Cloud Software Engineer - Teradata Cloud Infrastructure Engineering

Location: San Diego, California US


Requisition Number: 212414

External Description:

Teradata Cloud Infrastructure Engineering Cloud Engineer - Requisition

Teradata is a community of people who believe in the power of data to change the world, and ready to challenge the complexity and inadequacy of conventional approaches in pursuit of better answers to the world's toughest challenges. We are a global data and analytics leader providing data platform solutions for the most prolific and interesting enterprises in every industry. 

This is your chance to be a part of the Teradata Cloud Infrastructure Engineering (CIE) team acting as a key influence and enabler to our “Cloud First” strategy. The CIE team works closely and across all of Teradata’s cloud partners providing expertise and recommendations for Teradata on Cloud compute (VM/Instances), storage, networking, and key platform enabling features in support of Teradata Vantage teams and offerings. This unique opportunity will have you spanning diverse technical competencies, from Teradata core architectures (AMPs, storage volumes, Fallback, etc.), cloud infrastructure offerings/features, testing methodologies, and Automation/Test as a Service (TaaS) proficiencies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Cloud experience (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud) with ability to setup and configure Cloud environments including platform features (i.e. throttling, scaling, multi-attach)
  • Characterize cloud platforms, single and multi-node clusters, and associated storage options to drive and confirm CPU, I/O, memory, networking behavior and Teradata Vantage solutions
  • Have some level of platform knowledge / understanding of CPU, I/O, memory, networking metrics in the Cloud and how they may influence stability and performance
  • Develop understanding of Teradata products integration with the cloud environments, allowing for certification, feature research, troubleshooting and analysis of software and hardware anomalies driving to resolution
  • Understanding of DevOps, software engineering best practices to influence test design, automation, and implementation approaches (Ansible, Python, JavaScript, Linux shell)
  • Automation leveraging programming experience with C, C++, Java programming and Jenkins



  • BA/BS or higher in Computer Science, Engineering or related field.
  • 2-5+ years of experience in a professional software/cloud engineering position
  • Cloud working knowledge / Cloud professional certifications (AWS, Azure, Google)
  • Possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills; Need to be a team player
  • Basic knowledge and experience with database and SQL; Teradata experience desired
  • Experience with infrastructure automation (GitHub, Jenkins, Docker, Kubernetes, etc.).
  • Experience with Linux operating system
  • Detail-oriented and customer-focused


This position is based in Teradata's research and development main campus in San Diego, CA but currently would require work from home until Covid concerns have been fully addressed for return to the office. When in office, 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.



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City: San Diego

State: California

Community / Marketing Title: Cloud Software Engineer - Teradata Cloud Infrastructure Engineering

Job Category: Engineering

Company Profile:

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.

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