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Programmer Analyst - SQL

Data Recognition Corporation
Maple Grove, MN
Start date
Jun 28, 2024
Closing date
Jul 28, 2024

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Employment Status
Full Time

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DRC is one of the largest educational assessment and curriculum/instruction companies in the industry.

Programmer Analyst (mid or senior level)
Data Recognition Corporation - Maple Grove, MN

Company cannot provide sponsorship for this position
Please, no agencies

This position will collaborate to define, develop, and execute a programs workflow/systems to ensure the highest levels of service and quality are attained. Execute production workflows, create and maintain technical documentation and manage large databases. Assist in analyses, write SQL scripts and test code to achieve the business requirements. Monitor the execution of systems, isolate areas for improvement, perform problem identification, follow escalation plan and provide resolution. Sustain a high level of support to clients and internal business owners.

Essential Responsibilities
  • 5+ years IT work experience in production support, programming, development
  • 5+ years experience and knowledge of MS SQL required
  • Workflow setup and configuration, execution and support (40% development, 30% execution, 30% support)
  • Demonstrate an understanding of business and technical requirements for each assigned project
  • Demonstrate an understanding of system performance expectations for application being developed
  • Work as part of a project team to meet or exceed customer expectations
  • Work with IT Business Analysts to create and update requirements
  • Produce code to meet standards for each assigned task
  • Create and perform unit test plans with expected results
  • Follow and demonstrate an understanding of adopted processes/methodologies
  • Maintain and support applications as needed
  • Update technical documentation and production specifications
  • Participate in project meetings
  • Identify efficiencies to enhance functionality and performance of applications. Work with appropriate team members to implement and test.
  • Respond to and work with appropriate team members to resolve all support requests
  • Work with team members to create accurate task estimates
  • Follow schedules and meet task deadlines
  • May lead projects of moderate complexity
  • Maintain legacy applications
  • Provide some after-hours support

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in CS, IT or related field OR equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years IT work experience in production support, programming and development
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to understand and edit XML data
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Solid time management skills and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work independently and in team/collaborative environment

DRC retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position

No Agencies, Please

Company cannot provide sponsorship for this position

www.datarecognitioncorp.comAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected

Data Recognition Corporation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.


Founded in 1978, Data Recognition Corporation (DRC) is a privately-held company headquartered here in the Twin Cities, with offices in Maple Grove, Woodbury, Brooklyn Park, and eight other locations nationwide.  DRC’s three divisions – Education, Survey Services and Document Services – provide high quality programs and services to state departments of education, medium-to large sized global businesses, and the United States Government.  DRC delivers full-service educational testing and assessment programs; large-scale survey research and data-collection programs; and comprehensive digital and mailing document solutions.  DRC continues to achieve extraordinary growth and provides superior career opportunities for talented professionals.


*Health Insurance
Medical and Dental
*Term Life Insurance/AD&D
*401(k) Plan
*Profit Sharing
*Personal Time Off
*Short Term Disability
*Long Term Disability
*Tuition Reimbursement
*Educational Grants for Children of DRC Employees *Community Service Leave *Discount Programs

Locations: Maple Grove Headquarters/494 & Bass Lk Rd, Brooklyn Park/7303 Boone Ave N and the Brooklyn Park Distribution Ctr./8900 Wyoming Ave N.  If interested in applying,  please visit the Careers page on our website at


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