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Manager, Software Engineering

Location: San Diego, California, United States


This position is no longer open.

Requisition Number: 212355

External Description:

Our Company

Teradata (NYSE: TDC) is the leading multi-cloud data platform company for enterprise analytics, transforming how businesses work and people live through the power of data.

At Teradata, we are leading the data era. As enterprises address today’s digital economy, they are faced with new competition and consumer expectations and are turning to data to power their future. Teradata has worked with the largest companies in the world for 40+ years, bringing our experience and expertise to support global enterprises with their most demanding, mission-critical, complex, and large-scale data needs.  Teradata is recognized as a leader in the cloud, data, and analytics spaces by top analyst firms, Gartner and Forrester, and Fortune Magazine as well. 

Our connected multi-cloud data platform for enterprise analytics, Teradata Vantage™, is an extremely scalable, secure, and resilient offering that simplifies ecosystems by connecting data and making it easier to uncover insights from across the organization…regardless of where that data resides. With Vantage, we enable companies to modernize their data management, from start to scale. Every day, millions of users benefit from our open data platform. Empowering customers and partners to develop and build how they like, we enable hundreds of business outcomes and solutions, including improving customer experience and profitability, driving operational efficiency, realizing financial transformation, or achieving operational efficiency.

 As the world of data grows, we are the leader in enabling the future of connected businesses, powered by data intelligence. We are committed to delivering on this vision by following sustainable business practices and with a strong focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe that only by embracing diversity of identity, thought, background, expression, and perspective can we solve today’s challenges and reimagine tomorrow’s world.


Teradata empowers companies to achieve high-impact business outcomes through analytics. With a powerful combination of Industry expertise and leading hybrid cloud technologies for data warehousing and big data analytics, Teradata unleashes the potential of great companies. Partnering with top companies around the world, Teradata helps improve customer experience, mitigate risk, drive product innovation, achieve operational excellence, transform finance, and optimize assets. Teradata is recognized by media and industry analysts as a future-focused company for its technological excellence, sustainability, ethics, and business value. 

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. But even as individuals, there’s one thing that we all share —our united goal of making Teradata and our people, the best we can be.


This position is for a Senior Engineering Manager for OS Engineering team. OS Team is comprised of core kernel, testing and validation teams, working towards the same goal: to provide comprehensive, reliable, and scalable solutions for the Teradata SQL Engine (i.e. Teradata Database) for our supported public cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud).  We are looking for a candidate to join our fast paced and cutting-edge development organization that is on the forefront of our “Teradata Everywhere” strategy.

Teradata Labs, the technology research and development (R&D) organization within Teradata Corporation, has been turning innovative decision support technology into business results for over 30 years. Our R&D team of analytic architects, database developers and engineers work to understand and advance emerging technologies to invent the next wave of cutting-edge analytic data solutions. 


This position is for a Senior Manager for OS Engineering team within the Vantage Core, Platform Software organization. The position involves leading one or more software engineering teams responsible for the development, integration, functional and performance testing of OS Level features for our public cloud and on-premise solutions. The manager will be responsible for:

  • providing and communicating the engineering vision for your team
  • ensuring the timely delivery of committed features
  • liaising with other engineering teams, project management, and product management
  • mentoring, providing career growth opportunities, satisfying administrative requirements, and maintaining accountability for direct reports
  • providing engineering leadership in support escalations as needed

The ideal candidate is a highly motivated, empathetic, and creative engineering leader who is ready to participate in an agile team environment and contribute to the success of Teradata.  Given our team’s focus on solutions in the cloud, the ideal candidate should also have experience working on projects on Linux Kernel, AWS, Azure, and/or Google Cloud.  Experience with Teradata Vantage is also preferred.

Job Functions: 

  • Manager of an agile development team responsible for Teradata OS deliverables.
  • Collaborates with engineering leadership and project management to set the development priorities of the team.
  • Hold direct reports accountable for their individual responsibilities and be accountable to your reports for their career growth.
  • Perform various administrative functions related to the management of direct reports, including time sheet approvals, leave approvals, promotion applications.
  • Identify areas for improvement and collaborate with leadership on executing plans for positive change within the organization.


  • Proven engineering leadership experience, preferably with direct reports.
  • Experience working in fast paced agile scrum development environment. 
  • Deep understanding of Linux Kernel concepts.
  • Experience with public and/or private cloud environments such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, VMWare ESXi, etc.
  • Experience in RESTful services development, a plus.
  • Knowledge of security best practices for RESTful services, a plus.
  • Proficiency with Python.
  • Familiarity with C, bash, SQL.
  • Knowledge of with DevOps automation tools and libraries a plus.
  • Experience with Teradata Vantage a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 

Minimum Education and Residency Requirements: 

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related discipline with 8+ years of relevant experience.
  • Advanced degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related discipline with 6+ years of relevant experience.
  • Software Management, 4+ years of experience.



CountryEEOText_Description: Teradata invites all identities and backgrounds in the workplace. We work with deliberation and intent to ensure we are cultivating collaboration and inclusivity across our global organization. ​ We are proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, ancestry, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related conditions), national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender identity or expression, military and veteran status, or any other legally protected status. Consistent with Colorado law, Colorado applicants can email the inbox to receive the compensation range information for this role. Please provide proof of Colorado residency in your request.

City: San Diego

State: California

Community / Marketing Title: Manager, Software Engineering

Job Category: Engineering

Company Profile:

Our Company

Teradata is the connected multi-cloud data platform for enterprise analytics company. Our enterprise analytics solve business challenges from start to scale. Only Teradata gives you the flexibility to handle the massive and mixed data workloads of the future, today.

The Teradata Vantage architecture is cloud native, delivered as-a-service, and built on an open ecosystem. These design features make Vantage the ideal platform to optimize price performance in a multi-cloud environment.

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