Senior SQL Developer

We Want You:

We are on a search for a Senior SQL Developer who can process a queue of table delete requests, for an asynchronous database, by popping, locking, and dropping it. A person that can walk into a bar and join two tables.

Our successful All-Star will provide technical leadership, and primarily focus on maintaining and enhancing BET Software’s MS SQL database. This role requires advanced T-SQL skills, as well as the ability to mentor and guide junior Team Members. This role will report to the DBA Team Lead.


You Bring:

  • 5-7 years experience in a commercial environment utilizing a high transaction database.
  • 5+ years experience in MSSQL-all aspects.
  • Advanced SQL skills and query writing skills.
  • Advanced troubleshooting SQL skills.
  • Experience in designing/optimizing MSSQL Databases.
  • Proven experience in mentoring other DBAs.


What You’ll Do:

  • Ensure Database design is robust, scalable and operating optimally;
  • Work with other Developers, Support and Production DBAs to make sure that the solutions meet application requirements and performance goals;
  • Actively contribute to planning meetings, documentation and testing;
  • Determine, drive and document database policies, procedures and standards within BET;
  • Set and maintain database standards including coding standards;
  • Designs, codes, tests, debugs, and documents database artefacts;
  • Create complex functions, scripts, stored procedures and triggers to support application development;
  • Responsible for completion of development projects;
  • Works with support teams to investigate operational problems/system requirements;
  • Develops business cases, requirements and performance metrics as necessary;
  • Prepares detailed technical specifications documents;
  • Minimize database downtime and manage parameters to provide fast query responses.
  • Perform tests and evaluations regularly to ensure data security, privacy and integrity
  • Develop processes for optimizing database security;
  • Performance tuning of database systems and queries;
  • Create automation for repeated database tasks;
  • Be available for on-call support as needed;
  • Proactively find and resolve long-running queries and other Database performance bottle-necks;
  • Recommend and implement emerging database technologies;
  • Implement improved processes that have a positive effect on the team’s performance and company bottom line;
  • Take an active involvement in problem resolution and where necessary works after hours to ensure that problems are resolved;
  • Shows foresight to prevent errors or delays in projects;
  • Demonstrate initiative by understanding, acquiring and implementing new knowledge and skills both within a team and to the wider group;
  • Incorporates the new abilities into the day to day operational activities to improve the performance of products and systems;
  • Ensure techniques, technologies, tools and processes used are in line with industry best practices;
  • Identify team members requiring specific knowledge, skill or understanding and seek ways to impart or upskill the team members through coaching and mentorship;
  • Verify the knowledge has been imparted successfully and if not, take steps to rectify gaps in the transfer of the knowledge;
  • Provide technical guidance to the team through collaboration sessions and knowledge sharing initiatives.

The Company We Keep:

At BET Software, we don’t just recruit talent, we cultivate it. Our learning and development programmes, our various opportunities for growth, and our well-deserved incentives are what keep our All-Star Team the best amongst the rest.

Please note that only applicants who meet the stipulated minimum requirements will be considered. If you have not been contacted within 30 days, kindly consider your application to be unsuccessful