Principal Applications Developer (Information Technology)
We're looking for a Principal Applications Developer to help us shape the future of education. With nearly 20,000 organizational customers and millions of student users, Blackboard is the world's leading education technology company with the industry's most comprehensive student-success solutions. Our mission is to partner with the global education community to enable student and institutional success by leveraging innovative technologies and services.
Blackboard's Corporate IT organization manages the enterprise technology that supports our employees across the globe. They are focused on enterprise applications development and support, enterprise architecture, operations, infrastructure, and support. This team works with stakeholders from Finance, Sales, HR, Marketing and other internal business groups to drive initiatives and ensure needs are met.
As Principal Applications Developer, you will report to the Enterprise Data Architect and work closely with internal Blackboard teams to build system and data solutions. You will apply your skills in building ETL solutions in data warehouse and business intelligence environments toward data mining, data visualization, and validation of data quality. You will be responsible for providing extensive expertise in MS SQL Server Database Development, including complete lifecycle implementation. This will include meeting with stakeholders, gathering user/system/data requirements and converting requirements into specifications, and then successfully transitioning into tSQL code.
Additionally, you will work with the Enterprise Architect and Enterprise Data Architect to design SQL Server database solutions that meet requirements, are highly performant and compliant, and highly available. You will also work to improve existing processes, documentation, and software applications, as well as assist in establishing best practices.
Specific responsibilities will include:
The Team & Office:
Blackboard has an office in the vibrant Plaza America in Reston, VA.
This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.
Blackboard Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, protected military/veteran status, or any other protected factor.