: Full Stack Developer at Vertica
150 Cambridge Park Drive - 8th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02140


Development Lead at Vertica (US - REMOTE)

Job Description:

Title: Development Lead at Vertica (US - REMOTE)

Location: Remote Eligible

Vertica believes that each of us knows the work environment that makes us the most productive. Thats why we provide our employees with the ability to work how and where they will be the most successful. We enable a flexible approach to work location, meaning for roles where it makes sense, you can work from the office or from home, or a combination of both, but you make that choice including where you choose to live. Vertica invests in the best technologies and provides flexible benefits and collaborative work environments to empower employees to work productively in the setting that meets their personal needs. Thats why were so proud to have a highly productive and engaged team in every function of the company.

About your role

The Vertica DevOps team, located in Cambridge, seeks a senior development lead to further enhance the automate systems that facilitate the development of our Big Data Analytics Platform. It's an exciting time to join the team. Vertica is growing quickly to meet the high demand for Big Data solutions.

Required skills:

  • CI/CD pipeline setup
  • terraform
  • Python scripting
  • Must have used AWS
  • Linux knowledge/Bash skills
  • Security roles and log analysis
  • Lead small technical team(s)
  • Write requirements, specs and test plans to guide the software development process.
  • Help debug technical issue and become a subject matter expert.
  • Mentor and guide junior engineers


  • Architect software modules, set goals and deliverables
  • Apply the concepts of rapid prototyping and data visualizations.
  • Present complex system state in a manner manageable and understandable by the end user.
  • Break up complex systems into modules which and be developed by a distributed team.
  • Manage or lead a small team to deliver completed and tested modules as per plan.
  • Adjust plan, design and timelines in the event of changed requirements or discovered issues or bugs.
  • Develop and Maintain a highly available infrastructure components design.
  • Secure the infrastructure, minimize access and automate backups and restores.
  • Develop toolset to monitor availability, (build automation) respond to outage events.
  • Orchestrate the monitoring components and develop components to enable system to self heal.
  • Test and validate down time scenarios and response protocols.
  • Automate upgrades to our infrastructure, roll out upgrades in a planned and minimally invasive manner (A/B testing).

About our team

The best ideas often come from fresh perspectives. At Vertica, our open-minded, diverse and inclusive team is always learning from each other. We approach intellectually challenging work with a "get it done" attitude. Vertica Engineers are given significant latitude and support to pursue what they are passionate about to make Vertica an even better place. If you are excited about building great technology with a proactive team, you will find yourself in good company at Vertica. Welcome to the family.

About our product

Vertica is a recognized leader in analytics powering some of the worlds most data driven organizations like Uber, Wayfair, Intuit, Cerner, and more. Our columnar, MPP, distributed database delivers unprecedented speed, petabyte scale, with analytics and machine learning functions built into

the core.

We believe the future belongs to the fast. Join us for the ride!




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