Intern - Optimizer Engineer

Location: El Segundo, California US

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Requisition Number: 208664

Position Title: Intern-Engineering (II)

External Description:

Our Company

With all the expenditures 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 customers can analyze anything, deploy anywhere, and deliver analytics that matter most to them. And we do it on-premises, in the Cloud, or anywhere in between, throughout the world. We call this pervasive data intelligence. It’s the new way we transform how businesses work and people live through the power of data.

Our summer internship program lasts 10-12 weeks beginning in May/June and ending in August/September. Fast-paced, flexible, fun. The Teradata culture isn’t just about one kind of person. So many individuals make up who we are, making us that much more unique. It’s what sets apart the dynamic, diverse and collaborative environment that is Teradata.

Teradata is where cutting-edge innovations in cloud data management turn into business value. Our outstanding team of software architects and engineers work together to understand and advance emerging technologies to produce the next wave of big data analytic cloud solutions. The backbone of Teradata is its Massively Parallel Processing (MPP) architecture that runs on-premises and in hybrid clouds to manage and optimize sophisticated workloads.

Our Team

The heart of Teradata is its best-in-class query optimization engine. We work on query optimization techniques, automation mechanisms, machine learning algorithms, scalability and elasticity issues, and many other exciting challenges. The query optimization group at Teradata has an opening for summer software engineering intern. During this internship, you are expected to contribute to the design, development, and testing of new enhancements and advanced features for Teradata. Our summer internship program lasts 10-12 weeks beginning in May/June and ending in August/September. Fast-paced, flexible, fun. The Teradata culture isn’t just about one kind of person. So many individuals make up who we are, making us that much more unique. It’s what sets apart the dynamic, diverse and collaborative environment that is Teradata.

Your Opportunity

  • Investigate and design advanced query optimization and optimized analytics techniques
  • Perform hands-on work on Teradata’s optimizer engine
  • Perform benchmarks in various systems
  • Work effectively in a fast-paced and constantly changing environment
  • Communicate effectively with all stakeholders.

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Must be enrolled in a MS/PhD degree program in Computer Science, Engineering, or other relevant discipline
  • Top-notch programming skills, preferably in C++
  • Passionate, self-motivated, and team-oriented
  • Solid fundamentals in Software Engineering (Data Structures, Algorithms…)
  • Understanding of database fundamentals and SQL Programming
  • Familiarity with distributed processing of large data sets (e.g. MapReduce, Hadoop)
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • GPA of 3.5 or higher

 

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City: El Segundo

State: California

Community / Marketing Title: Intern - Optimizer 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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