Senior Database Optimizer Engineer

Location: San Diego, California US

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Requisition Number: 207408

Position Title: Database Engineer (V)

External Description:

Teradata is a market leading hybrid cloud analytics provider. Our Cloud Database team has a dedicated focus on extending core technology and interfaces to be fully cloud native to better enable ease of use, elasticity, and enhanced ecosystem integration. Engineers who join our team will work on fundamental re-design and innovation in core database technology to enable the strongest cloud capabilities.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Design, implement, and unit test query optimization features for Teradata database software leveraging agile and continuous delivery methodologies.
  • Bring out-of-the-box ideas to improve query performance that fits into the share-nothing architecture.
  • Review and the architecture and design of optimizer features and other features that interact with query optimizer and recommend enhancements.
  • Perform competitive analysis of other database management systems, other data integration solutions, and recommend Teradata cloud database changes to close competitive gaps or to enhance competitive advantages.
  • Work closely with Database Front Line and Customer Support team to provide technical guidance to minimize customer turn around time

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline.
  • Minimum 8+ years in software development engineering contributing towards all aspects of the software development lifecycle.
  • Minimum of 8+ years experience developing and working on Query Optimization.
  • Strong working knowledge of C++ and C programming language and LINUX/UNIX kernel interfaces
  • Experience with SQL and database technologies including a thorough understanding of database logical and physical design concepts
  • Experience with Big Data technologies such as Hadoop and Spark
  • Strong analytical abilities involving complex software in a parallel processing environment
  • Ability to explain complex technical issues in a way that non-technical people may understand.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proven track record of working in an SDLC /agile product development.
  • At this time we would prefer candidates who aren't in need of sponsorship.
  • Position available in either our San Diego or El Segundo locations.

 

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City: San Diego

State: California

Community / Marketing Title: Senior Database Optimizer Engineer

Job Category: Engineering

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Considering COVID-19, we are still hiring but conducting virtual interviews to keep our candidates and employees safe. Many roles will be temporarily remote or work from home to comply with current safety regulations. These roles will be required to be in the office once it is safe or restrictions are lifted. Read more on our response here: Teradata Response to COVID-19 

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