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Nigeria, Lagos ยท Information Technology

Job Summary:
We are seeking an experienced Data Developer with expertise in SQL and Database Administration (DBA) to join our IT team. As a Data Developer, you will be responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining robust database solutions, ensuring optimal performance and reliability. The ideal candidate should have 3 to 5 years of relevant experience, a strong foundation in SQL, and comprehensive skills in database administration.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional IT teams to understand data requirements and architecture goals.
  • Design, develop, and maintain efficient and scalable database solutions using SQL technologies.
  • Perform database administration tasks, including monitoring, tuning, and optimizing database performance.
  • Design and implement data models, database schemas, and data storage solutions.
  • Develop and maintain ETL processes for efficient data extraction, transformation, and loading.
  • Implement and manage database security protocols and access controls.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve database issues promptly to ensure data integrity and availability.
  • Collaborate with application developers to integrate databases with frontend and backend systems.
  • Stay updated on emerging trends and best practices in database development and administration.
  • Participate in the planning and execution of data-related projects.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • 3 to 5 years of proven experience as a Data Developer with strong SQL and DBA skills.
  • Proficiency in database design and management, with expertise in SQL Server, MySQL, or PostgreSQL.
  • Experience in database performance tuning and optimization.
  • Knowledge of ETL processes and tools for data integration.
  • Strong understanding of database security principles and best practices.
  • Familiarity with version control systems, preferably Git.
  • Excellent problem-solving and debugging skills.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and communicate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Proactive attitude towards learning and staying updated on industry trends.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in Computer Science or a related field.
  • Certification in database administration (e.g., Microsoft Certified: Azure Database Administrator Associate).
  • Experience with cloud-based database solutions (e.g., Azure SQL Database, AWS RDS).
  • Knowledge of NoSQL databases (e.g., MongoDB, Cassandra).
  • Familiarity with data warehousing concepts and tools.
  • Exposure to data governance and compliance.
  • Contribution to open-source projects or a strong portfolio of previous work.

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