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Senior/Lead Database Engineer

Sofia, Bulgaria

We are looking for a Senior/Lead Database Engineer to join our international team. In this role, you will be responsible for designing, testing, protecting, operating, and maintaining client databases.

Work at Exadel - Who We Are
Since 1998, Exadel has been engineering its products and custom software for clients of all sizes. Headquartered in Walnut Creek, California, Exadel has 2,800+ employees in development centers across America, Europe, and Asia. Our people drive Exadel’s success and are at the core of our values.


  • 6+ years of experience with relational databases such as Microsoft SQL Server, PostgreSQL, or similar
  • Expert-level database skills and in-depth understanding of SQL code development (stored procedures, user functions, triggers, etc.)
  • Familiarity with git and GitLab (or similar VCS)
  • Proficiency in developing scripts to automate frequent tasks using any of the scripting languages like shell scripts and/or Python
  • Exhibit strong problem-solving, communications, and collaboration skills, ability to work well with a small distributed team

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Nice to have

  • Proficiency in DevOps automation tools (GitLab, Jenkins)
  • Familiarity with Power BI reporting and Azure Analytics Services, DWH, etc.
  • Knowledge of database maintenance features like partitioning, purging, and scheduling database maintenance jobs

English level


  • Daily support of Exadel’s Internal System Development department database storages (MS SQL Server and PostgreSQL), including security, infrastructure,  monitoring, and management of data structures and code across multiple Exadel internal systems and integration interfaces
  • Help multiple teams with requests for designing database schemas and related SQL code (developing SQL code, merging PRs, code review, supervision)
  • Analyze data-related requirements from internal systems development teams, project managers, and architects, estimate and implement them
  • Developing workflow of the DBE team is organized by Kanban methodology
  • Design and support documentation of conceptual and logical data models, data lineage, etc. using Data Governance tooling (Dataedo)
  • Improve and monitor database performance by analyzing logs, and using application monitoring tools
  • Define and maintain data obfuscation rules

Advantages of Working with Exadel

Transparent Career Roadmap

  • The HR manager accompanies each employee on their first steps in the company and assists them in achieving future professional goals
  • Exadel is a global company with 30+ offices in 15+ countries. Employees have the chance to discover new places to live and work and can transfer to any location that has an Exadel production office. The HR manager and the Global Mobility specialist accompany the employee and assist throughout the relocation process
  • Your career growth is in your hands, so each Exadeller decides when to level up and initiate performance assessments. The management team supports career planning and the discovery of new tech stacks and languages

Learning & Development Opportunities

  • Each Exadeller is given a $1,000 yearly budget for self-education, which includes certifications, training sessions, meetups, conferences, and educational materials
  • Employees participate actively and benefit from the knowledge-sharing environment across seven practice units: Digital Marketing Technologies, Content Marketing, AI, QA, QAA, Agile, and DevOps
  • Employees can find recordings from meetups and trainings on Exadel’s Internal Learning System

Work & Life Balance

  • Each Exadeller is in charge of managing their workflow independently without being micromanaged at every step; it is, however, important that an employee always attends meetings, logs their time, and meets deadlines
  • Operating from the office, or remotely, depends on which mode the employee prefers. Hybrid or remote mode staff will receive the necessary equipment before their first working day. For those who prefer to work in the office, the office network  offers up-to-date equipment, good facilities, and a warm collaborative environment
  • The team meets at two annual team-building events across locations; in addition, there are team events such as Pizza Days, Programmer’s Day, informal meetups, board game parties, and sports initiatives

Employee Perks & Bonuses

  • The Exadel referral program covers all regions and involves recognition for hired recommended professionals. Depending on the location and the position, an employee receives a monetary bonus for recommending a candidate to Exadel who ends up being hired
  • Employees collect coins for numerous project activities, exchanging them for products or services of their choice available at the Exadel store
  • Volunteers for mentoring, interviewing, performing assessments, and participating in community meet-ups, get additional monetary bonuses
  • Location-dependent, Exadellers can access benefit platforms with vouchers for online stores, medical insurance reimbursement, sports membership fees, vacations, and childbirth bonuses
Client-provided location(s): Sofia, Bulgaria; Georgia; Uzbekistan
Job ID: 5034960004
Employment Type: Other