Senior Staff Database Optimizer Engineer (Virtual, US)

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Senior Staff Database Optimizer Engineer
Location: San Diego/Seattle/El Segundo (Virtual US considered)

Teradata is a market-leading hybrid and multi-cloudanalytics provider. Our Cloud Database team has a dedicated focus on extending core technology and interfaces to be fully cloud-native to better enable ease of use, elasticity, and enhanced ecosystem integration. Engineers who join our team will work on fundamental re-design and innovation in core database technology to enable the strongest cloud capabilities.

What You'll Do
  • Design, implement, and unit test query optimization features for Teradata database software leveraging agile and continuous delivery methodologies.
  • Bring out-of-the-box ideas to improve query performance that fits into the share-nothing architecture.
  • Review and the architecture and design of optimizer features and other features that interact with query optimizer and recommend enhancements.
  • Perform competitive analysis of other database management systems, other data integration solutions, and recommend Teradata cloud database changes to close competitive gaps or to enhance competitive advantages.
  • Work closely with Database Front Line and Customer Support team to provide technical guidance to minimize customer turnaround time

Required Background
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline
  • Ability to work in the US without sponsorship, as this role does not provide sponsorship for visas
  • 8+ years of engineering experience, contributing towards all aspects of an Agile SDLC
  • 8+ years experience developing and working on Database Query Optimzer
  • 8+ years of experience in C++ and C programming language and LINUX/UNIX kernel interfaces
  • Experience with SQL and database technologies including a thorough understanding of database logical and physical design concepts
  • Experience with Big Data technologies such as Hadoop and Spark
  • Strong analytical abilities involving complex software in a parallel processing environment
  • Ability to explain complex technical issues in a way that non-technical people may understand
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
More Information on Teradata
Teradata operates in the Information Technology industry. The company is located in San Diego, CA. Teradata was founded in 1979. It has 11000 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 63 open jobs at Teradata, click here.
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