PostgreSQL Database Developer

Europe, United Kingdom, London
Job ID: 2105

Job Description

[c. £100-150k Comp Package, Hybrid Working]

Join a leading client at the forefront of digital asset trading infrastructure, seeking a Database Developer to enhance their distinguished Engineering Team in London. Esteemed for an innovative platform that integrates global crypto exchanges, custodians, and liquidity providers via a single API, this role offers a deep dive into the dynamic world of digital assets. It calls for an individual with robust expertise in Postgres and a dedication to solving complex database challenges within an advanced trading & risk platform.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Champion the development of high throughput transactional databases, focusing on crafting and optimising PL/pgSQL procedures and functions
  • Spearhead database performance enhancements by strategically implementing indexes and refining SQL queries
  • Provide comprehensive database programming and optimisation support to the engineering team
  • Ensure diligent monitoring and robust support for all production system components within managed Postgres environments

Key Requirements:

  • Profound experience with Postgres (3+ years) and extensive background (8+ years) in databases like Oracle, SQL Server, Sybase
  • Over three years of experience in Golang and a strong proficiency in managing Postgres services across various platforms, including CloudSQL, Aiven, and AWS
  • Adept in managing no-downtime migration scripts for substantial databases and a thorough grasp of database indexing
  • Strong coding skills, evidenced by writing clean, efficient code and conducting thorough code reviews
  • Expertise in developing unit tests, preferably with pgTAP or similar database testing frameworks
  • Background in high-pressure financial environments
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, or a related field
  • (Desired) Knowledge of Big Query GCP
  • (Desired) Experience in data modelling and design
  • (Desired) Proficiency in additional structured languages like C# or Java

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