Database Developer - PostgreSQL

Location Canada
Job Type Permanent
Salary 135k
Reference 32911

Our client, an agile software development company in the iGaming sector, is currently hiring an experienced Database Developer to join their high performing team!

The client has developed and maintained a very successful Java based multi-application software stack over the past 20 years. They offer a remote flexible working environment and provide a fantastic benefit package.

As a member of the Database Team, you will be responsible for the design, development and maintenance of the organization’s PostgreSQL database platform that is central to their Java software multi-application environment. As a technical expert with a strong delivery focus, you will collaborate with all levels of the organization including software engineers, architects, and quality assurance engineers.


  • Identify, analyze and translate business requirements into conceptual, logical and physical data models in complex, multi-application environments
  • Create and maintain schema objects, including complex functions, scripts and triggers
  • Engage in all aspects of the software development lifecycle including coding of database functions/procedures, SQL scripting, creating thorough and demonstrable unit testing specifications, test data sets and load testing to ensure all specifications are met
  • Provide development estimates from high-level functional requirements (i.e., user stories) in an Agile framework
  • Analyze code for problem resolution and performance optimizations
  • Analyze large, complex amounts of data
  • Deploy applications in different databases for development, testing, staging, and other non-production environments
  • Performance tuning including indexing strategies, tuning complex SQL queries and database stored procedures
  • Provide ad-hoc reports for project and business stakeholders
  • Collaborate with DBAs to analyze performance testing; identify and implement corresponding required changes in database and applications

Skills & Qualifications:

  • A College diploma or University degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience with demonstrated progressive responsibilities
  • 5+ years of experience with developing, implementing and operating PostgreSQL
  • Solid experience in database design methodologies and relational database architecture
  • Advanced level of SQL; capable of developing and performance tuning of complex SQL queries and efficient data queries with large data sets
  • ETL and dimensional modelling experience is desired
  • Experience with Linux/Unix operating systems (including shell scripting)
  • Knowledge of database disaster recovery principles and practices


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