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Database Development Engineer - Fintech

Database Development Engineer - Fintech, London, £120-130K + Bonus + Bens.

You must have a strong background as a Database Engineer working in a fast moving, high transactional financial environment such as a Fintech or similar with PostgreSQL and have extensive experience of other databases such as Oracle, SQL Server, Sybase etc.

If you're interested in pursuing a career in the world of digital assets and love working with Postgres and challenging database problems then come and join our Engineering Team based in London where you will contribute to the development and functionality requirements of the trading & risk platform.

This role will require a minimum of 3-4 days a week in their London office.


, Working on high throughput transactional databases writing PL/PostgreSQL procedures and functions.
, Optimising performance by adding appropriate indexes and optimizing SQL queries.
, Support other engineers with database programming and optimization.
, Monitor and support all production system components on managed Postgres.

Required Experience

, Extensive Postgres experience & other databases such as (Oracle, SQL Server, Sybase).
, Golang experience.
, Experience with managed Postgres providers (CloudSQL, Aiven, AWS…)
, No downtime migrations scripts for large databases.
, Strong knowledge of database indexes.
, Strong coding skills: writing reliable, readable code and providing code review feedback is second nature.
, Writing unit tests using pgTAP or similar DB testing framework.
, Experience in a fast paced financial environment.
, Bachelor's degree or relevant work experience in Computer Science, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering or related technical discipline

Bonus experience

, Big Query GCP knowledge.
, Data modelling design experience.
, Other structured languages e.g.

C# / Java.

This Database Development Engineer role is 3-4 days a week in their London office and pays c£120-130K base + Bonus + bens.

  • Start: ASAP
  • Rate: £120000 - £130000 per annum + + Bonus + bens
  • Location: London, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: IT
  • Recruiter: Definitive
  • Contact: Mark Revan
  • Tel: 01895 457 455
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2024-01-26 17:04:00 -

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