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Database Developer - Maynooth

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The Role:

Are you looking for a new challenge to grow an exciting SaaS company as a Database Developer. Then continue reading

Who We Are:

AQMetrics is a leading provider of regulatory risk software to global financial institutions. Our SaaS platform is award-winning, and our range of products make regulatory risk management simple, secure, and globally compliant.

What We Value:

People First

Putting people first is at the core of everything we do. It compels us to make decisions based on what is best for our people — employees, partners, and customers.

Customer Delight

We are customer focused. We strive to provide the best in class, to drive great customer experience through teamwork and high performance.


We are committed to professional integrity. We conduct our business to the highest standards with skill, diligence and responsibility. Professional trust, honesty and compliance are at the core of our culture.


We value ideas and encourage innovation every day.

Why we need you:

We are looking for someone with deep database technology experience. You must be flexible and motivated to work in a scaling SaaS company. We want you to use your extensive knowledge of database design and SQL to continuously improve the AQMetrics SaaS platform.

As the industry changes quickly, you must be comfortable rapidly responding to change, picking up new database concepts and technologies quickly and adapting to changing requirements particularly with regards to APIs and data ingestion. We value quality code delivery and expect candidates to demonstrate extensive experience in database design and development. You will delight our financial services customers by making the best automated data management and data analytics available to meet their risk management needs.

You will collaborate closely with our CTO, customer success and quality teams to define, build, test and deploy new data entities, attributes and data analytics in accordance with the AQMetrics product roadmap.

What you will do:

  • You’ll contribute to ETL and database design and programme extensively in SQL.
  • You’ll support application/database development throughout the software lifecycle from requirements analysis and design through to implementation and maintenance.
  • You’ll use a wide range of industry standard tools such as Git, BitBucket, AWS tools, and Jira to manage your code through its development lifecycle.
  • You’ll manage the AQMetrics non-relational technologies such as NOSQL and Elasticsearch.
  • You’ll learn about new data related technologies and discuss potential solutions to problems.
  • You’ll support production activities particularly data ingestion.
  • You’ll help our skilled customer success team triage bugs and troubleshoot production issues.
  • You’ll mentor other engineers and perform SQL reviews for quality and performance.

What you have:

  • 4+ years of relevant software development experience.
  • Proficient in RDBMS concepts/technologies and SQL with experience using PostgreSQL / Amazon RDS.
  • Experienced using Github/Bitbucket and Jira.
  • Adept at Scrum/Agile methodologies.
  • Ability to interpret and troubleshoot applications using logs.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Good communicator, keen to collaborate and share knowledge.
  • A high level of attention to detail with excellent problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Experience building and debugging complex systems in a team environment.
  • Experience investigating and improving Database performance.
  • Self-awareness and a desire to continually improve.
  • Relevant 3rd level Computer Science qualification.

What we Offer:

  • Opportunity to be part of something special, AQMetrics is growing fast, and we want you to be part of our journey
  • 25 days annual leave
  • People-centric culture
  • Competitive salary
  • Upskilling opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Pension scheme 
  • Healthcare for employees and their families
  • Flexible working
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Active Social Club with events throughout the year

What our Interview Process is like:

Step 1- After you apply, our HR Manager may reach out to you for an introductory call

Step 2- If your background is a match for the role, you may be required to complete a technical assessment (role depended) and/or phone interview with 1-2 people

Step 3- If you continue through the process, you may be asked to come onsite to interview

AQMetrics is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to an inclusive and diverse AQMetrics.

We want to hear from you, send your CV to careers@aqmetrics.com