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Database Developer III

Remote OR Ayahealthcare

Join Aya Healthcare, winner of multiple Top Workplace awards!

We are seeking a results-oriented database developer/engineer to help design and evolve our organization's databases to support performance and scale. You will be enhancing our data storage workflows, analyze database utilization patterns, debug performance bottlenecks and write / utilize tools to improve organizational needs.

To ensure success as a database developer/engineer, you should exhibit knowledge of architectural domain expertise in database design, evolution, and solutioning. A top-notch database engineer will be someone who can team up with application developers, design for scale, and be data driven in their approach.

Who We Are: 

We’re a $5.8 billion, rapidly growing workforce solutions provider in the healthcare industry. We deliver tech-enabled services that help healthcare organizations meet and manage their contingent labor needs. We build and manage tech-enabled marketplaces for national and local healthcare talent and deliver contingent labor management solutions through our proprietary software platform.

At Aya, we’re obsessed with creating exceptional experiences for our clients, clinicians and employees. In fact, we put employee satisfaction above all else. Our team members are responsible for incomparable customer experience and we know that happy employees are critical to maintaining happy clients. We foster an entrepreneurial, high-energy, low-bureaucracy culture and value innovative thinking and creative problem solving. We embrace diversity in thought and backgrounds unified by a commitment to high achievement. When you join Aya, you’ll be surrounded by teammates who care about you as an individual and leaders who will help you grow both personally and professionally.


  • Maintaining and enhancing the performance of existing database programs.
  • Assisting development teams in designing new database programs that meet the organization's data storage needs.
  • Propose improvements in the database, restructuring, DDL changes or performance optimizations.
  • Documenting processes related to database design, configuration, and performance.
  • Creating technical documents that outline the purpose, capacity, and guidelines attached to each database.
  • Query and SQL Job optimization, troubleshooting execution plans.
  • Providing practical guidance on the use and migration of each database.
  • Servicing and updating databases, as required.

Required Qualifications:

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject.
  • 8+ years' experience in database engineering.
  • Strong/advanced knowledge of SQL, specifically Microsoft SQL server.
  • Ability to demonstrate technical leadership on design, refactor, to support evolve database needs.
  • Proven experience in scaling cloud solutions both in design and implementation.
  • Strong/advanced knowledge of NoSQL.
  • Strong/advanced knowledge of Structured Query Language (SQL), with an application towards Microsoft SQL servers.
  • Strong/advanced experience with database technologies and architecture.
  • Demonstrable experience as a database developer.
  • Portfolio of previous developments is preferred.
  • Sound knowledge of best practices in database engineering and data security.
  • Large scale Mongo and Redis experience.
  • Familiar with Entity Framework to be able to propose better approaches to optimize EF generated queries.
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Exceptional problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills.
  • Self starter and driver towards key projects with an eye towards impact and customer performance needs.

What We Offer: 

  • Free premium medical, dental, life and vision insurance 
  • Generous 401(k) match 
  • Aya also offers other benefits to those that are eligible and where required by applicable law, including reimbursements and discretionary bonuses 
  • Aya provides paid sick leave in accordance with all applicable state, federal, and local laws. Aya’s general sick leave policy is that employees accrue one hour of paid sick leave for every 30 hours worked. However, to the extent any provisions of the statement above conflict with any applicable paid sick leave laws, the applicable paid sick leave laws are controlling 
  • Celebrations! We hit our goals and reward ourselves.  
  • Company-sponsored virtual events, happy hours and team-building activities are always on the horizon — plus, you get a special treat on your birthday! 
  • Unlimited DTO — we believe in time off!  
  • Virtual yoga, meditation or boot camp classes offered daily 

Compensation: Aya reasonably anticipates the pay scale for this position to be an annual salary of $155,000 to $165,000.  

The pay scale for this position may vary if applicant possesses experience outside of what Aya reasonably anticipates for this position. Bonuses are subject to the role and your manager’s discretion. 

Aya Is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO), including Disability / Vets, and welcomes all to apply. Please click here for our EEO policy 

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