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Optimizer Development Engineering Intern

Location: California, USA


Requisition Number: 215646

External Description:

Job Title: Optimizer Development Engineer Intern

Job Location: United States, Remote 

Internship Program 

Our summer internship program lasts 10-12 weeks beginning in May/June and ending in August/September. The location for this position will be virtual as Teradata has not fully re-opened offices yet. 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.  

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. 

This is your chance to be a part of the Teradata Vantage on VMware Engineering team acting as a key influence and enabler into our Teradata on VMware product strategies and offerings. The Teradata Vantage on VMware Engineering team focuses on private cloud Teradata VMware implementations. 

The ideal candidate is a highly motivated cloud / software engineer with prior software development experience.  Needs the ability to multi-task across development efforts beyond just coding but system configuration, testing, and research assignments. Needs to be successful working with an integrated development team. Experience with Teradata Vantage / Advanced SQL Engine and other Teradata technologies would be a plus. Needs good cross-team communication skills. 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Experience working in fast paced agile scrum development environment 
  • Experience with one or more programming and scripting languages including Python, Power CLI, JSON, C/C++ 
  • Experience / knowledge of VMware and VMware features 
  • Design, develop, code, test & debug application software 
  • Ability to work in Linux/Unix environments 
  • Follow documented specifications and plans with minimal supervision 
  • Tool suite familiarity (Jira, Wiki, Slack, Artifactory, and Microsoft Teams) 
  • Establish good working relationships with the team 
  • Demonstrate strong communication skills 


  • 2+ years’ experience in a professional software development position 
  • Strong knowledge of coding, system implementation, and scripting skills 
  • Ability to learn new technologies and tools quickly 
  • Some level of SQL / Teradata Advanced SQL Engine knowledge 
  • Familiarity with VMware technologies 
  • Good knowledge of working with Linux or Unix operating systems 

 Minimum Qualifications/Requirements 

  • Must be enrolled in BS/MS/PhD degree program. With graduation dates between August 2023-June 2025.  

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City: San Diego

State: California

Community / Marketing Title: Optimizer Development Engineering Intern

Job Category: College & Interns

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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