Database Developer

SCA Interactive is seeking an outstanding Database Developer& Administrator who will significantly contribute to the full development lifecycle and administration/maintenance of our Company's applications.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for maintaining service level agreements by responding to Tier 1 issues
  • Responsible for the performance of the database clusters
  • Responsible for design and implementation of new features
  • Maintain, troubleshoot and administer the use of the databases
  • Work with our development team to identify database requirements via analysis of business requirements, system architecture and via participation in end-to-end design for the solution
  • Develop optimized stored procedures to solve complex problems; tune databases for peak performance; implement databases in a Microsoft SQL Server environment
  • Database schema and query design, development, optimization, monitoring and profiling
  • Provide recommendations on execution and process improvement
  • Work closely with developers to ensure technical integrations
  • Perform data backups and disaster recovery operations
  • Develop reporting scripts and tools for clients
  • Automate redundant tasks
  • Generate reports and data mining
  • Troubleshoot database problems as required

Skills, Knowledge, Qualifications and Experience:

  • Must have excellent knowledge on basic database concepts
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential
  • Strong interpersonal, analytical and technical troubleshooting skills
  • 1-2 years of "Hands-on" database development with Microsoft SQL Server
  • Must have good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven track record of relational database design including stored procedures, security/roles and optimization for clustered/scalable solutions
  • High energy/motivation level with a proven track record of delivery
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • Understanding of shell, and PERL/PHP programming
  • Technical writing and documentation


  • Working knowledge of backup and recovery procedures
  • MySQL Experience
  • Linux Experience
  • PERL/PHP programming

If the above sounds like you’d be a valuable addition to our team, please forward your cover letter and resume to

This position is located in Calgary, Canada.