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Database Developer

Think Research is changing the way healthcare is delivered - no, really! - and not in the Buckley's "tastes awful but it works" kind of way. We are building software to give clinicians the information they need to treat patients better and faster.

We’re growing fast and we need all hands on deck. Hungry to make a change that will affect millions? Well grab a quick snack, we're looking for you.

Why Us?

  • Be part of something special. It's not everyday you get to change the way your friends and family are cared for
  • Our company culture is one of the things we are most proud of. Our friendly, talented, and energetic team makes coming into work feel like we're conquering more than just milestones in our healthcare system, but building strong friendships at the same time
  • Unbeatable downtown location right across the street from Union Station (and 30 seconds away from 17 different Starbucks locations!)

The kind of things you'd be doing:

  • Build and maintain database queries, tables, triggers, and functions in PostgreSQL.
  • Working with the Devs and QAs to support development and testing, provide advice around best practice and optimization, and assure integrity of solutions;
  • Develop and maintain reports, data warehouse, and ETL packages to provide data analytics and business intelligence to our customers, partners or other areas of the company;
  • Developing and implementing data administration policy, standards and models. Ensure database performance and high availability;
  • Database performance tuning;
  • Design, develop, and maintain custom data integration with clients’ data interfaces;
  • Collect and document user and developer requirements. Construct, modify and implement data models.

Ideal qualifications*:


  • University degree in a S.T.E.M. program or equivalent work experience;
  • 3+ years professional experience in a Database Development role
  • Experience in dynamic & growing environments, working under pressure, under tight deadlines;
  • Heavy PostgreSQL experience (all other database experience are nice to have's)
  • Experience with high availability database architecture;
  • Experience with data warehouse and data mart concepts;
  • Experience with data integration tools (eg. SSIS, Pentaho Kettle);
  • Experience with a scripting language or OOP language would be a strong asset;
  • Experience with a business intelligence tools would be a strong asset;
  • Experience with data mining concept would be a strong asset;
  • Experience with MongoDB would be an asset;
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills; 
  • Attention to detail.

* If you don’t perfectly fit the bill but learn fast and feel that you’re up to the task, try us anyway.

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