Database Developer (Big Data) Team Lead

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  • Skopje
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Business Information

Sopro, a leading UK marketing agency is seeking a full-time Database Development Team lead to join our growing team in our Skopje office.

In this hands-on role, you will be part of an agile development team, building and working on big data solutions in a number of technologies, primarily focused on the Microsoft Stack, but also open source and noSQL databases.  Within your role you will be expected to provide technical and team leadership through coaching and mentorship.

All work will be in English language, we are looking for candidates with exceptional written English.

Key responsibilities

  • Guide team development efforts towards successful project delivery
  • Provide technical leadership to teammates through coaching and mentorship
  • Maintain high standards of software quality within the team by establishing good practices and habits
  • Collaborate with other software developers, project managers, CTO and key stakeholders to plan, design, develop, test, and maintain database systems, with billions of records
  • Analyze and resolve technical and application problems
  • Assess opportunities for application and process improvement and prepare documentation of rationale to share with team members and other affected parties
  • Research and evaluate a variety of software products
  • Assist in the collection and documentation of user’s requirements, development of user stories, estimates and work plans
  • Identify and encourage areas for growth and improvement within the team
  • Direct line management of up to 10 team members
  • Accountability for team performance
  • Support the recruitment process – interview and assess candidates.


  • Excellent SQL skills
  • Experience with multiple DBMSs including noSQL
  • Experience in building and training machine learning across multiple algorithms
  • Hands-on experience with large databases (100s of millions of rows / multiple terabytes of data)
  • Strong knowledge of ASP.NET MVC
  • Product-focused mindset. You have the passion and ability to contribute to the process of discovering what will delight our clients and push forward our service delivery
  • Experience in processing, cleaning, and verifying the integrity of the data used for our service
  • Problem-solving aptitude, strong initiative to find ways to improve solutions, systems, and processes
  • Prior experience in a technical leadership position is a plus
  • Analytical mind with a business awareness
  • Team spirit; strong communication skills to collaborate with various stakeholders
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at a time

What we offer

At Sopro we invest in our people – they are what makes our company great and we work hard to make sure that everyone feels like a valued member of the team. Some of the perks we offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Excellent central Skopje office location (full of great people)
  • Private Healthcare Insurance
  • Additional Annual Leave
  • Regular social events
  • Open door policy to all levels of management – everyone’s ideas are listened to and in a lot of cases, implemented.

We are rapidly expanding which also offers fantastic opportunity to progress to more senior roles.