Senior Software Engineer, Cloud Database

Teradata San Diego , CA 92140

Posted 2 months ago

OUR COMPANY
Teradata empowers companies to achieve high-impact business outcomes through analytics. With a powerful combination of Industry expertise and leading hybrid cloud technologies for data warehousing and big data analytics, Teradata unleashes the potential of great companies. Partnering with top companies around the world, Teradata helps improve customer experience, mitigate risk, drive product innovation, achieve operational excellence, transform finance, and optimize assets. Teradata is recognized by media and industry analysts as a future-focused company for its technological excellence, sustainability, ethics, and business value.
The Teradata culture isn't just about one kind of person. So many individuals make up who we are, making us that much more unique. It's what sets apart the dynamic, diverse and collaborative environment that is Teradata. But even as individuals, there's one thing that we all share -our united goal of making Teradata and our people, the best we can be.
OUR TEAM
This position is for a Software Engineer in the cloud database organization. The team's focus is on providing a flexible and massively parallelized abstraction layer between the operating system and the Teradata SQL Engine (Relational Database Management System) that provides outstanding performance while running on highly available systems with potentially hundreds of nodes. The team designs and implements features and services for new releases of the SQL Engine, with a particular focus on memory management, elasticity, and disk caching.
We are looking for a candidate to join our fast paced and cutting-edge development organization that is on the forefront of our "Teradata Everywhere" strategy.


Teradata Labs, the technology research and development (R&D) organization within Teradata Corporation, has been turning innovative decision support technology into business results for over 30 years. Our R&D team of analytic architects, database developers and engineers work to understand and advance emerging technologies to invent the next wave of cutting-edge analytic data solutions.
Responsibilities:
This position is for a Staff Software Engineer in the cloud database organization. PDE provides a consistent interface to operating system services for Teradata on multiple hardware and operating system platforms, including public and private cloud environments. The position involves development, integration, functional and performance testing, and fault analysis of our on-premises and cloud solutions. The engineer will be engaged in concept definition, implementation, support for early engagements, and typical life cycle management activities.
The ideal candidate is a highly motivated and creative software engineer who is ready to participate in an agile team environment and contribute to the success of Teradata. The successful candidate will possess excellent programming skills in C/C++ for our kernel level development work, as well as Python and Go for our higher-level administration tools and services. A strong working knowledge of Linux kernel internals is required. They must possess strong verbal and written communication skills, be self-driven, and deliver high quality results in a fast-paced environment. They need to enjoy working closely with their peers in a group of very talented engineers.
Job Functions:
  • Member of an agile development team responsible for the Teradata Parallel Database Environment (PDE) within cloud database organization. Develop and support PDE functionality and features related to strategic initiatives including private and shared memory management for the Teradata Database. Develop and enhance functionality and features to provide greater operating system and platform independence. Develop and support functionality and features required to support new operating system versions and features. Develop and support PDE functionality and features required to support new TeraCloud database features, particularly those related to memory management, elasticity, and disk caching ensuring scalability, reliability, performance, and supportability in those areas. Provide mentorship and guidance for junior engineers on the team.
    Qualifications:
  • Excellent troubleshooting, listening, and problem-solving skills Experience working in fast paced agile scrum development environment. Demonstrated expertise in C/C++ development. Demonstrated expertise in Linux OS internals. Familiarity with multiple Linux distributions. Experience with one or more higher level/scripting languages including Python, Go, Bash, Perl, etc. Familiarity with public and/or private cloud environments such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), VMWare ESXi, etc. Familiarity with Git Familiarity with Jenkins Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    Minimum Education and Residency Requirements:
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related discipline with 8+ years of work experience. Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related discipline with 6+ years of work experience. PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related discipline with 3+ years of work experience.
    US Citizen or Permanent United States Resident preferred.
    Our total compensation approach includes a competitive base salary, 401(k), strong work/family programs, and medical, dental and disability coverage. Teradata is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and commits to hiring returning veterans.

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