Database Programmer 2

  • 1240 North Ave, West Chicago, IL 60185, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Positioned at Publicis Groupe's core, Epsilon is a leader in interaction management, empowering brands to transform ordinary customer experiences into meaningful, human experiences. Through a connected suite of products and services, Epsilon combines leading-edge identity management, industrial strength data and technology expertise with big brand acumen gained over five decades working with the industry’s top brands. Our human-powered, data-led marketing delivers unmatched depth, breadth and scale to help brands turn meaningful human interactions into exceptional business outcomes.

Job Description

About the Opportunity
The Data Programmer's role is to manage and process client data across the full production lifecycle, while ensuring high levels of data quality and availability and meeting project deadlines.


Essential Functions
• Generates adhoc reports and regular datasets or report information for end-users using system tools and database or data warehouse queries and scripts
• Integrates data from multiple sources to produce requested or required data elements
• Programs and maintains report forms and formats, information dashboards, data generators, canned reports, and other end-user information portals or resources
• Receives and process input feeds
• Verifies input data quality, including identification and communication of file variances and potential issues
• Performs file transfers and backup procedures
• Performs USPS hygiene on data files to include CASS/NCOA and presort.
• Manages the quality and timeliness of updates and output deliverables
• Ensures compliance with production standards and tests/Quality Controls the
solution(s)
• Takes specifications and uses them to design/code a solution
• Uses and fully understands established appropriate processes to meet customer requirements, and be able to customize if required
• Verifies program execution is successful
• Proactively identifies areas for improving processes and client service
• Focus on meeting and exceeding client expectations
• May create specifications for reports based on business requests

Knowledge & Skills
• Good written and oral communication and organizational skills
• Self-motivated and directed
• Proven analytical and problem solving abilities
• Ability to work in a fast-paced, high traffic environment
• Good scripting and programming skills

Duties & Responsibilities
• Manage quality assurance of input feeds
• Maintain documentation of processes, file layouts, and/or schedules
• Batch and process large amounts of data through a custom database system for Direct Mail programs
• Apply marketing data translations and suppressions when requested
• Run QC checks to ensure accuracy of mailing
• Perform file transfers using Epsilons data security protocols
• Assist in research projects and adhoc projects
• Achieve the timely delivery of data products, data files, and data audit reports
• Assist in troubleshooting and maintaining mission-critical and complex database environments and apply best practices development patterns to new and existing table structures

Technical Requirements
• Experience with Microsoft T-SQL, data access methods, and stored procedures a
must
• Must be familiar with MS Office, with particular emphasis on Word and Excel
• Experience with USPS processing, address standardization, merge/purge, COA.

Experience
• Requires a minimum of 2 years of related experience

Education
• Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred

Additional Information

Great People, Deserve Great Benefits
We know that we have some of the brightest and most talented associates in the world, and we believe in rewarding them accordingly. If you work here, expect competitive pay, comprehensive health coverage, and endless opportunities to advance your career.

Epsilon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Epsilon’s policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on actual or perceived race, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy), marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, religion, creed, color, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Epsilon also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.

Epsilon will provide accommodations to applicants needing accommodations to complete the application process.

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