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SQL Database Developer

Profect Slovakia s.r.o. (member of Synpulse Group)

Information about the position

  • Place of work: Bottova, Bratislava, Slovakia (Job with occasional home office)
  • Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards: 2 800 - 4 500 EUR/month
  • Contract type: full-time

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Are you motivated to build and deliver innovative solutions for our fast-growing client, a new insurance company based in UK?
We are a Swiss management consulting company with a global footprint and trusted partner to financial services providers, solving their biggest challenges and helping businesses evolve to capture the potential of the new economy.

Currently, we are looking for a highly competent SQL Database Developer to support the technology team to help with automation of deployment of insurance tools and their associated infrastructure. Our technology team is going through an exciting period of growth, and as the Senior Database Administrator, you will assist the IT development and infrastructure teams with building and maintaining their databases as well as design/testing of SQL data fix scripts for arising data issues, creation and maintenance of views, data investigation and reconciliation.

Your Tasks:

• Advise and assist development teams with database modelling and design
• Partner with full stack development teams to create, manage and secure databases in AWS
• Develop solutions using cutting edge AWS database technologies
• Solve issues by designing, developing, testing, and deploying software solutions in SQL or other database programming languages
• Monitor system performance metrics to identify potential risks/issues
• Keep up to date on the latest technological developments and advise the wider team and organisation on these developments as necessary
• Work on indexing, replicating, and performing disaster recovery services across multiple AWS regions
• Keep up to date on the latest technological developments and advise the wider team and organisation on these developments as necessary

Experience Required:

Either of the following:

• Minimum of 3 years of experience as an AWS database administrator
• Alternatively, administrator experience of alternative cloud-based platforms (and a willingness to adopt to AWS quickly)

Employee perks, benefits

• Five extra vacation days on top of regulation
• Sick leave compensation 100% from day one
• Yearly bonus up to 10%
• Overtime fully paid or compensated based on your preference
• A friendly and informal working environment
• Work-life balance with flexible working hours and the option to work from home
• Dedicated time for individual training
• MultiSport card for access to a broad range sport offering
• Language courses

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Experience in the position/sector

AWS database administrator

Number of years of experience


Personality requirements and skills

• Excellent knowledge of AWS Databases such as RDS, RedShift, Aurora and PostgreSQL or experience of equivalent platform and a willingness to adapt to AWS
• Strong programming skills in SQL
• Working in small teams using Agile methodologies
• Database security, and optimisation
• Strong problem solving and documentation ethos
• Good communication skills to communicate from technical to user levels.
• Excellent analytical and organization skills
• Ability to work independently, prioritise work and know when to seek guidance.
• Flexible attitude and ability to perform well under pressure.
• High attention to detail alongside great time management.
• Ability to interpret both technical and non-technical requirements.
• Sound knowledge of traditional as well as agile software development methodologies
• Knowledge of Scrum methodology of agile software development and its application

Nice to have:

• Good knowledge of AWS services
• Experience in the commercial insurance industry would be beneficial
• Knowledge of Snowflake, or similar data cloud technology
• Jira or similar issue management system
• GIT Version Control system
• AWS Certified Developer Associate (preferred)
• Experience working with Microsoft’s .Net Framework, Java, Visual Studio, HTML5, JavaScript frameworks, and J2EE


Brief description of the company

Synpulse is an internationally established management consulting company with 25+ years of experience and with offices in the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Slovakia, USA, Singapore, Australia, the Philippines, India, and Hong Kong. We are a valued partner to many of the world’s largest international financial services and insurance firms. We support our clients at all project management stages from the development of strategies and operational frameworks to the technical implementation and handover. Our expertise in business and technology, combined with our methodic approach, enables us to create sustainable added value for our clients’ business. We use home-grown, market-tested project management methodologies to bridge the gap between innovation and business. We work along with leading edge technology partners to bring true business transformation.

Number of employees

25-49 employees