File System Software Engineer

Location: El Segundo, California US


Requisition Number: 207680

Position Title: Software Engineer (II)

External Description:


Teradata File System team develops features for the Teradata Parallel Database File System. 


  • Responsible for all phases of the software development life cycle from software design through customer support for Teradata File System features and customer-reported problems. 
  • Independently analyze and enhance existing designs/implementations. 
  • Apply theoretical knowledge to software design, implementation, testing, documentation and support and maintenance activities as well as software packaging. 
  • Apply practical theoretical knowledge to evaluate technical solutions. 
  • Define work breakdowns and design of individual components. Black-box test design, development, and execution. 
  • Apply judgment based on the analysis of quantitative data and information. 
  • Screen, categorize and resolve data integrity issues. 
  • Contribute to the development of new algorithms or techniques. 
  • Contribute knowledge of emerging technologies to evaluate technical solutions.

Minimum Requirements:

  • U.S. Master’s Degree in Computer Science/Engineering or related discipline or the foreign equivalent
  • Coursework should include at minimum discrete mathematics, software engineering, data structures and algorithms, operating systems, and computer architecture and organization, or working knowledge/experience with subjects mentioned.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong problem solving and debugging skills
  • Familiar with Unix(Linux) and Windows computing environment in a developer capacity.
  • Strong C/C++ programming with an emphasis on C low-level data structures
  • Advanced coursework in operating systems, file systems, parallel architecture, database, i/o systems, or similar technologies/disciplines

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Participated/completed projects, work experience, and research interest in the areas mentioned above.
  • System software development for enterprise storage product with an emphasis on persistence data life cycle management
  • Multi-user, multi-tasking server software internals development with an emphasis on concurrency and locking protocols
  • Relational database application or internals development with a working knowledge of SQL
  • Experienced in developing under Clearcase, Git, or similar source control products
  • Software engineering processes, SDLC, and familiarity with Agile and Scrum.
  • Effectively debug and work with low-level data structures (hex dumps of data structures in memory and on storage devices)
  • Familiar with Software Development Life cycle and processes



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City: El Segundo

State: California

Community / Marketing Title: File System Software Engineer

Job Category: Engineering

Company Profile:

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