SQL Server Application Developer

Job Summary

The SQL Server Developer is the key development resource and thought leader for development and integration of applications deployed to the organization. The developer has a deep understanding of current technologies deployed and understand how they support business objectives.

  • Analyze systems software problems, then architect and develop technical solutions
  • Design (based on business requirements), develop, validate and deploy new business capabilities/solutions
  • Translate business designs into technical solutions
  • Maintain system documentation

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support development of a software solution by:
    • Developing across platforms/different development environments
    • Creating designs and specifications for others to follow
    • Advise more junior team members on development techniques and software lifecycle processes.
    • Configuring software applications based on business requirements
  • Support systems design by developing complex integrated systems design from business requirements and developing complex detailed system specifications from business requirements
  • Support solution deployment and validation by:
    • Leading system validation and testing
    • Supporting solution integration and user acceptance testing
    • Providing post implementation support to business
    • Developing complex system testing criteria
  • Deploying based on current SOX and deployment standards
  • Drive standards by recommending functional development standards, software selection standards and integration standards
  • Drive and adopt new technologies. Provide leadership to move current projects adoption of new technologies.
  • Support solution by:
    • Understanding business processes and current strategies
    • Staying current on related system solutions and technologies
    • Leading resolution of cross functional and complex application related issues
  • Validating that the current system documentation is accurate and complete
  • All other duties as assigned


  • Responsible for technical leadership of multiple projects
  • Responsible for providing technical leadership to a team of employees


  • Regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands or fingers to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually low/moderate

* Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

Job Specifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the key accountabilities of the job required
  • Advanced degree (MBA, Master's) preferred
  • 6+ years progressive IT experience required
  • 3+ years in a leadership role (direct or indirect)
  • Technology/Package implementation experience in multiple functional areas
  • Proficient in more than one development platform/language
  • Creation of complex detailed technical specifications
  • Creation of complex systems designs
  • High degree of proficiency MS Office Suite, Outlook & Internet applications
  • Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, presentation, budgeting, project management (from conception to completion), & planning skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills (including analysis, interpretation, & reasoning)
  • Solid understanding and application of mathematical concepts
  • Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with peers and colleagues across the organization, as well as, internal and external clients
  • Ability to work well autonomously and within a team in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment.
  • Ability to work with and influence peers and senior management
  • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting

General Nutrition Centers International is an Equal Opportunity Employer