are committed
  • Identify the root cause of issues and realize when dealing with symptoms, trust but verify claims
  • Research options to achieve goal and offer to business better fit solutions, if applicable
  • Ensure that requirements are detailed enough to eliminate vagueness and can be used for testing
  • Work independently with minimal supervision
  • Own certain initiatives where applicable and see them to completion by coordinating communication and efforts. Complete plans and follow-up on open topics timely
  • Use data to provide insight on issues or root cause or validate theories and assumptions
  • Prepare material for meetings and communication including Power Point presentations and Excel charts
  • Escalate as appropriate to the right level in a timely manner while putting forward relevant and clear facts
  • Perform all duties with quality and a caring attitude towards internal and external customers
  • Continuously keep stakeholders updated on open initiatives status at the appropriate frequency level
  • Author and update internal and external documentation and take necessary steps to secure relevant signoffs needed to keep initiatives on track and satisfy stakeholders expectations
  • Follow policies, processes, and procedures at the department and company levels to ensure compliance and meet quality standards
  • Effectively troubleshoot problems where applicable
  • Analyze demand and solutions. Challenge claims and requests where applicable to ensure that solutions match problems, root causes are addressed versus symptoms, and adherence to priorities and strategies
  • Make timely and informed decisions when faced with ambiguous situations by analyzing facts, data, best practices, lessons learned, best judgement, and known directions
  • Work with vendors where applicable to coordinate communication, requirements, status, and timely escalate to effectively and efficiently deliver solutions to internal and external customers
  • Use DevOps to document owned deliverables in sprints and deliver these commitments while tracking time against those deliverables as feasible.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field
  • Proven experience (7+ years) working as a Database Developer or similar role.
  • Expertise in designing, implementing, and managing databases on Azure cloud services (Azure SQL Database, etc.)
  • Strong proficiency in on-premise SQL Server administration, optimization, and maintenance
  • Experience with data migration between on-premise and cloud-based databases
  • Proficiency in SQL, T-SQL, and database query optimization
  • Familiarity with database security best practices and implementation
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to troubleshoot database issues
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills to work effectively in a team environment
  • Strong communication, negotiation, and presentation skills, demonstrating the ability to effectively interact with senior level managers to reach forward progress decisions
  • Proven analytical abilities
  • Ability to manage ambiguity effectively
  • Ability to translate data into actionable insights
  • Strong working knowledge of relevant Microsoft applications and DevOps


  • This position is an on-site position with possible partial remote work if approved by department head. Monday through Friday, 9am-5pm. This position is part of the deployment roster, (currently on Tuesdays at 8PM) if needed, otherwise on call during the deployment time. The position is part of the emergency on call rotation.
  • This position does require on call support after hours and on weekends as outlined in the support and rotation calendar


Our success with people directly impacts our success in meeting and surpassing our mission. Our investment in helping you to either further or start your career is essential to our success. So, if you’re serious we’re serious about investing in investing in your career in the ITAD Industry! Let’s connect and talk about your future!

Sage Sustainable Electronics is on a mission:

We're making the world more sustainable by extending the life of electronics.

In simple terms, this means better value, less waste and a smaller carbon footprint for businesses. We provide a full range of lifecycle services for every hardware platform from the desktop to the data center to mobility. We don’t recycle. In fact, we hate it. It’s contrary to our reuse mission. But when recycling is necessary, we are proud to be certified e-Stewards because we are uncompromising about the responsible e-waste management.

Sage Sustainable Electronics is an equal opportunity employer and fully supports and maintains compliance with all state, federal, and local regulations. Sage Sustainable Electronics does not discriminate against associates or applicants because of race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, ancestry, national origin, veteran status, military status, pregnancy, disability, marital status, familial status, or other characteristics protected by law. Equal employment is extended to all person in all aspects of the associate-employer relationship including recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, compensation, discipline, reduction in staff, termination, assignment of benefits, and any other term or condition of employment.

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Vision insurance

Experience level:

  • 7 years


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday


  • Database development: 7 years (Required)
  • Azure: 5 years (Required)

Work Location: In person

Ref #
30+ days ago
Last updated 30+ days ago

Stay Inspired!
Join other developers and designers who have already signed up for our mailing list.
Terms     Privacy     Cookies       Do Not Sell       Licensing      
Made with    in Austin, Texas.  - vsn 44.0.0
© Data & Object Factory, LLC.