New opportunity as a Development Analyst in Houston, TX

— On Wed, 4/3/13, Jessica Lynn wrote:

From: Jessica Lynn
Subject: New opportunity as a Development Analyst in Houston, TX

Date: Wednesday, April 3, 2013, 3:35 PM



I have an exciting new opportunity that I wanted to share with you and your network. Our client, located in the Houston, TX, area, is currently seeking a Development Analyst II to join their organization. I have included a complete job description below in case you or someone you know might be interested in learning more. 

Development Analyst II – 13-05491

Location: Houston, TX

Position Type: Contractor


The primary job responsibility is to analyze business and/or systems requirements specifications and develop Oracle PL/SQL code to meet those requirements. This encompasses Oracle triggers, stored procedures, package headers/bodies, and SQL*Plus reports in a number of enterprise systems.


This position is a true developer position, and will require a level of independence in analyzing any number of business requirements specifications.
Based upon these specifications, provide development services to meet these specifications This development process encompasses new development as well as existing system processes, procedures, and reports.
As a developer, a critical role will be to provide coding services as well as engage in the role of providing end user community support where and when required.
The ideal candidate will possess strong application system design skills, must be able to work independently, and possess good organizational and communication skills.



Assume role in the design, development, and support of mission critical applications
Will be responsible for programming and testing new application modules as well as modifications to existing application modules.
Design, develop, and conduct unit test plans for ensuring application code is functioning correctly
Development of design and support documentation
Responsibilities also include internal customer interaction, project estimating, application problem analysis and performance testing
Participate in peer design and code reviews.


Minimal Required Skills / Experience / Qualifications

5+ years experience with database application design
Oracle PL/SQL with 5+ years relevant experience
Strong knowledge and use of development methodologies, standards and procedures.
UNIX with 3+ years of relevant experience
Designing and Developing Oracle Stored Procedures, Triggers
Understanding of and ability to apply Oracle database environment performance tuning principles
Expertise in SQL tuning of large database environments (1+ terabytes)
Experience programming PL/SQL batch environment utilizing large tables and high transaction throughput requirements.
Demonstrated experience using Oracle Collections, bulking techniques, partition utilization to increase performance.
Ability to test to requirements and document results
Ability to work in the UNIX environment
Ability to write and debug UNIX shell scripts given working examples


Desired Skills / Experience / Qualifications

Utility industry experience or familiarity with industry terminology.
Enterprise project development experience.
Technical certifications in relevant areas are a plus, but not required.


General Skills / Experience / Qualifications

Strong planning, organizational, interpersonal, written and verbal communications skills.
Excellent written and oral analytical skills anticipate problems, identify issues and develop solutions.
Self-starter who is comfortable talking to individuals or groups and being able to lead discussions regarding business rules and requirements
Team-oriented player




If this opportunity is aligned with your experience and career goals (or if you’re looking for something different), I would love to assist you–let’s schedule a time to talk.  If you’re not looking at this time but know someone who might be, feel free to forward this information. We pay referral fees even if you don’t work for us!

I look forward to speaking with you.

Best Regards,

Jessica Lynn

Resource Development Associate


1400 Post Oak Blvd

Houston, TX 77056

(713) 547-4466

(602) 750-6209


Note: If you are not currently seeking employment, or if you would prefer I contact you at some later date, please indicate your date of availability so that I may honor your request.


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