Sustainalytics has been a leading independent provider of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) research for the last 25 years. Our insights are used by clients to make better informed investment decisions, engage with companies in relation to their business activities and drive change.

Sustainalytics is a growing organization with 700 employees and 17 offices globally. We have a flexible and supportive working culture and empower our employees to progress and develop quickly in an entrepreneurial environment.

For more information, visit www.sustainalytics.com

Under COVID-19 circumstances, all Sustainalytics employees are now working from home. More than ever, ESG factors are critical to building a more ethical and sustainable global economy. Our teams need passionate colleagues to join us in delivering quality research products to our clients worldwide.

Our recruitment and selection process is continuing via phone or video meetings. New team members are onboarded and start their first day with the company from the safety of their homes.

We rely on virtual team meetings and management practices, as well as a remote buddy program, to support a smooth integration in our virtual offices.


The Architecture Team main mandate in Sustainalytics is to ensure up to date, industry standard architecture guide lines for our digital products managed by our Software Development colleagues.

The team is responsible for creating Proof of Concepts for potential new technologies that could bring value to the Sustainalytics technical stack. Alongside this main mandate, the team also creates and manages its own business driven digital products that range from serverless APIs, complex database systems and web applications that serve our internal and external users.


As a Database Engineer you will help us design and architect complex data structures based on requirements received from the Product Management Teams and ensure data accuracy and availability.


  • Define the database architecture for upcoming features within our digital platforms;
  • Data Extraction, Transformation, and Loading - use specialized tools such as Pentaho Spoon to create and manage complex ETL processes;
  • Specialized Data Handling - working with both SQL and noSQL databases such as Apache HBase, MongoDB and PostgreSQL;
  • Database Backup and Recovery - ensure our backup and recovery policies and procedures are up to date on the Azure and AWS Clouds;
  • Database Security - implement and assure database security best practices when accessing data hosted by our cloud providers;
  • Database Performance Monitoring, Database Tuning and Capacity Planning - monitor the health status of our databases and plan for upgrades according to the requirements received by the Product Managers or the Chief Software Architect;
  • Troubleshooting - help the Sustainalytics team members from different departments troubleshoot issues relating to data;
  • Data integration - ensure that systems created by other teams integrate properly and respect the requirements defined by the architecture team.


  • Solid knowledge of SQL database environments (MSSQL, mySQL and PostreSQL);
  • Exposure to noSQL database environments (MongoDB, HBase, Redis);
  • Familiar with up to date industry standards for Database Design, Data Maintenance and Security;
  • Meticulous and attentive to detail;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint;
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and writing skills;
  • Alignment with Sustainalytics’ mission vision and values;


In keeping with our ongoing efforts to represent the diversity of our community, we strongly encourage people from diverse groups to apply. Sustainalytics is committed to providing accommodations for individuals with disabilities, upon request.

Sustainalytics thanks all applicants for their interest, however only those applicants requested to participate in the interview process will be contacted.

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