Farm Credit Services of America (FCSAmerica) is great place to work. You see it in our people and the relationships they have with each other and our customers. Our passion and commitment to serving both rural America and each other is key to our success in the marketplace. That is why we seek highly motivated, positive-thinking people who foster honesty and integrity – the core values that guide how we work and treat others.
We are looking for a Database Developer to join us. You will be providing database development expertise for building solutions that support our customers and our teammates who serve them. Ultimately, your work will impact our mission to become agricultures most valued financial partner.
Review, evaluate, design, develop, implement and maintain company databases using industry leading database tools.
Provide database related leadership to project teams and mentor team members on database technologies as needed.
Develop implementation documentation which may include data sources, data diagrams, and other data movement process.
Write code for database access, modifications, and constructions including stored procedures.
Develop SQL queries in the creation of business applications and SQL reports from corporate data sources.
Work closely with the Information Technology staff and end-users to design and develop specifications, data dictionaries and access methods for optimum performance.
Implement plans and procedures that automate and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of data processes and analysis.
Provide effective testing of new technology related to data management, storage, and retrieval.
Fulfill the above duties and responsibilities while fully participating in the team’s Agile style project processes.
BA/BS degree in Computer Science, MIS, Electrical Engineering or comparable experience
Minimum of five years experience developing complex database systems for multi-tier, web- based and mobile technologies
Familiar with a variety of industry standards regarding Microsoft database development concepts, practices, and procedures.
Proficiency with database development including the development of stored procedures, indexes, ActiveBatch jobs, SSIS packages, and use of RedGate tools
Proficiency with current and recent versions of SQL Server.
Proficient in a Windows and Microsoft Office computing environment.
Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
Database development experience with Visual Studio
Who You Are
You are an expert with an ability to mentor teammates and a craving for quality.
You believe in collaboration to create the best solutions.
You are a creative problem solver that enjoys driving stories to done.
You have a passion for technology and believe in continuous learning.
You appreciate agile software processes and responsible experimentation.
You believe in standard practices but work to evolve and improve those practices over time.
You see constraints/roadblocks as innovation opportunities.
About the Team
Database Developers at FCSAmerica are members of agile development teams. Each team is comprised of smart, talented people that collaborate with business partners and each other to provide solutions and bring value to our customers.
FCSAmerica is well established in software development and is growing to 15 application development teams. We believe in giving back to the development community through sponsoring and hosting events that encourage networking and continual learning.
18 vacation days and 15 sick leave days begin accruing the day you start
7 paid holidays
Quality health, dental, vision insurance with competitive monthly premiums
6 weeks paid parental leave
All employees eligible for market competitive annual incentive program
401kPotential for 9% employer contribution on day one
Charitable giving donation match up to $250/year
Tuition reimbursement and education assistance programs
Health and wellness reimbursements
Who is Farm Credit Services of America
FCSAmerica is a leading provider of credit and crop insurance to farmers and ranchers in Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming. Our 51,000 customers also are our owners, and they share in our success. Since 2011, we have returned more than $1.2 billion in cash-back dividends to our customer-owners. We are proud of the financial strength we have built and our mission to finance the growth of rural America.
FCSAmerica serves every aspect of agriculture today, whether it is a small farm run by a young and beginning producer or a large, complex agribusiness. We are the biggest provider of crop insurance in the country and offer digital tools and one-of-a-kind farm management software to help agricultural producers run their businesses. We also finance farm equipment and rural homes.
It takes a lot of expertise to meet the needs of today’s agricultural industry, and our 1,700 employees provide that in areas of lending, risk management, technology, marketing, customer and employee education. We are headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, and support our customers and their rural communities from 42 local offices across our four-state territory.
You will find locally owned Farm Credit cooperatives serving agricultural producers in every state. We are all part of the Farm Credit System, formed more than a century ago to ensure the country’s farmers and ranchers had a reliable source of credit to provide plentiful and affordable food to the country.
Today, U.S. agriculture is the leading provider of food for the world, and the Farm Credit System has helped make that possible by evolving with the financial needs of a growing industry. As the largest Farm Credit cooperative, FCSAmerica strives to be a leader in the Farm Credit System and the industry through best practices, innovation and a commitment to be agriculture’s most valued financial partner. It is our valued employees who make all this possible.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.