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Database Engineer

Jan 17, 2023


Job Title: Database Engineer
Reports to: Data Architect

Location: Ireland – Home/Office

About Us:

Compliance & Risks is the leading provider of market access and product compliance SaaS solutions and is recognized as the leading end-to-end global product compliance solution provider across the technology, consumer goods and retail, industrial goods and life sciences sectors. The company’s market leading SaaS platform, C2P, enables uninterrupted market access for enterprises selling products globally by monitoring and managing key product requirements, regulations and standards in their chosen markets. The C2P platform provides the world’s most comprehensive database of legislative information, insights and actions, linked to product workflows, to help clients bring products to markets faster with lower risk and ensure ongoing compliance.

The company serves over 220+ global enterprise customers including: GE, Google, Nike, Amazon, Ikea, Bose, Tesla, Vaillant, Unisys, Samsung and Fujitsu.

Our Values:

All employees should continually promote legacy of Company Culture through demonstrating its values – 1. Trust 2. Respect 3. Winning Together 4. Innovation

Compliance & Risks is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


Objective of the Role:

  • Planning, implementation and maintenance of complex data storage systems, both relational and non-relational
  • Participate in a follow-the-sun support model ensuring the reliability and uptimes of the C2P platform
  • Partner with engineering teams to improve services through rigorous testing and release procedures
  • Participate in system design consulting, platform management, and capacity planning
  • Create sustainable data systems and services through automation and uplifts
  • Maintaining data privacy and consistency
  • Analysis of user requirements and developing/creating objects and procedures on databases
  • DDL/DML management and execution
  • Gather and analyze metrics from database layer and if necessary software logs and metrics to assist in performance tuning and fault finding
  • Manage data access security and permissions
  • Be responsible for backup and recovery of databases and maintenance of HA of data storage systems
  • Development of simple programs and scripts for process automation as the preferred way of implementing new processes
  • Development and maintenance of database system documentation
  • Write DR (disaster recovery) documentation and test it periodically
  • Proactive assistance to developers in solving performance problems from the software side as well as possible issues with production systems


  • Bachelor’s degree, ideally in computer science, IT or other highly technical, scientific discipline
  • 3+ years experience in a database engineering/administration role
  • Knowledge of database standards, data models and basic data structures
  • Have experience with data security standards and implementation
  • Strong knowledge of SQL, and basic knowledge of programming languages Python and Java (Java optional)
  • A proactive approach to spotting problems, areas for improvement, and performance bottlenecks
  • Previous success in technical engineering and supporting a complex SaaS solution
  • Knowledge of Java frameworks such as the Spring Framework is desirable
  • Desirable knowledge of object-relational mapping programming technique, also Hibernate and JPA in Java

The Perks:

  • A competitive salary, company bonus, health insurance, pension, wellbeing programme
  • An exciting and dynamic role with career development opportunities and progression
  • The opportunity to work with talented and diverse team in an inclusive work environment
  • A learning culture where continued learning & development is supported and encouraged
  • Remote working options and a flexible environment that promotes wellness and work life balance

Company Highlights:

  • 20-30% YoY revenue growth since 2017
  • Established global offices
  • Top private equity sponsorship from Luminate Capital Partners
  • 70,000+ regulations and standards on the platform
  • A marketing leading retention rate over 95%