Sopro, a leading UK marketing agency is seeking a full-time Database Development Team lead to join our growing team, based in our Skopje office.
In this hands on role, you will be part of an agile development team, building and working on big data solutions in a number of technologies, primarily focused on the Microsoft stack but also open source and noSQL databases. Within your role you will be expected to provide technical and team leadership through coaching and mentorship.
All work will be in English language, we are looking for candidates with exceptional written English.
Guide team development efforts towards successful project delivery
Provide technical leadership to teammates through coaching and mentorship
Maintain high standards of software quality within the team by establishing good practices and habits
Collaborate with other software developers, project managers, CTO and key stakeholders to plan, design, develop, test, and maintain database systems, with billions of records
Analyze and resolve technical and application problems
Assess opportunities for application and process improvement and prepare documentation of rationale to share with team members and other affected parties
Research and evaluate a variety of software products
Assist in the collection and documentation of user’s requirements, development of user stories, estimates and work plans
Identify and encourage areas for growth and improvement within the team
Direct line management of up to 10 team members.
Accountability for team performance
Support the recruitment process. Interview and assess candidates.
Excellent SQL skills
Experience with multiple DBMSs including noSQL
Experience in building and training machine learning across multiple algorithms
Hands-on experience with large databases (100s of millions of rows / multiple terabytes of data)
Strong knowledge of ASP.NET MVC
Product-focused mindset. You have the passion and ability to contribute to the process of discovering what will delight our clients and push forward our service delivery.
Experience in processing, cleaning, and verifying the integrity of the data used for our service
Problem-solving aptitude, strong initiative to find ways to improve solutions, systems, and processes
Prior experience in a technical leadership position is a plus
Analytical mind with a business awareness
Team spirit; strong communication skills to collaborate with various stakeholders
Ability to manage multiple projects at a time
At Sopro we invest in our people – they are what makes our company great and we work hard to make sure that everyone feels like a valued member of the team. Some of the perks we offer:
Excellent central Skopje office location (full of great people)
Regular social events
Open door policy to all levels of management – everyone’s ideas are listened to and in a lot of cases, implemented.
We are rapidly expanding which also offers fantastic opportunity to progress to more senior roles.