Lead DWH SQL Developer

Business Intelligence
Job Type:
Sofia, Bulgaria

The role:

The Lead DWH SQL Developer plays a pivotal role in the development of the Pokerstars data warehouse solution.

Why we need you:

You will supervise a small team of developers, to maintain and grow the Data warehouse. This is a Lead role, requiring technical expertise and knowledge in database programming, ETL and data warehousing to transform business requirements into optimal ETL implementations. You will also be expected to support the existing code base and enhance existing systems where required.

You will be working with the developers and oversee the team`s efforts to deliver the right solution in time. The role is active in the establishment and improvement of the development practices, standards and procedures (e.g. documentation, development and testing). Logical and physical data modeling will be one of your responsibilities. You`ll also be owning the ETL development and any initiatives in this relation – multiple complex source and target systems. You`ll be creating, maintaining and optimizing stored procedures, database and ETL processes.

You`ll be participating in the on-call shifts along with the other team members.

Who are we looking for:

You have a minimum of 5 years of hands-on SQL development (SQL Server 2012 or higher) experience and solid T-SQL skills. You`ll be line managing the local DWH team so any experience on a similar leadership position will be welcome. Experience with MS SQL Server and MS SQL BI Tools (SSxS) is also a requirement.

Our DWH size is close to 20 TB with 100s of users querying it daily. We`ll be expecting from you to show your skills as an analytical thinker with a methodological approach and `get-it-done` personality. Ability to transform requirements into models and processes, organize and plan work independently, multi-task and context-switch between different activities will be highly valuable skill set.

As the ideal candidate, you will have:

Experience in e-gaming and certification for MS SQL Server are desirable.

What’s in it for you?

The salary for this job is based on experience, so whilst we are not able to go into detail at this stage, we can say that we offer great salary packages and also like to throw in a discretionary annual performance bonus. In addition, we provide advice and financial relocation assistance to those moving to Bulgaria.

We offer health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address). In addition, you are entitled to a personal allowance interest which encourages our employees to upskill themselves or pursuing a hobby. A baby bounty is offered to our employees as well, granting 1000 BGN upon the birth of a child.

Our in-house training and development team deliver fantastic support in terms of developing your skills and helping you progress your career. In the office, there is always free fresh fruit, snacks, and drinks. In addition, we contribute a certain amount to the transportation and lunch expenses of our employees.

Our employees can always enroll to our sports program, and in terms of relaxation, we have a playroom, including a PlayStation and a pool table. Our social team organises great events; including our sensational summer and Christmas parties.

What happens next?

We will aim to get back to you as soon as possible. If you meet the criteria, then we’ll invite you to a phone interview and if that goes well we’ll meet you for a face-to-face interview

The Group

The Stars Group is the ultimate owner of industry leading gaming brands such as PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, and the PokerStars Live brands, and through its ownership of Sky Betting & Gaming, a mobile-led leading online gaming operator, licenses the Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Bingo and Sky Poker online gaming brands. Collectively, these and other brands of The Stars Group have millions of registered customers globally, forming one of the world’s largest publicly listed online gaming companies. This role is in the Group’s Bulgaria service office in the BI department.