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Lead Integration Developer
Classification: 
Exempt
Description: 
CDR Fundraising Group, a well-established, full-service direct marketing company, with offices in Bowie, MD, and Arlington, VA, is seeking a skilled Developer to join our team. The Lead Integration Developer is a highly-skilled technical individual responsible for managing data integration within our business intelligence, analytics and reporting environment. This role involves establishing automated processes to extract data from third-party systems to load into our data warehouse. You will also be responsible for independently managing all aspects of this data layer and building thoughtful solutions that are both scalable and robust. You’ll act as a partner and liaison between client teams, analysts and programmers to build new automated processes and reporting solutions. The ideal candidate is an excellent communicator and self-starter who loves to figure out a challenge.
Responsibilities: 
  • Provides technical leadership and assumes overall accountability for a successful implementation phase on client projects.
  • Write clean and well documented code.
  • Map out data schema and data flow between multiple platforms.
  • Follow detailed workflows for project reviews, QA, edits.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and manage shifting demands.
  • Communicate and engage with internal and external developers, programs, analysts and account executives.
  • Serve as a collaborator and learning resource to coworkers.
  • Attention to detail, deliver quality assurance tested work and provide demonstrations of in-progress and finished builds.
  • Ability to communicate complex technical details to a non-technical audience and willing to teach and to learn.
  • Good communication (oral and written), interpersonal, organizational, and leadership skills.
  • Analytical, self-motivated, detail-oriented and organized.
  • Friendly, customer-service oriented attitude.

 

Skills: 
  • Manipulating and moving data in different formats (e.g., CSV, fixed width, JSON, XML) between a variety of systems (e.g. CRM systems, email service providers, FTP data sources, Relational Databases, 3rd party systems and APIs).
  • Understanding, designing and implementing database structures using complex data from multiple sources.
  • Establishing data integration workflows, processes, and supporting documentation.
  • Knowledge of the major backend languages like Node.js, PHP, MySQL, MSSSQL, .NET, C# and writing code to automate data extraction, storage and manipulation.
  • Experience using web API services (SOAP, XML, JSON, REST) and working with and integrating third-party APIs.
  • Proficiency in writing complex code using SQL (MySQL & MS SQL).
  • Experience with open source technology to create scalable data extraction, manipulation and presentation platforms.
  • Proficiency in MS Excel.
  • Business Intelligence / Dashboarding development is not required but a plus.
  • Ability to handle multiple complex projects; a resourceful self-starter who can take initiative and follow through on projects.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in a dynamic, fast-paced corporate environment.

To perform the Lead Integration Developer position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential responsibility satisfactorily. These requirements are representative, but not all-inclusive, of the knowledge, skill, and ability required of the position. The Lead Integration Developer assumes other responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.

Education: 
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math or equivalent experience.
Experience: 
7+ years web development experience which includes the programming/development of web applications. Experience with SiSense, MS SQL Server, Blackbaud Convio/Luminate Online, Salesforce or other complex eCRM systems highly desired. Prior experience working in an agency environment is a plus.
To Apply: 

To Apply: Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to CDR’s HR Generalist Allison Reep at areep@cdrfg.com with Lead Integration Developer in the subject line.