Database Engineer

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Full-Time Permanent

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As part of our growing technology team, we need a strong Database Engineer to help us scale our existing MySQL databases, enhance database performance, support our database batch processes, and progress our integrations with external organisations.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain APIs to external organisations such as LinkedIn, Facebook & Twitter.
  • Interface with Development team re integration re new APIs.
  • Manage and develop new Datastudio data integrations.
  • Assist development of Open API framework.

Job Responsibilities: Database

  • Install and maintain the performance of database servers and database applications.
  • Delete old data on a regular basis.
  • Develop processes for optimizing database security.
  • Set and maintain database standards.
  • Performance tuning of database systems, SQL Queries and online and batch programs.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot database errors.
  • Recommend and implement emerging database technologies.
  • Create and manage database reports, visualizations, and dashboards.
  • Create automation for repeating database tasks.
  • Maintain data warehouse from production data.
  • Be available for on-call support as needed.

Job Responsibilities: Batch Development

  • Maintain the Batch CRONs that update databases.
  • Update the current batch programs to ensure that they are robust.
  • Develop a robust batch schedule framework.

Work Hours & Benefits: 
We expect you to follow a 37-hour week, working from home (or from our Head Office in Portstewart, Northern Ireland). We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and opportunities for technical growth.


  • Strong command of MySQL and MySQL server tools.
  • Advanced knowledge of database security, backup and recovery, and performance monitoring standards.
  • Understanding of relational and dimensional data modelling.
  • Understanding of Data Warehousing.
  • Experience of creating APIs to external databases (e.g. Facebook);
  • Unix shell scripting skills & PHP Programming experience.
  • Strong mathematical and statistical knowledge.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Impeccable attention to detail.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field.
  • One to three years of experience in database development, information technology, database architecture, or a related field.
  • Experience with Linux and Windows Server environments.
  • Extensive experience with database technologies (MySQL in particular).
  • Extensive experience with programming (PHP) and APIs.
  • Experience with AWS cloud services.

Founded in 2013, Zymplify is a fast growing software as a service (SaaS) company providing a robust and cutting-edge marketing automation and lead generation solution to B2B customers around the world.

Our unique buyer intent based approach to marketing and sales automation is what sets us apart. Zymplify is a Google Partner, and one of only 35 firms in the UK and Ireland who are part of the prestigious Google Technology Partner programme.

When you work for Zymplify, you become part of the Zymplify family regardless of where you are based.  We have adapted our "way of working" and fully embraced remote working with colleagues scattered across the globe, but maintain our culture through regular online hook ups & daily touch points with your manager & team.  

With a fast-growing client base, we are always on the look-out for talented people who have got ‘the edge’. If you like an agile environment, thinking fast and leading change, then come and talk to us. As we’d love to talk to you.

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