Database Developer at Applied Engineering Technology Initiative (AETI)

Job Title: Database Developer

Location: Lagos
Reports to: Head of Engineering

Job Summary

  • Design, implement and maintain programs that enable users and administrators to update, retrieve, delete or arrange data within our databases.
  • He / she will be an integral part of our development team and will be first respondent to database problems that arise, and carry out periodic maintenance and troubleshooting.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Gather user requirements and identify new features
  • Writing efficient code
  • Working closely with web designers and programmers to produce the functional web applications
  • Constant communication with other colleagues in the business to develop and deploy their content and ensuring there is a clear establishment of what can be created within what timeframe
  • Maintaining software (database) documentation – creating and maintaining data dictionaries for all the applications that we develop.
  • Design stable, reliable and effective databases
  • Optimize and maintain legacy systems
  • Modify databases according to requests and perform tests
  • Solve database usage issues and malfunctions
  • Develop and maintain ETL routines
  • Provide data management support to users
  • Ensure all database programs meet company and performance requirements
  • Research and suggest new database products, services and protocols
  • Gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical needs
  • Stay plugged into emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and activities
  • Ability to multitask with strict time constraints, budgets and business goals
  • Supervise and develop less experienced members of the team.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Statistics or relevant field
  • Advanced certification as an MCDBA or MCSD for .NET is advantageous.
  • Proficiency in data manipulation languages, including MS SQL Server (mandatory), Oracle Database, Hadoop, or PostgreSQL
  • Experience in UI / UX design.
  • Excellent knowledge of MS SQL Server and Azure SQL Database development (including scripting in T-SQL),
  • 5+ years’ experience in the use of stored procedures, views, triggers, and functions.
  • Proven working experience as a MS SQL Server Developer
  • In-depth understanding of data management (e.g. permissions, recovery, security and monitoring)
  • An appreciation of Object-Oriented Programming, and web application development would be beneficial.
  • A functional knowledge of business intelligence data mining and analysis tools (e.g. Power BI, Tableau) will be advantageous.
  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills to juggle multiple tasks within the constraints of timelines and budgets with business acumen
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn rapidly and master diverse web technologies and techniques.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with a strong attention to detail, a head for problem solving. and teamwork skills
  • Great attention to detail
  • Organizational skills
  • An analytical mind

Skill Set Required:

  • T-SQL scripting experience (mandatory)
  • Azure SQL Database development
  • HTML / XHTML, CSS, JavaScript (preferrable)
  • Experience with server-side frameworks such as Java, ASP, ASP.NET – C# (advantageous).

Application Closing Date
7th December, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] with Job Title as the subject of the email.

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