SQL Developer

SQL Developer

Sofia full-time

About us

About Apex
Apex Group Ltd., established in Bermuda in 2003, is a global financial services provider. With 50 offices worldwide and 5,000 employees upon the close of announced acquisitions, Apex delivers an extensive range of services to asset managers, capital markets, private clients and family offices. The Group has continually improved and evolved its capabilities to offer a single-source solution through establishing the broadest range of services in the industry including fund services, digital onboarding and bank accounts, depositary, custody and super ManCo services, business services including HR and Payroll and a pioneering ESG Ratings and Advisory service for private companies.

We look to recruit bright, articulate and numerate employees who are not afraid of a challenge and are prepared to work hard and love what they do.

Every employee plays a part in making Apex who we are today and the more that we grow, the more important that becomes. Whatever your career path or specialism Apex provides a global platform to allow you to thrive.


The Role

The role of the SQL developer is to provide a high level of internal service on our core applications, building strong working relationships throughout the business, adding functionality to key business applications and performing administrative tasks on those systems.

The person must have experience working with SQL Server and its attendant suite of reporting and integration services, along with the ability to work as part of a team. They must be able to understand requirements, design documentation and build solutions to satisfy these.

Key duties and responsibilities:

Work with remote development and project teams. Experience working with Agile and DevOps methodologies would be preferable;
Drive the development team in an agile environment;
Creating database objects utilizing T-SQL, such as tables, queries, stored procedures, triggers, views, indices, constraints and user-defined functions;
Creating and maintaining ETL processes utilizing SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS);
Creating and maintaining reports utilizing SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS);
Investigation and timely resolution of issues;
Developing and completing unit tests and engaging in the writing of other types of automated tests;
Deploying release into development and UAT environments;
Develop and maintain technical documentation;
Ability to clearly communicate technical ideas to both technical stakeholders and business end users;
Working with the product owner to deliver solutions with a smooth transition through to the production environment;
Adhere to change management procedures;
Working closely with other team members.

Requirements and necessary skills

Experience and skills:

3+ years’ design and development experience;
Solid knowledge and experience with T-SQL, SSIS and SSRS;
Experience in database design on SQL Server 2008+;
Prior understanding of database performance tuning and optimization concepts;
Comfortable with Git source control;
3rd Level IT Qualification;
Knowledge and experience of software engineering life cycle;
Excellent time management and decision making skills;
Excellent communication skills in both English written and verbal;
Background in the financial Industry preferable.

We offer

Additional information:
A genuinely unique opportunity to be part of an expanding large global business;
Exposure to all aspects of the business, cross-jurisdiction and to working with senior management directly;
Work for a fast developing and one of the world leading independent fund administrators;
Opportunities for professional development;
Competitive remuneration package including various benefits;
Positive and hospitable work environment;
Office location on communicative place at Sofia city center in modern office building.
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