Database Developer

Company Overview

Niche is a website that helps you discover the schools and neighborhoods that are right for you. We have in-depth reviews, rankings, and statistics on every college, K-12 school, and neighborhood in the U.S. and millions of monthly website visitors. Located in Pittsburgh, PA in the heart of Shadyside, we're quickly becoming one of the largest websites in the U.S.

 

Job Summary

We’re looking for an experienced Database Developer. We want someone who loves designing database solutions.  This person will utilize their skill set to improve upon SQL database flows, build processes to work with backend applications, and make maintaining our databases easier.

 

Responsibilities

  • Create and maintain SQL stored procedures, triggers, and functions to support tech requirements
  • Design data table structures
  • Organize data in a way that is easy to query
  • Work collaboratively with team members to improve upon existing practices
  • Write technical documentation

 

Required Qualifications

  • 1-3 years relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field
  • Strong knowledge of SQL and/or PostGreSQL databases 
  • Strong programming skills including complex SQL programming, stored procedures and performance tuning.
  • Hard worker who wants to learn and grow with the position and company
  • Good team player and go-getter
  • Passionate about all things data
  • Ability to work independently in a fast paced environment and handle multiple projects concurrently

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with geospatial and boundary data
  • Basic knowledge of R
  • Basic understanding of ETL processes
  • Experience building a data warehouse
     

Benefits and Perks

This is a full time, salaried position with competitive compensation and benefits including 20 paid days off per year, paid parental leave, stock options, SIMPLE IRA, and a comprehensive health plan, including vision and dental, provided at no cost to the employee. Niche is committed to the local community and offers three paid volunteering days per year. We’ve also been ranked as one of the Best Places to Work in Southwestern PA by the Pittsburgh Business Times. EOE.

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Working at Niche

Niche is a small team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. We’re a unique blend of data scientists, engineers, parents, and “yinzers” who are looking for exceptional talent to grow our company. Read more about Niche and check out our team page.

We believe people’s lives are made better by having the right resources to inform their biggest life decisions. Your ideas and work will make an immediate impact on our company and millions of users.

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