Teradata Senior Software Engineer- Query Optimizer in El Segundo, California
Teradat’s Product Development Group is where cutting-edge innovations in data management turn into business value. Our outstanding team of database architects and software engineers work together to understand and advance emerging technologies to produce the next wave of big data analytic solutions. Teradata Database is the core of Teradata Massively Parallel Processing (MPP) systems that run on-premises and in hybrid clouds to manage and optimize sophisticated workloads.
The heart of Teradata Database is its best-in-class query optimization engine. We work on query optimization techniques in database and analytics engines, machine learning algorithms, scalability and elasticity issues, and many other exciting challenges related to performance, usability, accessibility and integration.
The Database Query Optimization group at Teradata's Product Development Group has an opening for Sr. Software Engineer. In this role, you are expected to contribute to the design, development, and testing of new enhancements and advanced features for the the Teradata Analytical Platform.
Responsibilities / Interesting Work You’ll Do
Perform competitive analysis of other database systems and provide recommendations on product changes
Deisgn, implement, validate, and test new database and novel query optimization features in an Agile form
Contribute to the delivery and continuous support of robust, resilient, and quality database products
Lead and establish technical direction for a group of software engineers during feature development
Help feature manager with technical aspects of features and projects
- Qualifications /Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related discipline, with at least 7 years of related research or industry, or
Master’s Degree in Computer Science or related discipline, with at least 4 years of related research or industry experience, or
Ph.D. in Computer Science or related discipline, with at least 1 years of related research or industry experience
Ideally, you will also have the following
Top-notch programming skills in C++, Java, Python, R, SQL
Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, design patterns, and test driver development
System development experience
Passionate, self-motivated, risk taker, pro-active, initiative taker, good communicator (written & verbal), creative, and team-oriented
Familiarity with various database technologies
Experience using Agile software development methods and tools
Location: San Diego (Rancho Bernardo or El Segundo
Benefits You’ll Enjoy
*Our total compensation approach includes a competitive base salary, 401(k), strong work/family programs, and medical, dental and disability coverage.
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