Database Developer Job Description

This Database Developer job description template can be posted to online job forums and career pages for the recruitment of candidates. The Database Developer job description, its requirements, and responsibilities, given in this template can be modified according to the specific need of your company.

The primary job role of a Database Developer is to:

  • Design stable, effective and reliable databases
  • Solve database malfunctions as well as usage issues
  • Modify databases in accordance with the requests and also perform routine tests

Database Developer Job Description

We are hiring a certified Database Developer for designing, developing and maintaining reliable databases in accordance with the needs of our company. Your responsibility would be to develop, test, improve and maintain new as well as existing databases. You will work with our IT team to ensure that our database systems keep running securely and efficiently.

In order to succeed in this job, you must have exceptional organizational and communication skills since you will be regularly collaborating with clients and administrators to provide technical support as well as to identify new requirements. So, if you like to work in a fast-paced team environment, and qualify the following requirements, we would like to hear from you.


  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or other related fields
  • Prior experience as a Database Developer
  • Experience of working with HTML, .Net Framework, Oracle and JavaScript
  • Sound knowledge of SQL
  • Sound knowledge of developing databases, software and user interface applications
  • Expert-level understanding of data management (e.g. permissions, monitoring, recovery and security)
  • Ability to understand the requirements of front-end users
  • Strong verbal and non-verbal communication skills
  • An analytical mind with problem-solving attitude


  • Designing stable, effective and reliable databases
  • Solving database malfunctions and usage issues
  • Modifying databases in accordance with the requests and also performing routine tests
  • Optimizing and maintaining legacy systems
  • Ensuring all database programs are in accordance with company’s performance requirements
  • Providing data management and technical support to end users
  • Assisting Technical Writers in developing technical documentation and training manuals
  • Liaising with developers for the purpose of improving existing applications and establishing the best practices
  • Gathering user requirements from feedback for the purpose of incorporating new features
  • Researching and suggesting new database protocols, products and services