Staff Systems Architect - Customer Experience

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Staff Systems Architect - Customer Experience

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 has the ability to 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:

Solution Architect

Build upon your understanding of system-level performance and enterprise systems and distributed architectures to help guide customers into appropriate platform installations that will address their business requirements.

Customer Rollout

Support the rollout of new platforms and proof-of-concept systems to our customers by executing test plans on targeted initial customer installations and analyzing test results.

Performance Analysis

Build upon your analytical skills to understand how to monitor and measure system performance across multiple subsystems (CPU, memory, storage, networks, etc.)

Develop your analytical trouble shooting skills to help identify problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions in order to identify the root cause of an issue and to suggest how to resolve it

Database Development, Administration, and Operations (DevOps)

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

Create SQL test scripts and perform database administration


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

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

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

Basic Qualifications:
  • US Permanent Residence
  • BS, or MS in Computer Science or related field
  • Comfortable with working with and analyzing large amounts of data
  • Good communication skills with experience in presenting detailed technical information
  • Experience with distributed systems applications and scalable systems
  • Experience with writing SQL based queries in support of creating and modifying test cases to create targeted workloads

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with benchmarking and related performance analysis
  • Experience with test automation (automating unit test cases, Test Driven Development, etc)
  • Experience with DevOps (CI/CD, monitoring, provisioning and deployment, Jenkins, Ansible, etc)
  • Experience with secure coding practices - knowledge of threat models, and compliance
  • Experience with Agile methodologies (Scrum, Lean, Kanban, SAFe, etc)
  • Experience with client/server-based application development
  • Software development experience in C/C++, Python, Perl, and/or other languages
  • Customer support experience

Minimum Education:
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related discipline with 8 years of related work experience.
  • Masters degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related discipline with 6 years of related work experience.

Work Environment:

This position is based in Teradata's research and development main campus in San Diego, CA. Teradata's employees enjoy beautiful facilities including a cafeteria, cafe, and gym on site. We will consider other office locations, including: Santa Clara, CA; Raleigh, NC; Austin, TX; or Los Angeles, CA; as well as, completely Virtual.

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.

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.
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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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