Database Engineer/ Developer

Boston - Database Engineer/ Developer

We’re looking for a Database Engineer/Developer with 3-5 years’ experience to join our team and contribute to the delivery of projects for our clients, optimizing the usage of data assets to drive customer insight and business recommendations.
 
It’s about being creative with data to answer business problems in a practical way, that our clients can understand and then work with us to help grow their business. As a Database Engineer/Developer you’ll be working closely with our team of data scientists and analysts, providing recommendations on data modeling, profiling, and insights and what they mean for our clients – the so what? This is a great opportunity for an inquisitive, curious and commercially minded professional to harness and develop their analytical, technical, and strategic skills in an agile consulting team as part of a global agency network. The Database Engineer/Developer must also be capable of working independently in a fast-paced environment. The ability to hit the ground running is a must. 

The Database Engineer/Developer must have a working knowledge of software and data development best practices. Working for top retailers and brands across all verticals of our client ecosystem, the Database Engineer/Developer will help advance and develop digital marketing technology to support various cutting-edge programs. 

Qualifications:
  • BS Degree in Computer Science or Engineering
  • 3-5 years of database development experience in an agile environment
  • Digital Marketing Background (Social Media, Display Ads, Search Engine, Email, Video, or Website based marketing)
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-moving, multi-project team environment
  • Excellent communication skills - someone who is at ease being in front of clients both in shaping and identifying opportunities and presenting work
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Understanding of database development best practices and familiar with at least one design pattern
  • Capable of learning new technologies and platforms quickly
  • Understanding of business requirements and the ability to translate those requirements
  • Strong understanding of data analytics, with the ability to identify new opportunities where analytics can enhance campaigns and wider business decisions
  • Knowledge of the Software Development Life Cycle
  • Experience using version control systems (GIT, SVN, TFS, etc.)
  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills required
  • An inquisitive mind and a pragmatic problem solver
Technical Skills:
 
Professional experience with:
  • Google Big Query
  • Data Warehouse Design & Development
  • Azure SQL Server
  • Azure Data Factory (or an equivalent ETL Tool)
  • Visual Studio 2019
  • C# (or an equivalent object-oriented programming language)
Has familiarity with:
  • Data visualization tools (e.g. Tableau, Power BI or Qlik)
  • Knowledge of using varying data sources to guide planning strategies, including data enhancement, from third-party data sources
  • Operational knowledge of GDPR and data security
  • Providing regular progress reports
  • Working across multi-discipline teams with stakeholder management skills
  • Developing code for testability
  • Writing unit tests when implementing user stories
  • Testing deliverables against a user story’s acceptance criteria
  • Working in an Agile environment with TDD experience
  • Atlassian tools (Jira, BitBucket, Confluence)
 

To apply for this role, please email your CV  to jobs.bos@iris-worldwide.com putting the job title and location in the subject field.

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