Database Developer (DB) - Sr. & Lead

Location: Sunrise, FL | Department: Technology | Type: Full Time | Min. Experience: Mid Level

Company Overview

At SproutLoud our people and culture are central to our incredible growth. Perhaps that's why in 2016 SproutLoud was ranked one of the 50 Innovative Companies to Watch by Silicon Review. In 2015, we were named among the 50 Most Promising Google Technology Solution Providers in the country by CIO Review, among the Top 10 Marketing Automation Solution Providers nationwide by Marketing Tech Insights, and ranked No.1 for Local Partner Execution by Forrester Research in 2015. SproutLoud has also been recognized as one of the Fastest-Growing Technology Companies by Deloitte, Inc. 5000, Inc. 500 and the South Florida Business Journal multiple times between 2010 and 2016.  

Headquartered west of Fort Lauderdale in Sunrise/Weston, Florida, SproutLoud develops its own technology to service the local marketing needs of large organizations. We help our clients manage their brands and distribute their marketing resources locally - through sales channels, franchisees, chain-retail locations, dealer networks, value-added reseller (VAR) programs, and field employees/offices - with a comprehensive distributed marketing solution. SproutLoud solutions manage brand compliance, increase speed to market, automate manual tasks, and provide robust reporting and business intelligence.


The Database Lead works as part of the System Architect team to set the vision, policies and processes around SproutLoud’s  architectural runway. The Database Lead must have a deep understanding of SproutLoud’s business needs and he/she will work with the architect team to develop strategies, POC and processes to support the business vision.

The Database Lead works closely with other members of the database team to define clear policies and processes to acquire, process and store business data in an optimal and secure way. In addition the Database Lead collaborates with database developers and other team members of the team to improve the quality of the design, development, testing and deployment processes.

The Database Lead coaches and supports other database developers to grow and succeed in their roles. The Database Lead will conduct frequent one on ones with other database developers to review performance and provide coaching.

The Database Lead works closely with Stakeholders, Product Owners and DevOps, providing hands-on support for current and future development efforts. The Database Lead is expected to work on multiple initiatives and support different departments/teams at the same time.

The Database Lead is constantly measuring and improving SproutLoud’s development practices and architecture and understands that change is positive and necessary to improve. For this reason, the Database Lead keeps up to date to current trends and best practices and works with other System Architects to adopt them.


  • Work as part of System Architect team in the discovery,  design, development, and deployment of SproutLoud’s business initiatives
  • Responsible for the architectural design, integrity, security and management of SproutLoud’s data
  • Partner and collaborate with database developers on data design, architecture and implementation concerns
  • Conduct architectural reviews of existing data repositories and recommends adjustments
  • Accelerate adoption of standards and new technologies for data management
  • Communicate architecture guidelines, principles and vision to development teams
  • Drive adoption of core technologies, architectural guidelines and standards for data processing and management
  • Research, design, test, and evaluate new technologies and software components
  • Implement POCs and pair with database developers on implementations
  • React quickly to problems and arrive at resolutions/suggestions so problems don’t repeat
  • Have a proactive attitude towards problem resolution rather than a reactive one
  • Work in an agile team environment
  • Work with DevOps team to collaborate on key decisions with regards to application deployment and systems architecture
  • Show a keen eye for detail and ability to adhere to deadlines within a fast paced environment

Qualifications and Skills

  • 5+ years’ SQL and PL/SQL Development Experience
  • 5+ years’ Design of Database objects and relational tables
  • 3+ years’ experience writing highly optimized Triggers, Functions, Procedures, and Complex SQL Queries
  • 3+ years’ working with high-volume OLTP systems
  • 3+ years’ experience with data warehouses, data marts and ETLs
  • Proficient with SQL Query tuning
  • Experience with high concurrency databases
  • Experience with Database tuning
  • Experience with continuous integration & delivery
  • Experience managing and coaching team members
  • Experience leading software development projects
  • Good oral and written communication skills

Not required, but it would be a plus:

  • Experience within Unix/Linux environments
  • Experience with Version Control Systems.
  • Experience with PostgreSQL
  • Experience some Perl or Shell scripting

Benefits and Perks

At SproutLoud, we continue to cultivate an environment that aspires to be one of the best places to work - period. SproutLoud pays the full cost of some benefit programs with our team members. For others, our team members share the cost with the Company. Benefits include health-care coverage (medical/dental/vision), life and long-term disability insurance, an employee assistance program (EAP), supplemental insurance, 401K plan (with Company match after one year), maternity and paternity benefits, professional development, generous paid time off (PTO) policy, employee and client referral programs, and wellness initiatives. We also have fun along the way - a fully paid gym membership right next door, community involvement events, creative recognition programs, bagel Fridays, BBQ/picnic summers, annual kick off events, monthly happy hours/team building activities, casual dress code, etc. And because we believe in keeping the innovative spirit alive over the long haul, we provide a paid four-week sabbatical leave after every sixth year of service for team members to recharge, renew and reboot.

Having a career at SproutLoud means you are on a team that helps each other win. You will be in an environment that is 100% jerk-free, and share values with others who are accountable, care, inspire, elevate and grow. Come grow with SproutLoud!



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