Database Administrator / Engineer

Full Time Mid-Level Posted a month ago
Main Location
Buffalo, NY, United States

Compliance & Risks helps companies achieve uninterrupted market access by simplifying the world of product compliance. The company’s solutions enable the effective monitoring and management of product requirements, regulations and standards allowing companies to sell globally in their chosen markets.

By providing reliable legislative information, insights and actions through C2P, a product compliance and market access software platform, clients can ensure they get to market faster, safe in the knowledge they are compliant with all relevant regulatory requirements.

Come and help us build the future of product compliance for the biggest brands in the world!

Database Administrator / Engineer

Reports to: Head of Software and Technology

Location: USA (Remote)

Time zone: Preferably EST

The Database Administrator / Engineer will design, maintain, upgrade, troubleshoot and query the data layer powering our flagship product C2P (Compliance to Product). You will be joining a remote development team based in the USA and Europe.

We focus on delivering business value by practicing Agile development principles – frequent delivery, rapid feedback from users and analytics, valuing failures for learning opportunities they bring, transparency in decision-making and minimal tolerance for politics.

We strive for technical excellence by keeping technical debt under control, maintaining a fully functioning continuous delivery pipeline, a suite of unit and acceptance tests and an automated one-button deployment.

We value work / life balance by encouraging sustainable pace of development, flexible working hours, and setting enough time aside to take care of your physical and emotional well-being.

Key Responsibilities:
KRA 1. Manage and Analyze Data
  • Become intimately familiar with data model of the product
  • Plan and execute database upgrades
  • Assist developers in making changes to the schema
  • Assist DevOps in maintaining a continuous delivery pipeline for database changes
  • Develop ad-hoc and regularly scheduled reports and KPIs
  • Iterate and ship ideas quickly with minimal direction
KRA 2. Maintain Technical Excellence
  • Deliver high-quality, performant and maintainable code with appropriate level of test coverage.
  • When incurring technical debt, clearly communicate it to the Head of Software Development
  • Participate in code reviews.
  • Keep track of emerging technologies and tools. Work with the Head of Software Development to develop and carry out training plans.
  • Learn and use source control (Git), issue tracking (JIRA), and collaboration (Google Apps) tools adopted by the team and the company.
KRA 3. Collaboration with Others
  • Collaborate with the developers, QA, DevOps Engineers and IT Specialist
  • Follow processes and conventions of the team
  • Be compassionate and helpful to your teammates
  • Meet your deliverables
  • Ask for help when you are stuck
Demonstration of Values

All employees should continually promote legacy of Company Culture through demonstrating its values:

  1. Working Together
  2. Respect
  3. Innovation
  4. Trust
Experience and Qualifications
  • BSc in Computer Science, Software Engineering or equivalent lifetime experience thorough knowledge of relational database principles and technologies
  • 3 years + experience in Database Administration
  • Deep understanding of data modeling and patterns of database design
  • Mastery of SQL and at least one database-specific SQL extension
  • Experience administering a relational database, preferably MySQL
  • Interest in emerging database technologies such as NoSQL and graph databases
  • Proficiency in at least one server-side programming language, preferably Java or Groovy
  • Uncommon patience and attention-to-detail
  • Impeccable work ethic
  • You are self-motivated, take initiative, own your area of responsibility, speak your mind and don’t sweep problems under the rug.
  • Meet agreed deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills. We are a distributed team, so frequent and clear written communication is a must.
  • Desire to learn. You are naturally curious about the changing technological landscape and do your best to keep up.
  • Analytical mind. You enjoy taking on technical challenges and getting to the root cause of problems.
  • Passion for data science. You can express pretty much anything in SQL. You live for discovering meaningful patterns in data.
  • Attention to detail. You know that there are no small details when working with data.
Equal Opportunity Statement

Compliance & Risks are proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer. We strongly believe that equality of opportunity is the right of everyone.

At Compliance & Risks diversity is part of our overall business strategy. We know that our diverse workforce creates a positive impact on our business. Our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion means that we capitalize on the strengths of our employees by leveraging our differences and unique talents.

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, family status, marital status, gender, ancestry, national origin, religion or belief, disability, medical condition, political affiliation, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy or related condition), sexual orientation, gender identity/ expression, veteran status, citizenship, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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Database Administrator / Engineer
Compliance & Risks