Teradata Senior Software Engineer- Query Optimizer in El Segundo, California

Our Team

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.

Your Opportunity

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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