Senior SQL Developer at Emerson Electric Co in St. Louis, Missouri

Posted in Information Technology 11 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

At Emerson, we are innovators and problem-solvers, focused on a common purpose: leaving our world in a better place than we found it. Each and every day, our foundational values—integrity, safety and quality, supporting our people, customer focus, continuous improvement, collaboration and innovation—inform every decision we make and empower our employees to keep reaching higher. As a global technology and engineering leader, we provide groundbreaking solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets. Our Emerson Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid, and discrete manufacturers maximize production and protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs. Our Emerson Commercial & Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency and create sustainable infrastructure.

Emerson, a Fortune 500 company with $15.3 billion in sales and 200 manufacturing locations worldwide, is committed to helping employees grow and thrive throughout their careers.
Whether you’re an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring options or a recent MBA graduate, you’ll find a variety of opportunities at Emerson. Join our team and start your journey today.

If you are a Software Development or Engineering professional looking for an opportunity to grow, Emerson has an exciting opportunity for you!  We are searching for a Senior SQL Database Developer who has in-depth experience with Microsoft SQL Server, ideally SQL Server 2016 or newer. The successful candidate will be an experienced DBA / Developer with extensive enterprise background using MS SQL Server.  You will be required to identify business requirements, develop data models, perform data analysis, write advanced SQL queries and triggers, design and code complex stored procedures, and maintain and performance tune existing databases.


This is a remote position which will be required to work with a globally distributed team of software and database engineers.  Proven experience working in this type of environment is a must.  Candidates must be experienced, motivated, self-starters who can work effectively without direct supervision.


  • Design, code and maintain new and existing complex T-SQL stored procedures, triggers and functions

  • Assist in the maintenance and administration of several production SQL Server databases

  • Performance tune existing stored procedures, tables, triggers and indexes

  • Work with other engineers to troubleshoot, repair and performance tune databases


You acquire data from multiple and diverse sources when solving problems.  You experiment to find new solutions.  You create teamwork allowing others across the organization to achieve shared objectives.  You effectively communicate in various settings: one-on-one, small and large groups, or among diverse styles and position levels.  You readily action new challenges, without unnecessary planning.  You understand that different situations may call for different approaches.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS or equivalent with a minimum of eight 5 years of experience with an equivalent combination of education and in-depth experience using Microsoft SQL Server (preferably 2016 or newer) in a fast-paced, high transaction volume environment.

  • Complex T-SQL stored procedure design, coding, troubleshooting and performance tuning

  • Dynamic SQL stored procedure coding and troubleshooting

  • Working with team members on high-level database design

  • Proven analytical problem solving and debugging skills

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

  • Working remotely with a geographically diverse team

  • Legal authorization to work in the United States - Sponsorship will not be provided for this role.


  • Working with SQL Server Geography data types and functions

  • Understanding of the shipping and transportation industry

  • Working with high transaction, real-time data systems

  • IoT data processing, storage and analysis

  • Ability to translate business requirements into technical specifications

  • Assisting sales team with technical verbal and written customer communication


Our Commitment to Our People

We invest in our employees to ensure they have the marketplace knowledge, skills and competencies to compete and lead in a global economy. Our training programs focus on end-to-end development from onboarding through senior leadership.

Flexible and competitive benefits plans offer you the right options to meet your individual/family needs:  medical insurance plans, dental and vision coverage, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, and more.  We provide employees flexible time off plans including paid parental leave (maternal and paternal), vacation and holiday leave.

Our success is measured by the positive impact we make on people, our communities and the world in which we live. Learn more about us!.

Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

At Emerson, we are committed to fostering a culture where every employee is valued and respected for their experiences and perspectives. We believe a diverse and inclusive work environment contributes to the rich exchange of ideas that inspires innovation and brings the best solutions to our customers. This philosophy is fundamental to living our company’s values and our responsibility to leave the world in a better place.

Diversity and Inclusion at Emerson is about welcoming, respecting, and valuing the differences each employee possesses. Inclusion is creating a real sense of engagement, belonging and connection for all employees. Learn more about ourCulture & Values and about Diversity & Inclusion at Emerson.

Work Authorization

Emerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Emerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

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