Database Developer

Position Based Online, the software arm of Stark Drive is a major engineering and Manufacturing group with a reputation for building affordable transportation solutions for our clients. Due to a major expansion we have immediate need for a hands-on and talented Power Database Developer to join our team.

The Role

The primary focus of this role will be to work in our database team. The team work as part of one of several cross-disciplinary teams, observing the Agile Scrum methodology and working closely with C# developers, Front-end (HTML/CSS) experts, Scrum Masters, Product Owners and, just occasionally, with Marketing.

Responsible for driving the development of the data layer on one of the worlds fastest growing sustainable transportation company. The successful candidate will be reporting to a Project Manager Lead and will focus on bridging the gap between a highly transactional database and Development of new functionality leveraging the latest web technologies.

On a daily basis you will be assisting with requirements definition and documentation, developing and building solutions, You will be working with SQL Server using features including replication, database clustering and will work in an environment which actively encourages the development of staff and the early adoption of new technology.

This role has the opportunity to take on responsibility and mentor junior developers. This position affords an excellent opportunity for the successful applicant to become involved with SQL in a complex and demanding web environment. You will be exposed to every aspect of the lifecycle of a large website with the focus on the development of and reporting from mission critical databases.


You will be working on a range of databases and stores such as Microsoft SQL Server, Amazon Redshift, Postgres and Redis, as well as prototyping and trialling on the newest technology like HDInsight (Hadoop on Microsoft Azure), Google BigQuery and Amazon’s Elastic MapReduce. You will also be working with third party databases such as Google Analytics, emailing service provider (ESP) databases and Salesforce.

We love new technology and have a history of early adoption.

Required Skills

  • Proficient in TSQL
  • Commercial experience of SQL Server, ideally experience providing data for a Commercial application and be highly motivated to develop these skills further.
  • Strong knowledge of Database Design
  • Previous exposure to an Agile environment (preferably Scrum)
  • Good understanding of Replication
  • Database performance tuning
  • Source Control (preferably Git)

Other desirable skills

  • Working knowledge of MS SQL Server and Tools (SSMS, SSIS, etc.)
  • Cloud infrastructures (both AWS and Azure)
  • Ability to dodge nerf bullets

Salary and Benefits

Stark Drive LLC offers competitive salaries based on candidate's qualifications. Stark Drive LLC also offers five weeks paid vacation per year, eleven paid holidays per year, retirement plan with employee matching funds and an overall comprehensive benefits package.

Stark Drive LLC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

About Stark Drive

StarkStark Drive LLC is a developer and manufacturer of electric based transportation solutions. We are a company that provides innovative solutions to end users, companies and governments to help move people around. Founded in 2016 with offices in the USA, Prototyping facilities in Europe as well as Manufacturing facilities in China, Stark Drive and its employees work from global offices providing deep technical expertise and regional knowledge to improve customer engagement, boost operational efficiency, reduce costs and achieve superior business results.

Every day, Stark Drive employees partner with customers to reimagine the world we live in and create a more sustainable world tomorrow.