Senior PostgreSQL Developer – Sandton/ Hybrid – R650 per hour

Are you looking to join a dynamic and diverse environment for a leading financial services team? If you are a creative, innovative, and independent worker who is results-driven and eager to learn and/or gain exposure in international markets.


• BSc Computer Science or equivalent IT qualification

• PL/SQL or SQL Certification

• At least 8 years’ extensive hands-on SQL and database development experience on PostgreSQL

• PL/SQL or SQL Certification and strong SQL programming and debugging skills

• Source code version control tools example, Gerrit, GIT

• Experience with database development tools and technologies

• Linux/Unix shell scripting experience

• Query optimization and performance tuning experience, including execution plan analysis

• Solid understanding of relational database systems, including tables, indexes, triggers, stored procedures, and functions

• Agile Methodology

• Ability to work in a team environment

Responsibilities include:

• Provide expertise in SQL coding standards and best practices of DB structures and optimization

• Consolidate and optimize client reports for performance and re-usability

• Monitor database query performance and tune reoccurring unoptimized queries

• Work as a team member with DBAs to ensure database availability, data integrity, and industry reporting standards

• Develop high-quality stored procedures, triggers, functions, and views according to the high standards expected of this developer position

• Identify and resolve database design issues using data modelling best practices

The reference number for this position is GZ57442 which is a 12-month contract position based in Sandton/ Hybrid offering a contract rate of up to R650 per hour negotiable on experience and ability. Contact Garth at or call him on 011 463 3633 to discuss this and other opportunities.

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