Head of Database Department

  • Employment type: Full-time, remote work
  • Seniority level: Senior

Vacancy description:

  • Managing the work of the database department
  • Defining general strategies for developing expertise in the department
  • Designing processes in the department and company for effective work on projects
  • Establishing and improving internal processes between other departments
  • Promoting technical solutions within the scope of the department work
  • Solving technical issues related to the company databases and databases on projects with customers with the help of department resources/li>
  • Carrying out research intended to improve products
  • Expanding the list of services provided by the department for internal and external customers
  • Developing and promoting own ideas to improve the department workflow

What you will do:

  • Develop and implement processes within the department that meet business needs
  • Develop strong and positive working relationships between developers from different departments
  • Compile reports on ongoing projects and personnel
  • Train the team
  • Recruit staff for the database department
  • Participate in weekly meetings of department heads
  • Participate in pre-sale activities, manage the participation of experts, make a technical assessment of key projects, build up a technical vision and risks
  • Track progress of projects in the department
  • Manage technical risks on department projects
  • Manage workload distribution of experts in the department
  • Ensure the effective use and distribution of technical resources in the department
  • Work as an expert as part of the team

What we expect:

  • 3+ years of experience in managing technical teams as a department head (5+ people)
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good knowledge and hands-on experience in SQL
  • Practical skills in working with any of the RDBMS (Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL)
  • Experience with Windows and Linux systems, various virtualization platforms
  • Experience in development/coding
  • Product experience
  • Experience with databases
  • Experience with Confluence/Jira

Nice to have:

  • Basic knowledge of one of the C-like programming languages
  • Practical skills in working with NoSQL databases, analytics solutions (DWH, ETL/ELT, DataLake)

What we offer:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Remote work (after the probation period)
  • Financial assistance in the event of a wedding, birth of a child, loss of a family member
  • Health insurance
  • Vacation in the amount of 22 working days / 3 sick days / 2 days off

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