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Conduent SQL Server Developer (for Healthcare Claims Systems) in Chicago, Illinois

Through our dedicated associates, Conduent delivers mission-critical services and solutions on behalf of Fortune 100 companies and over 500 governments - creating exceptional outcomes for our clients and the millions of people who count on them.

You have an opportunity to personally thrive, make a difference and be part of a culture where individuality is noticed and valued every day.

SQL Developer Duties & Responsibilities

Developing and maintaining SQL databases requires many tasks, and based on job listings we analyzed, these duties are typically assigned to SQL developers:

Develop SQL Databases

The main responsibility of an SQL developer is the development of SQL databases for a wide variety of applications and business uses. This can include developing backend data for web applications, data storage for large businesses and organizations, and relational databases for educational institutions or libraries. An SQL developer uses their experience with data architecture and management to develop and scale SQL databases based on their organization's needs.

Write SQL Queries

Along with developing SQL databases and tools, the SQL developer writes SQL queries to store, sort, and retrieve data. These can range from basic commands like read, write, create, and update to complex commands that fetch and manage data across multiple tables. The specific SQL needs can vary based on the organization and application, but the ability to write and optimize these codes is essential in this role.

Conduct Database Troubleshooting

The SQL developer is also responsible for conducting troubleshooting on databases and applications. This can be a long and time-consuming process, involving data validation and extensive testing to ensure that the database systems and access programs meet the end-user's specifications and requirements. When data is migrated to a new server, the SQL developer needs to ensure that the information is intact, correct, and accessible.

Perform Server Maintenance

SQL developers may also be responsible for server maintenance, which can also involve troubleshooting database programs and operations. In this aspect of the role, the SQL developer needs to manage data and log files to ensure that they are stored separately, eliminate any instances of file or index fragmentation, and check for data corruption. This is a highly time-intensive part of the SQL developer's role and requires great attention to detail.

Gather Requirements

Another important responsibility of the SQL developer is gathering requirements and specifications from the end-users. This helps them understand how the database and its information will be used and can contribute to the way an SQL developer structures data and grants access to users. SQL developers frequently meet directly with end-users or IT professionals to gain familiarity with their specific SQL and data management needs.

Enhance and Improve Systems

SQL developers need to constantly seek out methods to better handle data and increase system efficiency. This can mean writing more complex and optimized queries, changing the way data is stored or structured, or bringing data onto a new server that can better meet the needs of the organization. SQL developers may propose and develop new methodologies and institute best practices to further enhance database performance.

Background needed:

  • 2+ years of SQL Server Development work experience is required

  • Healthcare industry knowledge of claim systems is required.

  • HSP (Health Solutions Plus) claim system experience is preferred but not required.

  • AS Degree or higher is required.

Responsibility Statements

  • Supports process improvement initiatives using measurements, accountability, analysis, and consideration of process alternatives to arrive at best practices.

  • Interacts effectively with stakeholders at all levels to drive change within the organization.

  • Serves as an internal consultant for process improvement, change management, performance monitoring, and advanced statistical analysis.

  • Serves as a process facilitator by working closely with teams and leading optimizing workflows.

  • Utilizes transformation practices, tools, and techniques to support continuous improvement across the business.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Complies with all policies and standards.

Job Track Description:

  • Requires formal education and relevant expertise in a professional, sales, or technical area.

  • Performs technical-based activities.

  • Contributes to and manages projects.

  • Uses deductive reasoning to solve problems and make recommendations.

  • Interfaces with and influences key stakeholders.

  • Leverages previous knowledge and expertise to achieve results.

  • Ability to complete work self-guided.

  • College or university degree required.

General Profile

  • Requires knowledge and experience in field.

  • Uses best practices and knowledge of business to improve products or services.

  • Solves complex problems and takes a new perspective on existing procedures.

  • Self-starter, requiring minimal guidance.

  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience.

Functional Knowledge

  • Requires conceptual expertise of theories, practices, and procedures.

Business Expertise

  • Has knowledge of best practices and team integration.

  • Aware of the competition and what differentiates them.


  • Impacts a range of customer, operational, project or service activities.

  • Works within broad guidelines and policies.


  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience.

  • Guides small projects with manageable risks and resource requirements.

Problem Solving

  • Solves complex problems.

  • Takes a new perspective on existing solutions.

  • Exercises judgment based on the review of multiple information sources.

Interpersonal Skills

  • Ability to articulate difficult or sensitive information.

  • Works to build consensus within a team

Conduent is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, gender identity, gender expression, sex/gender, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, use of a guide dog or service animal, military/veteran status, citizenship status, basis of genetic information, or any other group protected by law.

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