Database Developer

Also known as: Systems Designer (Information Technology)

Database Developers, or Systems Designers (IT), create detailed design documentation for the development and integration of computer systems


  • Work with analysts on the feasibility and workability of a conceptual design by taking technical specifications prepared by the analyst and designing system components to meet the stated need;
  • Draw up detailed design documentation including charts and diagrams that indicate the various components involved;
  • Prepare instructions for programmer implementation;
  • Talk with other team members (analysts and programmers) to check functionality back to systems specifications, and develop solutions as problems or issues arise; and
  • Design monitoring and performance measurement processes.

Skills Required

  • Able to understand complex concepts;
  • Logical and analytical approach to solving problems;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Able to work as part of a team;
  • Able to direct the work of others; and
  • Willing to actively maintain personal skills and knowledge of IT.


$40,000 - $100,000