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Software Engineer

Location: Burbank, CA, USA


Requisition Number: 215361

External Description:

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 part of the Teradata Platform Performance and Characterization group where you will be primarily engaged in detailed analysis of Teradata system-level performance on bare metal and public cloud infrastructure.

The ideal candidate will possess strong system-level analytical skills and an excellent understanding of methodologies and tools used to monitor and measure system performance. This role requires good resource management skills to balance progress on multiple projects.  You will have the opportunity to solve real world customer problems, learn a wide variety of new technologies, and to gain a detailed understanding of the internals of industrial strength data warehouse and analytics data solutions. To be successful, you should be a self-starter who can quickly learn new technologies and dig deep into technical issues.  If you have a desire to work on the cutting edge of technology, face challenging problems, and work with smart people then this is the position for you. 


What you get to do in this role:


Performance Analysis

Grow your analytical skills monitoring and measuring system performance across multiple subsystems (CPU, memory, storage, networks, etc.) in both bare metal and public cloud environments

Expand your analytical trouble shooting skills in identifying problems, collecting data, establishing facts, and drawing valid conclusions in helping to identify the root cause of an issue and resolving it


Automation Development

Contribute to the development and maintenance of automation for analyzing and testing system behavior based upon changes in configuration and underlying technologies


Database Development, Administration, and DevOps

Expand your fluency in several cross-disciplinary technologies including databases, OS, networking, software, and test automation

Create SQL scripts and to perform database administration

Build and maintain automated test and analysis pipelines using Jenkins



Be a self-starter with a quick learning curve on different technologies and processes

Work with cross-functional teams, to build consensus on issues, and to drive projects to completion

Be a team player who can quickly find common ground and solve problems for the good of all

Become an advocate for software quality who designs good tests, and makes recommendations to increase the quality and testability of the software


Basic Qualifications:

  • MS in Computer Science/Engineering (or related discipline) or a BS in Computer Science/Engineering (or related discipline) and 2+ years of relevant experience
  • Software development experience in C/C++, Python, Perl, and/or other languages
  • Comfortable with working with and analyzing large amounts of data


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with LINUX internals
  • C language analyst and developer skills
  • Experience with writing SQL based queries in support of creating and modifying test cases to create targeted workloads
  • Experience with test automation (automating unit test cases, Test Driven Development, etc)
  • Experience with DevOps (CI/CD, monitoring, provisioning and deployment, Jenkins, Ansible, etc)
  • Advanced level skills with Excel and PowerPoint
  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies (Scrum, Lean, Kanban, SAFe, etc)

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: Burbank

State: California

Community / Marketing Title: Software Engineer

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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