Sybase Database Developer

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Sybase Database Developer

Chicago, Illinois

December 19th 2018



A highly motivated professional to work on the support, analysis, re-design, coding and testing of relational databases that support FX financial applications.

This is a Sybase developer position for someone familiar with Sybase ASE, and with basic Sybase database administrator skills running on a Solaris/Linux platform. Candidate must be proficient in UNIX commands and scripting. Candidate must also have a ready knowledge of stored procedures and triggers; with good debugging and investigative skills. There will be a lot of communication required outside of IT, i.e. with various business units within FX. Need someone who is flexible and willing to take on whatever work is required; including investigating new database platforms.

Essential Functions:

  • Produce logical data models that model the trading of various financial instruments.

  • Translate logical data models into a physical database design with emphasis on performance.

  • Work alone or with team members on coding stored procedures and trigger (in T-SQL); as well as other programming tasks as defined by the overall system architecture or other specifications.

  • Develop and implement test plans.

  • Provide secondary production database support.

  • Complete projects as assigned by management.

  • Work with FX application managers on the redesign of the current trading database



  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Ability to work in a dynamic team-oriented environment and with a group of highly motivated individuals

  • Capable of managing users expectations and requirements


  • Solid experience with Sybase ASE in a Unix environment, specifically Solaris/Linux

  • Solid UNIX scripting knowledge

  • Solid SQL coding skills: stored procedure, triggers, etc

  • Basic understanding of Sybase replication for distributed databases

  • Strong understanding of database design and implementation using SQL DDL and DML


  • BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent.


  • Experience with ETL [extract/transfer/load], a plus

  • Familiar with database access via JAVA/C-Sharp, a plus

  • Financial Industry experience, a plus

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Job ID: A2244