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Database Administrator and Developer

It's an exciting time here at TouchBistro as we continue to expand our Information Technology team as a focus this year. We are a bunch of social, hospitable and passionate individuals looking to continue to evolve our product into a World Class POS system and brand. With that being said, we are looking to hire for some mission critical roles to join us during this exciting period of growth at our Toronto, Ontario Headquarters.

TouchBistro is looking for an experienced Database Administrator and Developer to join our expanding Development and IT teams. This individual will have experience with both SQL Server and especially PostgreSQL, along with some design and development experience. You will be working directly with our Development and IT teams, but you will be the sole Database Administrator and will take full ownership of over a TB of data. Projects will include: maintaining live databases, designing and development of new databases which could include: writing complex queries, writing stored procedures, optimization by designing table layouts, designing and developing tools or queries, etc. Does this sound like the right challenge for you?!



  • Work with software architects and developers to plan, design and optimize databases
  • Create performance optimizations and monitoring of queries, indexes, etc.
  • Monitor and Test database backups
  • Design and Document databases including tables, keys, stored procedures, views, indexes
  • Design and Plan disaster recovery plans and perform periodic testing
  • Create and Maintain scripts to perform bulk data updates and scrubbing



  • 5+ years of working experience with Microsoft SQL Server
  • 2+ years of working experience with PostgreSQL in a production setting
  • Experience designing and developing from scratch
  • Experience with AWS RDS/Aurora would be an asset
  • Experience with AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server patching would be an asset
  • Great communication skills



TouchBistro is an award-winning iPad Point of Sale system, built for restaurant people by restaurant people. We’re a team of thinkers, builders, doers, and innovators. While many of us have experience working at restaurants, some of us just have a true passion for the industry.

We’re venture backed by some of the best tech VCs in the world and are partnered with top innovators in the mobile, food, and payment industries.

We’re global and growing! TouchBistro is used in more than 100 countries worldwide and has offices in NYC, Austin, Chicago, London and headquarters in Toronto. We’re a fast-moving, ever-evolving company on a mission to change the way restaurateurs do business and help them succeed through our products and services, but we need talented, passionate people to help!

So, what do you say? Are you ready to become part of something awesome?

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