: Senior System Software Engineer – Vertica
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Cambridge, MA 02140


Senior System Software Engineer at Vertica (US - REMOTE)

Job Description:

Title: Senior System Software Engineer at Vertica (US - REMOTE)

Location: Remote Eligible

About your role

Youll work on the execution engine of an analytics database that is used by thousands of enterprise customers, around the world, each with unique requirements.

Youll implement high-performance, scalable, and distributed execution frameworks capable of crunching petabytes of data. Use your algorithmic skills to tune low-level system code and make queries run orders of magnitude faster, using fewer resources, and increasing the overall query throughput.

Its an exciting time to join the team. There is high demand for innovative functionality and our engineers are constantly thinking of new ways to do things faster.

Required skills

  • C and an object-orientated language (e.g. C++ or Java)

  • Proficient with multi-threaded applications

  • Customer focused with the ability to work in a cross-functional team with QA, documentation and others

  • Advanced knowledge of algorithms and data structures

  • Excellent communication

Desired skills

  • Database internals
  • Distributed systems
  • Operating systems
  • Ability to read assembly
  • Willingness and ability to mentor interns and junior team members
  • SQL, Postgres, SQL Server, Oracle

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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