Senior Sybase Database Developer (ref: TRGNYC-SYB2)

· Can you develop Transact SQL (T-SQL) in a Sybase environment?
· Do you have strong knowledge of implementing databases using Sybase ASE?
· Experienced writing stored procedures and triggers?
· Can you design fast efficient database schemas and tune Sybase code?
· Perhaps an established Sybase developer or a DBA looking to break into
· Want to work in a small dynamic team guiding your software from design,
thru implementation, into a production client environment?
· If you've answered yes to the above then this is the role for you!

Company Background

The Roberts Group (TRG) delivers Market Data and Telecommunications
administration expertise to the Financial Services industry with the
"Financial Information Tracking System" (FITS), along with comprehensive
consulting services. TRG is a dynamic, growing organization, and continues
to evolve to meet the needs of this global marketplace. TRG is headquartered
in New York with offices in London and New Jersey.

For more information on The Roberts Group and our business / technology
solutions, please visit our web site at

Job Description

TRG is expanding looking for a highly motivated and detail-oriented
individual, who can work effectively in both team and independent
environments. The role's primary responsibility will be the design,
implementation, testing and deployment of database code in a Sybase Adaptive
Server Enterprise environment.

This varied job will include communication with internal and client
IT/Business personnel, analysis of client/industry requirements, development
of product enhancements/functionality. Applicant must have demonstrated
experience developing web applications using industry best practices and
methodologies.Sybase Certification or similar an advantage.


This opportunity is located at TRG's New York headquarters in mid-town
Manhattan, New York City.

Technical Requirements

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following database development
technical skills:

· Transact SQL in a Sybase 12.5.x or Sybase 15.x environment
· Stored procedure programming
· Schema design and implementation
· Database performance optimization and code tuning

The following technical skills are also desirable but not mandatory:

· Java, Javascript, Java Server Pages, J2EE
· HTML, Dynamic HTML
· Visual BASIC 6 or
· Microsoft Access (and VBA in an Access environment)
· Fundamentals of TCP/IP, local area networks, routing, firewalls, etc

Business Skill Requirements

Successful candidates will demonstrate strong business and "soft" skills,
such as the following:
· Strong communication skills are CRITICAL for internal and customer
· Excellent time management skills; a demonstrable ability to prioritize and
multi-task; ability to clearly report status to management
· Experience participating in the full software life cycle
· Ability to author technical documents, including design documentation,
client-facing user documentation and release notes
· "Can do" attitude, willing to go the extra mile to provide excellent
service to clients
· Excellent attention to detail. Understanding of the need for thorough
· Ability to explain technical concepts and architecture to non-technical
colleagues and clients
· Ability to work internationally with clients and colleagues via telephone,
video conferencing, email, etc.
· Experience within Market Data Industry, including related products, is
also desirable


Excellent rates, based on experience.

How to apply

To apply please email with "TRGNYC-SYB2" in the subject

Applications must include

· Your resume in MS Word format
· Current Salary
· Desired Salary
· Covering letter explaining your suitability for this role and your
relevant technical experience
· For non-US citizens, your immigration and employment authorization status

Applications will not be accepted without all of the details above.