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ID:  121231

Norfolk Va, US

Database Developer


Led by Rodolphe Saadé, the CMA CGM Group, a global leader in shipping and logistics, serves more than 420 ports around the world on five continents. With its subsidiary CEVA Logistics, a world leader in logistics, and its air freight division CMA CGM AIR CARGO, the CMA CGM Group is continually innovating to offer its customers a complete and increasingly efficient range of new shipping, land, air and logistics solutions.

Committed to the energy transition in shipping, and a pioneer in the use of alternative fuels, the CMA CGM Group has set a target to become Net Zero Carbon by 2050.
Through the CMA CGM Foundation, the Group also acts in humanitarian crises that require an emergency response by mobilizing the Group’s shipping and logistics expertise to bring humanitarian supplies around the world.

Present in 160 countries through its network of more than 400 offices and 750 warehouses, the Group employs more than 130,000 people worldwide, including 2,900 in Marseilles where its head office is located.




Position Summary

Our company is searching for a savvy Database Developer with Development skills to join our growing team of DevOps experts. The hire will be responsible for all aspects of database development and administration including:

  • Creating and Managing development / production databases
  • Data modeling and design
  • Database performance tuning
  • Documentation of database systems
  • Proficiency with the development of stored procedures, triggers, and SSIS \ Integration packages.


The candidate must be a team player, willing to provide constructive feedback and guidance to other technical staff as well as contribute to the continuous improvement of our software development processes and approach.


Position Responsibilities

  • Assemble large, complex data sets that meet functional / non-functional business requirements.
  • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, etc.
  • Build the infrastructure required for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources using SQL and AWS technologies.
  • Build analytics tools that utilize the data pipeline to provide actionable insights into customer acquisition, operational efficiency and other key business performance metrics.
  • Support our hosted applications on existing technology infrastructure and to help develop the strategy for our next generation efforts.
  • Manage and maintain the deployment, monitoring, maintenance, development, upgrade and support of any SQL related software and hardware.
  • Implement and support databases, storage systems, high-availability solutions, replication, encryption, and disaster recovery solutions.
  • Maintain SQL databases associated with production and non-production environments, facilitating accurate testing and deployment of internally developed applications.
  • Keep our data separated and secure across national boundaries through multiple data centers and AWS regions.
  • Identifying, designing and implementing internal process improvements including re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, optimizing data delivery, and automating manual processes  
  • Building required infrastructure for optimal extraction, transformation and loading of data from various data sources using AWS and SQL technologies
  • Building analytical tools to utilize the data pipeline, providing actionable insight into key business performance metrics including operational efficiency and customer acquisition 


Skill Sets / Education & Experience



An ideal candidate would have 1) a passion for technology and a desire to use technology to improve operations and customer/employee experience; 2) empathy and experience working with coworkers from diverse backgrounds 3) the ability to present information in an insightful and structured manner.


  • 5+ years of experience in a Database Developer role, who has attained a Graduate degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Informatics, Information Systems or another quantitative field. They should also have experience using the following software/tools:
  • Experience with relational SQL and NoSQL databases, including Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL,  Redis and Cassandra.
  • Advanced PlSQL knowledge and experience working with relational databases, query authoring (SQL) as well as working familiarity with a variety of databases.
  • Experience with big data tools: Spark, Kafka, etc.
  • Experience with AWS cloud services: EC2, MSK, ElastiCache, Secrets Manager, Lambda, S3, Fargate, RDS
  • Experience with object-oriented/object function scripting languages: Python, Java, C++, Scala, etc.
  • Experience performing root cause analysis on internal and external data and processes to answer specific business questions and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Strong analytic skills related to working with unstructured datasets.
  • Build processes supporting data transformation, data structures, metadata, dependency and workload management.
  • A successful history of manipulating, processing and extracting value from large disconnected datasets.
  • Working knowledge of message queuing, stream processing, and highly scalable ‘big data’ data stores.
  • SQL Server Administration (SSMS, SQL clustering, Data Synchronization, Encryption, Partitioning, Performance and Security), T-SQL
  • Solid understanding of the software development process, including requirement gathering, analysis/design, development tools/technologies, release/version control, contemporary testing methodologies.
  • Strong Experience with SQL query performance tuning.



CMA CGM (America) LLC is committed to equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected classification.












Nearest Major Market: Hampton Roads

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