Database Developer Engineer

Technology Fort Worth, Texas


American Specialty Health Incorporated is seeking a Database Developer/Engineer to join our Information Technology Operations department. This position will provide high quality Design and T-SQL code to your Agile teams. Open lines of communication with the application engineers and your fellow database team members. High quality of work and communicate as accurate a timeline as possible. 


  • Modeling tables and databases, and independently providing solutions to your customer, without the need for guidance.
  • Shredding and understanding older code without the need to know everything about a business process is imperative. Re-engineering older SQL Server 2008 solutions into a better performing 2016/2019 solution.
  • Mentoring Application Developers on the best way to accomplish a goal.
  • Performance Tuning SQL Server 2008 code by either better code or moving the solution to a SQL Server 2016/2019 solution.


  • Bachelor’s degree in an IT related field or equivalent experience. If equivalent experience, high school diploma required.
  • T-SQL Master with a minimum 3-5 years of T-SQL coding experience. Familiar with SQL Server 2008 all the way through SQL Server 2019.
  • Experience as a team member in the Agile process.
  • SQL Server Certifications not necessary.
  • Modeling tables, databases, and finding innovative solutions to problems independently and with minimal guidance from Senior Engineers. Conform to Database standards and documenting of code.
  • Ability to make good decisions to protect our customer data and the integrity of the databases.
  • Expert at performance tuning and understand tricks of the trade to get that accomplished.
  • Pride in getting the job done and take responsibility for getting your teams goals accomplished. Pride in getting it done right the first time is your goal.
  • Assist with recruiting employees to both our team and to ASH in general.
  • Experience with change control systems (TFS preferably).
  • Knowledge of implementing CICD and how to use both JSON and SSIS inside SQL Server 2016 and 2019.

Core Competencies

  • Demonstrated ability to interact in a positive, respectful manner and establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
  • Ability to display excellent customer service to meet the needs and expectations of both internal and external customers.
  • Excellent listening and interpersonal communication skills to identify critical core competencies based on success factors and organizational environment.
  • Ability to effectively organize, prioritize, multi-task and manage time.
  • Demonstrated accuracy and productivity in a changing environment with constant interruptions.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze information, problems, issues, situations and procedures to develop effective solutions.
  • Ability to exercise strict confidentiality in all matters. 


Primarily sedentary, able to sit for long periods of time. 

Physical Requirements

Ability to speak, see and hear other personnel and/or objects. Ability to communicate both in verbal and written form. Ability to travel within the facility. Capable of using a telephone and computer keyboard.  Ability to lift up to 10 lbs.

Environmental Conditions

Usual office setting. 

American Specialty Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. 

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If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact our Human Resources Department at (800) 848-3555 x6702. 

ASH will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company’s legal duty to furnish information.