Lead DWH SQL Developer

Category:
Business Intelligence
Job Type:
Location:
Sofia, Bulgaria

Job purpose

The successful experienced candidate 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. They will also be expected to support the existing code base and enhance existing systems where required.

Key Responsibilities

  • Working with developers to coordinate efforts for delivering the right solutions at the right time.
  • Taking an active role in establishing and improving development practices, standards, procedures, and controls (e.g., documentation, development and testing).
  • Hands on logical and physical data modelling and database design responsibilities.
  • Be able to lead ETL development initiatives involving multiple complex source and target systems.
  • Create, maintain, optimize stored procedures, database and ETL processes
  • Work with all levels of development from analysis through implementation and support
  • Ensuring quality in released product
  • Participation in on-call shifts on weekends

Skills and Capabilities

Essential

  • Data warehousing experience
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in SQL development
  • Solid T-SQL skills
  • Experience in SQL Server 2012 or higher
  • Analytical thinking, methodical approach
  • Logical thinking, ability to translate user requirements into models and processes
  • Experience with processing and querying high volumes of data
  • Expertise in development MS SQL Server and MS SQL BI tools (SSxS)
  • Energetic and proactively thinker
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Flexible, team player, “get-it-done” personality
  • Ability to organize and plan work independently
  • Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to multi-task and context-switch effectively between different activities and teams
  • Quality oriented approach
  • Academic degree in Computer Science or IT/IS

Desirable

  • Experience in e-gaming
  • Certification for MS SQL Server

Our Values

  • Focus on the customer
  • Work as a team
  • Strive for excellence
  • Have courage
  • Show passion 

The Incentives

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 pursuit 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 enrol to our sports program, and in terms of relaxation we have a playroom, including a PlayStation and a pool table. Our social team organise great events; including our sensational summer and Christmas parties.

The Company

Stars Interactive is a division of The Stars Group, ultimate owner of industry leading gaming brands including PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, PokerStars Championship, PokerStars Festival and MEGASTACK. Collectively, these brands have more than 111 million registered customers, forming one of the largest online gaming businesses in the world. We provide gaming experiences designed to make our platforms the favorite iGaming destinations for customers everywhere. This role is in the Group’s Bulgaria service office in the Stars BI department.