Database Developer

Engineering & Development New Providence, New Jersey Newark, New Jersey


Internet Brands is looking for a Database Developer to join our web services team. This team supports our flagship website properties and This role will create, review, modify, define and design database objects as well as work as a liaison to application developers to provide assistance on how these objects interact with other applications as well as 3rd party applications.


  • Support database objects residing in Postgres & MySql databases.
  • Design, create, modify and remove database objects (tables, views, indexes, keys, stored procedures, functions, DB links, etc.) to support development projects.
  • Design, build, and maintain extract-transformation-load (ETL) processes.
  • Implement and test database objects in non-production environments.
  • Move supporting data between non-production environments.
  • Work with Application Development Teams, Project, Testing and Release Managers, Architects and IT Management to support fixes, enhancements and projects.
  • Assist other developers with SQL questions as needed.
  • Performance review and tuning on pending, new and production database objects.
  • Maintain database objects in a software version control system.
  • Support Testing efforts from a database perspective.
  • Data expert for migrating data from existing applications and database environments to new architecture.
  • Work with IT resources to effectively integrate with database(s).
  • May assist the Database Architect with:
    • Design of enterprise data model and integration with business strategic & tactical goals.
    • Design & implementation of Database policies and guidelines
    • Security design.
    • Periodic metric reports on the database environments.
  • Performs other duties or special projects as required or assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or other appropriate discipline plus 1 - 4 years of experience in database design, development or administration or Associate degree in related field and 5+ years of relevant data processing, systems analysis/design, and 2-3 years of experience developing/maintaining database objects in one of the database systems or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired.
  • Hands-on database tuning and troubleshooting experience.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Excellent math, research skills and analytical/problem solving skills.
  • Excellent planning, organizational, and time management skills. Ability to multi-task and work on multiple project assignments while under pressure.
  • Self-starter, able to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to deal effectively with a wide variety of other company personnel, including technical personnel from other disciplines, IT Management, business users, outside vendors and consultants.
  • Ability to train and/or mentor as well as oversee specific project work of others.
  • Exposure to ETL tools like Pentaho is desired.
  • Ability to write/tweak scripts on unix platform.
  • Exposure to version control tools like git. 
  • Good understanding of RDBMS concepts. 


  • Predominantly sedentary office position with high frequency of keyboarding/computer work required.
  • On-call periodically to support scheduled implementations, predominantly done on a weekend.
  • The physical demands are minimal and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations.
  • The work environment is representative and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations.

About Internet Brands:

Headquartered in El Segundo, Calif., Internet Brands® is a fully integrated online media and software services organization focused on four high-value vertical categories: Health, Automotive, Legal, and Home/Travel. The company's award-winning consumer websites lead their categories and serve more than 250 million monthly visitors, while a full range of web presence offerings has established deep, long-term relationships with SMB and enterprise clients. Internet Brands' powerful, proprietary operating platform provides the flexibility and scalability to fuel the company's continued growth. Internet Brands is a portfolio company of KKR and Temasek. For more information, please visit

Internet Brands and its wholly-owned affiliates are an equal opportunity employer.