Senior Systems Software Engineer - Database Operations At Vertica (US - Remote)

Micro Focus Phoenix , AZ 85002

Posted 3 months ago

Senior Systems Software Engineer

  • Database Operations at Vertica (US - REMOTE)

Job Description:

Title: Senior Systems Software Engineer

  • Database Operations at Vertica (US - REMOTE)

Location: Remote Eligible

Vertica believes that each of us knows the work environment that makes us the most productive. That's why we provide our employees with the ability to work how and where they will be the most successful. We enable a flexible approach to work location, meaning for roles where it makes sense, you can work from the office or from home, or a combination of both, but you make that choice including where you choose to live. Vertica invests in the best technologies and provides flexible benefits and collaborative work environments to empower employees to work productively in the setting that meets their personal needs. That's why we're so proud to have a highly productive and engaged team in every function of the company.

About your role

The Vertica Ecosystem Team is looking for an experienced software engineer and python expert to help us take our Big Data Analytics Platform to the next level.

Our team is responsible for the components that enable deployment and operation of our distributed database: installation, upgrade, orchestration, administration, configuration, and diagnostics. Our users experience these parts of the product first and rely on these components during critical points in their deployment's lifetime. In this role you will make contributions that impact Vertica's entire customer base and help us expand to new customers who want to deploy in novel ways.

We need a self-directed engineer who is capable of solving problems in diverse areas, including:

  • Distributed systems

  • Systems programming

  • Networking

  • Operating system integration

The candidate's responsibilities will include:

  • Design and implement features in the Vertica Analytics Platform to improve distributed database installation, upgrade, orchestration, administration, configuration, and diagnostics

  • Define requirements for new features in collaboration with Product Managers, Support Engineers, and customers

  • Diagnose, debug, and resolve product issues discovered during the development process and coming from customers

  • Influence the design of other in-database features based on their interaction with the deployment mechanisms

  • Provide technical leadership and support for junior members of the team by conducting thorough design and code reviews

The recommended requirements the candidate should meet are:

  • Bachelor, Masters, or PhD in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field

  • At least 4 years of experience working full time as a software engineer

  • Strong understanding of data structures, algorithms, and software engineering practices for sustainable development

  • Strong working knowledge of python3

  • Experience writing software for Linux and working on the command line

  • Familiarity with popular cloud deployment, provisioning and infrastructure-as-code tools

About our team

The best ideas often come from fresh perspectives. At Vertica, our open-minded, diverse and inclusive team is always learning from each other. We approach intellectually challenging work with a "get it done" attitude. Vertica Engineers are given significant latitude and support to pursue what they are passionate about to make Vertica an even better place. If you are excited about building great technology with a proactive team, you will find yourself in good company at Vertica. Welcome to the family.

About our product

Vertica is a recognized leader in analytics powering some of the world's most data driven organizations like Uber, Wayfair, Intuit, Cerner, and more. Our columnar, MPP, distributed database delivers unprecedented speed, petabyte scale, with analytics and machine learning functions built into the core.

We believe the future belongs to the fast. Join us for the ride!





Micro Focus is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, colour, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship or any other legally protected status

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Senior Systems Software Engineer - Database Operations At Vertica (US - Remote)

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