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Database Engineer - Berlin, permanent

Sievert, Romina
Position: Database Engineer m/f
Location: Berlin, Germany
Job type: Permanent
contact details: [hidden email] 

About us:

VISI/ONE is the world's leading company in price labeling systems. Since our foundation in 1998, our products have become today's global standard for more than 40 automotive brands in over 70 countries. We believe in simple, high-quality products that have been developed to perfection. We believe in products that are of inspiring design and quality, surprising our customers with new ideas and unexpected solutions.
Our combined cloud software and hardware product solution "CSI – CarSales Intelligence" (IoT) is the world's first product solution for digital pricing for automotive brands. With CSI pricing, automotive dealerships can update digital price boards inside cars wirelessly and from anywhere. This game-changing product innovation not only eliminates the inconvenience and inefficiency of traditional paper-based solutions, but also creates entirely new and innovative opportunities to increase dealership profits.

Role Description:

As a Database Engineer at VISI/ONE, you will be part of our Team and strengthen our agile development team and system administration. Together with the team, you will design and improve the high-performance services based on scalable databases supporting our product.

At VISI/ONE, you will join our team of highly skilled and motivated technical and non-technical subject matter experts, who are more than passionate about their jobs. Working in an extremely agile and open-minded environment that brings together ideas, knowledge and brilliant minds, we are always looking for opportunities to grow. Together with you, we want to take digital pricing for automotive retailers to the next level. Our goal is nothing less than the development of a product which will revolutionize the way automotive dealerships sell cars and set standards on a global scale.

At VISI/ONE, we don’t assess applicants based on standard lists, but based on their potential. The following will provide you with some orientation:

What you will be doing:
  • Act as SME for database related topics towards developers, engineers and architects. 
  • Orchestrate our PostgreSQL databases.
  • Maintain and optimize database schema.
  • Implement, maintain and optimize database logic.
  • Act as point of sign-off regarding all queries implemented by software developers.
  • Support implementation of backend-side data management tools for business users.
  • Lead implementation of database schema deployment chain.
  • Continuously work on scalability of our databases in conjunction with software developers.
  • Troubleshoot and fix bugs alongside operations and software developers.
What we are looking for:
  • Degree in computer science or equivalent. Dropouts with a convincing story about the before, why and after are also welcome.
  • Strong understanding of database products such as PostgreSQL and MS-SQL.
  • Strong skills in using PL/pgSQL or PL/SQL to implement database logic.  
  • Vast experience in managing and maintaining database scaling with partitioning, followers, materialized views, rules, query rewriting, etc.  
  • Very strong skills in query optimization, indexing and schema optimization.
  • Strong understanding of normalization and techniques and best practices for denormalization.
  • Strong interest and ability to analyze systems for scalability and reliability.
  • Good team communication skills and strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.
  • Good communications skills in English and German would be cool, but hey, nobody is perfect.
  • We are easily impressed by your unusual hobbies, competitive sports or your activities to make the world a better place, and we would love to hear about them.
It’s a plus if you bring knowledge in the following fields as well:  
  • PostgreSQL extension like: PL/v8, PostGIS, hstore, PL/pgSQL, GIN, citext, dblink, fuzzystrmatch, PL/R
  • Cross-schema logic
  • Knowledge in node.js / server side JavaScript, especially with Sequelize, Apollo, GraphQL, node-pg, knex/bookshelf
  • Query bulkification techniques in PostgreSQL on client and database side 
What we have to offer:

International team of passionate tech enthusiasts with great team spirit and hands-on mentality.
Outstanding career opportunities in a growth oriented environment.
Continuous development of skills and knowledge.
Startup feeling at a global Market Leader, and a lot of fun at various team events.
Opportunity to dive into virtual reality with our office’s VR equipment.
Attractive office location in the heart of Berlin.
Attractive payment structure.
Last, but not least: beverages, organic fruits and delicious sweets at work – enjoy!

Romina-Kathrin Sievert
HR Talent Manager

Puschkinallee 48
12435 Berlin
r.sievert[hidden email]
<a href="tel:+49-2191-988092-60" style="color:rgb(17,85,204)" target="_blank">+49-30-885383-60

Headquarters Remscheid:
Fürberg 16
D-42857 Remscheid 

<a href="tel:%2B49-2191-9880920" style="color:rgb(17,85,204)" target="_blank">+49-2191-9880920
<a href="tel:%2B49-2191-9880929" style="color:rgb(17,85,204)" target="_blank">+49-2191-9880929

Registergericht: Amtsgericht Wuppertal, HRB 12016 I Geschäftsführer: Stefanie Kalheber, Michael Kalheber

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