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Database Developer

North York, Ontario  - Permanent

Job Description

Our client partner is changing the world of eCommerce, making online businesses more profitable, safer and generally less frustrating for consumers. A relatively small and young Canadian company, they have built the fraud detection solution that is currently used by 90% of top-tier merchants across the globe. While the business passed the startup stage quite some time ago, the team has not lost their entrepreneurial flare. This is a group, primarily composed of technologists, who strive to make the digital shopping experience as effective and enjoyable as possible for all involved. They look for agile, creative and collaborative risk-takers who love to solve big problems. Would you fit in with them?


To support our partner's continued growth and success, they are seeking a Database Developer to join thire Development Team with responsibilities for carrying out database development tasks, configuration, reporting, data analysis and production support.

The ideal candidate will have the ability to deliver high quality database solutions by leveraging industry best practices and tools. You will also work with developers from various teams to code SQL queries and provide necessary recommendations on optimizing query plans.


•Use your database design and modeling experience to create and implement highly efficient and scalable database solutions in a DB2/Linux environment
•Carry out database development tasks related to the ongoing feature development of products
•Use your knowledge of SQL language to produce efficient and fast queries
•Work with various business units (Finance, Sales, Customer Service, Operations) in order to fulfill each unit’s reporting and analysis requirements
•Contribute and maintain database documentation (data dictionary, ERD, etc)
•Be part of a highly collaborative agile environment
•Automated routine tasks using scripting tool such as bash/python, etc

Must Have Skills:

•Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related field
•Minimum 3 years of database development, reporting and data analysis experience. Past development experience in a DB2 environment is a plus
•Strong proficiency with SQL and its variations among popular databases
•Skilled at optimizing large complicated SQL statements
•Capable of troubleshooting common database issues
•Familiar with tools that can aid with profiling server resource usage and optimizing it
•Worked with version control tools such as Git
•Working knowledge of one or more NoSQL database systems (Mongo, Cassandra, HBase, BigTable, Redis)
•Quick learner with the ability to pick up new ideas and concepts
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Starting: ASAP
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