Entry Level Programmer (Rancho Santa Margarita)

Melissa Data is seeking an Entry Level Programmer for the Rancho Santa Margarita, CA location. This position involves working with data in a variety of systems and reporting to management. We are seeking a dynamic individual, a self-starter, not afraid to take on new challenges, and roll up their sleeves and tackle cutting edge concepts and technologies around data.

Our ideal candidate should have relational DBMS knowledge, as well as knowhow or at least strong desire to embrace technologies such as Apache Cassandra, CouchDB, RocksDB, and other SQL and NoSQL Key Value, Wide Column, Graph or Document based systems. Candidates with experience using Hadoop, Scala, Pig, Hive, and other Big Data tools also considered strongly.

Our candidate will be responsible for working on ELT projects across vast and sometimes disparate data sets. The candidate will develop and maintain a variety of tools including but not limited to: adapters to work with the various database management systems, programs and scripts to perform ETL/ELT operations on the data, analytics to assess data, reporting and visualization tools to showcase findings, and maintain the wiki pages for documentation. This is a demanding and fun position that will grow over time.

Requirements for this position include:

  • Experience in C# or Java.
  • Knowledge of Statistics, Algorithms, Predictive Models, and Data Visualizations
  • Experience in T-SQL
  • B.S. degree in related field (Mathematics, Engineering, Computer Science, etc.) or 4 years applicable experience.
  • Team player with good communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.

What's In It for You?

Melissa Data offers a fun and exciting work environment and team based culture. Experience the fun and dynamics of a startup with the benefits of an established company. Our benefits include a generous salary based on your experience. We also offer you the opportunity to learn extensively on the job with a young and inspired technology team.

About us:

Founded in 1985, Melissa Data (www.melissadata.com) provides powerful and affordable Data Quality and Address Management solutions to customers in a wide range of industries. A powerful line of software, databases, programming tools, and hygiene services has made Melissa Data a recognized leader in the data quality industry. Our corporate headquarters are located in southern California, with satellite offices in Washington, Oregon and Massachusetts.


  • 401(k)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Paid holidays and personal time off

To Apply:

  • Attach your resume in PDF or Word format.
  • Include your salary history and/or requirements
  • No phone calls or recruiters please.