Univeris Corp Application Database Developer Contract in Toronto, ON

Univeris Corp

Branch Toronto ON CA

Application Database Developer
Toronto, ON

Bachelor degree in computer science or engineering. The Application Database Developer will work closely with software development teams and be responsible for…

About Our Company

UNIVERIS, headquartered in Toronto, Canada, is a privately held company and is the leader in enterprise wealth management for the Canadian market. Founded in 1991, UNIVERIS has over 100 staff and 15 leading financial services clients representing over 17,000 financial advisors on the platform. It offers the most comprehensive wealth management solution for financial advisors in the credit union, banking, insurance and investment dealer sectors.

UNIVERIS is a world-class technology platform that boasts a number of firsts in Canadian mutual fund distribution including real-time processing, web access, built-in compliance, plus GIC and segregated funds processing capabilities. Technology innovation is one of the cornerstones of Univeris’ product development strategy and through its Evergreen approach to technology, new features and capabilities transparently integrate into the platform.

About the Role

The Application Database Developer will work closely with software development teams and be responsible for oversight of new data models, leading projects such as SQLServer database compatibility level upgrades, change control and managing SQL scripts in the release cycle across multiple environments, and assisting in all database-related design and development. The Application Database Developer will also implement database performance tuning best practices. While not directly involved in production operations, the Application Database Developer may participate in root cause analysis on escalated support issues.

The Application Database Developer will work primarily with Microsoft SQL Server for an initial period of time, but may also work progressively more with ProgresSQL going forward.


  • Bachelor degree in computer science or engineering
  • Minimum 5 years experience as Microsoft SQL Server Application Database Developer
  • Experience in writing optimized queries and stored procedures, and solid data model
  • design skills
  • Experience in migrating Microsoft SQL Server from compatibility 100 to 110
  • Extensive knowledge of automated testing tools to verify existing SQL scripts, stored procedures, triggers and queries
  • Demonstrated previous responsibility for change management and maintenance of databases throughout the SDLC in a team environment
  • Experience with SQL server backup and disaster recovery
  • Experience with other relational databases, particularly ProgresSQL is a strong asset
  • Familiarity with the financial industry, particularly wealth management, is a strong asset
  • Working knowledge of Java is a strong asset
  • Exposure to VB and .NET is an asset


As an Application Database Developer you will lead projects that are database-focused, including upgrading existing SQL server databases to a higher compatibility level. You will also provide oversight of database design and development and provide centralized oversight to support multiple teams, providing subject matter expertise in order to implement best practices in design, implementation, and change management.

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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Toronto, ON, CA
Posted on: 2016-12-04
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