Senior SQL Developer/Architect

Gravity IT Resources

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Job:  SQL Architect & Technical Director
Location: Remote (EST)
Job Type: Direct-Hire
Referral Bonus: $2,000

Must be US Citizen / Green Card Holder
**No 3rd Parties**

What We Are Looking For:
Do you love the challenge of designing and building mission-critical low-latency distributed systems with high transaction rates?  If so, we have an opportunity for you as a developer, architect and leader on an Agile team building high performance, real-time systems for financial applications.  A key part of the role is delivering new services to our customers by modernizing our database architecture and engineering practices.  Success in this role requires a strong technical background with a high degree of proficiency and creativity.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Design and develop new database solutions, both on-prem and cloud
  • Be a technical thought leader and mentor
  • Work in a cross-functional team in a DevOps environment
  • Maintain and improve existing systems and applications

The Skills You Bring:

  • Demonstrated technical leadership
  • Advanced knowledge of MS SQL Server 2016 or above
  • Expert in SQL and database programming
  • Must be a team player that is assertive, passionate, and goal-oriented
  • Ability to make design decisions, perform code reviews and mentor team members
  • Solid communication, organization and prioritization skills
  • Strong understanding of Agile methodologies, DevOps, continuous delivery and related concepts
  • Familiarity with modern software design principles and patterns
  • Expertise in systems design, development, implementation and deployment processes
  • Experience with distributed and scalable software architectures; understanding of CAP theorem
  • Understanding of NoSQL and document databases
  • Cloud architecture and deployment (AWS or Azure)
  • Hands-on experience with mission-critical systems
  • Knowledge of financial markets/trading

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering/Computer Science/Mathematics or equivalent
  • Minimum 8 years of relevant experience

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