Senior Database Developer

Data Engineer in Phoenix, AZ

Posted 2019-02-18


DriveTime is ranked 12th nationally as the “best place to work” for IT employees. With over 140 dealerships across the country, and dedicated to continual growth, DriveTime is the nation’s largest integrated provider of quality pre-owned cars. DriveTime takes pride in offering fair financing options for anyone with tricky credit issues; and, our company provides potential buyers the opportunity to choose from thousands of vehicles. Every customer can find—and fund—the car of their dreams!

Our Culture

DriveTime’s exceptional company culture is fueled by autonomy, collaboration, empowerment and transparency. We encourage innovation, continuous learning and personalized career development plans.

Our employees are DriveTime’s most valuable asset! Our focus on rapid growth and company culture equips us with a great platform to mentor, coach and lead our future architects.

Check out DriveTime in the news!

Voted 12th Best Place to Work in IT
DriveTime Best Place to Work Profile 2017
DriveTime Disrupting the Used-car Industry
Microsoft Customer Story – DriveTime and Microsoft Azure
Microsoft Customer Story – DriveTime Buying with PowerApps
Home to multiple Tech Meetups – Arizona SQL User Group, Angular, TypeScript


Competitive Salary + Full Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Parental Leave
401K, life, Long-term Disability Insurance
An AMAZING, progressive work environment featuring a gym, pool table, foosball, electronic gaming, Virtual Reality Room, a large outdoor turf for tossing Frisbees and footballs, gas BBQs, etc.
Continuous Learning: Tuition Reimbursement Program & Technical Training
Quarterly Annual Outings including Golfing, Spring Training Game, and Habitat for Humanity

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Who We Need

Do you think in code? If you are a talented Database Developer who wants to join our team to make a real impact on the lives of our customers in a positive, respectful, agile, and fun environment, then we need you!

You will drive several exciting initiatives, help solve problems no matter how big or small, work on business-critical projects built around cutting-edge technologies, and convey strategy and accuracy to our top-level decision makers.

We believe that our competitive advantage is based on accurate, reliable, and well architected data. We have a large multi company environment with many online transactional systems (on premise, cloud-hosted, etc.) creating vast amounts of data used to make strategic decisions.

Technology Stack

SQL Server 2016-2017, and eagerly awaiting 2019
SQL Server Analysis Services 2016 (SSAS Multi-Dimensional and Tabular)
ETL – (Informatica, SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS))
Tableau, SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), Power BI, Sharepoint
Azure (SQL Data Warehouse, Cosmos, Mongo)
Red-Gate Developer Bundle

If you join us your day will consist of:

Participate with the business to identify the most impactful opportunities.
Collaborate and find simplified approaches to business complexities.
Architect and model data structures to fulfill the technical needs of our business vision.
Push the limits of SQL by working with the latest tech including NoSQL, Big Data, PolyBase, and JSON parsing.
Build performant applications that help redefine how we do business -- and keep us ahead of our competitors.
Utilize SSIS/Informatica to construct enterprise level ETL procedures
Ensure designs include strategic analytical metrics for enhanced decision-making.
Engage in design sessions, peer reviews, pattern/code reviews and team lunch and learns.
Provide mentoring and coaching to junior/mid-level developers.
And last-but-not-least…

…Join in team lunches, BBQs, and Top Golf to celebrate with team on meaningful business wins

An ideal candidate has most of these skills:

5+ years of experience developing MS SQL Server 2008-2017 solutions, Azure SQL, or other relational databases.
3+ years of experience with an ETL tool such as SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) or Informatica.
3+ years of experience modeling transactional systems.
Familiarity with performance tuning techniques such as indexing and analyzing query execution plans.
Experience with agile development (Scrum, Kanban).
Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Computer Science or related field.
Ability to take ownership and facilitate consensus among a diverse group of stakeholders.
Must be willing to collaborate and problem solve in an open team environment.
Flexible and adaptable in regards to learning and understanding new technologies.
Highly self-motivated and directed.

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Company summary

Based in Tempe, Arizona, DriveTime was founded in 2002, operates 145 dealerships in 27 states and is the nation's second largest vehicle retailer focused solely on used vehicles.


Tuition reimbursement program; technical training; company outings (golfing, spring training game, and Habitat for Humanity); AMAZING, fun, progressive work environment featuring a gym, pool table, foosball, horse shoes, electronic gaming, virtual reality room, large outdoor turf for tossing frisbees and footballs, gas BBQs, etc.

Tech Stack

C#, RESTful services, Angular 2/4, TypeScript, Node, Azure

Interview process

Phone interview with recruiter; phone or Skype interview with hiring manager; onsite panel interview. Average time to hire varies based on candidate and hiring manager availability.

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