Staff Software Engineer

Location: Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh IN


Requisition Number: 207339

Position Title: Software Engineer (IV)

External Description:

Summary Description: 

Responsible for the development of new code in the complex area of the Teradata Optimizer.

Ability to understand existing code which needs strong ‘C’ skills.

Excellent analytic abilities

Ability to architect end-to-end features spanning multiple components

Understanding of Database internals, SQL grammar, data structures and OS internals.

Associate needs to have 10-20 years of development experience in C/C++. He/She needs to be able to analyze existing code in the Teradata Database Query Optimizer and its complex product areas. He/She need to be able to break an existing epic into user stories that can further be broken down into tasks that can fit a backlog for sprints of the Agile Scrum. He/She should be able to work across groups and collaborate projects that may span multiple sub-components of the database engine. He/She should be able to conceptualize ideas into IDRs and patents to further the IP of the company. 

Education and Experience Requirements:

B Tech / M Tech / MCA / Ph.D in Computer Science.

Development experience required.

Strong C/C++ programming skills.

Should be comfortable with SQL(ANSI/Database specific)

Knowledge of Perl/Shell Scripting desirable.

Ability to work with Architects and Engineering Managers and translating concepts to products.

Teradata knowledge a plus.

Good knowledge and experience in AGILE and SCRUM methodologies 

Key Areas of Responsibility:

Develop features and offerings of medium/high complexity spanning multiple areas

Analyze optimizer bugs, design fix and unit test changes.

Develop new features/change requests.

Interact with offshore/onshore associates on projects/assignments 

Key Competencies/Skills: 

  • Software development skills including software architecting, design specification, test specification, coding, testing.
  • Strong programming skills with C. Shell scripting and Perl programming a plus.
  • SQL knowledge
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Be a Team Player

Knowledge of Teradata/any other RDBMS


Individual Contributor & Technically lead high performing teams

Works as Project Lead, reports to Engineering Manager 

Work Environment:

Requirements Analysis, Software Architecting, Software development, Unit/Integration testing, bug fixing.


City: Hyderabad

State: Andhra Pradesh

Community / Marketing Title: Staff Software Engineer

Job Category: Engineering

Company Profile:

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