Vertica: Senior Systems Software Engineer at Vertica
150 Cambridge Park Drive - 8th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02140


Senior Systems Software Engineer at Vertica

Job Description:

About your role

You'll develop and optimize our storage file system with respect to Vertica's strong consistency requirements implementing file system semantics on top of cloud key/value stores. To do this you'll need to have a strong understanding of storage systems, distributed systems, and networking in order to store and retrieve petabytes of data, taking advantage of the Vertica MPP architecture. You'll work on low-level systems code to make our file systems more efficient, and reliable.

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 make more data accessible.

Required skills

At least 5 years of experience in the following required skills, ranked by order of importance:


Proficient with multi-threaded applications

Advanced knowledge of algorithms and data structures

Distributed systems

Understanding of System and Application level Networking

Desired skills:

Database internals

Willingness and ability to mentor interns and junior team members


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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