Senior Staff Cloud Engineer

Location: San Diego, California US


This position is no longer open.

Requisition Number: 208088

Position Title: Cloud Services Engineer (V)

External Description:

Do you describe yourself as a creative thinker and a person who can hit the ground running? Then join our team of doers and disruptors! As part of our growing cloud team in San Diego, CA, you’ll build, own and manage various cloud services. Whether a new feature or a microservice, you’ll use modern methodologies and open source tools in an Agile environment to drive design, implementation, testing, and release.


Teradata, the world's leading data analytics company is looking for an experienced Senior Staff Cloud Engineer who is passionate about building innovative cloud services. This is your opportunity to be part of the team that’s working in a startup environment and directly influence the future of cloud-based analytics solutions and services.




Be a Technical lead for a scrum team and drive the service design and development.

Design, Implement and Operate highly-scalable, fault-tolerant, elastic and secure end-to-end cloud service.

Build low-friction APIs, intuitive CLIs, and the backend support.

Using professional software engineering practices and best practices for full software development life cycle (SDLC), including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build process, testing, and operations.

Provide regular reports on how Cloud architecture and application design are impacting development, quality, operations, and performance.

Communicate effectively with other engineering teams, QA, PMs and senior leadership team.

Evaluate new technologies, cloud native services and define long term strategic investments and feature roadmaps.





Bachelor's degree in Computer Science (or related field or equal experience)

Demonstratable experience in at least one modern general-purpose programming language (like Python, Java,)

10+ years’ experience in professional Software Engineering, including agile development, in a team lead role.

• Experience developing distributed systems and cloud services that are scalable, reliable, secure, and supportable in AWS.
• Experience with REST API design and development, Software Containerization and Serverless Computing
o RESTful API consumption and design (Build & consume services)
o Software Containerization techniques like Docker, K8s
o Serverless Computing using AWS Lambda
• Experience in engineering practices such as design patterns, continuous integration, unit test, application security, configuration management (Ansible, Chef), and code reviews
• Experience developing telemetry, metrics and usage analysis through the use of monitoring and logging tools (like New Relic, Cloud Watch, Data Dog, ELK stack etc.). Familiar with the challenges surrounding efficient operations and failure mode analysis in large complex distributed systems.

Must be able to work cross-functionally with other internal and external partner organizations

What’s in it for you?

This job is an excellent opportunity to join a global, multi-billion dollar per year leader in data and analytics, working with the top companies in their industries.

This position is based in Teradata's research and development main campus in San Diego, CA. Teradata's employees enjoy beautiful facilities including a cafeteria, cafe, and gym on site. If you are interested in working in a fast-paced, innovative environment where you can directly influence the future of cloud based analytics solutions and services, then Teradata is the place for you. Come join us in helping the world’s largest organizations get the most out of their data and analytics at scale!

Position could be based in the following R&D office locations: San Diego, CA; Santa Clara, CA; 

*Teradata is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and commits to hiring returning veterans.

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City: San Diego

State: California

Community / Marketing Title: Senior Staff Cloud Engineer

Job Category: Engineering

Company Profile:

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 

With all the investments made in analytics, it’s time to stop buying into partial solutions that overpromise and underdeliver. It’s time to invest in answers. Only Teradata leverages all of the data, all of the time, so that customers can analyze anything, deploy anywhere, and deliver analytics that matter most to them. And we do it at scale, on-premises, in the Cloud, or anywhere in between.

We call this Pervasive Data Intelligence. It’s the answer to the complexity, cost, and inadequacy of today’s analytics. And it's the way Teradata transforms how businesses work and people live through the power of data throughout the world. Join us and help create the era of Pervasive Data Intelligence.

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